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Camaraderie at its strongest: miners and ponies

Monday, 24 April 2017.

Camaraderie at its strongest: miners and ponies
A man and his horse have dictated the image of Alberta and the Canadian West for just over a century. The image of the cowboy on the prairie with a faithful steed sharing in the adventure has become iconic. The farmer and his plow horse have also dictated the prairie scene.

Volunteerism has no boundaries

Thursday, 20 April 2017.

Volunteerism has no boundaries
Sandra Hankey says her daughter has always been one to know what she wants and to go after it.

Those who know Kimberly Hurst would agree. Being a solid parent and a contributing community member are values Kimberly holds in high regard and strives to meet on a daily basis.

Volunteering is a partnership for the Hancocks

Wednesday, 19 April 2017.

Volunteering is a partnership for the Hancocks
John Hancock doesn’t care to sing his own praises. While he was recently awarded a Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, he is quick to downplay his own work and to point to others who are just as worthy for their efforts.

Frontier chronicles of Mountain Mill

Monday, 17 April 2017.

Frontier chronicles of Mountain Mill

Those with an abiding interest in the history of southwestern Alberta note with pride the importance of the ranching and farming industries in the formation of the region. They recall with equal interest the development of the logging industry, which, although perhaps not as widespread as agriculture, also played a crucial role in the area’s history.