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Buckle Up for A Bumpy Year

The plunge in oil prices that started in mid-2014 continues to reach further into the wallets, purses and savings accounts of Albertans in particular.

Open Your Heart to Sesame Seeds

Sesame seeds may be tiny, but they have huge health benefits. They were worth their weight in gold during the Middle Ages for many good reasons. The more I learn about this precious seed, the more enthusiastic I am about it.

OPINION

The Thalidomide Victims Association of Canada has announced that it expects a multimillion-dollar settlement offer from the Conservative government by spring.

Reminisce at Rockin' Robyn's

Wouldn't it be nice if we could bring the old gang together and meet in the old diner like we used to? We'd plug some quarters in the old jukebox and hear Elvis or Buddy Holly, maybe Fats Domino, maybe do a dance or two.

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.