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Gardening: Adding green to a suburban yard

Do spruce and pine trees have a place in a suburban yard?…

  • Jun 12, 2019

Much to my wife’s chagrin, I can’t sleep in a hot room

I really like my R2D2. My Better Half does not. She says…

  • Jun 8, 2019

You can’t have a happy life without hope

Every once in a while, I sit at my computer thinking of…

  • Jun 8, 2019
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2019 Western Canadian Reptile Expo
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Women’s Fun Run raises more than $35,000

More than 1,200 people recently walked or ran in the 2019 Red…

  • Jun 7, 2019

Seniors: Women and dementia

Seventy-two per cent of people impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and related…

  • Jun 7, 2019

Gardening: Right weather is the difference between life and death for plants

Weather patterns, extreme heat and cold impacts every living thing. With plants,…

  • Jun 5, 2019

Heart still yearns for timeless motorbike that can’t be found

A couple of weeks ago, I was on about the phenomenon of…

  • Jun 1, 2019

Replacing fossil fuels requires planning

As I looked out our library window the other day, at the…

  • Jun 1, 2019

Gardening: Lacombe teacher awarded for agriculture projects

People often ask, “Why gardening or personal finance, etc. is not taught…

  • May 29, 2019

Why Solar: Fuel cell technology is here to stay

In 2002, British Columbia was the first province in Canada to open…

  • May 29, 2019

Perhaps part of the problem is our phones are too mobile

It’s gotten so bad, they’re selling fake phones in Mexico. That’s right,…

  • May 25, 2019

These birds have something to sing about

We have been getting a number of calls at Ellis Bird Farm…

  • May 25, 2019

College Beat: Convocation celebrates success and future possibilities

On June 7, at our Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, we…

  • May 24, 2019

Veer: Public safety is council’s top priority

The number one question that City Council continues to hear from our…

  • May 24, 2019

Gardening: Adding a new dimension with water

A water feature, large or small, adds a whole new dimension to…

  • May 22, 2019

Health: What causes cancer in obese people?

What decreases the risk of cancer? A colonoscopy detects polyps before they…

  • May 20, 2019

Family: Acts of kindness should be played forward

Sometimes people do the nicest things! And, in so doing, they leave…

  • May 20, 2019

Spring fever is riding around on two wheels

How can you tell that spring is really, actually, honestly, finally here?…

  • May 18, 2019

Let’s develop new sources of energy

On the street, there is a saying for those in the throes…

  • May 18, 2019

Friendly bacteria to treat irritable bowel syndrome

Napoleon Bonaparte once required a soldier for a dangerous mission. The story…

  • May 13, 2019