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Gardening: Purchase seeds that fit your values and budget

Spring is only a few months away and it is time to…

  • Jan 22, 2020

Family: Winter in Alberta still very cold

Winter, with more than a little bit of white fury, has descended…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Health:Pet therapy: unconditionally good for you?

Harry Truman, when elected President of the U.S., was well aware of…

  • Jan 20, 2020
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AUPE Protest
Peaceful anti-racism protest in Red Deer Sunday
WWII veteran celebrates 97th birthday
Anti-racism and counter protesters rally in Red Deer

Documenting Indigenous history brings ‘humility’ to filmmaker

Documentary film/interactive talk highlights relationship between Blackfoot elder, Chinese newcomer

Gardening: Planting wildflowers in all in the details

When people think about planting a wildflower mix they see visuals of…

  • Jan 15, 2020

Michael Dawe: Lacombe Globe folds after 119 years

On Jan. 6, Postmedia announced that after 119 continuous years of publication,…

  • Jan 15, 2020

Health: Sugar, not fat, responsible for heart attack

What can we learn from history? Dr. John Yudkin, Professor of Nutrition…

  • Jan 13, 2020

Queen Elizabeth’s daughter is hardest-working royal, again!

LONDON — Being a member of the British royal family isn’t the…

Gardening: Making a garden in a shallow container

Planned projects that can be done in small groups or as a…

  • Dec 25, 2019

The Greatest Gift to Give at Any Time of the Year

This holiday season there will be joy, intimacy, and affection around many…

  • Dec 24, 2019

The change of decade from the 1980s to the 1990s

The 1980s Another change of year and change of decade is now…

  • Dec 23, 2019

He’s ready to lead, but are Conservatives ready for Charest?

Jean Charest is well on the way to succumbing to his last…

  • Dec 23, 2019

Church offers Blue Christmas service for those struggling through holidays

CALGARY — On one of the longest nights of the year, the…

Gardening: Ways to get birds to flock to your feeders

The varieties of bird feeders available are endless. While purchased feeders might…

  • Dec 18, 2019

Family: We need a little music with our Christmas.

I had a little visit from a couple of elves the other…

  • Dec 16, 2019

Health: Why am I still working at 95?

I’m often asked, “Why don’t you stop working?” It’s a good question…

  • Dec 16, 2019

Gardening: A gift of time and muscle

Christmas is quickly approaching which means part of the population is sitting…

  • Dec 11, 2019

Photo: Moose on the loose in Red Deer

Have you seen moose running around lately? A moose was spotted in…

Health: Popcorn disease is a new way to injure the lungs

“What’s your secret for good health and longevity?” I have been asked…

  • Dec 10, 2019

Family: December brings with it joy, sadness, love and lots of memories

A long time ago when I was young like summer when it…

  • Dec 10, 2019