February 17th, 2019

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com While astronomers are normally concerned with the movements of bodies in the heavens, it is the movements of bodies on the ground that have members of the Lethbridge Astronomy Club most concerned. As the pace of development quickens in the city, and unhooded, broadband LED lights proliferate, there are very

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  • Theatre Outre presenting world debut of ‘Like Orpheus’

    Ancient stories have become the inspiration for countless new interpretations. A Greek myth, the tragedy of Orpheus and Euridice, has become the starting point for dozens of dramas, novels, poems, films, ballets, operas and operettas. The story was interpreted by Jacques Offenbach’s symphonic “Orpheus in the Underworld,” Tennessee Williams’ novel “Orpheus Descending” and the vivid ... Read More »

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  • Sandi was a cut above the rest

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com “The time went so fast!” But after 47 years, Sandi Peterson has closed her hair salon. After purchasing the business from her previous employer, she’s been welcoming generations of clients to Hair Loom on 13 Street North since 1972. “I thought I’d do hair for a few years, and then…” ... Read More »

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  • Several events on tap on Family Day

    Lethbridge Herald Enjoy a day of shared activities and togetherness in Lethbridge on Family Day. With various events happening in the community, there are plenty of options to choose from. For those interested in sport and being physically active, the University of Lethbridge is sponsoring its eighth annual Play Day. Play Day activities with a ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Canes dulled by Blades

    Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comAfter going great guns in their previous two games, the Lethbridge  Hurricanes big guns were silenced Saturday night.The Canes were downed 5-2 by the blazing Saskatoon Blades in Western  Hockey League play Saturday night at the Enmax Centre.Coming off 6-2 and 7-2 wins over the Calgary Hitmen and Swift Current  Broncos, respectively, earlier in the week, ... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks clinch playoff berth

    Kodiaks clinch playoff berth Lethbridge The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s basketball team is off to the post-season. The Kodiaks topped the Briercrest Clippers 83-80 in a wild affair in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Friday night at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium. Lethbridge took the lead in the final two minutes after trailing the whole game ... Read More »

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  • Dinos strike first against Horns

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team did a little chasing, but couldn’t quite catch up. The Horns were downed 5-1 by the Calgary Dinos in Game 1 of the teams’ best-of-three Canada West quarter-final series Friday night in Calgary. The Pronghorns trailed 3-1 after two periods, but a ... Read More »

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  • Spain and the ‘Catalan problem’

    It’s been a busy week in Spain. On Tuesday 12 Catalan leaders of the attempted secession from Spain in 2017 went on trial in Madrid, charged with rebellion, sedition and the misuse of public funds. And on Wednesday the Spanish government fell when two small Catalan nationalist parties voted against its budget, essentially to punish ... Read More »

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  • Air traffic reaching new heights

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman Since the City of Lethbridge took ownership of the Lethbridge Airport in the spring of last year, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in passenger traffic. A recent report from Tourism Lethbridge shows a 75 per cent increase in passenger traffic. The report compares passenger numbers ... Read More »

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  • Unlocking business innovation

    Colleges and polytechnics hold the key but need consistent government funding Sarah Watts-Rynard and Denise Amyot Canada is at an innovation crossroads. Productivity measures have long lagged our international counterparts and our small businesses often lack the internal resources to fulfil their potential. Developing new prototypes, adopting new technologies and designing new processes takes time, ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Do own research before switching to solar panels

    Two weeks ago (Jan. 28 at 12:35 a.m.) I watched a segment of “Full Measure” with Sharyl Attkisson on ABC Seattle titled “Solar Power: Clean and Cheap or Costly and Dirty.” I believe the information provided in this 10-minute segment should have been shown on a prime-time newscast for everyone to view. Solar power isn’t ... Read More »

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  • Voters should fact-check ahead of coming elections

    Recently the public was aware of the fact that Global news media will be fact-checking claims by the various parties in the next provincial election and I hope they will continue the practice into the federal election as well. I also hope other news media outlets will follow suit. This is imperative for people to ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Drilling operation nothing to worry about

    I am responding to the front page story, Saturday, Feb. 9, regarding the oil well drilling operation in west Lethbridge. First, I am not an employee, owner or in any way an industry person. I am just an old retired guy who enjoys a quality of life that is in part a product of the ... Read More »

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