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Street Tales: A warm housecoat on a frosty morning

Street Tales: A warm housecoat on a frosty morning

At the beginning of November the warming centre opened for the winter…

  • Nov 17, 2017
Street Tales: A warm housecoat on a frosty morning
College Beat: Questions people ask about Red Deer College

College Beat: Questions people ask about Red Deer College

In my role at Red Deer College, I have the opportunity to…

  • Nov 17, 2017
College Beat: Questions people ask about Red Deer College
Harley Hay: Every day is a gong show

Harley Hay: Every day is a gong show

My father-in-law looks into the mirror every day and says out loud:…

  • Nov 17, 2017
Harley Hay: Every day is a gong show
An American Kestrel spotted in a subdivision south of Calgary. Photo supplied

American Kestrels: Colourful, migrant birds found in Alberta usually in Spring

American Kestrels are one of my favourite bird species. Colorful, tiny and…

  • Nov 15, 2017
An American Kestrel spotted in a subdivision south of Calgary. Photo supplied
Extreme Esteem: Transcendence

Extreme Esteem: Transcendence

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults.”…

  • Nov 13, 2017
Extreme Esteem: Transcendence
Mielke: Proud hockey grandmother

Mielke: Proud hockey grandmother

It was cold outside. Snowflakes were drifting haphazardly to the ground and…

  • Nov 13, 2017
Mielke: Proud hockey grandmother
Hay’s Daze: Dr. Reginald Smoot weighs in on DT

Hay’s Daze: Dr. Reginald Smoot weighs in on DT

Last weekend was a highly controversial can of worms political football that…

  • Nov 10, 2017
Hay’s Daze: Dr. Reginald Smoot weighs in on DT
Street Tales: ’Tis a taxing dilemma to be sure!

Street Tales: ’Tis a taxing dilemma to be sure!

A lot of years ago we had a senior friend that I…

  • Nov 10, 2017
Street Tales: ’Tis a taxing dilemma to be sure!
Extreme Esteem: Down and out

Extreme Esteem: Down and out

“Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is (often)…

  • Nov 6, 2017
Extreme Esteem: Down and out
Hay’s Daze: Unspoken rules of Christmas creep

Hay’s Daze: Unspoken rules of Christmas creep

We all have them, life’s unspoken rules. Those generally accepted unofficial societal…

  • Nov 3, 2017
Hay’s Daze: Unspoken rules of Christmas creep
Park: Central Alberta boasts the best volunteers

Park: Central Alberta boasts the best volunteers

Central Alberta is known for its volunteers. We have a history of…

  • Oct 31, 2017
Park: Central Alberta boasts the best volunteers
Mielke: Recalling Halloween from another era a long time ago

Mielke: Recalling Halloween from another era a long time ago

The night is bright and eerie, with starlight and streetlights giving it…

  • Oct 31, 2017
Mielke: Recalling Halloween from another era a long time ago
Extreme Esteem: Thank you

Extreme Esteem: Thank you

“Feeling good about your life, but not expressing a heartfelt thank-you, is…

  • Oct 31, 2017
Extreme Esteem: Thank you
Street Tales: A Drive to Remember

Street Tales: A Drive to Remember

My wife and I enjoy driving in the country on pretty fall…

  • Oct 27, 2017
Street Tales: A Drive to Remember
Hay’s Daze: The Halloween kisses won’t last the weekend

Hay’s Daze: The Halloween kisses won’t last the weekend

I remember when some kids used to call out “Halloween Apples!” when…

  • Oct 27, 2017
Hay’s Daze: The Halloween kisses won’t last the weekend
College Beat: Red Deer College reveals plans for new residence

College Beat: Red Deer College reveals plans for new residence

On Oct. 19, Marlin Schmidt, Minister of Advanced Education came to RDC…

  • Oct 27, 2017
College Beat: Red Deer College reveals plans for new residence
It’s Poutine Week in Victoria

It’s Poutine Week in Victoria

Every poutine purchased between Oct. 16 and 22 at participating restaurants in Greater Victoria will provide a meal for a child in need

  • Oct 24, 2017
It’s Poutine Week in Victoria
Mielke: Challenges not to be taken lightly

Mielke: Challenges not to be taken lightly

I foolishly took on this six-week challenge offered at the gym, of…

  • Oct 24, 2017
Mielke: Challenges not to be taken lightly
Hay’s Daze: Your guide to theatre etiquette

Hay’s Daze: Your guide to theatre etiquette

Pretty well everyone has been to, or been forced into a theatre…

  • Oct 21, 2017
Hay’s Daze: Your guide to theatre etiquette
Street Tales: Political rezoning

Street Tales: Political rezoning

What will Red Deer look like under new management in the future?…

  • Oct 21, 2017
Street Tales: Political rezoning