Treena Mielke

Childhood imagination leads to healthier lifestyles

What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you want to be a couch potato?

Women’s conference offers diversity

Diversity, the theme of this year’s Rimbey’s annual women’s conference, is reflected in the choice of as well as the variety

Gov’t cause of bad luck

I had a really, really bad day Wednesday, which I blame totally on the government.

Reflections of a long, snowy Alberta winter

It has been less than a month since the first day of winter, and already I am sick of it.

Christmas comes and goes leaving only time to breathe

Christmas deadline past, time to move on. It seems we’ve hit the off season.

Look for the magic of Christmas

Merry Christmas! It’s time. Time to hurry up and get it all done.

Power bills will soar, Anglin warns

Albertans can expect their electricity bills to soar in the new year, says MLA and Wildrose energy critic Joe Anglin.

Sip your troubles away with a friend

There is a lot to be said for the simple things in life.

Volunteer recognized with provincial award

To Samantha Sperber of Crestomere, volunteering is as natural as breathing.

HayEast support program gaining momentum

The Bluffton 4-H Beef Club is reaching out past Alberta borders to help drought-stricken farmers in Ontario.

Winter offers a few reasons to smile

I tell myself no. No, I do not want to leave this cocoon of blankets and warmth and softness.

Demands are high for foster care

The demand for foster families in Alberta continues to be urgent, as children from dysfunctional families continue to

Reporter feels war’s horrors through veterans

Remembrance Day. Blood red poppies everywhere. Lest we forget.

Anglin speaks against utilities amendment

MLA Joe Anglin is less than impressed with a new bill introduced by the Tories to ensure all future transmission line projects

Halloweens of the past had a different flavour

Ghosts, goblins and little witches. Black cats with glittery red eyes

Yoga and meditation offers unexpected rewards

Some people swear that yoga and meditation are keys that unlock doors to peace, fulfillment and other good things.

Recollections of a Thanksgiving Day celebration

Thanksgiving’s over. Done. Finished. The only thing left is the leftovers, which still are crowded into my fridge

“Just playing” wipes away NHL lockout concerns

I was married and had a couple of kids before I came to the amazing realization that not everyone sat glued to their television screen

Green light pending for Rimoka building

A proposal before the provincial government asking for approval to go ahead with a multi-million dollar aging in place residence

Gear up now for Canada 55 plus Games

Central Albertans have been enjoying an especially mild and beautiful Indian Summer the last few weeks but soon winter will arrive