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Canadian rower Silken Laumann drawn to paratriathlete's story, backs her with cash

Canadian rower Silken Laumann drawn to paratriathlete's story, backs her with cash

CALGARY — Leanne Taylor was born the same year Silken Laumann overcame long odds to stand on the Olympic podium. Laumann rowing to a bronze medal with a mangled leg at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona is part of Canadian sport lore.
Tiny home, big living

Tiny home, big living

Affordability and living with less--just a couple of the reasons more people at all life stages are considering a tiny home.
Giant rat wins animal hero award for sniffing out landmines

Giant rat wins animal hero award for sniffing out landmines

Magawa, a giant African pouched rat, was awarded the PDSA’s Gold Medal
The splendour of autumn in the Rockies

The splendour of autumn in the Rockies

While a stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs is a special treat, the beauty of autumn in the mountains is a treasure freely available to all.
The Grad that nearly wasn’t

The Grad that nearly wasn’t

Eighteen, COVID-19, Grad 2020
LETTER: Thank you to the person who returned my purse

LETTER: Thank you to the person who returned my purse

"The fine example you set of being honest, sincere, caring, kind and thoughtful really shows who you are."
PHOTO GALLERY: The Amazing Cochrane Culture Hunt

PHOTO GALLERY: The Amazing Cochrane Culture Hunt

Photo gallery from the Amazing Cochrane Culture Hunt
100-year-old veteran receives Quilt of Valour

100-year-old veteran receives Quilt of Valour

Family, friends and fellow veterans gathered at an acreage in Rocky View County, just west of Airdrie to recognize the service of 100-year-old veteran Bill Ward. “[It was] wonderful,” Ward said. “A much bigger deal than expected.”
Culture Days at Lac La Biche Mission recognizes history

Culture Days at Lac La Biche Mission recognizes history

Alberta Culture Days was hosted at the Lac La Biche Mission Historic Site for two days over the weekend.
Orca that carried dead calf for 17 days gives birth to bouncing baby boy

Orca that carried dead calf for 17 days gives birth to bouncing baby boy

The young whale, known as J57, is the third birth for mother J35, also known as Tahlequah.