July 23rd, 2019

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Residents voice frustration to city council, police about return of drug house Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A group of disgruntled citizens made their displeasure known to police and city council at Monday’s public meeting about what they suggest is the ineffectiveness of current law enforcement response to the problem of drug houses in neighbourhoods.

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  • School of nursing

    This week’s ‘Your History’ column by the Galt Museum & Archives “We were taught the value and sacredness of life, at every stage, regardless of race, gender, colour or creed. We served everybodyÉ It was just a part of who we were at every minute.” – Elda Barva (1970 graduate of St. Michael’s School of ... Read More »

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  • Today is going to be a scorcher

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com With a forecast high of 32 C in Lethbridge today, health officials and Environment Canada have issued seasonal warnings. To avoid sunstroke, the national weather service suggests taking frequent breaks from the heat, spending more time indoors in cooled buildings, and rescheduling outdoor activities. And with families spending more time ... Read More »

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  • Lethbridge ranks highest for increase in crime

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Statistics Canada has listed Lethbridge first among cities in its national 2018 Police-Reported Crime Severity Index report. The CSI measures changes in the level of severity of crime in Canada from year to year. The report released Monday morning shows Lethbridge is at 137.0 (out of a baseline measurement of ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • The Alberta Summer Games are one year out

    Submitted by Lethbridge Sport Council In 365 days, Lethbridge will host the Alberta Summer Games, a four-day multi-sport festival, with over 3,000 athletes aged 11 to 17, coaches, managers, and officials, competing in 14 sports from canoe/kayak and BMX cycling to lacrosse and softball. In 366 days, Tokyo Japan, 8,146 km from Lethbridge, will be ... Read More »

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  • LRC women improve to 4-0

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Rugby Club senior women’s team remains undefeated. The LRC was in Calgary for Calgary Rugby Union play Saturday afternoon, downing the Calgary Saints RFC 65-17. With the win the LRC remain in first place in the second half of league play, ahead of the Red Deer Titans RFC. In men’s play ... Read More »

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  • They’re not done yet

    Elks honour grads and get ready for State Tournament Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com One more shot. Prior to their game against the Missoula Mavericks Sunday night at Spitz Stadium, the Elks had their annual regular season-ending pregame ritual where they recognized their graduating players. This year, that put Nathan Reiter, Dalton Demers, Zach Trempner, ... Read More »

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  • Climate and vulnerable seniors

    Planning needed to protect older Canadians from climate change impact John Muscedere and George Heckman CANADIAN FRAILTY NETWORK An elderly man in Ottawa spent most of last winter snowed in, unable to leave his home, surviving on canned food. Last summer, 54 people died as a result of a heat wave in Quebec, many of ... Read More »

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  • Ukraine: The third revolution

    “No promises, so no disappointments,” said Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky during the election campaign that made him the president last May. It was a daring, even cynical thing for a politician to say, but then he’s not a politician. Zelensky is a television comedian who really doesn’t have much in the way of policies yet – ... Read More »

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  • Make your voice heard

    Would you rather “fight city hall” or joint it? All you need to do is collect some signatures, and you could be a candidate in our next civic election. To run for provincial or federal office, however, it’s far more difficult. For any real chance of success, you have to pick a political party. That ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Those who turn against country should be held accountable

    Terry Shillington, in a letter of July 15, criticizes our government for investigating people who, driven by ideology and funded by foreign money, have turned against their own people, Alberta and Canada. The letter tries to give advice to our government using as a basis an ideology that has unfortunately misled many. There is something ... Read More »

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  • Canada’s cutback on fighting diseases is concerning

    Your article on July 15 on NGO concerns regarding Canada flatlining its contribution to the global fight against pandemics really hits the mark. How is it conceivable that our government, who hosted the last international funding conference just three years ago, would not even agree to cover inflation? Let’s remind ourselves, when we accelerate the ... Read More »

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  • Why should citizens suffer for others’ poor choices?

    A Roast to the City for their epic fail on governing our city. We hired you to keep us safe to live in a carefree, happy environment but here’s where you went wrong. You listened to a few people with drug-addicted kids and you threw care to the wind and opened your “let’s get higher ... Read More »

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