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Glorifying mental illness

When I was in grade nine, I had my very first anxiety attack. A coil of panic squeezed my chest so hard  I thought it would burst. Nausea churned within me. I felt hot and light, but also chilled and heavy. My head was floating in space, but traveled way too close to the blistering sun.

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Germany hits Lethbridge

German tradition circled downtown Lethbridge on the weekend as the city was brought together to celebrate this year’s Oktoberfest. In what was the city’s fourth time hosting the event. Numerous people gathered at the Galt Gardens for live music, drinks, contests and much more. Organizer John Porgorzelski says the event has a great impact on

Amanda Bonertz drinking a cup of Lethbridge tap water. The mother of 3 is an advocate for water fluoridation.

Fluoride exposure may lead to lower IQ in children, new study says

Amanda Bonertz drinking a cup of Lethbridge tap water. The mother of three is an advocate for water fluoridation. Mothers drinking water and brushing their teeth may result in adverse side effects on their unborn children says a new study, conducted by the University of Toronto. It suggests that children exposed to high levels of fluoride

(right to left) Erin Millar, Sam Hester and Eric Dyck sat down for a discussion on comic books at the Word on the Street festival in Lethbridge on September  23, 2017

More than just capes and tights

Erin Millar, Sam Hester and Eric Dyck sit down for a discussion on comic books at the Word on the Street festival in Lethbridge on Sept.  23. Comic books and graphic novels often develop a childish reputation due to stigmas claiming they are written about superheroes, created for the young male mind or ultimately, are just picture books.

Renae Peterson instructs her Beauty from the Inside Out class of girls ages 11 to 17 on the best way to present yourself at first glance - posture, on September 25, 2017 at Guardian Security Solutions in Lethbridge.

Empowering, inspiring and molding young minds

Renae Peterson instructs her Beauty from the Inside Out class of girls ages 11 to 17 on the best way to present yourself at first glance – posture, on Sept. 25 at Guardian Security Solutions in Lethbridge. Strong individuals in the community are taking great strides in empowering the young girls of tomorrow. Lethbridge has

stressed student

Handling student stress

The beginning of the school year is usually filled with a lot of excitement, but it can also be a very stressful time for many of students. It can take a student a while to get back into the semester, so if you are feeling overwhelmed at the start, don’t be afraid to seek out

Main crossing Whoop-Up Drive shortly after 3PM Wednesday afternoon.

Leth-Bridge the gap

A two-year old petition urging city officials to re-examine another bridge crossing is again gaining momentum. Lethbridge entrepreneur Karl Airey has created an online petition urging Mayor Chris Spearman and Alberta Minister of Infrastructure Brian Mason to take action on the long-debated third bridge crossing. Airey believes that the steady growth of our town demands

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