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Gardening: Plan to take your plants inside

Fall is fast approaching and it is time to start thinking about…

  • Sep 18, 2019

Nature: Learning about Least Chipmunks

A recent visit to the Nordegg area has rekindled my interest in…

  • Sep 19, 2019

Health: Are North Americans wimps when it comes to pain?

How do people in other countries handle pain following various surgical procedures?…

  • Sep 16, 2019

Gardening: Time to look at harvesting

The gardening season is nearing its end. The first frost warning has…

  • Sep 11, 2019

Family: End of summer party goes well

Summer, with all its promise of great and wonderful things, is over.…

  • Sep 10, 2019

Health: The “perfect calcium” to prevent weak bones

Leonardo Da Vinci, (often called the “Universal Genius), remarked more than 500…

  • Sep 9, 2019

Gardening: What it takes to grow mushrooms

Alex Villeneuve is a chef, brew master and an entrepreneur who has…

  • Sep 4, 2019

Brewery produces pilsner in memory of Sylvan Lake musician

A Sylvan Lake brewing company has produced its first pilsner in memory…

Health: Natural remedies could help finance Pharmacare

It’s soon voting time and politicians will again try buying your votes…

  • Sep 2, 2019

Ospreys proficient at nabbing fish

Ospreys are fascinating birds. Their crisp plumage, large yellow eyes, loping flight…

  • Aug 31, 2019

Gardening: Don’t become sluggish about handling a slug problem

Slugs are the bane of most gardeners. They thrive in the wet,…

  • Aug 27, 2019

Health: Magnesium: A natural remedy to treat migraine

Migraine attacks have plagued humankind for centuries and they are still a…

  • Aug 26, 2019

Family: Thoughts and reflections on going back to school

In only a matter of a days school bells will be ringing…

  • Aug 26, 2019

Chris Salomons: A world without control

More and more as I read and watch different news stories from…

  • Aug 24, 2019

Harley Hay: ‘It was fifty years ago today’

To paraphrase the famous lyrics of the iconic Beatles album, Sgt. Pepper’s…

  • Aug 24, 2019

Gardens can contain many different areas

Gardens have one or more functions. The first that comes to mind…

  • Aug 21, 2019

Photo: Flight of birds spotted in Red Deer

A flock of birds spotted near Westerner Park area in Red Deer…

Family: Summer days are drawing to a close

Summer is running away on sure-footed feet and it seems to be…

  • Aug 19, 2019

Health: It’s safer to play baseball than hockey or football: Doc

Today, what’s the best message that parents can give their children about…

  • Aug 19, 2019

Health: What you should know about low intensity light therapy

Years ago I nearly made a bad decision. I was asked to…

  • Aug 12, 2019