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Street Tales: Taxing a scourge

Street Tales: Taxing a scourge

As the due date for the Legal Weed Scourge draws to a…

  • Oct 13, 2017
Street Tales: Taxing a scourge
Some of the more than 2,500 kilograms of food that was brought to the St. Mary’s Parish Red Deer Food Bank drive last weekend. (Contributed photo)

PHOTO: St. Mary’s Parish food drive raises more than 2,500 kg of food

The Red Deer Food Bank received a hefty food donation this past…

Some of the more than 2,500 kilograms of food that was brought to the St. Mary’s Parish Red Deer Food Bank drive last weekend. (Contributed photo)
Mielke: Thoughts on winter

Mielke: Thoughts on winter

The first winter storm of the season was relentless in its fury,…

  • Oct 10, 2017
Mielke: Thoughts on winter
Extreme Esteem: Take my advice

Extreme Esteem: Take my advice

“We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.”…

  • Oct 10, 2017
Extreme Esteem: Take my advice
Hay’s Daze: For drying out loud

Hay’s Daze: For drying out loud

Who would have thought that public bathrooms can cause your ears to…

  • Oct 7, 2017
Hay’s Daze: For drying out loud
Street Tales: I’m so lonesome I could cry

Street Tales: I’m so lonesome I could cry

This familiar Hank Williams song came to mind the other day when…

  • Oct 7, 2017
Street Tales: I’m so lonesome I could cry
College Beat: Education impacts quality of life

College Beat: Education impacts quality of life

With apologies to political scientists everywhere, and in my opinion, the role…

  • Sep 30, 2017
College Beat: Education impacts quality of life
Hay’s Daze: Prime Ministers can’t eat any nachos

Hay’s Daze: Prime Ministers can’t eat any nachos

Have you ever put a rubber band on your wrist or tied…

  • Sep 30, 2017
Hay’s Daze: Prime Ministers can’t eat any nachos
Street Tales: Ignoring your heart

Street Tales: Ignoring your heart

If I drive by where they are working, they will give me…

  • Sep 30, 2017
Street Tales: Ignoring your heart
Red Deer Food Bank gets $33K donation from Central Alberta business

Red Deer Food Bank gets $33K donation from Central Alberta business

A Central Alberta company raised more than $33,000 for the Red Deer…

Red Deer Food Bank gets $33K donation from Central Alberta business
Lowe: Just the start of a thrilling ride

Lowe: Just the start of a thrilling ride

The Half Drowned King by Linnea Hartsuyker Fiction Published August 1/17, HarperCollins…

  • Sep 23, 2017
Lowe: Just the start of a thrilling ride
Street Tales: Our rejected gifts

Street Tales: Our rejected gifts

“My Grandfather was a different man.” This statement started a story that…

Street Tales: Our rejected gifts
Hay: The miracle of close whisper tingling

Hay: The miracle of close whisper tingling

Somebody named “Heather Feather” is whispering at you verysoftly. She is also…

  • Sep 23, 2017
Hay: The miracle of close whisper tingling
Sylvan Lake couple expande their garden in an unusual way

Sylvan Lake couple expande their garden in an unusual way

The coup have started to grow crops in a usually neglected area of a property

Sylvan Lake couple expande their garden in an unusual way
Street Tales: A blemish

Street Tales: A blemish

As a child growing up, like all others in my peer group,…

  • Sep 16, 2017
Street Tales: A blemish
Hay: Dog on a cold tile roof

Hay: Dog on a cold tile roof

I’ve been going to the dogs lately. That’s for sure, you may…

  • Sep 16, 2017
Hay: Dog on a cold tile roof
Street Tales: Farmers market electioneering

Street Tales: Farmers market electioneering

Once again that time is upon us where we have to elect…

  • Sep 9, 2017
Street Tales: Farmers market electioneering
Hay’s Daze: The middle of the night motel indoor tropical rainstorm

Hay’s Daze: The middle of the night motel indoor tropical rainstorm

Kamloops, British Columbia. Ranchland Inn (free continental breakfast!). Ambient exterior temperature: 31…

  • Sep 9, 2017
Hay’s Daze: The middle of the night motel indoor tropical rainstorm
Park: “Cannot put a price on the care …”

Park: “Cannot put a price on the care …”

Patients often look for ways to thank health-care staff for the amazing…

  • Sep 6, 2017
Park: “Cannot put a price on the care …”
Street Tales: The Bird Feeder

Street Tales: The Bird Feeder

Shortly after I built the book box, I was on a roll…

  • Sep 2, 2017
Street Tales: The Bird Feeder