July 28th, 2021

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Subaru Crosstrek a fantastic crossover

By Al Beeber on May 28th, 2021

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 »

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Spiritual Care Team providing care for the soul

By Interfaith Network on May 14th, 2021

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 »

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Modern-day example of the Good Samaritan

By Lethbridge Interfaith Network on April 21st, 2021

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 »

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Small businesses getting help; Schweitzer

By Lethbridge Herald on February 24th, 2021

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 »

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Blood Tribe members want election reform

By Lethbridge Herald on February 24th, 2021

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 »

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Pizza is the ultimate comfort food

By Lethbridge Public Library on February 6th, 2021

Andrea Bourque-White, Library Assistant, Lethbridge Public Library People have been eating versions of pizza for centuries. What we know as pizza can be traced back to late 18th century Naples, Italy, but it wasn’t a family favourite like it is today. So, how did pizza become one of the world’s most popular foods? Back in ... Read More »

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Exploring life’s depth dimensions

By Cat Charissage Ñ Lethbridge Interfaith Network on January 21st, 2021

Many people no longer attend religious services. According to the sociologists, this percentage of people is increasing as the years go by. While many who are active in religious groups decry this trend, others of us want to warn “Be careful before you assume that we’ve rejected all sense of the Great Mystery!” I’m one ... Read More »

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Go low and slow part of cannabis safety

By Alberta Health on January 20th, 2021

Are you thinking of using cannabis? Are you already using? Cannabis is a psychoactive substance that has many short- and long-term health risks including: impairment, memory issues, mental health problems, lung damage and risk of dependency and cannabis use disorder. If you are using, ensure that you read the product labels. Know what and how ... Read More »

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Doing and being have value

By JACOB M. VAN ZYL on January 1st, 2021

Fulfilling one’s purpose First of three Reaching a goal usually is the end of a process. Fulfilling a purpose is a long-term commitment. If a lawnmower cannot cut grass, it is not fulfilling its purpose. Household appliances, electronic devices, tools and spanners, clothes and shoes, clocks and watches, cars and carts have specific purposes. If ... Read More »

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What did you learn in disastrous 2020?

By W. GIFFORD-JONES AND DIANA GIFFORD-JONES on December 31st, 2020

How carefully have you been reading our column over the past year? Take our True or False quiz. 1. Excessive amounts of fructose, one of the main carbohydrates in refined sugar, is converted by the liver into fat. Glucose, the other component of sugar, is burned up as energy by all cells. 2. It’s prudent ... Read More »

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How to spot fake social media accounts

By SUBMITTED BY THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU on December 31st, 2020

Fake social media accounts can promote phony products, spread scams and even share lies and misinformation. It’s important to spot a phony account right away – before you engage with their content. The following tips will help you discern which social media accounts are real and which are fake. Tips for identifying fake social media ... Read More »

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