July 28th, 2021

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Peenaquim disc golf doesn’t look like a done deal yet

By Al Beeber on July 24th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com It looks like the proposed disc golf course at Peenaquim Park isn’t ready to fly yet judging by a story in The Herald last week. As you may be aware, city council recently became involved in this issue when a person involved with the disc golf association was asked to make a presentation ... Read More »

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Street Wheelers a valuable part of city’s summer

By Al Beeber on July 17th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com I’ve been asked what I thought of last weekend’s Street Wheelers event and I’m in a bit of a quandary about the whole thing because I know some will have issues with anything I write on the subject. Street Wheelers is a sensitive subject every year with some but I’m not one to ... Read More »

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Going massless in public doesn’t feel comfortable yet

By Al Beeber on July 10th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com When the mask bylaw was lifted effective July 1, like many I breathed a sigh of relief and actually felt I could breathe easier. It’s been a long time under COVID-19 restrictions and that freedom was so wonderful to have. I stopped to get gas on July 1 before heading out to shoot ... Read More »

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We can all make the world a better place to live in

By Al Beeber on July 3rd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Wow, what a world we live in. Two days ago, we theoretically celebrated Canada Day under the heavy cloud of disgust, anger and sadness about the recent discoveries at Canadian residential schools. I drove out to Raymond to shoot the Rotary Club parade on July 1 as Southern Alberta celebrated a bit of ... Read More »

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Being at the horse races feels like home again

By Al Beeber on June 26th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com It was part of our summers growing up and horse racing is still part of the southern Alberta sports culture. I took the camera to the Rocky Mountain Turf Club last weekend for the first time to try shooting the races, which turned out to be pretty challenging. I’ve shot a lot of ... Read More »

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Lethbridge residents need to stand up against crime

By Al Beeber on June 19th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com How much has the $1 million cut to its budget affected the ability of the Lethbridge Police Service to do its job? It’s a question that’s on the minds of many I’ve talked to in recent months, people who are fed up with the car prowling and drug crimes that are proliferating in ... Read More »

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Headline>Roaming cats wreaking havoc on bird populations

By Al Beeber on June 12th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com I was walking the dogs last spring down the street when to my right I heard a sharp squeal. I looked and there was a ground squirrel in the jaws of a cat on a driveway. The small squirrel was in clear distress so I did what anybody with a conscience would do ... Read More »

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Surprise me fun!

By Caroline Moynihan - Lethbridge Public Library on June 5th, 2021

A year ago, we were in the throws of the pandemic, learning to adapt to a new reality that none of us could have really even begun to imagine. When Lethbridge Public Library first closed its doors, staff immediately came together to see what we could offer our customers when physical access to our buildings ... Read More »

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Wanted Wednesday feature a matter of public safety

By Al Beeber on June 5th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com An uproar is growing over the Lethbridge Police Service so-called Wanted Wednesday feature in which it publicizes the face, name and crime of a person being sought. Some in Lethbridge have a problem with the program, as evidenced by a petition to ban it. A recent Herald story said there were 545 supporters ... Read More »

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Communication might be the real issue at Peenaquim

By Al Beeber on May 29th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com After a week away from the office, I’m back in the saddle. And during that week, due to letters I’ve seen and discussions I’ve had with people, the disc golf course planned for Peenaquim Park was on my mind a lot. I made a rare visit there with a friend two Sundays ago ... Read More »

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame got it right this year

By Al Beeber on May 15th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame got it right. An organization which has become known for some questionable selections and omissions, the Rock Hall nailed it – sort of – with its 2021 inductees. The nominees this year were an eclectic bunch including the likes of The New York Dolls, Rage Against ... Read More »

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