Fighter Control Operator with Rita Jordan July 24, 2018 By Susan Weisenburger One never knows what to expect when you sit down with a total stranger and ask a few probing questions. I could never have predicted that day I would catch a glimpse of Canadian Cold War history and a [...]
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More Than One Place with Lillian Lubyk July 24, 2018 By Susan Weisenburger "You may never be completely home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place." - anonymous There [...]
Sharks Thank All Who Attended The 41st Annual Swim Meet July 23, 2018 By Leah Nissly Tents of all shapes, colours and sizes greeted me as I walked up today to the 41st annual Stony Plain Sharks Swim Meet at the outdoor pool in Stony Plain. It was like a big [...]
Challenger Baseball Carnival Fundraiser was a great success By Leah Nissly The heat was unbearable, but the noise of laughter and shouting and the smell of food drew me in. It was a summers night this last week in our own town of Spruce Grove, and I had the amazing [...]
Laughter is the Fireworks of the Soul July 23,2018 Joan Stroh is a happening woman! Everyone at St. Michael's Grove Manor would identify her as the leading lady sitting at the table filled with laughter. In a very simple and direct way Joan tells anyone who will listen, "Life is [...]
A Delightful Dish of Passion, Heart and Ambition July 18, 2018 By Natasha Rychlik I meet amazing people all the time in our region. There is one person in particular however, that fascinates me with his passion for his art, uplifting personality, and unbelievable skill - and he is still [...]
I Played Against Orr with Ted Rogers July 18, 2018 Ted Rogers has lived in Spruce Grove for 30 years but contributed to all parts of our region in one way or another over his life time. He's a quiet guy with lots of friends and plenty of depth. He [...]
Super Tuesdays Coming This Fall July 16,2018 Raising a child isn't easy. All caregivers need support. Starting this Fall, each Tuesday there will be free workshops for caregivers of children ages 10 and under at various community partner locations. Achieving Community Together in partnership with Alberta Parenting For The Future, Spruce [...]
Tri-Region Terry Fox Run July 16, 2018 I am sure you have heard of Terry Fox and the run. Have you? As a kid in school, did you raise money for the run? Did you know what you were running for? The Terry Fox Foundation works to achieve a world without [...]
Living in Two Worlds with Lois Rogers July 12, 2018 By Susan Weisenburger Lois Rogers is a spunky blonde firecracker who lights the world up with her enthusiasm for piano and choral music. It oozes out of her. Her music has been an infectious presence in our communities for over 25 [...]