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Column: My annoying, wonderful cat

Column: My annoying, wonderful cat

I have an incredibly annoying cat, and I love her very much. Her name is Jazz, and she’s pretty ancient. She’s set to turn 19 in May and has been in my family since I was eight years old.
Editorial: Happy Easter

Editorial: Happy Easter

Now that Alberta has passed the one-year mark since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is occasionally a sense of repetition – particularly when it comes to celebrating holidays.
Column: Let's pitch in

Column: Let's pitch in

As I watch the last of the snow melt, I have a mix of emotions. Part of me knows I can expect at least one more dump of snow in the coming weeks, but look forward to the warmer months ahead.
Column: Greetings from the new reporter

Column: Greetings from the new reporter

Storytelling is at the heart of all I love to do, and I’ve been telling stories for as long as I can remember. It started out as a passion for drama during my high school years, when I joined the Bert Church High School drama program.
Editorial: Vaccines vs. variants

Editorial: Vaccines vs. variants

It feels like there is an ongoing race in Alberta between the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and the virus’ variants of concern, and the winner of this race will determine the severity of a third wave of the pandemic.
Column: Let's talk about crap

Column: Let's talk about crap

It seems to me that as I get older, the world around me seems to be slowly becoming less considerate of others. We get so caught up in what we lack that we forget to be thankful for what we have. We have become entitled.
Column: It starts with a single step

Column: It starts with a single step

Having turned 29 on March 8, I have found myself constantly going back to the ever-dreadful thought of how fast time starts to move with age.
Editorial: Spring is here

Editorial: Spring is here

With the official arrival of Spring later this week, winter is hopefully behind us.
Letter: Disappointed in Greg Boehlke's comments about masks

Letter: Disappointed in Greg Boehlke's comments about masks

Some may suggest a requirement to wear a mask violates their constitutional rights. As Laucks points out, we're also not allowed to go into a grocery store if we're not wearing pants, and we shouldn't yell 'Fire!' in the produce section. We're not allowed to urinate in the frozen food section. Yet, nobody objects to these restrictions because rules, established for the common good, are a component of a civilized society.
Letter: Good Samaritan returns missing wallet

Letter: Good Samaritan returns missing wallet

Dear editor, it's good to know there are still good people out there.