September 21st, 2018

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge publicly launched the largest fundraising drive in its history on Thursday during a welcome back barbecue for students and faculty at the university’s atrium. The goal of the “SHINE” campaign is to raise $100 million over the next few years to support the school’s ongoing efforts

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  • Funding to allow access to Green Certificate Program

    Nikki Jamieson Southern Alberta Newspapers – Coaldale Changes to the Green Certificate Program will allow more students to access the agriculture program. In a recent announcement at the Meyers’ farm in Coaldale, Education Minister David Eggen said students looking to access the GCP will no longer have to worry about the barrier of money. “The ... Read More »

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  • Civic Common plan available for viewing

    Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge residents were invited on Thursday to view the draft Civic Common Master Plan at a special showing at the city hall foyer. Civic Common is the four-square-block area that includes land occupied by city hall south to the Civic Ice Centre as well as the Civic field, the Yates Theatre, the Old ... Read More »

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  • Taber break-in suspect has matter adjourned

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com One of three Lethbridge people charged in relation to thefts from a Taber business earlier this month made a brief appearance in Lethbridge provincial court Thursday. Megan Laube, who was released from custody shortly after her arrest a week ago, was represented in court by Legal Aid lawyer Brett Carlson. ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Boyko bringing a well-rounded game to the Canes

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Chalk it up to a nice problem for a coach to have. So where can Lethbridge Hurricanes head coach Brent Kisio pencil Noah Boyko into the lineup? Perhaps the better question is “Where can’t he?” The reason for that query is simple. That’s because Canes first-round selection from the 2017 ... Read More »

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  • Hello hockey, my old friend

    Doesn’t it seem like yesterday we were talking about a Lethbridge Hurricanes post-season game? It feels that way to me even though it’s been 144 days since the ‘Canes played a meaningful game. That last meaningful game, of course, was April 30 and a Game 6 loss to the Swift Current Broncos that ended the ... Read More »

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  • A new vantage point

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Justin Hall can recall watching Western Hockey League season openers as a kid growing up Edmonton. Tonight, the first-year forward for the Lethbridge Hurricanes won’t have to worry about ponying up some cash for a ticket or wondering how long the conessions lines will be for an intermission snack. Instead, ... Read More »

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  • It’s best to be a smaller mole

    U.S. President Donald Trump is busy. Very busy. He’s up to his neck in trade wars with China, promising billions of dollars of tariffs against that country’s products. He’s coming up with his own world-view on how many people died after hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, claiming his administration did a great job there. (Despite ... Read More »

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  • Drug crisis needs community effort

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman This week was significant for our community, as city council announced our plans to move forward and invite our residents to help us develop positive, community-driven solutions to our current drug crisis. We’ve heard your concerns loud and clear. You love Lethbridge, you have invested ... Read More »

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  • Cellphones in class Ð to ban or not?

    With students back in class, educators, parents and politicians are talking about cellphones. Again. Along with sex education, “discovery” math and seemingly everything else going on in Ontario classrooms, Premier Doug Ford wants parents to weigh in on cellphone use in school. His Progressive Conservative party campaigned on a promise to bring in an outright ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Carbon pricing most cost-effective way to cut emissions

    I’ve just read the tirade – via Letter to the Editor – from Cosmos Voutsinos regarding an earlier letter in support of carbon pricing by one Ms. Lavallee in Ontario. I don’t need to go to Ontario to find support for carbon taxes; I can listen to Ralph Klein’s former treasurer Jim Dinning, or economists ... Read More »

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  • Defeatist approach won’t work

    Re: “Police deserve an apology,” Sept. 19 Lethbridge Herald. Last week, my caucus colleagues and I travelled to Lethbridge to prepare for the fall session of the Legislature, and to engage with the local community. We had the good fortune to meet with a wide range of residents and stakeholders and the issue that came ... Read More »

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  • 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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