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Do changes in the Saudi Arabian monarchy promise tumult for North American oil prices?

By Laura Bohnert Since the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, there has been much concern over the uncertain future of global oil…

Rant & Rave

RANT: People who don’t wash their hands after using the washroom. I’m supposed to just be okay with their lack of hygiene? “They”…

Childhood conservationism

By Rechell McDonald It can be difficult to get your children interested in nature beyond going fishing or sledding in the winter. Sure,…

Why can’t we stop ISIS?

By Laura Bohnert ISIS — The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria — is an organization that is based on brutality and…

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Above & Beyond

My daughter and 3 grandkids moved back to Whitecourt from New Brunswick with nothing, but thanks to a whole lot of wonderful people in Whitecourt…

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Google Street View’s Horse-Boy makes dramatic reappearance

Google Street View’s Horse-Boy makes dramatic reappearance

After four years underground, the mysterious half boy, half horse is suddenly spotted far from his…

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Carrick on money: Will millenials ruin parents’ retirement dreams?

The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by…

Women making gains in finance, business