July 26th, 2021

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Dale Woodard – Lethbridge Herald A single medal has yet to be doled out at the Tokyo Games, but Lethbridge has already put in a podium performance. Celebrating southern Alberta’s presence at this year’s game was the event Friday morning in a ceremony at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. With a host of former local

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Local News

  • Respiratory therapist says wildfire smoke calls for extra precautions for those with health conditions

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Avoid the outdoors as much as possible and monitor symptoms. That’s the advice from an Asthma Canada respiratory therapist for people affected by smoke from the B.C. wildfires. Nova Scotia-based Tracy Cushing said Friday disposable surgical masks like those worn during the COVID pandemic and even N95 masks, unless the latter are properly ... Read More »

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  • Travel Alberta CEO on a mission to boost tourism

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com He first came to love Alberta while spending a month with his brother and relatives in Edmonton when he was 14. Now David Goldstein is on a mission to boost tourism in in the province. Goldstein was named Chief Executive Officer of Travel Alberta late last year and the new Calgarian sees enormous ... Read More »

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  • Candidate looking for transparency, growth and performance on city council

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge-based entrepreneur and libertarian thinker Dale P. Leier recently announced his bid to run for a city council seat in this fall’s municipal election. “I think council needs to be more transparent,” he says. “The three key planks of my platform are transparency, growth and performance. Are we getting value for money? Are ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Bottom of Bulls order gets it done

    The Lethbridge Bulls offence got back on track and a small losing skid went off the rails as a result. In a rematch with the Okotoks Dawgs Red, the Bulls posted an 11-6 victory in Western Canadian Baseball League play Friday night at Spitz Stadium to snap a two-game losing skid. After falling behind 2-0 ... Read More »

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  • Canes sign Repcik to WHL player agreement

    The Lethbridge Hurricanes have signed their second 2021 Import Draft Pick. The Canes announced Friday they had signed 2004-born forward Peter Repcik to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement. Repcik, 17, was selected in the second round and 115th overall in the 2021 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft. The Kosice, Slovakia product played in ... Read More »

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  • Dawgs Red hang on to down Bulls

    The Lethbridge Bulls had the tying run 90 feet away, but a last-inning comeback wasn’t in the cards. The Bulls were edged 9-8 by the Okotoks Dawgs Red in Western Canadian Baseball League play Thursday night Spitz Stadium. Down 6-1 to the Dawgs Red after five innings, the Bulls got themselves back into the game ... Read More »

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  • Election season on the horizon for Albertans?

    Choosing the right moment to force a federal election is the ultimate in speculative political maneuvering, and Canadian politicians have been desperate to properly interpret these tea leaves since the days of Confederation. More often than not, the political prognosticators fail to locate the pulse of the Canadian electorate, and more than a few campaigns ... Read More »

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  • Canada’s clean energy plan must include nuclear

    In 1950, Canada faced a difficult choice between the desire to be a leader in the development of nuclear energy technology and the fear that such technology would bring the end of the world a little closer.  Despite concerns related to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Canada elected to be in the vanguard.  As ... Read More »

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  • Alberta government not interested in stewardship

    While I often spend the cold months of the year wishing for warmer and sunnier weather, I fear Mother Nature may have gone a bit overboard in the last few weeks. It’s been a long time since I can remember such a stretch of hot, dry weather. And now, as is increasingly becoming the norm ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Eat seaweed, not animals to reduce emissions

    Editor: Re: “Sustainability, stock, and seaweed: changing cattle feed to combat climate change” (July 19). The seaweed isn’t always greener. We don’t need to resort to desperate measures like feeding cows seaweed-an unnatural food for grazing land-dwellers-in order to reduce methane emissions. The answer is already in front of us: Just don’t eat animals. According ... Read More »

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  • People who fell victim to inhumanity often forgotten

    Editor: Statues of dead white people are falling down and some people say “You can not cancel history.” I agree. History must not be forgotten. Every historical figure should be remembered. But the question is who should be honoured. Some must not be forgotten but without honour. Hitler must never be forgotten but never honoured. ... Read More »

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  • Rachael Harder voted the right way on conversion therapy bill

    Editor: I don’t see why people are upset with M.P. Rachael Harder for voting against Bill C6 concerning conversion therapy. She seems to be, along with a few others, to have the brains to see this bill for the ungodly crazy legislation that it is. Here we have a loving mom and dad convincing their ... Read More »

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