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Mielke: Small town Alberta great place to live

There is something to be said for living in small town, Alberta.…

  • Feb 17, 2020

Gardening: Roses aren’t the only option for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest days in the floral industry.…

  • Feb 12, 2020

Thousands of reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

  • Feb 12, 2020

Mielke: The journey between today and someday can be long

In my own humble way I am struggling to learn to play…

  • Feb 10, 2020

Tomlinson: A guide for choosing garden and flower seeds

At this time of year it is easy garden and flower seeds…

  • Feb 5, 2020

Mielke: Thoughts on winter, here and in other places

I swear I don’t think I fully open my eyes in the…

  • Feb 3, 2020

WATCH: Eckville man’s hobby creates wild backyard snow park

Dolan Baxter has been building snow parks ranging of all styles since he was a kid

Michael Dawe: The long career of Red Deer Police Chief Charles Anderson

There has recently been considerable debate as to whether Red Deer should…

Family: Great road trip leads to healthy dinner party

I was only slightly late for the road trip with my daughter…

  • Jan 27, 2020

Health: The saga continues: Rotten law, rotten politicians, and rotten eggs

How long will patients, those dying in pain, have to endure the…

  • Jan 27, 2020

Pearman: Bohemian Waxwings the consummate nomads

It is always a treat when a winter flock of Bohemian waxwings…

  • Jan 24, 2020

Gardening: Purchase seeds that fit your values and budget

Spring is only a few months away and it is time to…

  • Jan 22, 2020

Family: Winter in Alberta still very cold

Winter, with more than a little bit of white fury, has descended…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Health:Pet therapy: unconditionally good for you?

Harry Truman, when elected President of the U.S., was well aware of…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Documenting Indigenous history brings ‘humility’ to filmmaker

Documentary film/interactive talk highlights relationship between Blackfoot elder, Chinese newcomer

Gardening: Planting wildflowers in all in the details

When people think about planting a wildflower mix they see visuals of…

  • Jan 15, 2020

Michael Dawe: Lacombe Globe folds after 119 years

On Jan. 6, Postmedia announced that after 119 continuous years of publication,…

  • Jan 15, 2020

Health: Sugar, not fat, responsible for heart attack

What can we learn from history? Dr. John Yudkin, Professor of Nutrition…

  • Jan 13, 2020

Queen Elizabeth’s daughter is hardest-working royal, again!

LONDON — Being a member of the British royal family isn’t the…

Gardening: Making a garden in a shallow container

Planned projects that can be done in small groups or as a…

  • Dec 25, 2019