April 24th, 2017

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald – Raymond jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A group of Raymond residents have enlisted the help of Raymond town council in their bid to save some historical buildings slated for demolition. On Tuesday, a delegation with an interest in saving the buildings at the Raymond Care Centre appeared before council with the goal of asking

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  • Television crime shows not based in reality

    This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column by LPS Chief Rob Davis Over the last few weeks our officers have done some outstanding work that resulted in the execution of search warrants, arrests, the seizure of drugs and the recovery of stolen property, reaffirming the direct connection between drugs and property crime. To many citizens these investigations ... Read More »

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  • Recycling businesses to have their say

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A consultation committee that met with some private recycling companies to discuss opportunities once residential curbside collection is implemented citywide will share results at today’s city council meeting. City Council approved the Residential Curbside Recycling Program in November 2016. Council approved a pilot “blue bin” program to commence in 2018, ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • Drug, theft charges may be resolved

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge man charged with multiple offences after police seized drugs and stolen property from a northside home earlier this month may deal with the charges during his very next court hearing. Padan Cassidy Ashcroft was only charged a few days ago but earlier this week court was told the ... Read More »

    16 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Canada starts quick at Worlds

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Team Canada is off to a 2-0 start at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship. The Canadian duo of Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers defeated France 9-1 in six ends during the late-afternoon draw during Day 2 of action Sunday at the ATB Centre. Holding a 2-1 lead after two ... Read More »

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  • Canes win opener

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald – Regina sports@lethbridgeherald.com It wasn’t the start the Lethbridge Hurricanes wanted, but the finish has handed them a 1-0 series lead. The Hurricanes downed the Regina Pats 3-1 during Game 1 of the team’s Western Hockey League Eastern Conference final series Friday night at the Brandt Centre. The Pats struck 1:10 ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Canes win Game 1

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald – Regina sports@lethbridgeherald.com It wasn’t the start the Lethbridge Hurricanes wanted, but the finish has handed them a 1-0 series lead. The Hurricanes downed the Regina Pats 3-1 during Game 1 of the team’s Western Hockey League Eastern Conference final series Friday night at the Brandt Centre. The Pats struck 1:10 ... Read More »

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  • Bridge-building is needed between cultures in Canada

    Quebec massacre should be a signal to take positive action Mansoor Ladha It’s very sad and depressing to learn that there has been an increase in incidents of racism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in Alberta. A number of high-profile incidents have been reported recently, which included anti-Muslim and anti-Holocaust posters, racist graffiti in LRT stations, a ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • More power for Erdogan

    “The office of the President of the Reich is unified with the office of the Chancellor. Consequently all former powers of the President of the Reich are demised to the FŸhrer and Chancellor of the Reich Adolf Hitler. He himself nominates his substitute. Do you, German man and German woman, approve of this regulation provided ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • apital projects a challenging process

    The capital budget is a key instrument that city council has for setting out our community’s priorities for capital projects and how they will be paid for in coming years. A fundamental philosophy in our capital budgeting is that we first ensure we take care of what we own before we think about funding things ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Cats being inhumanely killed in Magrath

    It may be hard to believe in this day and age there are still people who consider domesticated cats nothing but a nuisance. It is true when unsterilized and abandoned, a cat population can increase exponentially. But the solution is obvious. Spay, neuter, release. Quickly stable colonies diminish in number, reduce the rodent population and ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • It’s hard to recognize Canada anymore

    O Canada, we stand on guard for thee, and we legalize drugs in order to make us feel better about ourselves, only to fall back to reality when the high wears off. Maybe we could raise the dose a bit; if in trouble, we can always make use of a safe place to use it, ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Thanks to MP for stand against sex-selection abortion

    I am pleased that our MP, Rachael Harder, recently took a stand against the reality of sex-selective abortion in Canada. In case anyone missed it, Miriam Monsef, the Minister for the Status of Women, refused to acknowledge or interact with the question of sex-selective abortion when Ms. Harder asked if it constituted gender-based violence. It ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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