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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.

Irving not given a fair chance to be Flames starter

When a youngster shows an early talent for almost any sport, the early thought is playing that sport at the highest level. In the eyes of the parents, well most of them, the hopes go even further than that.

One of Cochrane's mysteries has been solved

You may recall a recent column wondering why a couple of events were not listed on the town’s website. It was SummerFest and WinterFest that didn’t make the list and now we know why.

Gaydon Willis is an inspiration and my hero and it's time I told her so

This week, I’m going to write about one of my heroes. Gaydon Willis. About six years ago, I used to get therapeutic massages from Gaydon which were very good and during one session she shared with me that she had been diagnosed with cancer.

Next time, I'll wait for warmer Wendover weather

What was sought in this case was a quick, economical (read cheap) south-of-the-border trip which would provide a break during a long winter. The quick was provided by a four-day, three-night excursion into a small Nevada town called West Wendover.
Local author promotes creativity for empowering learners

Local author promotes creativity for empowering learners

In his just-published book, a widely acclaimed author/lecturer sees hope for the world by a shift in educational priorities from information to imagination.