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Family: Life is what happens …

As we crunch through November it seems the question on everybody’s lips,…

  • Nov 11, 2019

Family: Life is what happens …

As we crunch through November it seems the question on everybody’s lips,…

  • Nov 11, 2019

Health: Appendicitis: To operate or not to operate

This year about 700,000 appendectomies will be performed in North America. And…

Gardening: Amaryllis bulbs are one of the easiest plants to grow

Amaryllis bulbs are sold in stores and garden centers mid-October until they…

  • Nov 6, 2019

The pros and cons of guilt

My girls tell me that my mothering skills are stellar. Well actually…

  • Nov 5, 2019

Are your facet joints causing you pain?

“They preach patience who never felt pain,” it’s been aptly said. Chronic…

  • Nov 5, 2019

Snow geese heading south for warmer weather

Fall is a wonderful time to witness one of nature’s many spectacles…

  • Nov 2, 2019

College president: Efficiency and sustainability will be benchmarks of RDC’s financial future

While the 2019 Alberta budget does create some challenges for institutions from…

  • Nov 1, 2019

Gardening: Take stock following a bad storm

Strong wind, steady or in gusts can damage trees by breaking limbs,…

  • Oct 30, 2019

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