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Stoney Nakoda to be identified by their respect-based life

Stoney Nakoda to be identified by their respect-based life

This is the fifth in a series of columns on personal religious identifiers.

Movember madness

The month of November means colder weather and shorter days for some, and increasing facial hair for many others.

Columns can be daunting, mommyhood more so

With an accelerated heart rate and an inability to produce one singular, clear thought, my fingers remained poised over the keyboard as I set out to write my first column…ever.
Desert quest posed a challenge

Desert quest posed a challenge

At 11:05 a.m. Oct. 14, I was sitting on a sandstone ledge enjoying the desert views on Getaway Trail just outside of Moab, Utah. I had just completed 18 km on stage three of the TransRockies Moab Rocks mountain bike race.
Bahá' ís to be identified by their unity-affirming deeds

Bahá' ís to be identified by their unity-affirming deeds

How well members of her religion contribute to the oneness of humanity would be “one great indicator” of how well they practice their faith, says a Cochrane Bahá’í author.

Diving in head first

Taxes. Most people hate the word, and hate paying them even more. But, when a municipality has to provide services to its community, particularly one like Cochrane that is growing at such a rapid pace, taxes are a necessity.

Questions following election

Cochrane has voted (33 per cent of Cochrane), so what does this election say about the wants, needs and mindset of residents? Election issues that continued to surface throughout the campaign cycle were the Aquatic Centre, Cochrane’s current tax base
Muslims to be identified by 'God-conscious righteousness'

Muslims to be identified by 'God-conscious righteousness'

Not clothing or accessories, but a special kind of righteousness is to be the distinguishing feature of a Muslim, according to one of our Springbank coffee companions. This is my third in a series of columns on religious symbols and identifiers.

Voter turnout disheartening

I’ve been hearing how growth is important to Cochrane. People are moving here because they love what this town is, it’s quiet, comfortable, overall pretty safe and close to amenities.

McKinnon plays at next level

Cochrane football.