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Awareness of alcohol dangers a must

While most West Central Alberta residents probably don't have a problem with moderate alcohol use by responsible adults, whether in private homes or at restaurants, lounges or other such places, the dangers of alcohol abuse are all too often brushed

Lending cupboard available in Olds

I bet you didn't know that Olds has a baby item/clothing lending cupboard. Well, we do. As a mom, I think the lending cupboard is a fantastic idea.

Combat dubious claims about alcohol with awareness

Editorial Awareness of alcohol dangers a must While most area residents probably don’t have a problem with moderate alcohol use by responsible adults, whether in private homes or at restaurants, lounges or other such places, the dangers of alcohol ab

It's all a matter of time

127 Hours: four stars Rated: R for language and disturbing violent content Sometimes people do things they live to regret later.

A local Olympic tribute

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Spreeman, well-known farm family of Olds district, are proud and happy with the many goals accomplished by their daughter Lana. Lana lost a leg below her knee in a farm accident before she started school.

Awareness of alcohol dangers a must

While most West Central Alberta residents probably don't have a problem with moderate alcohol use by responsible adults, whether in private homes or at restaurants, lounges or other such places, the dangers of alcohol abuse are all too often brushed

Get ready for another Wild West leadership race

Personally, I think being a politician has to be one of the most challenging jobs around.

Pre-emptive action can help ER backlog

As Alberta faces emergency-room backloads, I have to wonder if we aren’t missing the point. I have worked in emergency rooms and throughout Alberta’s hospitals for the last two years as a resident physician.

Leadership races provide opportunities, dangers

The announced resignations of Premier Ed Stelmach and Liberal leader Dr. David Swann in quick succession has caused shockwaves across Alberta's political scene the likes of which haven't been seen in many, many years.

Ministers not addressing questions

A number of cabinet ministers have hit the road in the last week to hold ìMeet & Greetsî with the public.