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Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

What steak lovers should know about plant-based meats

We live at a time of growing choices regarding food substitutes. But…

  • Nov 24, 2020
Treena Mielke

During these pandemic times, we can all use Christmas miracle

The rising cases of COVID-19 in Alberta is alarming, especially if you…

  • Nov 24, 2020
Gardening tools make good Christmas presents for that gardener in your life. (File photo)

Gardeners will appreciate quality tools

Wondering what to get the gardener in your life? Consider garden tools.…

Treena Mielke

Family: Long distance friendships are different

I am sad today. Oh, you know, it is easy to be…

Treena Mielke
Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

Health: Take steps to relieve chronic stress

Nothing can be more heart wrenching than the sudden death of a…

Dr. W. Gifford-Jones
This undated photo shows an Amaryllis in bloom that is especially flamboyant with the snowy backdrop outside the window, in New Paltz, New York. Amaryllis bulbs, available around this time of the year, can be stored in a cool area. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Amaryllis ideal flowering houseplant

Amaryllis bulbs start appearing in the stores at the end of October…

  • Nov 12, 2020
This undated photo shows an Amaryllis in bloom that is especially flamboyant with the snowy backdrop outside the window, in New Paltz, New York. Amaryllis bulbs, available around this time of the year, can be stored in a cool area. (File photo by The Associated Press)
Treena Mielke

Family: When student is ready, the teacher will appear

Over the past few months, my daughter and I have taught a…

Treena Mielke
Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

Health: Essential tremors more common than Parkinson’s

It’s fair to say, these are shaky times. In keeping with the…

  • Nov 10, 2020
Dr. W. Gifford-Jones
Treena Mielke

Every minute of quality time with family is a blessing

With 2020, the year of COVID-19 rapidly drawing to a close, the…

  • Nov 4, 2020
Treena Mielke
Think about the roots of your health problems, get advice from experts who focus on prevention of disease, and make daily good choices to keep yourself away from needing medical interventions. Contributed photo

Natural supplements are easy to understand

Readers of this column know, the Gifford-Jones natural health philosophy is built…

  • Nov 3, 2020
Think about the roots of your health problems, get advice from experts who focus on prevention of disease, and make daily good choices to keep yourself away from needing medical interventions. Contributed photo
Treena Mielke

Family: With COVID there isn’t always room for one more

Tough times don’t last forever. Right! I tell myself this as I…

  • Oct 27, 2020
Treena Mielke
Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

Health inequities persist even today

There’s an old adage that “when white folks catch a cold, black…

  • Oct 27, 2020
Dr. W. Gifford-Jones
Pumpkins for the 46th Annual WDACS Pumpkin Ball on display at Vision Credit Union Wetaskiwin. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

46th Annual Pumpkin Ball held virtually this year

This year the pumpkins were sold over a six-day online auction.

Pumpkins for the 46th Annual WDACS Pumpkin Ball on display at Vision Credit Union Wetaskiwin. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Treena Mielke

Don’t let COVID winter get you down

He is six years old and he has a new hockey stick.…

  • Oct 20, 2020
Treena Mielke
Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

Did radiation protect President Carter from pancreatic cancer?

What do former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Gifford-Jones have in common?…

  • Oct 20, 2020
Dr. W. Gifford-Jones
Executive Director of Agape Kate Halas (left) receives $1000 from Sgt. Eric Christensen (right) on behalf of Agape. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.

Former Wetaskiwin Peace Officer wins provincial award; gives back to Wetaskiwin community

Eric Christensen has won the Alberta Association of Community Peace Officers Award of Excellence.

Executive Director of Agape Kate Halas (left) receives $1000 from Sgt. Eric Christensen (right) on behalf of Agape. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.
Liz Gaab spotted this snowman, create by Sheila Goodman, following the first snowfall of the season this week in Red Deer. (Photo contributed by Liz Gaab)

READER PHOTO: Early snowman spotting in Red Deer

Liz Gaab spotted this snowman, create by Sheila Goodman, following the first…

  • Oct 15, 2020
Liz Gaab spotted this snowman, create by Sheila Goodman, following the first snowfall of the season this week in Red Deer. (Photo contributed by Liz Gaab)
Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe family ‘feeling the love’ with furnace and air conditioner donation

Kles-Air donated their time to a family in need by installing a furnace and air conditioner

Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)
During the pandemic are we drinking too much chardonnay?

During the pandemic are we drinking too much chardonnay?

Winston Churchill, Great Britain’s wartime Prime Minister, once remarked that, “he had…

  • Oct 13, 2020
During the pandemic are we drinking too much chardonnay?
Grandview Haunted Barn. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.

Grandview Haunted Barn officially opens for the second year

The family friendly Halloween attraction donates spooky proceeds to Lakedell School.

Grandview Haunted Barn. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.