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Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta

Onsy and Rosemary Tawadrous immigrated to Canada in 2011 and made their home in Sylvan Lake

Shrubs are forgiving if pruning rules are followed

Deciduous shrubs are pruned to keep them healthy, tidy, attractive and to…

  • Oct 1, 2020

CP Holiday Train cancelled this year; virtual concert to be held in lieu of event

Canadian Pacific will still donate to local food banks in its network and host a virtual concert.

Wetaskiwin residents walk 376 km for charity

Gary Mason and Tracey Paluck raised $10,000 for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

Millet Agriplex to become a hub for indoor soccer

Wetaskiwin Soccer Club will be operating out of the Millet Agriplex this season.

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QUIZ: A celebration of apples

September is the start of the apple harvest

Next time look down the toilet bowl

Research for this column won’t qualify us for the Nobel Prize in…

  • Sep 22, 2020

Reaping cherries and memories with pie

It was more than 20 years ago when my brother brought us…

  • Sep 22, 2020

Air pollution results in over 4 million deaths per year worldwide

Is the air we breathe gradually destroying our brains?

  • Sep 15, 2020

Late summer golf is better than worrying

Hope and optimism during pandemic

  • Sep 15, 2020

Sylvan Lake gathers to honour the fallen at annual Flags of Remembrance ceremony

The smaller-than-normal ceremony starts the “season of remembrance” in Sylvan Lake

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

Garlic will grow in any soil that has good drainage

There are many different varieties of hard neck garlic

  • Sep 10, 2020

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

Grand opening of Family Resource Network in Wetaskiwin

Family Resource Network will provide services for Wetaskiwin, Ponoka, Rimbey, and surrounding areas.

What are benefits of walking?

Dr. Paul Dudley White, former Professor of Cardiology at the Harvard Medical…

  • Sep 1, 2020

It’s been happy summer with sunshine despite COVID

Boys, noise, dirt and blizzards make summer delightful Summer, with all its…

  • Sep 1, 2020

QUIZ: The bare facts about bears

As summer ends, bear sightings will become more common. How much do you know about bears?

Another guest at the table

Begin with a blank canvas

  • Aug 28, 2020