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Running club thrives at Lethbridge elementary school

Running club thrives at Lethbridge elementary school

May 29 turned out to be a very busy day. I had been invited to Lethbridge to participate in the Little Souls Kids Marathon, an event spearheaded by the Runners’ Soul specialty running and walking store.

Senate a real expensive joke

It’s not surprising at all that the Canadian Senate has obviously never learned one of the great lessons of Canadian journalism— never give a journalist an expense account. Like Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin.

Sprots endorsements add to athlete's great wealth

Most of you know that professional golfer Tiger Woods was the first athlete in history to make more than 1 billion dollars through his athletic endeavors.

Family has contributed to area for 112 years

Sawmills have played a prominent role in the settlement and development of our area – houses, barns, schools, sheds and eventually fences took priority in helping people get settled.

Growing can at times be a pain

I just kinda get it figured out and they change everything. Well, not everything, but most things and it’s all about the mighty Cochrane Eagle. The reason for all this is our new press.

Oil wells, tomb stones and the meaning of true success

The formula for success, according to the wealthy 20th century industrialist J. Paul Getty, was quite simple: “Rise early, work hard, strike oil.
Heavy rains means heading to the lake

Heavy rains means heading to the lake

How often have you heard about a rainfall warning for our area lately? The weather forecasters have been right for a change this May and I have been feeling the effects while working outside for M.D.L. Landscaping.

Malarchuk a tough dude

It is difficult to believe that it’s been almost 25 years since Alberta-born goaltender Clint Malarchuk nearly lost his life in one of the most terrifying accidents ever seen in sport.

Work is not yet done

There’s a lot more to this dying stuff than I thought. Just when it looked like I had done all my homework, there was more to do. As mentioned in my last column, I felt like I was been awakened every morning around 1:30-2 a.m.
Zamzow family taking Right to Play motto to heart

Zamzow family taking Right to Play motto to heart

In January, I wrote about meeting Glenda Zamzow and her son, Marcus, at a book signing at Crowfoot Chapters in Calgary. It resulted in them putting together a plan to try and complete 10 events in 2013 and raise $25,000 for Right To Play.