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Garlic will grow in any soil that has good drainage

Garlic will grow in any soil that has good drainage

There are many different varieties of hard neck garlic

  • Sep 10, 2020
Garlic will grow in any soil that has good drainage
On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)

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

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

On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)
Samson Cree Nation Elder, Roy Louis led the naming ceremony for the Indigenous Spoke of the FRN, Mâmamwipayiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Grand opening of Family Resource Network in Wetaskiwin

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

Samson Cree Nation Elder, Roy Louis led the naming ceremony for the Indigenous Spoke of the FRN, Mâmamwipayiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
What are benefits of walking?

What are benefits of walking?

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

  • Sep 1, 2020
What are benefits of walking?
It’s been happy summer with sunshine despite COVID

It’s been happy summer with sunshine despite COVID

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

  • Sep 1, 2020
It’s been happy summer with sunshine despite COVID
Black bears are found in every Canadian province and territory except one. Do you know which part of Canada has no black bears? (Jill Hayward photo)

QUIZ: The bare facts about bears

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

Black bears are found in every Canadian province and territory except one. Do you know which part of Canada has no black bears? (Jill Hayward photo)
Contributed photo                                A leafy fig tree adds a healthy glow to this artist’s dining room.

Another guest at the table

Begin with a blank canvas

  • Aug 28, 2020
Contributed photo                                A leafy fig tree adds a healthy glow to this artist’s dining room.
Photo by CANSTOCK                                Shade sails like these offer an easy way to add protection from the sun and rain to your backyard or deck.

Anchoring for a Shade Sail

How can I find where wood is located behind aluminum siding so I can screw an anchor into it?

Photo by CANSTOCK                                Shade sails like these offer an easy way to add protection from the sun and rain to your backyard or deck.

Harvest when fruits and vegetables are at their peak

Harvest produce in the cool early morning

  • Aug 27, 2020
Photo by Kirsty Lloyd.

Powwow held at Ma-Me-O

Individuals from across Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan participated.

Photo by Kirsty Lloyd.
The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Exploring the World Wide Web

On Aug. 23, 1991, the World Wide Web was released to the public. How much do you know about the web?

The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)
Eastern Kingbirds are common songbirds in Prairies

Eastern Kingbirds are common songbirds in Prairies

Last week, while enjoying an evening walk in the Great Sandhills east…

  • Aug 21, 2020
Eastern Kingbirds are common songbirds in Prairies
Health: Hepatitis C is silent like the fog

Health: Hepatitis C is silent like the fog

It’s a shame when you are slowly dying from a disease you…

  • Aug 18, 2020
Health: Hepatitis C is silent like the fog
Flowers and vegetables in garden make for a happy summer

Flowers and vegetables in garden make for a happy summer

The days of summer are slowly slipping away like sand in an…

  • Aug 18, 2020
Flowers and vegetables in garden make for a happy summer
Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

QUIZ: How much do you know about the RCMP?

Canada’s national police force marks its 100th anniversary in 2020

Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
Amid COVID-19: Better not forget my mask

Amid COVID-19: Better not forget my mask

Well, despite my wishes to the contrary, summer is marching along quickly,…

  • Aug 11, 2020
Amid COVID-19: Better not forget my mask
In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, what is the responsibility of the Ministry of Truth? (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)

QUIZ: Do you know the truth?

In what has been described as a post-truth era, how much do you know about truth and lies?

In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, what is the responsibility of the Ministry of Truth? (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)
Health: How safe and nutritious are stored canned goods?

Health: How safe and nutritious are stored canned goods?

Are you sufficiently prepared for another crisis? What might possibly be the…

  • Jul 28, 2020
Health: How safe and nutritious are stored canned goods?
Family: COVID-19 summer is different with ‘déjà vu’ moments

Family: COVID-19 summer is different with ‘déjà vu’ moments

Another week of summer has passed us by and already the month…

  • Jul 28, 2020
Family: COVID-19 summer is different with ‘déjà vu’ moments
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Sylvan Lake’s Yuletide Festival cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

A number of concerns stemming from COVID-19 sparked the decision to cancel the holiday festival

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