With the new year comes new programming at the Camrose Public Library. After receiving a grant, the library will be rolling out two new technology programs for teens and adults to add to their current Maker Mondays and one-on-one tech help program.
Amielle Christopherson, Camrose Canadian
Basketball fans in Camrose will have the opportunity to watch youth from Camrose and the surrounding area in the inaugural Vikings-Cougars Classic Tournament Jan. 13 and 14.
Each holiday brings with it its own set of traditions, whether they be long lasting ones carried on from grandparents or new ones started with new families. Holidays also tend to bring along their own set of favourite foods and special plans.
Many people start the new year with ambitions and goals of becoming healthier, maybe heading to the gym more often. However, it can often be daunting to look at the rows of machines and equipment or to make adjustments to aspects of life outside of the gym.
After competing at the Canadian Skeleton Championship for the last three years, former Camrose resident Lanette Prediger sledded her way to a first place spot.
The Christmas season brings with it not just shorter, colder days, but also invitations from family and friends for festive get togethers.
Though many people may not think of it on a regular basis, Canada’s Food Guide is the jumping off point for many people across the country in making sure they receive proper nutrients every day.
As winter settles in, winter sports of all varieties are taking off, not least of all curling.
Lars Hallström, one of the authors of the recently published Boom and Bust: Managing Ups and Downs in Communities, joked that the book could not have come out at a better time, but promised he and his co-authors had no hand in the economic downturn.
In my unfinished office at home there’s a box I dig into every couple of weeks. Stacked inside are postcards, neatly packaged in thin paper bags meant for tourists to recycle after they’ve written their greetings of, “We miss you! Look at what we’ve seen!”, and affixed a postage stamp to the corner before sticking them in the mailbox.
Earlier this year, Education Minister David Eggen announced that the provincial government would be reviewing and revamping every subject area in the K-12 curriculum.
Since 1949, Finland has offered a “baby box,” filled with necessities for a newborn including diapers, clothing, socks, mittens, a book and other similar items, to every expectant mother.
Hans Haugen, coach of the senior boys’ volleyball team at École Camrose Composite High School, fondly remembers his Grade 12 year, when the school hosted the provincial volleyball tournament.
“How many of you have put beans in your smoothie?” Debra McLennan asked her audience at the Camrose Public Library Nov. 18.
As the Christmas season starts making its presence known, the Augustana Vikings athletic teams are coming together to collect toys for children.
Young adults looking for an opportunity to volunteer and be active within the community now have a group specifically for them.
Making legislation more inclusive is not a new task for former Camrose resident Marni Panas.
After a near perfect season, former Camrose Buffaloes and CCHS Trojans Adam Kuntz and Jonathan Heidebrecht will be making their way back to Alberta for a chance to play in the Vanier Cup at the end of the month.