The children are back in school and it's time for all of us to pay extra care and attention when operating our motor vehicles in school and playground zones.
The long arm of the law will be watching your speed for you if you fail to do so yourself.
But this year, as of Thursday, September 1, they'll be watching more than your speed.
Distracted Driving Legislation (Bill 16) kicks in on the first day of September, 2011. The new law restricts drivers from using hand-held cell phones, texting or e-m

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A lot will change over the next few weeks in this neck of the woods. It's the time of year that young folks fear but parents hold dear. Staples calls it "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year".
My own grandson dragged his bottom lip across the living room floor this morning as that very topic was discussed.
It's "Back to School" on Wednesday, August 31. You know I've been out of school for 39 years and I still get butterflies in my stomach when I think about going back.
I'm the type of guy who exc

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When we used to talk about Alberta weather we would say, "Just wait 10 minutes and it will change." It seems that these days we simply say, "Take cover".
We have had more severe thunderstorm warnings and tornado warnings than I can remember. Maybe I'm wrong.
Saturday night was no exception to the rule. The Elnora Brahma Rama was going as smooth as silk. Those folks have done a fabulous job of presenting a first class show. I took my place as drummer with the Dean Ray Band. The sky in the west wa

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