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Horse rescued from backcountry mud pit

Horse rescued from backcountry mud pit

Photo excursion becomes successful rescue operation
Boy, 7, finds a centennial treasure

Boy, 7, finds a centennial treasure

Eagle-eyed Hudson McLeod rocks Calgary family with his research in finding long-lost keepsake
Black Diamond non-profit group making face shields

Black Diamond non-profit group making face shields

A big-city orchestra salvages a student's cancelled recital

A big-city orchestra salvages a student's cancelled recital

Barrhead resident helping to bring birthday cheer with party van

Barrhead resident helping to bring birthday cheer with party van

Tresa Brodersen has been visiting homes of other Barrhead residents celebrating birthdays and handing out treats donated by local businesses
101-year-old veteran aims to complete 101 laps to raise $101,000 for kids

101-year-old veteran aims to complete 101 laps to raise $101,000 for kids

John Hillman, a 101-year-old Second World War veteran, waves at friends and cheering supporters as he completes his daily laps around the courtyard of his Oak Bay retirement home.
Local lab assistant raises awareness and appreciation for behind the scenes workers

Local lab assistant raises awareness and appreciation for behind the scenes workers

“It’s a unique profession … we may not be as prolific as doctors and nurses, but we are proud of the work we do."
Malcolm Hotel serves up Soup for the Soul

Malcolm Hotel serves up Soup for the Soul

While donations are not required, it is appreciated in exchange for the freshly simmered soup and freshly baked bread. Within the first week, the Soup for the Soul program raised a couple thousands of dollars for the Bow Valley Food Bank, and as of last week, the number surpassed $7,500.
Teaching a Senior New Tricks

Teaching a Senior New Tricks

Do seniors resist technology? Or is there a digital ageism that holds them back?
Celebrate mom, pandemic or not

Celebrate mom, pandemic or not

Special restaurant meals for pick up or delivery, roses gathered curbside, and virtual musical offerings to please mom--just a few ways to celebrate Mother's Day amidst a pandemic