November 18th, 2018

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LOS ANGELES – Democrat Gil Cisneros has captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six state congressional seats. Cisneros had been in a tight battle with Republican Young Kim for the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Ed Royce. The 47-year-old Navy veteran

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  • Raymond man to stand trial for sex assault

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 50-year-old Raymond man has been ordered to stand trial on four counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual interference in relation to decades-old offences against underage girls. The accused, who can’t be named to protect the identity of the complainants, was committed to stand trial following the ... Read More »

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  • Christmas at Casa wraps up today

    Today you’re invited to get – and to give! For the Allied Arts Council, it’s the final day of its annual “Christmas at Casa” event, with an exciting range of artworks and craft items for sale. And today is also an opportunity to bring “Christmas Hope” to local families who are facing bleak times. When ... Read More »

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  • Addicts have to want to be treated

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge East MLA Maria Fitzpatrick acknowledges more needs to be done do to help create a better transitional environment of detox and ongoing treatment for drug addicts in city. More detox beds are needed, more staff with expertise in treating drug addictions is needed, and more supportive housing and long-term ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Alberta sweeps U of L on ice and the hardwood

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team will look to rebound on the other side of town this afternoon. The Horns were defeated 5-2 by the Alberta Golden Bears in Canada West play Friday night at Nicholas Sheran Arena. Lethbridge will go for the weekend split today when their rematch against the ... Read More »

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  • Canes win wild one in shootout

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was fitting the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Edmonton Oil Kings took the marathon route Friday night at the Enmax Centre. It gave both teams a chance to serve up a little bit of everything before the Canes prevailed in a wild 3-2 shootout win in Western Hockey League play. Trailing ... Read More »

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  • CCH earns spots in 4A South Zone volleyball finals

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Catholic Central Cougars boys and girls advanced to their respective championship matches after preliminary play at the South Zone 4A High School Volleyball Championships on Friday. At the Catholic Central West campus, the host Cougars went undefeated in their two matches on Friday to move on to the girls’ title game today at ... Read More »

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  • Winter Olympics are in trouble

    When even Calgary says no, it’s a sign changes are needed Calgary has already had more snow this winter than Beijing, host of the next Winter Olympics, will get all year. It has plenty of existing sport infrastructure and the winter culture to benefit from getting even more of it. And its residents have fond ... Read More »

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  • Beef producers can take part in decision

    Charlie Christie CHAIR, ALBERTA BEEF PRODUCERS Cattle and beef producers in Alberta are currently able to vote in a plebiscite on a non-refundable service charge (check-off) model for Alberta Beef Producers (ABP). Through this plebiscite, producers will make a decision on the future of their industry and funding of their organization. You will not be ... Read More »

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  • Lethbridge not an unsafe city

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column from Mayor Chris Spearman Questions arise from time to time about city council’s leadership on the drug issue in our city. Residents are understandably frustrated or disturbed about the extent to which our city, like many others, has been affected by the growing epidemic of drug addiction. Unfortunately, a ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Livestock should remain in the country

    I found out a long time ago that I was not a country person and so stayed in an urban environment. Imagine my dismay when I found out city council was going to investigate bringing the country into Lethbridge, namely in the form of chickens. Several of my five senses, being as prescient as they ... Read More »

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  • Israel needs to make peace with Palestinian people

    During his apology for Canada’s denial of asylum to German Jews fleeing the horrors of the impending Holocaust in 1939, Prime Minister Trudeau commented that anti-Semitism remains prevalent in this country. Anti-Semitism is racist hostility towards Jews because they are Jews; inflammatory speech or discriminatory acts beyond the legal bounds of freedom of speech and ... Read More »

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  • Don’t take toilet luxury for granted

    World Toilet Day is Nov. 19. Fun fact: 2.3 billion people in the world don’t have access to adequate hygiene and almost 900 million still practise open defecation. That’s actually two facts and its way past time to right both. So the next time you’re sitting in the porcelain library, have a thought for those ... Read More »

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