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Blades of grassroots glory

Photo by Anne Sulz
Kyra Gertridge, in the middle, performs a spiral while Kelsey Flint and Brooklyn Watmough, on either side, do a spiral variation called a “Y-Scale” during a recent Lethbridge Skating Club practice. The club is preparing to host the Chinook Open Invitational Competition March 27 to 29 at the Civic and Nicholas Sheran arenas.

Skaters such as Olympic silver medallist Patrick Chan and Olympic gold and silver medal-winning ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are some of the high-profile faces of Canadian figure skating. But it all begins at the grassroots level, at local figure skating clubs across the country where young skaters learn and develop. “Figure skating is such a wonderful opportunity to have fun, exercise and… Read More »

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AHS making changes

After operating under a centralized “superboard” for seven years, Alberta Health Services (AHS) announced last week it will revert back to regional health authorities for… Read More »

ubmitted photo courtesy of the Southern Alberta Technology Council
Marin Schultz, shown at Lethbridge Regional Science Fair 2014, earned a bronze medal at CWSF 2014 in Windsor, and went on to win the 2014 Next Einstein competition. He was also invited to present his project the Next Gen Innovators Showcase in Edmonton in October 2014.

Science students flex muscle

The Olympics are coming to Lethbridge March 27-28th. The APEGA Science Olympics, that is, along with the Lethbridge Regional Science Fair. The combined event, known… Read More »

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Photo by Anne Sulz
Kyra Gertridge, in the middle, performs a spiral while Kelsey Flint and Brooklyn Watmough, on either side, do a spiral variation called a “Y-Scale” during a recent Lethbridge Skating Club practice. The club is preparing to host the Chinook Open Invitational Competition March 27 to 29 at the Civic and Nicholas Sheran arenas.

Blades of grassroots glory

Skaters such as Olympic silver medallist Patrick Chan and Olympic gold and silver medal-winning ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are some of the… Read More »

Sun Times Sports Quiz

1. Which Hall of Fame running back recorded the longest touchdown run in NFL history in 1983, 99 yards? a. Walter Payton; b. Tony Dorsett;… Read More »

Editorial

Anti-bullying slogan in action

“I Stand Against” is a campaign aimed at encouraging citizens to stand up to bullying. It was also the name of an anti-bullying youth services… Read More »

Pointless hurdle for disabled vets

“Bureaucracy is the epoxy that greases the wheels of progress,” the late American humorist James Boren once said. On the same topic, American economist Thomas… Read More »

The Arts

CKXU launches fundraising drive

The fun is built right into the name for University of Lethbridge-based radio station, CKXU 88.3 FM, which is reaching out in the community for… Read More »

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