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Hay’s Daze: A loving look back at 2038

Instead of looking back on the recently deceased 2018, wouldn’t it be…

  • Jan 4, 2019

Street Tales: There’s plenty to look forward to in 2019

Only twice in my life have I ever made a new year’s…

  • Jan 4, 2019

Gardening: Sprouting seeds for consumption is easy

Contamination and recall have removed many of the leafy green items from…

  • Jan 1, 2019

2019 Canada Winter Games: Spotlight on cross country skiing and biathlon

Although cross country skiing originated 5,000 years ago in Scandinavia, it has…

  • Dec 28, 2018

Genesh: Thoughts at the dawn of a new year

2019 is almost here, ushering in new dreams, hopes, and aspirations. Albertans…

  • Dec 27, 2018

Gardening: Working on projects after the holiday rush

Once the holiday rush is over there is usually time to complete…

  • Dec 26, 2018

Why Solar: Gazing into the Alberta winter of 2040

Snow falls quietly on a cold winter’s eve in the year 2040.…

  • Dec 19, 2018

Gardening: For the green thumb on your gift list

Looking for something for the gardener in your life? Head to the…

  • Dec 19, 2018

Moneywise: Canadian workers unhappy with pay, want pension plans

Many working Canadians are feeling underpaid and are so worried about their…

  • Dec 17, 2018

Family: Believe in Santa at any age

I was about six years old when I decided there was no…

  • Dec 17, 2018

We don’t live in a true democracy

Every day, we hear or read about the evils of countries where…

  • Dec 14, 2018

Merry Christmas — and pass the chocolates

I was pretty much hooked by the time I left elementary school…

  • Dec 14, 2018

2019 Canada Winter Games: Sponsorship committee co-chair Lars Rogers

Hosting the largest event in the history of central Alberta is no…

  • Dec 14, 2018

Seniors: Delirium – the great mimicker

One of my relatives was diagnosed with early dementia recently. This was…

  • Dec 13, 2018

Gardening: Don’t forget your feathered friends this Christmas

Bird feeders help draw birds into the garden. Type of feed, style…

  • Dec 12, 2018

Family: Remember what’s important this Christmas season

My granddaughter is a talented musician who plays two instruments with ease…

  • Dec 10, 2018

I don’t need any Christmas gifts, except …

Dear Santa: This is your old buddy Harley here, wishing you a…

  • Dec 7, 2018

Why Solar: We must use fewer hydrocarbon resources

Energy is what allows us a lifestyle of convenience and leisure. We…

  • Dec 5, 2018

Gardening: A poinsettia adds colour to the festive season

Poinsettias, which are now considered part of Christmas greenery in North America,…

  • Dec 5, 2018

Family: Still looking for an old-fashioned Christmas

Wow! Here is is December already. How did that happen? And where…

  • Dec 3, 2018