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Indoor plants take the spotlight

Indoor plants take the spotlight

Alberta gardening expert Jim Hole talks humidity, grow lights and making a garden plan
Elizabeth Barrett students craft Signs of Joy

Elizabeth Barrett students craft Signs of Joy

“They are seeing that we are being kind that we are being supportive,” Nicolle said. “It’s being reflected from what they’re seeing on a daily basis— We have individuals in our community that are really showing that kindness because these kids are reflecting it.”
Your Voice: poetry

Your Voice: poetry

Reader's thoughts and point of view
Celebrating our winter city

Celebrating our winter city

Local snow sculptor who creates art in his downtown neighbourhood spreads community cheer
Home for Christmas

Home for Christmas

It may be chillier, but there's plenty to do on this side of the border, one snowbird discovers.
Calgary artist's chocolate bar painting gets big love from Reese

Calgary artist's chocolate bar painting gets big love from Reese

Pop culture creation displayed in larger-than-life fashion on city billboard.
Commentary: The night before Christmas

Commentary: The night before Christmas

A COVID-19 Christmas poem from columnist Helen Row Toews
Young Okotoks artist creates colouring book to support charity

Young Okotoks artist creates colouring book to support charity

Eight-year-old Brooke Anderson has drawn a Christmas colouring book and will donate proceeds from sales to Sheep River Health Trust
City of Airdrie kicks off Simple Joys campaign

City of Airdrie kicks off Simple Joys campaign

The City of Airdrie has started a new campaign that aims to spread positivity at the end of a year that has carried a lot of negative weight.
Cochrane Virtual Christmas ArtWalk brings holiday magic online

Cochrane Virtual Christmas ArtWalk brings holiday magic online

“It’s really, really important, especially at this time. It’s Christmas, it’s dark out we’re in the middle of a global pandemic. We’re having all sorts of economic difficulties. That’s when we really need to be looking at things that make us feel good and art really does that.”