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Seniors Pay the Price

As a society we value those who, when faced with an emergency situation, act quickly and decisively to save a life. We call them heroes.

It's That Time Again

People preparing their 2014 income tax returns with an April 30 deadline can take comfort that changes are already in place affecting their paycheques and social benefits for 2015, while also providing new thresholds for taxation, income planning and

Senior Centres

Central Lions Seniors Centre-(Phone: 780-496-7369) Introduction to Artisan Cheese Making class will be conducted on March 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dr. David Swann elected Liberal leader

The new Alberta Liberal interim leader and leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition, David Swann, MD emerged from the Clarion Hotel in Calgary on Sunday, February 1, 2015 with an overwhelming majority vote from Alberta liberals. Dr.

Loonie for the Common Loon

Throughout Alberta, there is nothing more exciting than listening to the surreal call and song of the loon.

The Ghosts of Old Vic High

They were the grandest people you would ever want to meet. Now they are the ghosts of old Vic High. If the building were still standing, I would go there to greet them.

Lois Hole: Queen of Hugs

It may seem impossible to confine Lois Hole's legacy to a small gallery space inside the University of Alberta's Human Ecology building, but when you step into the dimly lit room, it is reminiscent of the same intimacy that those who knew her felt in

Au Revoir Roxy

This past January our city lost a piece of its architectural and cultural history. A fire started at four in the morning at the Roxy Theatre on 124th street, and by eight a.m. the building was destroyed.

Silver Skaters With Hearts of Gold

As you grow older the ailments start creeping in. It could be diabetes, prostrate problems, blood pressure or surgeries due to slips and falls. It is at this stage that many seniors give up rigorous tasks and sports.

My Search for the Elusive Moss's Elfin

For the past few years, after completing my annual Milk River/Writing-on-Stone May Species Count, I have headed west on the 500 towards Cardston, Pincher Creek, the Crowsnest Pass, and my favourite area, the South Castle River just south of Beaver Mi