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Thankkful we do not get whacky weather

You look at the weather around the world and it always makes me thankful my ancestors picked this part of the country to live in. We may get too much rain or snow once in a while, but think of all the things we don’t get.

Discovery is at root of Nature Safari Day Camps

It is almost that time of year again: the time for flowers to bloom, birds to sing, and kids to be free for the summer.

Election just first step in making changes

These are exciting times for our country — Canada’s 41st general election did not turn out to be the sleepy event many thought it would be.

Alberta's future could be decided in federal election

Well spring has not sprung but we do have a federal election happening that will surely warm things up. I did manage to catch an hour of the leaders’ debate, and all-in-all it’s the same old same old.

Win a backyard barbecue

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Council avoiding inevitable

Okotoks’ town councillors can’t afford to wait to study a regional water pipeline from Calgary. The Town has enough water licence capacity from the Sheep River to accommodate a population of about 27,000 people.

Federal election brought on by bickering Opposition

After watching the mindless, petty bickering that kick-started another federal election, I wonder what the average Canadian thinks of Michael Ignatieff, Jack Layton and Gilles Duceppe? It is difficult to see their reasoning for forcing an unnecessary

Men, we have to admit our love affair

I can remember vividly as a child. It did not matter how frigid the evening, if there was a winter storm my dad would be bundled up from head to toe cleaning the lengthy driveway with his Toro snowblower.

April showers bring May flowers?

I don’t think the author of that saying meant snow showers. Oh my, we got a dump of snow on Saturday, eh! I felt so bad for all the work put into our inaugural First Saturday event. It was not a nice day to be out at all.

Ambulance service should be dependable

The state of EMS service in the Foothills is a classic case of, “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.