June 13th, 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
  • McCain donating 300,000 meals to Second Harvest

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com In an effort to meet its goal of having zero per cent of its raw or processed products ending up in landfills, and to help achieve its corporate target to donate 17,000,000 meals throughout North America by 2022, McCain Food Canada recently announced it will be donating the equivalent of 300,000 meals to [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Pride Week activities set for Lethbridge starting Monday

    While Pride is usually a time filled with bright colours and parades, this year things will look a bit different. With only two in-person events, a focus on social distancing and PPE, and no Pride parade, this year’s Pride events in Lethbridge probably won’t rival the Pride events of the past. However, people are still [...] 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

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  • 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 »

    6 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 »

    6 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 »

    14 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 »

    14 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 »

    14 hours ago