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Mr. Potato Head is very sick

Mr. Potato Head is very sick

Quadruplets, a Brazil brouhaha, and Justin dropping the people's elbow? News you can chew on.
WATT'S HAPPENING: green gadget guy says clean energy storage is key

WATT'S HAPPENING: green gadget guy says clean energy storage is key

Being a solar guy, I was pleased to see a large solar array covering the entire back of the radio. Put it in the sun for a few hours and it charges itself with sunlight.
Likes being a Canadian girl, loves being a northern Canadian one

Likes being a Canadian girl, loves being a northern Canadian one

The generosity and commitment of the men and women who live and work in our region is staggering.
Chews the News tracks Trump

Chews the News tracks Trump

A recent survey showed Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have the support of 40 percent of Americans each. The other 20 percent didn’t answer the survey. They were too busy packing for the move to Canada
Iced coffee gets a chilly reception; a first world problem

Iced coffee gets a chilly reception; a first world problem

In Canada, the dedicated columnist who investigates these irritants is a member of the elite squad known as the Seriously People….Really?
This is how you can go about naming a baby

This is how you can go about naming a baby

Last week a woman who gave birth on a plane owned by the Australian airline Jetstar named her baby after the airline. Baby Jetstar is doing fine.
Do it live! Mayor Nenshi owns his hot mic moment

Do it live! Mayor Nenshi owns his hot mic moment

The rule is to never say anything that you wouldn’t want broadcast out inadvertently on a hot or “live” mic.
Pick up the B.O. detecting phone

Pick up the B.O. detecting phone

Guy drove 700 kilometres to the nearest KFC in High Level Alberta to bring his wife fried chicken. It works out at 14 fingers licked for every kilometre.
Predicting the future of Dawson Creek real estate

Predicting the future of Dawson Creek real estate

In my world, the Dawson Creek residential real estate world, the market has followed suit. Over the past few weeks things appear to have stabilized.
Sun power: the brightest idea to fall from the sky yet

Sun power: the brightest idea to fall from the sky yet

Nice idea, this solar and wind power stuff, but is it practical?