February 23rd, 2017

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge Fire & Emergency Services plunged into the icy water of Henderson Lake on Wednesday, all in the name of safety. The firefighter/paramedics were training in ice rescue techniques. After a lecture series where they learned about the different types of ice, how to use the rescue equipment and physiological

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  • Lethbridge teacher arrested for child sexual exploitation offences

    From ALERT: A Lethbridge teacher at École La Vérendrye has been charged with child sexual exploitation offences following an investigation by ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) team. The ICE team arrested Dwayne Schnell, 37, on Wednesday with the assistance of Lethbridge Police Service. He teaches Grades 7-12 at the Lethbridge French language school. Schnell is ... Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • ‘The Curing Room’ offers unique challenge for actors

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Concepts of order and humanity are stripped to the bone in the new Theatre OutrŽ production “The Curing Room” by David Ian Lee. “The Curing Room” tells the story of seven Soviet soldiers captured by Nazis, stripped naked, and abandoned in the locked empty cellar of a Polish monastery Deprived ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Energy costs slated for SACPA discussion

    Lethbridge Herald The cost of using renewables to replace coal will be up for discussion today during the Southern Alberta Council for Public Affairs weekly lunch series. There are two stories from Alberta that illustrate the unintended consequences of utilities trying to beat the returns available from full regulation. One is the story of the ... Read More »

    11 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Warriors stymie Hurricanes

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Some solid opposition goaltending kept the Lethbridge Hurricanes out of the win column during the third game of a four-game homestand. The Hurricanes were downed 3-1 by the Moose Jaw Warriors during Western Hockey League action Wednesday night at the Enmax Centre. On a night the shot clock favoured the ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Elite hockey still being played here

    I seem to have a lot more free time on my hands right now. Two of the teams I worked with this year (University of Lethbridge and the AAA Midget Hurricanes) have already seen their seasons come to an end. It is quite unfortunate for teams to be done their seasons before the calendar turns ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Familiar foes await Horns in second round of playoffs

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A renewal of acquaintances won’t be necessary for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team this weekend. Fresh off their first playoff series win in 16 years, the Pronghorns advance to the Canada West quarter-finals as they head to Edmonton to take on the Golden Bears in a best-of-three ... Read More »

    11 hours ago


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Opinions

  • Keeping it fair for the fans

    Singer doing his part to battle third-party ticket sellers Have you ever tried to purchase a ticket to a concert featuring one of your favourite musicians or bands, only to see the tickets all snapped up before you could land one? Usually, that leaves two other options – paying through the nose for a ticket ... Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Resource industry key part of future

    John Pundyk A fortunate blend of resources and resourcefulness has brought Alberta and this country to where it is today. We have a lot to be thankful for because it took generations of tenacity and hard work to forge this success. It is easy for some, especially those not part of the recently laid-off energy ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Exploring a Universal Basic Income

    There’s a new idea that might be the solution to runaway populism. Well, it’s not that new, really – it has been kicking around in left-wing circles for a least a quarter-century – but it has suddenly gone mainstream. It’s called Universal Basic Income (UBI), and pilot programs to see if it really works in ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Off-roaders key part of local economy

    I and my family have been enjoying the Castle/Atlas area for the past 35 years. Our family ride dirt bikes, quads and snowmobiles in this beautiful part of the province. It is a great way to enjoy the mountain scenery through respectful and responsible use of the trail system that has been in place for ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • All citizens have right to public money

    For some time now I have considered commenting on some comments such as were made by Patricia Pargeter (Jan. 25 Letter to the Editor) re: private Christian schools. My late wife and I sent seven children through a Christian school – a fact-based Christian school where the Alberta curriculum is taught, the same as in ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Governance the obstacle in operation of airport

    I wish to thank SACPA for the opportunity to present the case that a need for a different airport governance model is needed and the media who covered it. The overwhelming support for an independent authority to be the preferred model has been gratifying. I want to emphasize that this is a structural issue rather ... Read More »

    1 day ago


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