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Celebrating 251 hours of hope

Good newspaper people will warn reporters the danger of re-telling a story over, and over … and over again. I especially remember my young reporting years when I’d be so personally invested in a story — which, can be a negative thing and risks losing objectivity — I’d almost beg my assignment editor to let me write another piece on...

Don Johnston: “Feeling all right.”

(Edmonton Sun - Feb. 18, 2018)  Don Johnston has tens of thousands of songs he could play and sing when the 67-year-old plays the last song of the night Sunday: his last public performance. The pianist and singer, most notably known for his 16-year run at the Rose and Crown ending in 1997, has traveled with cancer since 2007. Don has...

5 PM UpdateLet’s check in on the World’s Longest Hockey Game live​

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fY-iKfYL18       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jK-NcRmVcw VISIT THE WESBITE WITH YOUR CLICK!

Making memories — and helping the community

(Edmonton Sun column - February 15) Steve Bluett knows time is against him and he could, very understandably, be recalling memories. But, that’s not Steve’s way of doing things. He was diagnosed with Stage 4 terminal brain cancer last summer — the same cancer Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip had. Steve spent 35 years as a junior hockey statistician and loves...

Valentine’s Day

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    Five of my top favourite love songs ... and why!  . Ah, memories of the 1980's and disco, and the late Barry White https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF_J1iz_lao . We all remember that first kiss in high school. This was on the radio after a Valentine's Day dance in 1976, an hour after my first kiss. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPT3ZzxJlRM   You know when the bride and groom ask tables to sing...

An almost impossible task — UPDATED FEB. 14 – 1 PM.

(Edmonton Sun - Tait on 8 - Feb. 11, 2018) By CAM TAIT Bruce Bowie gives us much to think about on the 630 CHED Morning news weekdays, so it was no big surprise one of the most recent poignant points came from a listener. "It was on Facebook," said Bruce, a friend of more than four decades. "Someone posted they thought...

February 7: Rob Christie, Grandma Anderson and Pastor Pete

By Cam Tait The Air Canada jet backed up from on the Edmonton International Airport runway on a rainy October morning in 1994. The pilot shook his head, and the stewardess smiled and waved while the Ottawa-bound passengers wondered just what the heck was going on. There I was, in my wheelchair, in pair of Air Canada blue overalls, yellow ear muffs...

The return of Cam ‘n Eggs: the Monday frustration

  C   COULD THIS BE SOMEONE IN THE OFFICE OF THE NEW ENGALND PATRIOTS TODAY?          

Why I hope the Eagles soar tonight – Edmonton Sun – Feb. 4

Google maps says it's 2,400 miles plus a half a cup of coffee from Edmonton to Philadelphia. The City of Brotherly Love will be alive Sunday: the smell of fried onions drifting up Broad Street, down the Deleware River all the way into picturesque Chestnut Hill as tens of thousands of Philly Cheesesteaks sizzle on grills. It's Super Bowl Sunday. The...