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Making hay, or travel memories, when the sun shines

Making hay, or travel memories, when the sun shines

Now that we’re in the thick of spring and those, lazy, hazy days of summer are fast approaching, it’s time to get out of the house and explore our beautiful natural surroundings.
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Pansies are for thoughts, and for remembrance

Pansies are for thoughts, and for remembrance

There were pansies on the table at last week’s tea at Elk Point Municipal Library, as there has been virtually every May for decades.
Rob Shaw: B.C. cuts deal with Meta, leaving local media in the dust amid wildfires

Rob Shaw: B.C. cuts deal with Meta, leaving local media in the dust amid wildfires

Premier David Eby's standoff with Facebook over local news access amid wildfires reveals a controversial deal that may impact public safety in British Columbia
Bonnyville's newest reporter

Bonnyville's newest reporter

Corrina Dickens is the newest edition to the Bonnyville Nouvelle/Lakeland This Week/LakelandToday.ca.
Alberta’s Bill 20 will not work

Alberta’s Bill 20 will not work

Bill 20 resembles how a unitary system of government works, as it provides the provincial government the unilateral power to dismiss locally elected officials and override local bylaws.
More than water

More than water

Let it rain. After months of escalating warnings about the dry, dry weather creating dry, dry conditions across the province — and in particular across the Lakeland’s agricultural sector and forests — days of rainfall are welcome.
Something’s missing from spring in recent years

Something’s missing from spring in recent years

Last Thursday, when one of our granddaughters was expressing her impatience to get out and get gardening, I told her about a session I attended many years ago at the Alberta Library Conference in Jasper, when author and garden expert Lois Hole urged
What do you have to say for yourself?

What do you have to say for yourself?

Readers react to Alberta government's over-reaching "super powers"
Lac La Biche's construction zone puts a spring in your step

Lac La Biche's construction zone puts a spring in your step

Don't let construction season get you down, let it spring you up.
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