June 21st, 2018

Business

Putin says he’s confident of long-term Russian growth

By The Associated Press on June 7th, 2018

MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin says he’s confident of Russia’s long-term economic growth. Speaking at the opening of his annual call-in television show, Putin said on Thursday that Russia’s gross domestic product is currently 1.5 per cent higher than a year ago. He described it as modest but said he is confident that future “growth ... Read More »

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Controversial figure David Suzuki to get honorary degree from Alberta school

By The Canadian Press on June 7th, 2018

EDMONTON – David Suzuki will receive an honorary doctor of science degree today from the University of Alberta after months of criticism. The Edmonton university announced in April that the longtime environmentalist and oilsands critic was one of 13 people who would receive the honour this spring. It prompted a flood of complaints, along with ... Read More »

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Ford F-150 sets the bar high

By Lethbridge Herald on January 19th, 2018

2018 pickup gives buyers everything they need Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Have you driven a Ford truck lately? If not, and you’re in the market for a high-quality pickup, you’re missing out. Ford’s F-150 has long been the favourite of truck buyers in North America and for many good reasons. After a mid-cycle facelift, ... Read More »

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Redesigned Cruze sets the bar higher

By Lethbridge Herald on July 15th, 2016

Whether cruising or commuting, this compact is capable and comfortable Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Are there any better affordable compact sedans on the market than the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze? That’s a question buyers will have to answer for themselves but it’s clear after a test drive, the bowtie company has set the bar high ... Read More »

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Nissan rolls out a Titan of a truck

By Lethbridge Herald on March 18th, 2016

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Nissan has just fired a new volley in the war for North American pickup supremacy and it’s going to make quite a mark. The company has redesigned and relaunched its full-sized pickup line, now called the Titan XD, a truck Nissan says has “the sense of a light duty with ... Read More »

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Wednesday May 27, 2015

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 27th, 2015

BECKNERJUNE BECKNER went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 23, 2015 at the age of 90. June leaves to mourn; her daughters Bettie Orchard, Bonnie (Tom) Bateman, daughter-in-law Sandra Beckner Pizzingilli (Lou), 7 grandchildren, 16 great -grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, 4 brothers. Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.703-13 Street ... Read More »

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