June 16th, 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 »

    3 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

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  • Plasma donor approaching century milestone

    It’s the gift that keeps on giving. And for 20 years, Mark Dyck has been happy to keep donating it. This week is National Blood Donor Week, celebrating donors that have taken an active role becoming a partner in Canada’s lifeline. In Lethbridge, donors continue to line up and give since the plasma donor centre [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Ontario Muslim family mourned at Lethbridge vigil

    The Lethbridge Muslim Association held a vigil at the Lethbridge Islamic Centre on Monday evening to honour the Muslim family killed in London, Ont. Abdelbasat Aborawi, president of the Lethbridge Muslim Association said that the vigil was a way to provide support for their community and the family in Ontario, to let them know that [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • City mask bylaw to remain in place

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Mandatory masks will stay in place in Lethbridge for the foreseeable future after city council narrowly voted to reject a motion which would have had the local bylaw expire after the province enters Stage 3 of its COVID-19 re-opening strategy. Coun. Blaine Hyggen brought forth the motion to repeal the city’s local Temporary [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Odyssey contest seeks adventure

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Lodging Association in partnership with the Lethbridge and District Exhibition will be inviting those seeking adventure and fun in southern Alberta this summer to its first ever Odyssey event. The contest will pit 110 different teams of two against each other in a battle of wits and wills as they run [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Man found guilty of sexually assaulting daughter

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 35-year-old southern Alberta father who was found guilty in April of sexually assaulting his young teenage daughter, has been sent to a federal penitentiary. Justice David Labrenz sentenced the father Tuesday in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench to six years in prison, and said he could not think of anything that could [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago

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  • Biden, Putin set ‘consultations’ on updating nuclear pact

    GENEVA (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin says he and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed in a “constructive” summit to return ambassadors to their posts, lowering tensions and beginning consultations to replace the last remaining treaty between the two countries limiting nuclear weapons. Putin said after the summit meeting Wednesday that there was “no hostility” [...] Read More »

    1 hour ago
  • The Latest: Putin says Navalny deserved prison sentence

    GENEVA – Russian President Vladimir Putin says opposition leader Alexei Navalny got what he deserved when he was handed a prison sentence. Navalny, Putin’s most ardent political foe, was arrested in January upon returning from Germany, where he spent five months recovering from a nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin – an [...] Read More »

    1 hour ago
  • The Latest: Putin says no hostility in meeting with Biden

    GENEVA – Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the tone of the talks with U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday as “constructive” and said there was no hostility during the talks. His remarks came at a news conference after he and Biden met in Geneva for a high-stakes summit amid tensions between the West and [...] Read More »

    2 hours ago
  • The Latest: Putin: Russia, US to return ambassadors to posts

    GENEVA – Russian President Vladimir Putin says he and U.S. President Joe Biden have agreed to return their ambassadors to their posts in a bid to lower tensions. Putin made the announcement at a news conference following a summit on Wednesday with Biden in Geneva. The return of ambassadors follows a diplomatic tug-of-war that saw [...] Read More »

    2 hours ago
  • Biden, Putin conclude summit between ‘two great powers’

    GENEVA (AP) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded their summit meeting Wednesday between what the American leader called “two great powers,” wrapping up more quickly than expected. The pair’s second sit-down, with aides present on both sides, lasted about 65 minutes. That session was to be divided into two parts [...] Read More »

    2 hours ago