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Perhaps part of the problem is our phones are too mobile

It’s gotten so bad, they’re selling fake phones in Mexico. That’s right,…

  • May 25, 2019

These birds have something to sing about

We have been getting a number of calls at Ellis Bird Farm…

  • May 25, 2019

College Beat: Convocation celebrates success and future possibilities

On June 7, at our Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, we…

  • May 24, 2019

Veer: Public safety is council’s top priority

The number one question that City Council continues to hear from our…

  • May 24, 2019

Gardening: Adding a new dimension with water

A water feature, large or small, adds a whole new dimension to…

  • May 22, 2019

Health: What causes cancer in obese people?

What decreases the risk of cancer? A colonoscopy detects polyps before they…

  • May 20, 2019

Family: Acts of kindness should be played forward

Sometimes people do the nicest things! And, in so doing, they leave…

  • May 20, 2019

Spring fever is riding around on two wheels

How can you tell that spring is really, actually, honestly, finally here?…

  • May 18, 2019

Let’s develop new sources of energy

On the street, there is a saying for those in the throes…

  • May 18, 2019

Friendly bacteria to treat irritable bowel syndrome

Napoleon Bonaparte once required a soldier for a dangerous mission. The story…

  • May 13, 2019

Newspaper ink remains ageless

A very long time ago a very scared young woman, namely myself,…

  • May 13, 2019

Seniors: It’s a balancing act when it comes to salt

Everyone knows too much salt is bad for us. But what if…

  • May 9, 2019

Gardening: Choose your soil for your garden wisely

Thinking of purchasing soil, or compost for the garden? Take time to…

  • May 8, 2019

Health: Evidence suggests coffee boosts protection against Alzheimer’s Disease

I receive a lot of questionable mail. One says I can invest…

  • May 6, 2019

A time machine may be the solution to my dentophobia

Last week, readers who got past my first paragraph may remember that…

  • May 4, 2019

I told you pot legalization wasn’t wise

This is not a column about having been right, or smarter, or…

  • May 4, 2019

Gardening: Chilliwack tulip festival fun for all gardeners

Time travel is impossible but travelling from winter to late spring is…

  • May 2, 2019

Why Solar: We need new innovations and innovators

Mary Kay Ash, of Mary Kay fame, is quoted as saying: “there…

  • May 1, 2019

Health: Death in both sexes due to the ‘stupidity factor’

What’s a great medical tragedy? It’s being diagnosed with a disease for…

  • Apr 29, 2019

Family: The surprise return of winter

Just as spring shyly and gently made its delicate self known to…

  • Apr 29, 2019