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The 'Pandemmys' were weird and sometimes wonderful

The 'Pandemmys' were weird and sometimes wonderful

It was Regina King, winning her fourth career Emmy on Sunday, who perhaps summed up the proceedings the most succinctly — and accurately: “This is freaking weird.
Gord Downie's final solo album 'Away is Mine' set for October release

Gord Downie's final solo album 'Away is Mine' set for October release

TORONTO — Nearly three years after Gord Downie's untimely death, a new double album of solo material will be released next month.
At 77 years of age, near-neighbours come full circle

At 77 years of age, near-neighbours come full circle

Two fine gents who met in passing over the summer turned out to have one incredible connection.
COVID-19, seniors and immunizations

COVID-19, seniors and immunizations

Immunizations are not just for babies and children

Senior loses $14,000 in 'grandson' scam in Nanaimo

The so-called grandson scam has emerged in Nanaimo, where an 80-year-old woman lost $14,000 to the ruse.
Two carports for seniors' lodge approved

Two carports for seniors' lodge approved

Construction expected to finish in December
PHOTO GALLERY: 9/11 memorial workout draws public and fire service memebers

PHOTO GALLERY: 9/11 memorial workout draws public and fire service memebers

The Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre hosted a memorial workout to honour emergency service members who lost their lives 19 years ago on 9/11.
Carstairs lodge will wait for next round

Carstairs lodge will wait for next round

The Kenney government announced Sept. 1 that it was seeking proposals from new and existing operators.
No discounted dog licences for seniors

No discounted dog licences for seniors

Council votes 4-3 against moving one-year pilot forward
Devil's Head wildfire caused by abandoned campfire

Devil's Head wildfire caused by abandoned campfire

Anyone that was in the Black Rock Mountain area in Don Getty Wildland Provincial Park between Aug. 30-Sept. 4 is asked to contact Alberta Wildfire to assist with the investigation