3 Sep
Featured

Gold panning for fun — not profit!

I tilt my gold pan and backpan gently, and just where it should be, in the groove of my gold pan, fine, powdery gold has collected along with a bit of black sand. Once again I have found gold.My husband...

25 Aug
Featured

A plant you can touch!

Soft and fuzzy, white and green, lamp-ear-shaped leaves are the identifying features of Stachys byzantine, a plant commonly called lamb’s-ears. Having never caressed a lamb’s ear, I cannot vouch for a similar feel between the plant and the animal, but...

13 Aug
Featured | Money

Understanding active investing

Investing is a wealth-building tool that can be as involved or as hassle-free as you want. Active investing is a hands-on approach in which either you or a financial advisor acting on your behalf invests with the objective to outperform...

10 Aug
Current Events | Featured

Kerby expands to Medicine Hat

My name is Richard Parker and I am President of the Kerby Centre Board of Directors. I am very pleased to tell you that on Aug. 3, 2021, Kerby will start delivering services and programs at the Veiner Centre in...

8 Jul
Featured

Where has my mother gone?

The following is a work of short fiction.It is evening and my mother is missing. I do not know where she is. Someone else is here in her stead, but it is not her. I know my mother and this person is...

1 Jun
Current Events | Featured

The music of my generation

Recently during one of PBS’s pledge drives, they featured one of my very favourite performers: Perry Como. As I sat watching and enjoying the music a feeling of nostalgia came over me. I fell in love with this music in...

11 May
Featured

A downtown tour of art

We all know how this story starts. Since the rise of COVID-19, every single story has to include some sort of mention of the world-changing pandemic, how it’s made it more difficult to do basically anything fun or recreational. This is where...