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Heat, tough route put kibosh under sub-four hour marathon

I woke up on the morning of March 3 dead tired. I hadn’t got much sleep and I had things to do before the start of the Kilimanjaro Marathon at 6:30 a.m.

Hufnagel should be coach of year

When Calgary Stampeders head coach John Hufnagel reads this piece, and I know he will, he will not be a happy camper.

We need to show we care about water, air and biodiversity

The Alberta Land Use Framework, developed in this decade through broad public consultation, is an example of a provincial policy document that reflects the principles of sustainability.

Taste of Bragg Creek well worth the 20-minute drive south

We spent a very enjoyable Friday evening last weekend at a food tasting event. It was great and that’s the good news. The bad news is that it was in Bragg Creek. The good news is Bragg Creek is only 20 minutes away.

Forgiveness opens heart's door to welcome the stranger

Two of our past columns figured prominently in an interchurch gathering in Cochrane last week.

Native fish facing challenges due to changes of past century

In early February the M.D. of Bighorn presented “Living in the Natural Environment” at the Cochrane RancheHouse.

Jays have assembled best pitching staff in baseball

Having played ball, mostly fastball, all of my life it is still a basic part of my life. And while too old, or too lazy, to continue playing, I do manage to stay with the game thanks to television and the Toronto Blue Jays.

Creativity, hard work, with respect, reach to the stars

Imagination and reality joined hands across the space frontier recently to affirm the point of Robert Kelly’s book, Educating for Creativity, the topic of last week’s column. In an inspiring 10-minute conversation on Jan.

Controlling town's budget a concern

Interesting times with the provincial budget set for release on March 7. The main issue everyone has been talking about is the overspending by the province the past few years.
Arizona exposure brings new possibilities for my minis

Arizona exposure brings new possibilities for my minis

I recently returned from a short visit to Arizona where, despite the cold, I participated in an assortment of fun equine activities.