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How to put a stop to bullying

In the years since he left school, Tad Milmine has become interested…

Gardening: Poinsettias get you in the Christmas spirit

Poinsettias are perennials native to Mexico and Central America where they reach…

  • Dec 4, 2019

Health: No such thing as the perfect Omega-3

It’s been aptly said, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets…

  • Dec 2, 2019

Family: Walking in the sunshine good for the soul

I opened the door to my deck and sniffed the air appreciatively.…

  • Dec 2, 2019

Gardening: Albertans have a passion for African violets

African violets are native to Tanzania and have been in cultivation in…

  • Nov 27, 2019

Family: It seems to be that time of year again

Christmas seems to be filling in the dark and dull cracks and…

  • Nov 25, 2019

Health: Stomach cancer often called the ‘Orphan Malignancy’

Napoleon Bonaparte, John Wayne, and Peter O’Toole all succumbed to stomach cancer.…

  • Nov 25, 2019

Gardening: Choose indoor lights to suit your needs

Consider starting bedding–out-plants or growing vegetables but do not have a greenhouse?…

  • Nov 20, 2019

Family: What is progress, anyway?

Three of the seven children in my family were born with the…

  • Nov 18, 2019

Health: Tests that prevent severe disability or death

It’s been said that if the U.S. Constitution were rewritten afresh, it…

  • Nov 18, 2019

Speaker of the legislature pays visit to central Alberta students

Sylvan Lake elementary school students had a visit from the Speaker of…

Gardening: Jasmine: an ideal tropical plant

Jasmine is a vine that grows outside in warmer climates and inside…

Family: Life is what happens …

As we crunch through November it seems the question on everybody’s lips,…

  • Nov 11, 2019

Family: Life is what happens …

As we crunch through November it seems the question on everybody’s lips,…

  • Nov 11, 2019

Health: Appendicitis: To operate or not to operate

This year about 700,000 appendectomies will be performed in North America. And…

Gardening: Amaryllis bulbs are one of the easiest plants to grow

Amaryllis bulbs are sold in stores and garden centers mid-October until they…

  • Nov 6, 2019

The pros and cons of guilt

My girls tell me that my mothering skills are stellar. Well actually…

  • Nov 5, 2019

Are your facet joints causing you pain?

“They preach patience who never felt pain,” it’s been aptly said. Chronic…

  • Nov 5, 2019

Snow geese heading south for warmer weather

Fall is a wonderful time to witness one of nature’s many spectacles…

  • Nov 2, 2019

College president: Efficiency and sustainability will be benchmarks of RDC’s financial future

While the 2019 Alberta budget does create some challenges for institutions from…

  • Nov 1, 2019