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

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
The change of decade from the 1980s to the 1990s
He’s ready to lead, but are Conservatives ready for Charest?

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
He’s ready to lead, but are Conservatives ready for Charest?
Church offers Blue Christmas service for those struggling through holidays

Church offers Blue Christmas service for those struggling through holidays

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

Church offers Blue Christmas service for those struggling through holidays
Gardening: Ways to get birds to flock to your feeders

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
Gardening: Ways to get birds to flock to your feeders
Family: We need a little music with our Christmas.

Family: We need a little music with our Christmas.

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

  • Dec 16, 2019
Family: We need a little music with our Christmas.
Health: Why am I still working at 95?

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
Health: Why am I still working at 95?
Gardening: A gift of time and muscle

Gardening: A gift of time and muscle

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

  • Dec 11, 2019
Gardening: A gift of time and muscle
A moose was spotted in a residential neighbourhood in Red Deer’s Deer Park area this past weekend. Photo contributed

Photo: Moose on the loose in Red Deer

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

A moose was spotted in a residential neighbourhood in Red Deer’s Deer Park area this past weekend. Photo contributed
Health: Popcorn disease is a new way to injure the lungs

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
Health: Popcorn disease is a new way to injure the lungs
Family: December brings with it joy, sadness, love and lots of memories

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
Family: December brings with it joy, sadness, love and lots of memories
Tad Milmine shares his story of how he was abused and bullied from the age of five onwards, and what made him want to start the Bullying Ends Here program. Photo by Megan Roth/Black Press Media

How to put a stop to bullying

In the years since he left school, Tad Milmine has become interested…

Tad Milmine shares his story of how he was abused and bullied from the age of five onwards, and what made him want to start the Bullying Ends Here program. Photo by Megan Roth/Black Press Media
Gardening: Poinsettias get you in the Christmas spirit

Gardening: Poinsettias get you in the Christmas spirit

Poinsettias are perennials native to Mexico and Central America where they reach…

  • Dec 4, 2019
Gardening: Poinsettias get you in the Christmas spirit
Health: No such thing as the perfect Omega-3

Health: No such thing as the perfect Omega-3

It’s been aptly said, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets…

  • Dec 2, 2019
Health: No such thing as the perfect Omega-3
Family: Walking in the sunshine good for the soul

Family: Walking in the sunshine good for the soul

I opened the door to my deck and sniffed the air appreciatively.…

  • Dec 2, 2019
Family: Walking in the sunshine good for the soul
Gardening: Albertans have a passion for African violets

Gardening: Albertans have a passion for African violets

African violets are native to Tanzania and have been in cultivation in…

  • Nov 27, 2019
Gardening: Albertans have a passion for African violets
Family: It seems to be that time of year again

Family: It seems to be that time of year again

Christmas seems to be filling in the dark and dull cracks and…

  • Nov 25, 2019
Family: It seems to be that time of year again
Health: Stomach cancer often called the ‘Orphan Malignancy’

Health: Stomach cancer often called the ‘Orphan Malignancy’

Napoleon Bonaparte, John Wayne, and Peter O’Toole all succumbed to stomach cancer.…

  • Nov 25, 2019
Health: Stomach cancer often called the ‘Orphan Malignancy’
Gardening: Choose indoor lights to suit your needs

Gardening: Choose indoor lights to suit your needs

Consider starting bedding–out-plants or growing vegetables but do not have a greenhouse?…

  • Nov 20, 2019
Gardening: Choose indoor lights to suit your needs
Family: What is progress, anyway?

Family: What is progress, anyway?

Three of the seven children in my family were born with the…

  • Nov 18, 2019
Family: What is progress, anyway?
Health: Tests that prevent severe disability or death

Health: Tests that prevent severe disability or death

It’s been said that if the U.S. Constitution were rewritten afresh, it…

  • Nov 18, 2019
Health: Tests that prevent severe disability or death