Leaping lizards it’s coming up on February 29th and that’s not something that happens every year. Every four years to be exact, on leap year.

Back in elementary school days we had a kid who’s birthday fell on February 29. He tried to tell us he only had birthdays every four years. If I recall, we really felt sorry for him. He got the last laugh.

Canada Post is accepting applications for their 2024 Canada Post Community Foundation Grant with a February 29 deadline. Schools, char

Read more

Happy Valentine’s Day to each and every one of you.

Take the time to be a loving person in this world that we live in today. You don’t have to take a second mortgage out on your house to shower your partner with gifts. Simply recognize February 14 as a day to celebrate your love, perhaps with a special meal, a movie or how about a nice walk, together, and don’t be afraid to hold hands.

But February 14th isn’t just Valentine’s Day with all of its cards, flowers, choc

Read more

I have always been concerned about water shortages. In the past few years, I have been saying to my husband, too many years in a row, “The sloughs don’t have any water in them. That’s not a good sign.” When driving to Calgary, for various reasons, we have noticed real differences in snowfall areas. Three Hills seems to get a decent snowfall inside and around the town. But going south the snowpack is slight to none. Since you can see the mountains going west, you can usual

Read more

Happy New Year one and all. I hope you had a wonderful holiday season.

You have to agree that we’ve been spoiled with above average temperatures but we know the time would come when the mercury would dive far below our comfort levels.

One thing we all have to focus on in the coming days is safe travel, if that’s what we have to do.

This coming Friday and Saturday look like perfect days to stay off the road. With highs in the minus 30 range, without wind-chill, breaking down on a high

Read more