Michael Dawe

Stampede history across Central Alberta

One of the most popular summer pastimes in Alberta are the annual…

The roots of chuckwagon racing in Alberta

This year, the Calgary Stampede is going all out to celebrate the…

A look at the history of the Parsons Clinic

On June 29, 2012, the Parsons Clinic will be closing its doors.…

Historical significance of the summer solstice

June is a wonderful time of year.The natural world surges back to…

Looking back to the Sylvan Lake summer of 1937

Perhaps because there can literally be snow on the ground seven or…

A look at the Alberta Wheat Pool

On May 29, 2012, the shareholders of Viterra voted to sell the…

Local celebrations of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II ascending to…

Early networking via ‘The Wigwam Club’

The first decade of the last century was a heady time for…

Red Deer tries professional baseball

Red Deer experienced some very exciting times one hundred years ago in…

Reflections on the local pioneer oil boom

It really goes almost without saying that the oil and gas industry…

History of ambulance service in Red Deer

This spring marks the 50th anniversary of a very important event in…

And the dog came back

Strange things happen every single day. However, in small towns, a lot…

The Fortunes and the Titanic

There is currently a great deal of attention being paid to the…

The Carswell family and Vimy Ridge

On Monday, April 9, 2012, the Royal Canadian Legion in Red Deer…

The legacy of the Daughters of Wisdom

On March 8, 2012, Covenant Health announced that it was naming its…

Remembering Gaetz United’s original pipe organ

Music is often closely associated with religion. The beauty of music, coupled…

The dedication of William Neilly

This year marks the 125 anniversary of the formation of the first…

Remembering the Springvale Methodist/United Church

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the creation of the first…

Red Deer pioneer and visionary Isaac Gaetz

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the formation of the first…

Ten Thousand Villages looks forward to new home

On March 3, Ten Thousand Villages will be moving from its current…