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Firefighters cut paths through ice to shore to save Alberta horses

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Horses that were struggling after falling through thin ice in northwestern Alberta were saved by rescuers who cut paths to the shore with chainsaws. 302 more words


Start of Easter Weekend in Northern Alberta 2017

So living in northern Alberta the weather has always been hit or miss but this is new. So far its been from Thursday morning to Friday evening of heavy wet snow constantly. 157 more words


No charges laid after threats made against Fort McMurray student

Wood Buffalo RCMP were called to Fort McMurray Composite High School Friday morning to investigate threats made against a student.

RCMP were called to the school at around 9 a.m. 62 more words


History Check app puts gems of Alberta's past at your fingertips

Self-guided tours of Alberta — complete with thousands of interesting historical facts along the way — will soon be a click away thanks to the History Check app. 878 more words


230 - Skeletons of Trees

Almost six years since a forest fire tore through Slave Lake, and the effects on the environment are still evident.  Large areas of land remain with what looks like the skeletons of trees still standing, complete with almost fossilized looking pine cones attached. 9 more words

Informed & Organic

I have been reading a lot of articles lately on the whole pro-GMO/non-GMO debate. I won’t quote them or link them here, as some came from well-known agricultural publications that in my opinion could stand to take a slightly less-biased stance when writing these pieces. 533 more words



Winter has been slowly going away and truthfully, I am ready for it!  It has been awhile since I’ve updated the going ons around here – which of course just seems to be the usual!   280 more words