October 20th, 2019

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The YMCA Strong Kids campaign makes lives better for those in the community who need a leg up to ensure their children have the same opportunities as everyone else, says YMCA of Lethbridge director of funds development and volunteerism, Pamela Haapa-aho. “I think we as a community in Lethbridge need our

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  • Crime Stoppers 5K Fun Run set for today at Legacy Regional Park

    Lethbridge Herald The first ever Crime Stoppers 5K Colour Fun Run is set for this morning at Legacy Regional Park. Crime Stoppers is inviting families and individuals of all ages and abilities to come run, jog, walk or even skip this five-kilometre course. The event is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., ... Read More »

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  • Public library’s annual Foreign Film Festival kicks off Monday

    Lethbridge Herald While Canada’s movie houses show mainly American fare, there’s a wealth of films being produced around the world. Many can be borrowed from the Lethbridge Public Library. And a handful are selected for the library’s free Foreign Film Festival. “This year features world-class cinema at its best,” says festival organizer Sheila Braund. “The ... Read More »

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  • Father, son facing several charges to return to court next month

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A father and son accused of breaking into a city electrical substation last spring will be back in court next month, hopefully with all the information they need to proceed with their case. The matter for David Bradley Priest and his son, Travis Roy Priest, was in Lethbridge provincial court ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Local speedskaters compete at short track event

    Short Track Western Elite Circuit at Olympic Oval first of three legs LETHBRIDGE HERALD Three members of the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association took part in a competition last weekend at the Calgary Olympic Oval – the first leg of the three part Short Track Western Elite Circuit (WEC). The two-day event included men’s and women’s ... Read More »

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  • Local skater performs with ‘Rock the Rink’

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD A member of the Lethbridge Skating Club performed with a cast of championship figure skaters at the Enmax Centre Thursday night as part of the “Rock the Rink” tour. The show, headlined by Olympic and world ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, included a star-studded cast of nine of the world’s ... Read More »

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  • Editor’s note

    Lethbridge Herald A heads-up to our devoted sports section readers: Herald sports reporter Dale Woodard is on a short-term medical leave. But instead of not covering the array of important local sports events happening in Lethbridge this weekend, we have reached out to our friends and colleagues at several organizations. They will be supplying local ... Read More »

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  • Yes, your vote does make a difference

    Even votes for the losers says something important By Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean If you’ve ever heard someone say “my vote doesn’t count,” what you’re really hearing is someone admit they know their candidate or party won’t win. In Alberta, the Conservative heartland of Canada, voting for any other party sometimes feels like an exercise in futility. ... Read More »

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  • Lessons to be learned from Poland

    Polish populism blends ideas from the left and the right There is a tension at the heart of populist political parties that may ultimately lead most of them to electoral defeat. They depend heavily on the votes of the old, the poor and the poorly educated – “I love the poorly educated,” as Donald Trump ... Read More »

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  • Projects moving city forward

    It’s hard to believe we’re heading into the end of October already; this year has certainly flown by and we still have many exciting events coming up in the remainder of 2019. One event I was thrilled to attend recently was the grand opening of the brand new Cavendish Farms potato-processing facility. This was a ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Veterans Affairs troubles not the fault of Liberal gov’t

    I recently read a post on Facebook that showed veterans slamming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government for saying “veterans are asking for more than the government is able to give them.” I am a veteran and served the Canadian Armed Forces/Navy for 27 years. I would just like to add “my two ... Read More »

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  • Time for Alberta voters to break from tradition

    There are three unshakeable beliefs which have underpinned Alberta’s political identity for a long time now: No rats, no PST and … anyone named Trudeau is the Antichrist. Putting the first two aside for future consideration, the demonization of Trudeau pere et fils has helped create the situation we see in this election where the ... Read More »

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  • Take voting process out of the dark ages

    The federal election is fast approaching, and with advance polls which were opened Friday, Oct. 11, we went to vote. Our polling station was in the Holiday Inn in south Lethbridge. We were a little shocked to see a rather small room where there were lines of people waiting and two total voting booths and ... Read More »

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