December 6th, 2021

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Dale Woodard – Lethbridge Herald The man nicknamed Sluggo has won an award named after the person he inspired. Former University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby coach Ric Suggitt was honoured posthumously with the Logan Boulet Award in recognition of a selfless act that helped save lives. Suggitt was recognized nationally Nov. 29 at an

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Local News

  • Mission Thrift Store helping for the holidays

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDtbusch@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge’s Mission Thrift Store has a new pop-up location for shoppers looking for a holiday deal. The Winter Wonderland Christmas Store is located at 2932 26th Avenue S. (former Sobey’s Liquor Store) and is open 11-4:30 p.m. Monday – Saturday. The store has been open at that location since Nov. 1, and has ... Read More »

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  • Arrest warrant issued for subject in drug case

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com An arrest warrant has been issued for a Coaldale woman who was charged last month following a collision in a Lethbridge parking lot. Taren Michelle Dalrymple was scheduled to appear in Lethbridge provincial court Thursday, but when she failed to show up the judge issued a warrant for her arrest. Dalyrmple, 39, and ... Read More »

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  • Pregnancy to keep woman from attending hearing in-person

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com An Edmonton woman who was caught with her husband smuggling drugs over the border four years ago will not have to travel to Lethbridge for her sentencing hearing next month. Kirandeep Toor, who was scheduled to be sentenced last month along with her husband Gurminder, will be allowed to attend their hearing by ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Pronghorns women’s basketball team wins third straight

    The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team posted their third straight win Friday night. The Horns downed the MacEwan Griffins 80-67 in Canada West play at the 1st Choice Savings Centre as Jessica Haenni had a 21-point night for Lethbridge. With the win, the Horns move to 3-4. On Friday night, the Pronghorns had ... Read More »

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  • Shorthanded goal sinks Canes

    On a night when plenty of plush toys rained down, the night didn’t end on a warm and fuzzy note for the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Canes were edged 4-2 by the Brandon Wheat Kings in Western Hockey League action Friday night at the Enmax Centre. On the same night when the Hurricanes held their 25th ... Read More »

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  • Horns home to close first half

    As they look to end the first semester of the Canada West season on a winning note, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team is looking inward. The Horns men’s and women’s teams host the MacEwan Griffins tonight and Saturday at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. After a 1-5 start to the season and ... Read More »

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  • When the government spends, you pay

    Rachael Thomas Member of Parliament for Lethbridge Breakfast is by far my favourite meal of the day. My go-to menu item is eggs and bacon, or an omelette with a side salad. I love a classic breakfast! I used to be able to eat at a local pub or breakfast spot for as little as ... Read More »

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  • Mayor looking forward to a collaborative team effort

    Blaine Hyggen Mayor of Lethbridge Lethbridge, I’m listening. Thank you to the residents of Lethbridge for giving me this opportunity to serve you. I look forward to working for you and I’m humbled to be your mayor. I look forward to continuing to give my perspective and commentary in this space as we embark on ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Vaccination decision can’t be politicized

    As another Remembrance Day passes, I hope we have all taken time to thank veterans and recall the sacrifices of Albertans and Canadians who gave up everything, including their very lives, to protect our freedom.  Seventy-six years have passed since the last world war, and now, we find ourselves recognizing the true value of the ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Canada’s focus should be on climate mitigation

    Climate change is a fact of life – the climate has been changing since time immemorial. Mother Nature does what Mother Nature does and I doubt that mankind can do much to change her ways. Globally, governments have fiddlle-faddled with multiple conferences over the last 30 years in an attempt to modify the climate with ... Read More »

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  • CBC article misleading

    Editor: I was recently left completely flabbergasted over a CBC Radio article. The title was “I Rediscovered an old board game during the pandemic, but found that its fans now include hate groups.” As a lifelong player of tabletop roleplaying games, I was immediately intrigued. It turns out the individual writing the article discovered a ... Read More »

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  • Stephen Sondheim’s connection to Fran Rude and Lethbridge remembered

    Editor: Stephen Sondheim was not just a great artist, he was also a great man. There has been a great deal written about the great Stephen Sondheim who died on Nov. 26 at the age of 91. Most of these articles deal with his greatness as an artist, but there is one story that attests ... Read More »

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