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Mielke: For everything there is a season

They were married on a red hot day in July with both…

  • Oct 28, 2019

I’m hopeful Red Deer hospital expansion will soon be funded

The long-awaited provincial budget was tabled this week, and while it will…

  • Oct 25, 2019

Gardening: Prune apple trees when they’re dormant

When apple trees are pruned yearly, it becomes a quick and routine…

  • Oct 23, 2019

Mike Downie says Secret Path Live was ‘powerful’ and he’d ‘love to do it again’

TORONTO — A brother of the late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie…

Health: What should I mix with my rum?

Have I been leading readers astray? For years this column has stressed…

  • Oct 21, 2019

Family: Reflections on Thanksgiving and other holidays

With Thanksgiving over and done with its time to get on with…

  • Oct 21, 2019

Gardening: Keep your trees free from snow

Plants react differently to late snowfalls in the spring and early ones…

  • Oct 16, 2019

Family: A life lost forever

I remember him well as a little boy. His soft blonde hair…

  • Oct 14, 2019

Health: Is your baby isolated in a Lysol prison?

Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of India’s independence movement, popularized the expression, “Cleanliness…

  • Oct 14, 2019

Gardening: Plants will ‘thrive’ in the ideal soil

Soil is the most important component in any garden as it contains…

  • Oct 9, 2019

Journalist warns $260B worth of fracking liabilities could be dumped on taxpayers

Journalist Andrew Nikiforuk has studied the economic, environmental effects of fracking since 2004

Harley Hay: Time to say goodbye to my 1978 Honda

It’s time to put this story of my 1978 Honda motorbike to…

  • Oct 4, 2019

Chris Salomons: Rule by a mob

As a teenager, just at the time we actually got our first…

  • Oct 4, 2019

Veer: City will weather next couple of years of austerity

In last month’s column, I highlighted some of the efforts the City…

  • Oct 4, 2019

College Beat: Developing leaders always worth the investment

When I consider the value of post-secondary education, one of the often-overlooked…

  • Oct 4, 2019

Gardening: Winter’s coming so there’s plenty to do

Cold, wet, snowy weather always comes too early. It’s a good reminder…

  • Oct 2, 2019

Family: Just him and I and our shadows walking in the sunshine

The wind seems angry today, tossing a carpet of multicoloured leaves about…

  • Sep 30, 2019

Health: Rotten law, rotten politicians, rotten eggs

Months ago, I wrote a bracelet could be worn by those opposed…

  • Sep 30, 2019

Hay’s Daze: Two men and an air chair

You never know what a day is going to bring, really. It…

  • Sep 28, 2019

Chris Salomons: I can see again

Six weeks ago if I had been on the computer or watched…

  • Sep 28, 2019