March 4th, 2024

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It’s time to remember the life of a complex man

By Lethbridge Herald on March 5th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald It’s said that time makes a deep loss less painful and I’m trying to put that adage to the test this weekend. Three years ago on March 8, my dad died. As I’ve written before, right up until he had turned 87 in January of 2019, ... Read More »

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One neighbourhood is fighting back against crime

By Lethbridge Herald on February 26th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald I’ve written a lot about crime in our westside neighbourhood and the frustrations we residents have with it. As you may recall, last fall I wrote that a security camera had been stolen from my driveway fence with the masked thief making a mocking gesture before he ... Read More »

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RV show brought back memories of concerts at the Ex

By Lethbridge Herald on February 12th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald Strolling through the Lethbridge Exhibition last Friday afternoon following an interview with Prairie Sky RV president Attila Braun about the show his company was staging there, I looked up and the old bleachers caught my eye. I had just exited one of Braun’s amazing Forest River travel ... Read More »

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Should people be held hostage because of rights?

By Lethbridge Herald on February 5th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald I watched with interest when I was away from the office the stories about the so-called Freedom Convoy of truckers headed to Ottawa to protest vaccine mandates. Because only 10 per cent of truckers – according to the Canadian Trucking Alliance – were impacted when all essential ... Read More »

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No council meeting the time to take care of business

By Lethbridge Herald on January 21st, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald January seems like an odd time to take a vacation – unless a person is planning to soak up the sun – but for me this year, it’s a necessity. I have a few personal appointments that need to be taken care of and rather than interrupt ... Read More »

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Falls can happen to anyone

By Lethbridge Herald on January 8th, 2022

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald We’ve all heard the stories of senior citizens who have taken serious falls and never recovered. As a kid, actually up until a couple of years ago, I never paid much heed to the dangers of falling. The operative word here is “much” because I have a ... Read More »

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Winter is hard on our four-legged companions

By Lethbridge Herald on December 31st, 2021

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com With no paper on New Year’s Day, I had intended my column that ran in Sunday’s paper to be my last of the year. But my plans changed with the cold snap that descended mercilessly upon us last week. And I know this is an odd ... Read More »

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Hopefully, COVID will pass like disco

By Lethbridge Herald on December 26th, 2021

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com A new year is almost upon us and if we don’t awaken with a hangover from too much liquid indulging on New Year’s Day, we will probably still feel one from the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. For the second straight holiday season, spirits have been dampened by ... Read More »

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Christmas peace is needed on social media

By Lethbridge Herald on December 18th, 2021

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald With the fourth wave of COVID-19 upon us and the omicron variant prompting Ottawa to warn against non-essential international travel, a doctor shortage in Alberta and inflation rising, finding cheer at Christmas may not be easy this year. With so many issues facing us, it’s hard to ... Read More »

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‘Shop local’ mantra should include advertising

By Lethbridge Herald on December 11th, 2021

LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Christmas season is upon us and after nearly two years of dealing with COVID-19, local  businesses are gearing up for the shopping season. Residents in Lethbridge – and elsewhere  – are always being implored to shop locally and support our neighbours and their families instead of ... Read More »

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‘King Creole’ showed how good Elvis could have been

By Al Bieber on December 4th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com After watching the Hollywood Suite channels of older movies on preview during Christmas for a few seasons, I ended up buying the package. It’s a really affordable cost for the four channels plus On Demand movies where you can view featured ones at your leisure. Being a guy who is in online fantasy ... Read More »

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