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Seatbelt ticket was a costly lesson learned

This time of the year can be a lot of fun but it can also be very stressful. Extra parties and visiting can take a lot out of you even if it is just the added hours of visiting.

Flying the family flag

I stood there in frightened paralysis staring at the Barlow flag flapping gently in the winter wind.

Movember one to forget

Okay, I seriously cannot take it anymore. I have to check in the mirror anytime I sneeze or blow my nose to ensure a goober did not get caught in its furry filter.

Okotoks business helps me fall in love again

The one thing I hated leaving in Oakville before moving to Okotoks, was my little 2000 Honda Civic SE. It was perfect. It fit into small spaces, was easy to maneuver through insane traffic on the QEW and was great on gas.

Movember experiment has been trying test

Initially, this seemed like a harmless way to raise money and awareness about a serious health issue. I realized I would be sacrificing my kiss goodnight, and my kiss good morning for that matter, but I thought it worthwhile.

Sales tax are you kidding?

Let me say this I like Ron Liepert, it is a lot more to do with personality and what Liepert has done for me over the years more than anything. The Alberta Finance Minister is no nonsense guy and from what I have seen a good fiscal conservative.

Canadians should be proud of their country

What is Canada? Who are Canadians? Are we Canadians first? Are we proud to live in Canada? If so, then why should we be proud to live here as opposed to somewhere else? In the following, I will attempt to answer some of these questions.

Time to honour our veterans

Friday Nov. 11 is Remembrance Day and Okotoks will have their annual service at The Foothills Community Centre. The Oilfields area will have their annual service at The Oilfields High School in Black Diamond. Seating available after 9:30 a.m.

Prostate cancer worth our attention

It tickles, it itches, it is red and I am loving every minute of it. I have never grown a moustache in my life, but I must say it is looking pretty darn impressive.

Stache better keep me warm

November is going to be a cold month and I am not talking about the snow. Tuesday was my last day with a clean shaven face as I embark on this wild adventure known as Movember.