September 17, 2019

 Left: Ghost Boy

Right: Tim Isberg performing Rwanda 25 Years After Photos supplied

Allied Arts is excited about their upcoming season of performers at the Lakeland College Alumni Theatre in Vermilion which will feature a variety of genres and talent. 
Cellist, Christine Hanson, will perform a musical version of ‘The Cremation of Sam McGee’ on October 5, at 8 p.m. It will also feature Canadian artist Ted Harrison’s vibrant pain...

April 2, 2019

Even if they have nowhere to swim, the geese have arrived back determined that Spring is here. 

February 12, 2019

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(NC) Enjoying the outdoors with your dog can be wonderful, except when the temperature dips down a little too low for comfort. Even if we would prefer to cuddle up on the couch, it’s imperative that our four-legged friends still get enough exercise during the winter.

To help ease the transition, here are five things to consider:

  1. Bundle up. Although our furry friends have built-in coats, temperatures can sometimes drop to ext...

February 12, 2019

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(NC) While the hottest trends might not always match your personal taste, there’s likely something that will inspire you to try something new. Whether you’re planning to do a complete kitchen renovation, or just looking to add some trendy touches, here’s what you need to know for your next kitchen update:

Fun with colour. Say goodbye to boring all-white kitchens. Contrasting colours are big this year and since the kitchen is th...

October 12, 2017

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It happens every fall: influenza arrives in Alberta, and takes a serious toll on our communities.

Influenza is a real threat.  It’s also preventable.

Influenza immunization will be made available, starting October 23, free of charge, to all Albertans six months of age and older.

It’s the single most effective means of reducing your risk of influenza, particularly when you receive it as early in the season as possible.  By getting...

October 10, 2017

Kerri A. Sinclair teaches a yoga class at Lakeland College. Photo Shawna Chernichen

Lakeland College staff enjoyed a lunch hour yoga class on October 4, as part of the Be Fit For Life program.

Kerri A. Sinclair lead her first yoga class at Lakeland College encouraging her class to leave stress at the door. After practicing yoga for the past eight years, Sinclair received her teaching certificate last year and is a new face to th...

October 5, 2017

Breast Cancer Screening

Every October during breast cancer awareness month, women are reminded to get checked for breast cancer. That’s because breast cancer is still a problem in Alberta and the most common type of cancer for women. In fact, 1 out of every 8 women will be diagnosed in her lifetime. And each day a woman in Alberta will die from the disease. But breast cancer doesn’t have to be a death sentence. If we can catch...

September 27, 2017

(NC) Just because summer is over doesn't mean you need to huddle indoors yet. Fall delivers gorgeous colours and pleasant temperatures that often make spending time outside more enjoyable than during summer scorchers.

So, get adventurous and explore everything Canada has to offer, including our beautiful shorelines. From lakes, rivers and creeks, to watersheds and ocean beaches, there are many hidden gems in your community wait...

August 31, 2017

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New pregnancy nutrition class helps mothers during their pregnancies

VERMILION – Local mothers who are expecting a child, or are planning to become pregnant are now able to attend a free nutrition class offered by Alberta Health Services.

Classes are led by Registered Dietitians who share their expertise in group discussions and provide support and encouragement to participants. The class will provide valuable nutrition informat...

August 31, 2017

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Heart Wise offers effective strategies to manage cholesterol and blood pressure.

VERMILION – Local residents looking to manage their cholesterol and blood pressure are invited to an upcoming information session to better understand their heart health.

Heart Wise is a free, three-hour group session offered by Alberta Health Services (AHS). Nutrition and Food Services professionals will share their expertise and guide interactive...

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