By Jamie Woodford
Pincher Creek
Gordon Semenoff is no Sheldon Cooper, the eccentric theoretical physicist on TV’s The Big Bang Theory.
Semenoff is the real deal — a renowned expert on quantum mechanics, quantum field theory, statistical mechanics and string theory — and he was born and raised in Pincher Creek.

Tuesday, 05 July 2011 17:24

Fort Macleod apprentice makes the grade

By Angus Henderson
Fort Macleod
Medicine Hat College student Jason Feyter admits he was a little nervous going up against the best post-secondary plumbing students from across Canada last weekend.

LASC Swim Club is hosting their annual new year Free Trial Week, Monday January 9th through Friday January 13th at the newly renovated Max Bell Pool located at the University of Lethbridge.  This week gives swimmers of all abilities and ages a chance to come and try a night, or more, with the club.

Pincher Creek
Monday, Dec. 19 began another skating season at Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village (KBPV). For the second year there will be a Village Pond, just to the east of the back gates. 

Thursday, 22 December 2011 09:26

Galt Museum honours Japanese Canadians

By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
The story of four generations of southern Albertan Japanese Canadians — from the pioneering immigrants of the 19th century and their Canadian-born children to today’s young generation — will be told in a new virtual exhibit put on by the Galt Museum and Archives.

Submitted by Vicki Arndt
Fort Macleod
The Empress Theatre presents a hotbed of diverse and culturally-rich concerts and the super group coming next month to the Centre Stage is no exception, featuring some of Canada’s finest African musicians this side of the globe.
On Jan. 18-19, the energy and multicultural music of African Guitar Summit will take audience members on a musical ride through Africa’s heartland. Colourful and relaxing African guitar music is rapidly becoming a genre all its own and the Empress Theatre is proud to bring this show to its historic stage.

By Susan Quinlan
Whether by e-book or soft cover, most parents are pleased when they see their children’s noses hovering over a good book.
Fortunately, there’s a new author on the southern Alberta scene who, together with his brother, has written an adventure trilogy likely to entice most.

By Susan Quinlan
Diamond City
If children love music, to dance and act, parents may want to enrol them in the Diamond City School of Theatre Arts, a new venture undertaken by drama and dance specialist Andrea Elder.

Fort Macleod

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump will not present its Heritage Through My Hands event this year.

Thursday, 03 November 2011 11:47

Cayley historian receives Western Legacy Award

By Susan Quinlan
For his many years as a volunteer, preserving the heritage of southwestern Alberta, Bill Dunn was recently recognized by the Calgary Stampede at the 2011 Western Legacy Awards.

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