January 18th, 2020

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com With temperatures hovering near the -30 C mark on Friday, Children of St. Martha School students took time out of their day to come together to help those less fortunate in the city by taking part in the second annual Blankets of Hope campaign. The school distributed 288 blankets to

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  • St. Martha students offer blankets and hope to city’s homeless

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com With temperatures hovering near the -30 C mark on Friday, Children of St. Martha School students took time out of their day to come together to help those less fortunate in the city by taking part in the second annual Blankets of Hope campaign. The school distributed 288 blankets to ... Read More »

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  • McDonald’s testing plant-based protein burgers

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com All eyes at Thursday’s 21st annual Tiffin Conference were on McDonald’s Canada Manager of Sustainability Jeffrey Fitzpatrick-Stilwell. The word was out in whispers and side conversations among the 400-strong crowd made up of mostly southern Alberta beef producers – McDonald’s Canada was testing a plant-based protein burger in Ontario. McDonald’s, ... Read More »

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  • Five 2020 concerts to honour birth of Beethoven

    Beethoven was born 250 years ago. But today, young musicians continue to discover and celebrate his genius. And to mark his birth year, a Lethbridge quartet has planned a series of five concerts through 2020. The first, set for 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Casa, will feature the Opus 4 quartet on three of Beethoven’s ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Pronghorns hitting the track this weekend

    Lethbridge The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team leaps into the indoor season this weekend. The Horns are in Edmonton for the Golden Bear Open today and are looking to set the bar on a new medal total this season. A year ago the Pronghorns took home eight Canada West medals and three ... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks perfect on the court

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks volleyball teams served up a sweep, while the basketball teams were victorious on the road for a 4-0 Friday for the court teams. Taking the court at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium for their first home games of the second semester, the Kodiaks women’s volleyball team downed the Olds Broncos ... Read More »

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  • Horns womens hockey falls to the Pandas

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team were unable to snap a losing skid against a Canada West powerhouse. The Horns were downed 6-1 by the Alberta Pandas Friday night at Nicholas Sheran Arena to fall to 7-12-1-1 and are now winless in seven games. The U SPORTS seventh-ranked Pandas scored four ... Read More »

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  • Another accidental shoot-down

    Incidents happen in countries involved in military confrontations One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by somebody’s military. Not the very biggest, of course: accidents account for nine-tenths of all deaths in civilian airline crashes, and terrorist attacks and hijackings cause most of the rest. ... Read More »

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  • Opportunities ahead for city

    As we embark on a new year there is always a sense of hope and optimism in the air at this time. The hope of all the good which may come our way and the optimism of new beginnings. With this renewed optimism, I am excited to look ahead at all of the upcoming opportunities ... Read More »

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  • Challenging energy ignorance

    There’s a need for Alberta’s ‘war room’ Brad Hayes CONTRIBUTOR, TROY MEDIA The Canadian Energy Centre – also called the “war room” – is online, publishing featured stories, reports, briefs, analysis, perspective and even an Energy IQ quiz. It’s all aimed at distributing information about energy (primarily oil and gas) in Canada. The topics are ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • It’s lazy to blame CO2 emissions for wildfires in Australia

    An apocalyptic theme of fire and transformation plays to our sense of foreboding. We naturally intuit Australia’s fires as a sign of the end. What lurks behind this nightmare spectacle? Start with Australia’s actual climate – it hasn’t changed. Its latitude on Earth is in the southern hemisphere’s desert belt, with the Namib and the ... Read More »

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  • Thanks for helping the rich get richer

    I happen to be over 65 years old, but my wife is under 65. She just received notification this morning that her prescription coverage for seniors is being cut off, effective March 1. At the same time, we read that due to cuts in provincial corporate tax, executive pay and bonuses are soaring to new ... Read More »

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  • Prejudice is folly

    I had several international visiting professors at university. Some of them were world-renowned scholars. A few were brave enough to teach in Japanese. Because I was young and stupid, I thought them less than what they were worth because of their newly acquired language, ignoring my French, which was like a three-year-old child. You are ... Read More »

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