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Sketching the world

Sketching the world

How pencil artist Bernie Brown came to call Okotoks home
Lifelong Island pals win $19.8M lottery prize

Lifelong Island pals win $19.8M lottery prize

Did you hear the one about the longshoreman from Port Alberni and the electrician from Nanaimo? The lifelong pals just won nearly $20 million in Wednesday’s Lotto 6/49, where the odds of winning a jackpot are about one in 14 million.
RCMP say wanted man hid in classroom ceiling

RCMP say wanted man hid in classroom ceiling

Wanted man in jail awaiting court and 19 charges, second man released before court
NAFTA 2.0 signing could be more than just a formality

NAFTA 2.0 signing could be more than just a formality

Early Friday morning, Prime Minster Justin Trudeau along with U.S. President Donald Trump and outgoing Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto signed the trade agreement that will replace NAFTA.
NDP leader calling for rumble strips at site of Humboldt Broncos crash

NDP leader calling for rumble strips at site of Humboldt Broncos crash

The leader of the Saskatchewan New Democrats is calling for rumble strips at the intersection where the Humboldt Broncos bus crash happened. “That’s what the local people are asking for.
CAR CARE: Follow these tips if you get a windshield chip

CAR CARE: Follow these tips if you get a windshield chip

Clear packing tape a quick fix if you can't get to a repair shop
MANTL launching new surface pump for gas injection

MANTL launching new surface pump for gas injection

Moosomin – Moosomin may be on the fringe of the southeast Saskatchewan oilpatch, but its location was actually quite central to the sales of MANTL Canada, an independent progressing cavity pump (PCP) manufacturer.
Soccer ace Simon Keith needs second heart transplant, kidney

Soccer ace Simon Keith needs second heart transplant, kidney

Simon Keith of Victoria, who made world headlines as the first player to play pro soccer after a heart transplant, is in hospital in San Diego, needing another heart transplant and a kidney. “It’s urgent.
Petronas, Vitol sign LNG supply deal

Petronas, Vitol sign LNG supply deal

Global energy trading firm Vitol has signed a 15-year deal to buy liquefied natural gas from Petronas, with LNG Canada as the primary source of supply. Petronas will supply 0.
MEMORY LANE: Writer looks forward to rediscovering the past

MEMORY LANE: Writer looks forward to rediscovering the past

Brian Bagley is close to completing the memoir he began last summer. Having entered his 94th year on Nov. 1, there is much to remember. Brian has discovered the miracle of memory: the more we explore our past, the more our memories return.