October 1st, 2020

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Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald — Blood Reserve It was a day to honour the students who didn’t return home. Remembering children who died at the two Indian residential schools on the Blood Reserve — St. Paul’s and St. Mary’s and other residential schools — the Kainai Wellness Centre held an Orange Shirt Day ceremony Wednesday morning

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  • Lethbridge, Cardston men charged in ALERT probe

    26 Albertans charged in online child sexual exploitation investigations LETHBRIDGE HERALD A man from Lethbridge and another from Cardston are among the 26 suspects from across the province arrested by ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit for offences related to online child sexual exploitation. Between June 20 and Sept. 17 ICE has charged 26 suspects ... Read More »

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  • Feed Lethbridge raises more than $25K

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The inaugural Feed Lethbridge city-wide dinner party last Friday was a huge success, raising more than $25,000 to benefit the Lethbridge and Interfaith food banks. With the current climate due to COVID-19, both local food banks have been searching for fundraising alternatives. The Lethbridge and Interfaith Food Banks partnered with local radio stations ... Read More »

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  • Grant to aid in developing new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge’s Majid Mohajerani and two partners from Laval University are creating new tools for neuroscience research that they’ll use to test out a promising drug target for Alzheimer’s disease. If successful, their research could lead to new treatments to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, delay progression of the ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns conclude fall golf season

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns golf team enjoyed a little playoff action in their second Canada West outing of the season. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that will be it for the golf season for now. Pronghorn Michael McDougall-Price wound up in a three-person playoff against the Calgary Dinos ... Read More »

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  • Beaton, Pasquotti named Kinsmen Sports Persons of the Year

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame has named its Kinsmen Sports Persons of the Year. Earning the nod this year is judoka Evelyn Beaton and soccer player Nico Pasquotti. Beaton won multiple international tournaments over multiple age groups and was named the female recipient. Pasquotti, one of the top offensive threats for the ... Read More »

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  • Carey to fill in as Horns’ women’s soccer coach

    Lethbridge Herald As a transition piece to the end of October, Lethbridge College Kodiaks soccer coach Sean Carey will serve as the interim coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer program. Last week, the Horns relieved coaches Ilsa Wong and Jack Reddy of their duties after the the women’s soccer program was found ... Read More »

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  • Pop-up site not the solution to city’s opioid crisis

    The latest quarterly report from the government of Alberta shows a startling increase in overdoses and overdose-related deaths in the City of Lethbridge, and the entire South Zone, over the first six months of 2020. As of June of this year 36 individuals have died due to overdoses in the South Zone, with 21 of ... Read More »

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  • Remembering great battle of 1870

    Historical site offers tourism potential for Lethbridge David B. Carpenter PIITA POOT-TA (FLYING EAGLE) Oct. 25 of this year will mark the sesquicentennial of the “The Battle of Belly River,” the last great inter-tribal battle to be fought in the world. To put this in perspective, this was only three years after Canadian confederation and ... Read More »

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  • Commitment to community extends beyond a century

    Hon. Nathan Cooper, MLA SPEAKER OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ALBERTA “Insomuch as the fruits of the soil are at the basis of the material prosperity of any country, the glorious heritage to which the people of this province have been called justifies a boundless confidence in its future.” These were some of the first ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Different rules for different groups of protesters?

    After reading about the group of people led by Lee Mein holding an illegal protest, not wearing masks, not practising social distancing and crashing the council meeting, I decided to contact the mayor’s office to inquire why these people that have no regard for the law were not charged or fined for their actions. I ... Read More »

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  • Taking exception to protester’s remarks

    Re: Antimask protest at city hall I agree with Councillor Parker that Mr. Mein and his followers have a right to protest; however, they do not have the right to break the law. They should have been wearing masks inside city hall and, because they didnÕt, should have been fined. I take exception to the ... Read More »

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  • Restaurants, hotels key part of tourism

    In the Sept. 17 Lethbridge Herald, guest columnist Sylvain Charlebois, in noting the importance of restaurants and hotels to the economy and particularly to tourism and recovery of the economy, stated “if we use restaurants and hotels as bait, consumers will buy more than just a meal or a hotel stay — boosting the overall ... Read More »

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