January 16th, 2021

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New Year’s resolutions are over-rated

By Al Beeber on January 16th, 2021

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AND THEN THERE WAS ONE

By Lethbridge Herald on January 9th, 2021

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com And then there was one. With the dawn of 2021, I find myself in a strange position in The Herald newsroom — the last person who was working in my department back in 1987 when I started here. When I came to the paper in August ... Read More »

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Nobody is truly ever alone in this world

By Lethbridge Herald on December 19th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Well, here it is again. Christmas.  Our first and — let’s pray —perhaps last COVID Christmas. Hopefully, the festive season will live up to its name after a year wracked by the pandemic. We are living in a vastly different world than 12 months ago when people ... Read More »

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Hollywood Suite a great investment for movie fans

By Lethbridge Herald on December 5th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com One of the smartest, and cheapest, investments I made this year was keeping the Hollywood Suite channels when the free preview ended on Telus. Actually, the channels didn’t cost me a dime because I just dropped one of my other tiers and replaced it with Hollywood ... Read More »

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Beware of phone number mimic scam

By Lethbridge Herald on November 28th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Scam alert! Recently, I’ve been getting calls on my cell phone which seem suspicious. I see a call with a 1, the 403 area code, plus oddly the first three digits of my own phone number and I see a message that it’s a caller from ... Read More »

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Putting faith in masks and social-distancing

By Lethbridge Herald on November 23rd, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com In 1975, the band Hot Chocolate had a tune in which they sang “I believe in miracles.” Well, a miracle is what we need with the continued spread of COVID-19 which has wreaked havoc on our lives this year. (If you thought the band was singing ... Read More »

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The Christmas lights have gone up early

By Lethbridge Herald on November 14th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com How early is too early when putting up Christmas lights and trees? It’s a question I’ve asked myself for many years because there are so many opinions on the subject. When I lived across the border from Minnesota in the 1980s, the consensus seemed to be that ... Read More »

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

By Lethbridge Herald on November 7th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Lest We Forget. No, I’m not talking about losing car keys or forgetting where the remote control is. I’m talking, of course, about Remembrance Day. On Wednesday, Canadians will hopefully bow their heads in a moment of silence for all those who have fought for Canada ... Read More »

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IN PRAISE OF FLOUR POWER

By Lethbridge Herald on October 24th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com What’s on the menu? It’s a question I asked myself daily during the six months I was off work thanks to the COVID pandemic. Needless to say, I had a lot of time on my hands. I wanted to be positive and try to keep productive ... Read More »

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BACK IN THE SADDLE

By Lethbridge Herald on October 17th, 2020

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com I’m back! After a six-month hiatus due to the COVID crisis, I’m back at my desk and absolutely thrilled to be here. Poetically, my first day on the job was Thanksgiving and I truly could not think of anything more to be thankful of than being ... Read More »

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Arkells’ ‘Campfire Chords’ offers a warm hug in 2020

By Submitted Article on September 5th, 2020

Canadian band releases acoustic set of their most popular songs Stan Ashbee ALBERTA NEWSPAPER GROUP Summer 2020, like the rest of the year, was a dive into uncharted territory, as Canadians from coast to coast tried to make sense of a changed world due to an unrelenting global pandemic. But often through bad times comes ... Read More »

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