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Mielke: Mother’s Day origins involved simple gift of time

Column by Black Press reporter Treena Mielke

  • May 9, 2018
Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season

Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season

Megan Roth’s column on pop culture and all things nerdy

Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you
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Nicks: What does it mean to be devoted?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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Nerd Talk: We can learn from the X-Men

Nerd Talk: We can learn from the X-Men

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column about pop culture and all things nerdy

Nerd Talk: We can learn from the X-Men
Nerd Talk: Conspiracy or proof of multi-verse theory?

Nerd Talk: Conspiracy or proof of multi-verse theory?

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column discussing pop culture and all things nerdy

Nerd Talk: Conspiracy or proof of multi-verse theory?
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McDermott: Are you eating enough to lose weight?

Scott McDermott’s column about health and wellness

  • Mar 27, 2018
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Nicks: What do anger and birth have in common?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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Nerd Talk: What kind of potato are you?

Nerd Talk: What kind of potato are you?

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column about pop culture and all things nerdy

Nerd Talk: What kind of potato are you?
Exploring selfies on International Women’s Day. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Nicks: Selfish selfies or empowering expression?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Exploring selfies on International Women’s Day. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Nerd Talk: What’s the sitch?

Nerd Talk: What’s the sitch?

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column discussing pop culture and all things nerdy.

Nerd Talk: What’s the sitch?
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Vandriel: Adult storytime

If you disagree with the library carrying certain books, please discuss with the librarian

  • Mar 5, 2018
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Nicks: How does belief shape you?

Nicks: How does belief shape you?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Nicks: How does belief shape you?
Nicks: Does it matter what you believe?

Nicks: Does it matter what you believe?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Nicks: Does it matter what you believe?
Roth: Rebooting a series with a “feminist” twist

Roth: Rebooting a series with a “feminist” twist

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column examining pop culture and all things nerdy

Roth: Rebooting a series with a “feminist” twist
McDermott: Your body, the accountant

McDermott: Your body, the accountant

Scott McDermott’s column about health and wellness

  • Feb 15, 2018
McDermott: Your body, the accountant
Mary Martin, president, Alberta School Boards Association

OPINION: Nova Scotia’s decision to dismantle English school boards is a mistake

Speaking in favour of keeping local school boards, in this opinion from the ASBA

  • Feb 14, 2018
Mary Martin, president, Alberta School Boards Association
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Nicks: What does a dead battery have to do with growth?

Bi-weekly column on all things holistic health related

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Nerd Talk: (Un)healthy relationships in pop culture

Nerd Talk: (Un)healthy relationships in pop culture

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column examining pop culture and all things nerdy

Nerd Talk: (Un)healthy relationships in pop culture
Vandriel: New Girl, Beatriz at Dinner, and social awkwardness

Vandriel: New Girl, Beatriz at Dinner, and social awkwardness

How a T.V. show and a film portray varying levels of competence in social settings

  • Feb 5, 2018
Vandriel: New Girl, Beatriz at Dinner, and social awkwardness