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Thursday Nov 20, 2014

Rocky View Publishing assistant editor balances reporting with empathy

Thereís never a dull day in journalism. One moment I could be flying in a private plane snapping photos of Junior Aviation Day, out on the back of a truck mere feet away from a 2,100 pound bison, in a media scrum with the premier or following a big story thatís gone international such as the horrific OíBrien/Liknes disappearance. Itís fast paced...

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Thursday Nov 13, 2014

Rocky View Publishing reporter misses American Thanksgiving

Itís weird how quickly the switch from Halloween to Christmas happens. I know people are supposed to wait until after Remembrance Day to decorate and start gearing up for the winter holiday season, but since Iíve already been to several Christmas markets so far this fall, it seems like thatís a recommendation instead of a rule. At this time last...

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Thursday Nov 13, 2014

Never forget, heroism overcame terrorism

Celebrating Remembrance Day is always a sacred occasion, but for many of us, this year holds special significance.

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Thursday Nov 6, 2014

Rocky View Publishing reporter reflects on meaning of Remembrance Day

On Oct. 22, Canada had a very bad day.

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Thursday Oct 30, 2014

Rocky View Publishing reporter reflects on one of Canadaís darkest days

Iím looking out my office window right now, on the morning of Oct. 27 where Iím watching the Canadian flag across the street waving at half-mast.

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Thursday Oct 30, 2014

Supporting sports and recreation for families

Earlier this year, I had the privilege to take part in the Jumpstart Games in Cochrane. This fundraising event supports the Jumpstart charity, which has helped more than 760,000 Canadian kids afford to participate in sports since 2005.

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

Canadian Nobel Prize winner a gives reporter motivation to write more

There is a Canada has several claims to fame that most people would like to pawn off on the Americans. The list most notably includes Justin Bieber, Nickelback, and arguably Sarah McLachlan due to her now-infamous humane society commercials.

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Rocky View Publishing editor frustrated with local dog owners

My partner and I have a pit bull cross, and as all pet owners know, heís pretty much our baby.

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Oct 23

Stop hating online: exploitation is a crime

In recent weeks, you may have seen an advertisement regarding one of our governmentís key initiatives in the battle against cyberbullying, Stop Hating Online.
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Oct 16

Rocky View Publishing reporter reflects over the meaning of home

In the middle of a long weekend that included watching over a co-workerís dog, attending a Ryan Adams concert in Calgary, and meeting the entire Rachel Homan curling team during a bonspiel in the Stampede City, my mind was wandering as it often does.
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Oct 16

Our government stands with small business

Did you now that 98.2 per cent of Canadaís 1.1 million businesses are considered small businesses?
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Oct 09

Rocky View Publishing reporter watches as Ebola spreads to North America

On Oct. 1 I woke up and turned on the news and saw there was one confirmed case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the United States. I thought to myself, Ebola has finally made its way across the ocean and become a problem in a developed country.
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Oct 09

Research and innovation revitalizing agriculture

You donít need a doctorate in agronomics to know that farming has changed dramatically during the past two decades.
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Oct 02

Rocky View Publishing editor says goodbye to paper to go have baby

This is it, itís getting closer and closer to D (delivery) day.
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Sep 25

Rocky View Publishing reporter considers the importance of arts

ARTember is in full swing in Airdrie, and that got me thinking about how important the arts are in my life. I try to live a creative life, as evidenced by the many stashes all over my house of materials I use to create fibre art, (weaving, spinning, knitting, etc.,) and the piles of sheet music that have taken up semi-permanent residence on my piano.
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Sep 25

Canada stands for freedom and security

A series of conflicts and crises during this past summer have cast a long shadow around our world. Russia has illegally annexed and invaded regions of Ukraine. Meanwhile, the Islamic terrorist organization ISIS has committed heinous atrocities and seized swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq.
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