November 13th, 2018

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Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Coaldale RCMP and Coaldale Fire Department/EMS responded to a collision Monday morning, just before 8 a.m. which took place at the intersection of Highway 4 and Highway 845. The two-vehicle collision involved an older couple from the Yukon, in a white Ford F-150 truck that was travelling southeast on Highway

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Local News

  • Presentation to address local role in ‘Future of Food’

    Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Economic Development Lethbridge, with support from the Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta, Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge, is excited to host a presentation from Dr. David Hughes – also known as Dr. Food – to speak about the future of food. “For entrepreneurs and innovators, this is an ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Bladen sees devastation, and hope, after Hurricane Michael

    Amanda Michalezki Lethbridge Herald amichalezki@lethbridgeherald.com Hurricane Michael was the strongest storm in terms of maximum sustained wind speed to hit the continental United States in more than 25 years. With winds reaching 250 kilometres per hour in the Florida Panhandle, Hurricane Michael was just shy of a category five storm as it ripped throughout the ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Serving again: POW guards

    Isabella Lee The Veterans Guard of Canada were a group of soldiers who had served in the First World War and were called to serve again during the Second World War. They were unable to fight overseas due to their age but their previous experience allowed them to be an important part in training recruits, ... Read More »

    18 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Hounds in a share of first place

    Hounds in a share of first place in SCAHL Lethbridge The Lethbridge midget AA Hurricane Hounds have taken over first in the South Central Alberta Hockey League South Conference and moved into a tie for first overall. The Hounds scored 4-2 wins over the Strathmore Wheatland Chiefs Saturday and the Calgary CNHA Blazers Sunday in ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Midget Canes’ winning streak snapped at 10 games

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes had a 10-game win streak snapped, but got back on the winning track one day later. In a clash between the top two teams in the Alberta Midget Hockey League, the Hurricanes were defeated 3-2 by the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs Saturday in Red Deer for their first ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Copperheads light it up in 2-0 weekend

    Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads put up 18 goals en route to a 2-0 weekend. The Copperheads downed the Strathmore Wheatland Chiefs 10-3 Saturday night at the Coaldale Sportsplex and returned to home ice Sunday to defeat the Three Hills Thrashers 8-1 in Heritage Junior Hockey League play. The wins keep Coaldale in second place ... Read More »

    18 hours ago


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  • Marijuana’s medical attributes have been overstated

    Research finds positive case for pot not as strong as many think Lee Harding RESEARCH FELLOW, FRONTIER CENTRE FOR PUBLIC POLICY Marijuana users want society to believe the very thing they’ve told themselves for years – that the highs of marijuana far outweigh its lows when it comes to health and the effect on the ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Investors souring on Alberta

    Ken Green POLICY ANALYST, THE FRASER INSTITUTE Alberta’s economy has suffered in recent years. A major factor was world oil prices, which plummeted in 2014. And limited pipeline capacity, which fetches Canadian oil producers depressed prices for Canadian oil exacerbated Alberta’s economic woes. A number of metrics indicate oil and gas investment in Alberta is ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Examining the U.S. mid-terms

    Divisions will continue because major parties don’t understand root of Americans’ discontent Barack Obama said of the U.S. mid-term elections that “the character of our country is on the ballot,” and the outcome proved him right. The United States is a psychological basket case, more deeply and angrily divided than at any time since the ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Let’s take action to fix drug crisis

    Re: Nov. 6 Lethbridge Herald – “CIC hears feedback on drug crisis.” My wife and I went to the first meeting and I now realize that we must have gone to the wrong place! The first part of the article is fine but the part about solutions appears to be made up to appease the ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • ‘Stupid is as stupid does’

    I think Forrest Gump said it best: “Stupid is as stupid does.” There is all kind of discussion regarding Canada cancelling our $15-billion contract with Saudi Arabia to supply light armored vehicles. This is all about punishing the Saudis for the killing of the American journalist and of course there should be grave consequences for ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Is business really best at running government?

    I am confused when someone suggests, “We need more business people running the government.” What kind of business experience are they talking about? Not all business people are successful in business; 60 per cent of businesses fail in the first five years. What qualifies as a successful business person – just making money? Mr. Kenney ... Read More »

    6 days ago


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