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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.

Lander pool is easy target for Turner Valley council

Dear Editor, I believe the Town of Turner Valley council’s zealousness at reducing expenditures is once again using the Dr. Lander Memorial Pool as an easy target.

Concussion centre a worthy addition

By Dick Nichols Business Beat Canadians don’t often think of health care as a business, but a growing number of health care practitioners are setting up shop in Alberta to provide alternatives to traditional treatment. One of them is psychologist Dr.

Happy Valentine's Day

Don’t forget your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day! Love is something we cannot have too much of in this world and it is most definitely worth celebrating. ****** One morning Emma woke up with a start. Her husband Jim asked what was the matter.

Wow is it cold out there!

It’s so cold that: We had to stop eating with metal cutlery. Hitchhikers are holding up pictures of thumbs. The optometrists are giving away free ice scrapers with every new pair of glasses. I chipped a tooth on my soup.

Be careful what you ask for

Be careful what you ask for because you just might get it.

Marquee swimming meet a must

Okotoks Mavericks Swimming is hosting the Maverick Madness swim meet this weekend at the Okotoks Recreation Centre. The Riley Minue Pool will be active with competitive swimming starting Friday through Sunday. At 3 p.m.