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Masking the truth is not the media’s job

By Lethbridge Herald on September 29th, 2023

AL BEEBER Leave it to Beeber With a week of autumn yard cleanup starting in coming days, this will be my final column until Oct. 12. While some make an annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas or Hawaii, mine is to the city yard waste centre on the westside to haul shrubs, fines, leaves, whatever organic ... Read More »

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UCP chasing billions of dollars away from Alberta

By Lethbridge Herald on September 23rd, 2023

AT THE LEGISLATURE Shannon Phillips – NDP MLA for Lethbridge West Every September feels like a new start, doesn’t it? While it has been a few years since I was getting excited about picking courses for the term, I still feel like September brings a renewed energy and focus to us all.  It is as ... Read More »

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Autumn has officially arrived

By Lethbridge Herald on September 23rd, 2023

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Managing Editor Shortly after the clock struck midnight, summer was officially over. Yup, it’s done, finished. Hard to believe since it seems almost like yesterday it began. But today marks the first official day of autumn – specifically starting at 12:49 a.m. this morning. This day also marks ... Read More »

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Mayor provides updates on important matters

By Lethbridge Herald on September 16th, 2023

Happy nearly autumn, everyone! Outdoor pools and spray parks are closed, the leaves are changing colours and the Lethbridge Hurricanes are soon to be back in action – so, summer is over and it’s time to provide updates on some important topics. Late last year, the Intergovernmental Health Table was formed by invested partners to ... Read More »

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We’re looking to promote our Hometown Heroes

By Lethbridge Herald on September 15th, 2023

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Managing Editor It’s easy to focus on negativity in the interesting times in which we live. Too easy, in fact. And it gets exhausting. In a community of more than 100,000 people and a region with many more than that, there have to be stories that are uplifting ... Read More »

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Summer spent connecting with the city and province

By Lethbridge Herald on September 9th, 2023

AT THE LEGISLATURE Nathan Neudorf – UCP MLA for Lethbridge East It’s hard to believe it has been three months since the election, but since then our government has hit the ground running to make life more affordable in Lethbridge and Alberta. One of the big highlights has been Lethbridge’s salute to the west – ... Read More »

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Canadians the solution, not the problem

By Lethbridge Herald on September 2nd, 2023

FROM THE HILL Rachael Thomas – Conservative MP for Lethbridge Imagine your favourite sports team is going up against its greatest rival. Suddenly, the referee announces that for every drink of water taken by a player, the team will receive a penalty. Of course, the players protest, but to no avail. They are scolded for ... Read More »

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Local media needs and deserves the support of local advertisers

By Lethbridge Herald on September 1st, 2023

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – managing editor I read a saying once about journalism that hits home every time I think about it and I’m sure it’s one everyone in media can relate to. It goes something like this: Journalism is a tough job with long hours and too much stress but on ... Read More »

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Constituents worry about government direction

By Lethbridge Herald on August 26th, 2023

AT THE LEGISLATURE Shannon Phillips – NDP MLA for Lethbridge West Happy Whoop Up Days everyone! I walked in the parade alongside MLA Janis Irwin—the Critic for Housing—and we were delighted to greet so many of you out enjoying the festivities (especially out in the rain!). As you check things out this weekend, also be ... Read More »

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Hypocrisy at the heart of Alberta’s renewables moratorium

By Lethbridge Herald on August 23rd, 2023

Bill Whitelaw Geologic Systems lberta’s recent moratorium on renewables offers plenty of threads to tug. Let’s pull on the hypocrisy thread first. It’s one of the biggest in this bewildering tapestry we call energy politics. And hypocrisy that is now seemingly normalized is why many Canadians despise politics and politicians. We live in fascinatingly complex ... Read More »

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Mayor’s community barbecue back for Whoop-Up Days

By Lethbridge Herald on August 19th, 2023

FROM THE HALL Blaine Hyggen – Mayor of Lethbridge With Whoop-Up Days back in Lethbridge next week and hockey season right around the corner, we are now in the summer homestretch. And it is sincerely one of my favourite times of the year.  I’m happy to announce the return of the Mayor’s Community Barbecue for ... Read More »

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