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Vimy commemorative parade

On April 7 at 6 p.m. the Okotoks Royal Canadian Legion #291 is conducting a parade in commemoration of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Dare to disturb the universe

Let us go then, you and I, to the ballot box this spring.

Unaware of the Ides of March

March Madness is upon us. No, not that madness of some person knocking on your door with some sort of political button on his or her vest informing you that without your vote Alberta will go to ruin, but the craziness of NCAA college basketball.

What is the point?

I’m a bit nervous as I write this column. It’s great to hear from readers and it’s reassuring to know that people are reading Rockley’s Rambles, but I’ve become a disappointment to some. I know of one at the very least.

Just a few simple clicks

Journalism and the news industry are at a critical crossroads. It reminds me of the early days of the Internet when downloading free music from file sharing websites such as Napster and Kazaa was a common practice.

Trudeau’s crew abandons ship

Trudeau’s troubles started Feb.

On seeking truth

Do you ever look at clouds, metaphorically speaking that is, from both sides now? If so, what are you looking for? Answers, solutions, options, understanding or empathy? Joni Mitchell’s famous lyrics remind us that we don’t always see both sides of a

A bad break from winter

When I was younger, winter was my favourite season. Every fall I was looking forward to playing hockey with my friends and planning downhill ski trips. I don’t play hockey anymore but I still enjoy downhill skiing and I look forward to it every year.
Knights don’t need 60s wisdom

Knights don’t need 60s wisdom

A few years back I went and saw the Moody Blues, and the drummer had turned 70 and he used the line: “I get to go through the 60s twice.” You know you’re old when you actually go see the Moody Blues.

Hooray Hometown Hockey

Downtown Okotoks will transform into a hockey festival this weekend with Rogers Hometown Hockey. The fun starts on Saturday, Feb. 23 at noon in downtown Okotoks and carries on until Sunday evening.