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COFFEE WITH WARREN: Midsummer foothills meanderings embrace a wonderful world

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Midsummer foothills meanderings embrace a wonderful world

Our midsummer mascot, Great Blue, has inspired yet another column. Cochrane artist Suzanne Lorinczi, who had honoured the Great Blue Heron in one of her own works (see my column for Dec. 29, 2016), responded to my Aug.

GREEN CORNER: Watering at noon won’t help your grass

Don't water your lawn at noon.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: The feathered shield

COFFEE WITH WARREN: The feathered shield

She came to Cochrane to meet my feathered friend Great Blue. She wound up introducing me to her feathered friends of a very different kind.

If First Nations want to develop their economies, why don’t they just privatize?

The Royal Proclamation of 1763 established a fiduciary responsibility by declaring the Crown’s obligation to protect Indians and Indian lands.

How to be flexible and diverse when developing a strategy for hiring

Hire strategically.

Goodbye ... for now

My final words as a reporter for the Cochrane Eagle.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Waiting for Great Blue

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Waiting for Great Blue

It was exactly one year earlier almost to the minute, and I couldn’t help myself.
Change is good

Change is good

By Coun. Tara McFadden “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” It’s a Winston Churchill quote and if applied to Cochrane, we must be working on perfect. There is a lot happening in Cochrane.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: A view from another world helps us see our own better

COFFEE WITH WARREN: A view from another world helps us see our own better

This week’s column is by our son James Harbeck, an editor, linguist, writer, and photographer (sesquiotic.com), who is enjoying life in Toronto with his wife, Aina. James? I CAN SEE IT out my window, but it’s another world.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Tools, rules and innovation: rising above fear of failure

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Tools, rules and innovation: rising above fear of failure

Does fear of failure too often inhibit you from creating something new and exciting? My older son Reg Harbeck, an Information Technology professional based in Fort Langley, B.C., dares to address the topic in this week’s guest column.