May 13th, 2021

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Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald   Relief — at least temporarily — has come to neighbours of an northside drug house. The Alberta Sheriff’s Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods unit obtained a court order and has shuttered the home along the 100-block of 19 St. N. for a period of 90 days. Mike Letourneau, manager of

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  • Kodiaks bring in longtime LFC member

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s soccer team has signed a longtime Lethbridge Football Club member. On Wednesday, the Kodiaks announced the commitment of Lethbridge product Ambreah Kelly in time for the 2021 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season. Kelly, a right-back, has been a member of the LFC since she was 10 years old. ... Read More »

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  • Pronghorns newest signing brings a can-do attitude

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Perhaps no one would be surprised if the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team’s latest recruit arrived complete with a lunch pail and work boots. This much is certain, Chloe Deklerk has put in the work to make the step up to the Canada West. On the same day it was announced ... Read More »

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  • Golfers limited to close contacts amid restrictions

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Even with the latest COVID-19 crackdowns announced earlier this week, golfers can still get in the swing of things, albeit with a select group. On Thursday, provincial health authorities announced that, starting Monday, restrictions will be placed on who golfers can play with. “At this time, outdoor sport and recreation activities like golf ... Read More »

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  • It’s time to cut Jason Kenney some slack

    W. Brett Wilson Politics is a tough and nasty business – more so these days than ever. I don’t envy any leaders making choices with challenging and uncertain impacts on both the health and livelihoods of Albertans. One of those leaders in the most difficult position of all is Premier Jason Kenney, who just imposed ... Read More »

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  • Endangering other peoples’ lives not a Charter right

    One of the most important things I’ve learned from COVID is that there are two types of people in this world: those who believe in doing what’s best for everyone even if it means personal sacrifice, and those who see their own inconvenience as unacceptable no matter what. My parents grew up in England and ... Read More »

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  • Diversity preferable to a media monopoly

    Suggestions that the federal government’s controversial Bill C-10 might allow the Canadian Radio-television and telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to impose “discoverability” regulations on individuals who cultivate a large online following has touched off a campaign of protest against the legislation. Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault has now clarified his statement, indicating the CRTC will not be involved ... Read More »

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  • Albertans want to know how to manage the demand on limited water resources

    Editor: The UCP government’s “sector by sector approach to economic stimulus” (Lethbridge Herald 30 April 2021 MLA Neudorf presents party’s sector-based approach for economic recovery) is out-of-date, and out-of-step. It is this narrow focus on promoting one industry absent a broader land use, environmental, social and public interest context that made Alberta a petro-state and ... Read More »

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  • Too many people will find a reason to despise others

    Editor: Westerners of East Asian heritage have been increasingly verbally and/or physically assaulted during the last year, the perpetrators perhaps under some delusion their targets are willful creators/spreaders of Covid-19. Many have no Chinese lineage, though their assailants seem to not care, maybe due to a hateful perception that they’re ‘all the same’. Overlooked is ... Read More »

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  • Why are the anti-vaccination people exposing themselves and others to COVID?

    Editor: “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” (Buddha) But the way that we die is a bit of a problem. A slow, painful, gasping death is not on many people’s wish list. Consider death by diphtheria, tetanus or meningococcal disease. Diphtheria is dangerous because the bacteria which cause ... Read More »

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