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Bar U Ranch honoured as top heritage site

Bar U Ranch honoured as top heritage site

The site commemorating Alberta’s historic ranching industry has been honoured by a national magazine as being one to the top national historic sites in Canada.
Guitar legend highlights arts centre's grand opening

Guitar legend highlights arts centre's grand opening

He may refer to it as “that old church” but to Amos Garrett the Rotary Performing Arts Centre is one of his favourite venues to perform.
Too much name dropping in singer's autobiography

Too much name dropping in singer's autobiography

Throughout your life, music has been your background. Hear the first notes of “Baby Love” and you’re 10 years old, sitting on your back steps in the sun. Listen to the opening of “Hot Stuff”, and you’re doin’ The Hustle in your memories.
New meets old in Eden Valley culture class

New meets old in Eden Valley culture class

Sitting quietly by herself, Curdana Daniels methodically ties one knot upon another using dozens of strands of colourful yarn.

News from the Valley Neighbours' Club

I am such a fan of John Barlow’s editorials; it is the first thing I read when my Wheel arrives (even before I check to see if he has printed my column). You need to read the one on Feb. 16.

Okotoks library defends freedom to read

Wrapped in brown paper, about 30 books are currently on display at the Okotoks Public Library (OPL) to promote “Freedom to Read Week 2011”, Feb. 20-26.
Performing arts centre ready to make return to stage

Performing arts centre ready to make return to stage

Open microphones, hand made instruments and legendary guitarist Amos Garret are all part of the gala re-opening weekend of the Rotary Performing Arts Centre in Okotoks Feb. 25 though Feb. 27.

News from the Valley Neighbours' Club

The Tommy Hunter show is a cancel. There was not enough interest, which seems a shame as it is supposed to be his farewell tour; he’s been round for a long time. Richard’s “Sheriff” show was well received on Thursday afternoon.
Children's creativity needed to bedazzle charity

Children's creativity needed to bedazzle charity

When in need of a fresh infusion of enthusiasm and creativity go to the children.
Children bring songs and stories from the heart

Children bring songs and stories from the heart

Uganda’s Watoto Children’s Choir is a marvel, even more so when one considers the youngsters have been through great tragedy yet they sing with infectious joy and enthusiasm.