June 14th, 2021

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  • Subaru Crosstrek a fantastic crossover

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com l Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Since it was first introduced, the Subaru Crosstrek has been one of my favourite small crossovers. And for 2021, this popular choice among buyers and reviewers is even better. The Crosstrek, in Subaru-speak, has been “re-engineered” for the 2021 model year and the improvements make an already great [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Spiritual Care Team providing care for the soul

    These days we regularly see TV footage of health care professionals in hospitals. Yet barely visible is a vital group who provide care for the soul. They are the Spiritual Care Team. At the Chinook Regional Hospital, I met Roman Catholic Spiritual Care Coordinator Annella Wehlage, who introduced me to Spiritual Health Practitioner John Moerman, [...] Read More »

    1 month ago
  • Modern-day example of the Good Samaritan

    It was a chilly February morning in 2001 when my father left the mall after his routine walk to drive to the curling rink to meet the rest of his retired buddies. With known heart problems, he must have sensed something amiss, and quickly and haphazardly pulled into the first pull-out he came upon. Immediately [...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Small businesses getting help; Schweitzer

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Small businesses in Alberta are being offered a helping hand. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hinder small businesses, the province is offering supports to help owners through a tough time with additional pandemic support through a new financial relief program, the Enhanced COVID-19 Business Benefit, beginning in April. The Enhanced COVID-19 Business Benefit provides [...] Read More »

    4 months ago
  • Blood Tribe members want election reform

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Blood Tribe members are calling for the reform of the current electoral system after about 300 people were not allowed to vote in the municipal election at the Lethbridge polling station back in November. A separate problem happened in Calgary when the location of the vote was changed the day [...] Read More »

    4 months ago

Local News

  • Local gallery manager running for Lethbridge city council

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com He came to attend university but has made Lethbridge his home and now Darcy Logan is running for city council. Logan, curator and gallery services manager at CASA, will be focusing on four key issues during his campaign. Being an individual who both works and lives downtown and one who has served in [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Man pleads guilty in 2019 referee assault

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Coalhurst man admits his anger clouded his judgment when he assaulted a referee during a hockey tournament in Lethbridge in September 2019. “I let my anger get away from me,” Todd William Cross Child admitted Friday in Lethbridge provincial court, where he attended by telephone and pleaded guilty to one count of [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Woman pleads guilty for rendezvous robbery

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Chelsey Marie Beringer had her victim all picked out. It was a man she met when she previously worked at a Coaldale liquor store, and with whom she became friends on Facebook. On the morning of May 7, 2020, the 23-year-old woman called the man and asked him to come to Coaldale, but [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Blood Tribe Department of Health responds to allegations

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Blood Tribe Department of Health is addressing criticisms made by community members at a rally in Standoff held earlier this week over its handling of the opioid crisis, and is denying specific allegations of drug dealing going on at Bringing the Spirit Home Detox Centre. “The Blood Tribe Department of Health has [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Film festival a way to continue storytelling

    The Lethbridge Living Film Festival is underway. The online festival follows up the city magazine of the same name, which recently ceased publication due to the pandemic. Lethbridge Living owner Dana Inkster says she was not done telling stories and with a background in filmmaking decided to explore other options. “A film festival seemed like [...] Read More »

    2 days ago

National News

  • Mourning a Mountie and Trudeau in Brussels: In The News for June 14

    In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 14 … What we are watching in Canada … WOLSELEY, Sask. – A province mourned the loss of a slain RCMP officer on Sunday, [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on June 14, 2021

    The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday June 14, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 383,285 new vaccinations administered for a total of 29,008,156 doses given. Nationwide, 4,593,695 people or 12 per cent of the population has been fully vaccinated. The provinces have administered doses at [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for June 14, 2021

    The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday June 14, 2021. There are 1,402,126 confirmed cases in Canada._ Canada: 1,402,126 confirmed cases (16,955 active, 1,359,240 resolved, 25,931 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers. There were 1,122 new cases Sunday. The rate of [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • Canada’s PM Trudeau in Brussels for NATO meeting, then Canada-EU summit

    BRUSSELS – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Brussels today for a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and then a Canada-EU summit. Trudeau will begin his day by meeting the president of Latvia, where the Canadian military is leading a NATO alliance battlegroup whose mission is to deter Russian aggression in the region. [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • Canada to receive 9.5M vaccine doses this week thanks to influx of Moderna shots

    OTTAWA – Canada is poised to receive around 9.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week thanks to a massive infusion of shots from Moderna. The federal government says the Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical firm will deliver a total of 7.1 million jabs in two separate shipments this week. The first shipment of 2.9 million doses is scheduled [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago

Provincial News

World News

  • Israel swears in new coalition, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

    JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition. Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned rival, became prime minister after the 60-59 vote. Promising to try to heal a divided nation, [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Knesset approves new coalition, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

    JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s parliament has narrowly voted in favor of a new coalition government, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic 12-year rule. Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned bitter rival, becomes prime minister, presiding over a diverse and fragile coalition comprised of eight parties with deep ideological differences. Netanyahu remains head of [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Headed to opposition, Netanyahu vows to return to power

    JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is vowing to lead his Likud Party back to power. Netanyahu is slated to become opposition leader later Sunday when parliament is expected to approve a vote of confidence in a new coalition formed by his opponents. In a speech to parliament, Netanyahu made clear he has [...] Read More »

    23 hours ago
  • After G-7, Biden says he’s reestablishing US credibility

    NEWQUAY, England (AP) – President Joe Biden on Sunday said the United States had restored its presence on the world stage as he used his first overseas trip since taking office to connect with a new generation of leaders from some of the world’s most powerful countries and more closely unite allies on addressing the [...] Read More »

    23 hours ago
  • Israel set to swear in government, end Netanyahu’s long rule

    JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel is set to swear in a new government on Sunday that will send Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a political crisis that sparked four elections in two years. Naftali Bennett, the head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as [...] Read More »

    23 hours ago