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Ryan Straschnitzki inspires with his positive attitude

Ryan Straschnitzki inspires with his positive attitude

Not everyone has the fortitude to come through a life-changing situation and emerge with a positive attitude – but that’s exactly what makes Ryan Straschnitzki this year’s Newsmaker of the Year.
Martin Parnell's annual walk/run returns to Cochrane

Martin Parnell's annual walk/run returns to Cochrane

Running enthusiasts in Rocky View County who want to burn off some Christmas calories will have the chance to do so Dec. 31, during Martin Parnell’s annual walk/run in Cochrane.
Keeping motivated for New Year's resolutions

Keeping motivated for New Year's resolutions

Anyone who’s ever made a New Year’s resolution knows how difficult it can be to stick with it. Whether it’s losing weight, stopping smoking or just drinking more water, keeping up with personal improvement is always a challenge.
Coping with stress during the holidays

Coping with stress during the holidays

For many, the holidays aren't as advertised in Christmas songs – instead, the season brings a time of anxiety, stress and depression.
Fred Penner brings family-friendly music to Airdrie

Fred Penner brings family-friendly music to Airdrie

For Canadians who grew up watching Fred Penner’s Place on CBC, the name Fred Penner likely brings up some seriously delightful nostalgia. The news that Penner is once again performing in Airdrie, Dec.
Inaugural Nerf fundraiser benefits cancer patients

Inaugural Nerf fundraiser benefits cancer patients

A local Nerf club is getting in the holiday spirit by hosting an inaugural Christmas charity event Dec. 23, at the Volleydome Gym on James Jones Way near CrossIron Mills mall.
Inaugural Nerf fundraiser benefits cancer patients

Inaugural Nerf fundraiser benefits cancer patients

A local Nerf club is getting in the holiday spirit by hosting an inaugural Christmas charity event Dec. 23, at the Volleydome Gym on James Jones Way near CrossIron Mills mall.
Airdrie resident donates kidney to Calgary shop teacher

Airdrie resident donates kidney to Calgary shop teacher

A Calgary high-school teacher finally has the kidney he needs, thanks to the generosity of Airdrie truck driver Tony Timmons.
Soap For Hope hopes for new home

Soap For Hope hopes for new home

Soap for Hope YYC is in desperate need of a new space, and Director of Programming Michelle Edgar said the organization is “looking for a Christmas miracle.
Wildlife centre collecting donations during December campaign

Wildlife centre collecting donations during December campaign

The Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) near Madden is well known for caring for injured and orphaned wildlife.