Amielle Christopherson, Camrose Canadian


In order to give the most people possible help, the library will be launching a tech class for adults that will have different themes every week and a program for teenagers. Metro News Service

Library tech offers literacy programs

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.

Christmas with Camrose residents

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.

For those making resolutions for a healthier 2017, the Fitness Centre will be offering a six-week informational health program starting in January. Metro News Service

Fitness Centre offers lifestyle camp

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.

Health Canada adjusts food guide

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.

“Boom and Bust” is a guide for small communities to help manage their economies. (Supplied)

U of A professors publish book on rural economies

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.

The Plaza Mayor is home to a variety of restaurants and is host to the Christmas market every December. Amielle Christopherson/ Camrose Canadian/Postmedia Network

Travel: Taking a trip down memory lane in Madrid

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.

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BRSD principal takes part in curriculum overview

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.

Baby boxes come to Alberta

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.

The senior girls volleyball team from École Camrose Composite High School will play five games over the weekend in an effort to win the provincial trophy at home.

Trojans aim for provincial medals on home court

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.