September 19th, 2018

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Space may be the final frontier, says NASA astronaut Col. Doug “Wheels” Wheelock, but it is still just the beginning for human space exploration as we enter a new age of public space flight sponsored by private companies and corporations. “It’s actually amazing and wonderful,” says Wheelock, who was born

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  • Chamber getting early start on Christmas

    Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce is launching a new program to connect businesses with the chance to fulfil the needs of non-profit organizations over the holiday season. The inaugural Santa’s Wish List program will connect non-profit organizations who have a need big or small, and match them with businesses and ... Read More »

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  • Transit app now available

    Lethbridge Herald The City of Lethbridge has a new Lethbridge Transit app available for both Android and iOS. Users can download the app for easy access to real-time transit information. By creating an account, users can also now set up customized notifications. This new feature allows residents to decide how they prefer to be notified ... Read More »

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  • Coaldale Chamber awards banquet Saturday

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Coaldale and District Chamber of Commerce will recognize several Coaldale businesses as part of the chamber’s 38th annual Awards and Appreciation Banquet taking place Saturday. This year’s award winners, announced last week, include: – Business of the Year: Coaldale Inn – Small Business of the Year: DH Fencing Ltd. – Citizen of the ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • High school South Zone golf champs decided

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Alanna Makarchuk of Taber W.R. Myers captured the gold medal at the South Zone High School Golf Championships Tuesday at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort. Makarchuk fired an 18-hole total of 80 for a five-shot victory over Chelsea Joseph of Chinook. Tayler Ellis and Elizabeth McLeod tied for the bronze with rounds of 101. ... Read More »

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  • all high school sports filling the pews

    I was tickled last week to again witness large, boisterous gatherings at local volleyball and football games, even though the girdiron faithful faced less than ideal meteorological conditions. Looks to me like sizable throngs may well be common again this week. – – The Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League has re-jigged its girls schedule ... Read More »

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  • ‘Extreme Indian relay races’ set for Rocky Mountain Turf Club

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Two days of “extreme Indian relay races” will help mark Treaty 7 Day in Lethbridge. The Blackfoot Canadian Cultural Society and the Rocky Mountain Turf Club will present a fall edition of the traditional races, first seen in Lethbridge a year ago. A grand entry, powwow demonstrations and a merchandise ... Read More »

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  • Making ag connections

    As harvest season continues in southern Alberta, what better time to promote the agriculture industry? That’s the goal of Agriculture for Life – or Ag for Life, for short – which has been conducting a program called “What’s in the Field,” to help the public make a connection from the crops they see growing in ... Read More »

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  • Military must be cautious on pot issue

    When marijuana becomes legal, residents of Esquimalt can be confident that the naval ship pulling into their harbour won’t be steered by a sailor with one hand on the wheel and the other clutching a joint. As the Oct. 17 date for legalization approaches the Canadian Armed Forces is adapting its regulations to balance members’ ... Read More »

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  • Engaged parents make a difference

    For better education outcomes, Eggen needs to support, -not antagonize, independent schools Ed Hoogerdyk ASSOCIATION FOR REFORMED POLITICAL ACTION (ARPA) CANADA It’s back to school. The rush is over. New outfits. New books and supplies. New hopes and dreams. Teachers and students are excited. But parents are excited, too, not just to get their kids ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • What message are we sending our youth?

    An open letter to our government leaders: I am writing to you today to convey my concerns about the proposed supervised consumption site for Medicine Hat. My understanding of what I will refer to as “the injection site” is that it is coming to Medicine Hat as a health initiative mandated by the federal and ... Read More »

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  • U of L must work to create safer campus

    This open letter is sent to University of Lethbridge president Mike Mahon and inspired by the Meliorist article, “Letter from our Fellow Student,” published in April 2018. My concern stems from the fact that the existing sexual violence (sub)policy not only failed to respond and support the student, it also lacked sanctions against the perpetrator. ... Read More »

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  • Oil transport dilemmas

    Pro-pipeline leaders are determined to get the Trans Mountain expansion built; opponents vowed to stop or delay this project. Both sides believe their plan is good for Canada. The judicial system must protect the rights of both sides. Anti-pipeline groups can sue endlessly about procedures. Haven’t they had enough time for gaining information and voicing ... Read More »

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