February 26th, 2024

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A time of transition has come for the newsroom

By Lethbridge Herald on February 4th, 2023

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber LETHBRIDGE HERALD Here we are already, the start of February. With the perpetual darkness we’ve lived through since autumn, the light is nearing the end of the tunnel. Sunset is occurring later in the day and soon our mornings should be lighter a little earlier, too. December and January ... Read More »

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Medicine reaction a reminder to brush and floss

By Lethbridge Herald on January 28th, 2023

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald Parents, make sure your kids brush their teeth and floss every day. Trust me, they’ll thank you later in life. Friday the 13th belatedly caught up to me this week as I just knew it would. Either that or karma bit me for not paying attention to ... Read More »

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Friday the 13th nothing anyone should worry about

By Lethbridge Herald on January 14th, 2023

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald If you noticed, yesterday was Friday the 13th. Yes, the dreaded day when bad luck is supposed to befall us if a black cat walks in front of us, a mirror cracks – which pretty much happens whenever I look at one – or if we ... Read More »

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Optimism for the future a healthier perspective

By Lethbridge Herald on January 7th, 2023

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald With a new year comes new resolutions. For some there is hope and others just more dread. It’s easy to expect the worst from the world and our fellow human beings. If negativity could be bottled, someone would make a fortune selling the stuff because it’s ... Read More »

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Another year will soon be finished

By Lethbridge Herald on December 31st, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald Another year is over! In a few short hours, the page on the calendar will turn to 2023 and 2022 will be a part of history. We all know our routine  tonight – we’ll either be going out for dinner to say farewell to the year, ... Read More »

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It’s time to think about family and friends

By Lethbridge Herald on December 24th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald Tomorrow is the big day for kids and kids at heart – Christmas Day. For many Christmas celebrations may have begun last night with the start of a long weekend for many. After all the health struggles I’ve been having this year, I may have indulged ... Read More »

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Council was in a tough spot with budget deliberations

By Lethbridge Herald on December 17th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald ‘What do you think about the city tax increase?” That question’s been posed to me multiple times since council approved the 2023-26 operating budget. People, for better or worse, recognize me and when I’ve been out and about I’ve found myself facing that query. After covering council’s ... Read More »

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Seasonal affective disorder can make life unbearable

By Lethbridge Herald on December 10th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald Ho, ho, ho, no. Christmas is only 15 days away and I admit I’m having a difficult time getting into the spirit. I’m tempted to get into the spirits, mind you, but the spirit of the season is another matter. This hasn’t been an easy year for ... Read More »

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Borje Salming’s death from ALS a tragedy for hockey

By Lethbridge Herald on December 3rd, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald The death of Toronto Maple Leaf great Borje Salming from ALS recently hit a nerve with me and after two weeks, it’s still hard to believe he’s gone. The Leafs were the favourite NHL team in my family and I remember watching them win their final Stanley ... Read More »

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Brushing a dog’s teeth a ‘ruff’ experience

By Lethbridge Herald on November 26th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? When I look at the world around us, I tend to ask that question a lot lately, even as early as  5 a.m. If it isn’t one politician causing an uproar, it’s another. Or there’s more reason to fear the impact of ... Read More »

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Week-long budget deliberations have been exhausting

By Lethbridge Herald on November 19th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald By the time you read this, city council acting as Economic Standing Policy Committee will  have finished with deliberations on the 2023-26 budget. The SPC wrapped up Friday morning with a unanimous vote which will bring a 5.1 per cent annual tax increase for the next four ... Read More »

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