June 21st, 2018

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Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com This is more than another stop on the MacKenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada trail. This particular stop comes with a history lesson. The inaugural Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open begins today and runs until Sunday at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort as 156 golfers compete for a $36,000 cut of the

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  • Man won’t serve more time for drug possession

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A southern Alberta man caught with drugs more than three years ago has finally been sentenced, but he won’t have to spend more time in jail. Jason Anthony Morin pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lethbridge provincial court to single counts of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking and breaching bail ... Read More »

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  • SACPA to discuss alcohol abuseat today’s session

    Lethbridge Herald Maybe don’t pass the wine at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs today. Speaker Al Barnhill will present “Grappling with the Monster – Alcohol Abuse,” during the regular weekly SACPA session set for noon at the Royal Canadian Legion. Barnhill is a former professor of management at the University of Lethbridge, with ... Read More »

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  • Road closure on 9 Ave. S.

    LETHBRIDGE Effective today at 8 a.m., the 600 block of 9 Avenue South will be closed for the installation of water and sanitary sewer lines. Work is expected to be complete by late afternoon on Tuesday, weather permitting. Motorists are advised to drive with caution in this area and follow posted detours... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Elks get past the Moose Monarchs

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Elks have improved to 5-2 on the season. The Elks downed the Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs 14-4 in American Legion play Wednesday night at Spitz Stadium. Lethbridge struck for 18 hits, led by Wyatt Tomalty, who had four. Ty Penner and Kyle Bloor each had three hits, while Raleigh Ferby and Levi ... Read More »

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  • A gem of a prize

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s a commemorative piece of southern Alberta. And it’ll be the winner of the inaugural Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open to hold Sunday afternoon. The Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open — as part of the The Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada — gets underway today and runs until Sunday at the ... Read More »

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  • Bulls rally in extra innings

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It didn’t seem fair. Even after a solid outing, Andrew Grieder found himself in line for the loss. However, clutch hits from teammates Ashton Roy and Kaleb Warden changed all that as the Lethbridge Bulls rallied for a 4-3, extra-innings win over the Okotoks Dawgs in Western Major Baseball League ... Read More »

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  • A tragic year off the ice

    Sports are important to a lot of people, especially in southern Alberta. But the community is often faced with reminders that matters of life go far beyond the fields or arenas offered by sports. The year 2018 isn’t even halfway done yet and already it will go down as an awful year for the Lethbridge ... Read More »

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  • The Singapore Summit

    If the Singapore meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un had been a zero-sum game, then Trump definitely lost. But maybe it wasn’t. Kim got a meeting with Trump on terms of strict equality right down to the number of flags on display, which is a huge boost for his regime’s claim to legitimacy. He ... Read More »

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  • Explaining City property taxes

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman With property taxes due at the end of this month, this is the time of year when residents have questions about their tax bills and how their tax money is spent to provide municipal services. As mandated in the provincial Municipal Government Act, we only ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Welcome back, Enron

    Wow, we’ve been massively lied to and now get to pay for it in a big way! A National Observer article titled “What’s Behind Kinder Morgan’s May 31 Ultimatum? Follow the Money,” by Robyn Allan, shows Kinder Morgan never had the money to build the pipeline. So now they’re trying to get out of their ... Read More »

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  • What is a pensioner supposed to do?

    My last gas bill from April 25 to May 24, the actual cost of gas was $12.24. The carbon levy is $15.35. This excluded administration fee fixed, cost of gas variable, delivery charges fixed, delivery charges variable, rate riders and municiple franchise fee paid to Lethbridge. How is a pensioner to cope with a 125 ... Read More »

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  • Invasion of Russian olives

    The Russians are not coming. They are here and they are invading our lands; stealing our pastures, right-of-ways and riparian areas. Don’t be fooled by that soft green colour. The Russian olive is an invasive tree which has an aggressive root system that eliminates our native vegetation by depleting the soil moisture. And, they produce ... Read More »

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