December 16th, 2018

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CALGARY – Matt Beers scored in overtime while Logan Schuss had three goals and six assists as the Vancouver Warriors opened the 2018-19 National Lacrosse League season with a 14-13 win over the Calgary Roughnecks. James Rahe and Keegan Bal had a pair of goals apiece for the Warriors (1-0), who got singles from Joel

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  • Stabbing suspect remanded in custody

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald A 30-year-old man accused of stabbing another man during a road-rage incident earlier in the week made a brief appearance in Lethbridge provincial court Friday and has been remanded in custody at least for several more days. William Edward Fick, who appeared by closed-circuit TV from the Lethbridge Correctional Centre, ... Read More »

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  • Annual Christmas Bird Count set for today in Waterton

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald It’s looking like a warm but windy weekend for southern Alberta. That could add to the challenge at Waterton Lakes National Park, where the 42nd annual Christmas Bird Count is being held today. There are about 40 “winter resident” species in the park, biologists say, and there’s always the possibility ... Read More »

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  • Court date set for Barnwell man

    Trevor Busch Southern Alberta Newspapers – Taber In Taber provincial court earlier this week, 62-year-old Barnwell man Darrell George Turner had charges of theft and fraud adjourned to Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench for arraignment on Jan. 14. Turner has elected Queen’s Bench justice alone without a preliminary hearing, and is scheduled to appear in ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Castle Mountain Resort opens today

    Lethbridge Herald With the arrival of Old Man Winter, Castle Mountain Resort is open for another season. Castle Mountain begins operation today at 9 a.m. with all major lifts – Red, Blue, Green, Huckleberry, Buckaroo carpet – expected to spin. Nearly 30 centimetres has fallen at the resort over the past 48 hours, setting Castle ... Read More »

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  • Cozens gets the call

    Lethbridge Herald Already in the spotlight, Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Dylan Cozens will get to showcase his talents early next year. The second-year forward, touted to go high in next year’s NHL draft,was one of 16 players from the Western Hockey League selected to compete in the 2019 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. This year’s game ... Read More »

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  • Pride boys off to semis

    Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Kate Andrews Pride boys basketball team are in the semifinal of their namesake tournament. The Pride downed the Vulcan County Central Hawks 69-57 in the opening day of the 21st annual Kate Andrews Christmas Basketball Tournament Thursday afternoon at Kate Andrews. With the win, the Pride advance to the semifinal tonight ... Read More »

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  • Poorly written law leaves kids at risk

    Are parents hateful extremists for wanting to be part of their children’s lives? Theresa Ng and Donna Trimble Parents drop their kids off at school expecting them to learn mathematics, reading and writing. They do not expect their underage children to be ushered off school property during class time – without their knowledge – and ... Read More »

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  • Help coming for addictions crisis

    The Legislative Assembly is lit up for Christmas, the fall session has finished, and an enormous amount of very good legislation has passed the House, some of which I will mention later in the column. Here in Lethbridge, both the community and the City have been battling hard on the frontlines of Canada’s addictions crisis. ... Read More »

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  • Trying to understand our troubling times

    Al Barnhill We live in a world of uncertain and confusing conditions – a period of excessive prosperity and extreme poverty, of better health for many and premature deaths for others, of peace and warfare, good government and atrocities. The ongoing and growing conflicting dichotomies are endless. How can we understand such confusion? As a ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Push to end carbon tax will seem silly some day

    I believe the present “hew and cry” to remove the carbon tax will be seen historically as a very silly argument. Similarly we look back at the views of the “Flat Earth Society” as silly and ill informed. Also we remember the insistence of the tobacco industry, not many decades ago, that tobacco did not ... Read More »

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  • There are more important priorities than flags

    Is this a demonstration that our counsellors are more into city image than actual people in Lethbridge? We have a housing problem here. People are sleeping in the streets in the cold and snow. Do southern Albertans care more about visuals than meaning? Who cares about a flag in front of city hall when people ... Read More »

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  • Quebec’s pipeline stance is hypocritical

    I am reading about the recent meetings between the provincial premiers and the federal government in Montreal. One bone of contention is the Energy East pipeline needed to bring crude oil from Alberta through Quebec to New Brunswick. The premier of Quebec, Francois Legault, said in this regard, “There is no social acceptability for a ... Read More »

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