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Watersheds have the power to unite us

Watersheds have the power to unite us

What exactly is a watershed? For the answer to this question, I turned to David Hill, program director with the Alberta Water Research Institute.

Hail to the chief... if you value your life, liberty or career, that is

This is an exciting time to cover provincial politics. Really. As soon as tomorrow, but more likely in two weeks time, Alberta will be under new leadership. Our rudderless ship will have a captain.

Faith Matters: Authentic friendship is truly priceless s

I recently came across a cartoon that featured Charlie Brown and Linus.
August a busy month for rodeo royalty

August a busy month for rodeo royalty

August has been the month of rodeos for Gillian and I. In total, we attended five rodeos last month. It has been an amazing experience to represent the Airdrie Pro Rodeo at these rodeos as well as community events. On Aug.

Good weddings are lovely, great weddings are crazy fun

Today’s topic: Weddings. Most of last week I spent preparing for one of my best friend’s nuptials, held here in Airdrie at the T& C.

MP Richards leaves charity hockey game with more than he bargained for

The Canadian Oxford Dictionary defines irony as follows: the expression of meaning using language that normally expresses the opposite.

Cinderella Story, or not

For the past few years I have been trying to start a beer league softball team, to no avail. But a good friend of mine plays on a team called the Sinners, and I offered up my services if the team ever needed a spare.

Back to school for the last time

This winter marks the last time I will ever have to go “back to school.” After 15 years of new pens, pencils, notebooks, backpacks, clothes and friends, I will convocate from university in April and give up my “student” title.

For me, it's the most emotionally harrowing time of the year

I have never agreed with the television commercial that touts back to school as the ‘most wonderful time of the year.

Faith Matters: Don't miss out on the good stuff in life

When our world seems to fall apart, one of the easiest things to do is to focus on our pain or the problem that has been dropped at our door. It’s a natural response.
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