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Vol. 1, Issue 43 403-904-2227


July 11, 2012

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My Little Corner

By Shannon Robin What a beautiful weekend – summer is finally here! I hope everyone had a chance to spend some time outdoors enjoying the sunshine. Summer brings along a strange phenomenon: random footwear at the side of the road. I’ve noticed this as far back as I can remember, and I’ve always wondered about the story behind these shoes, sandals and boots that appear along with the summer traffic. I’ve never seen a complete set of shoes – they tend to be loners. I’ve also never seen a pair of fancy women’s shoes. It’s always runners, sandals rubber boots and such. I remember long trips from our home in Saskatchewan to visit family in British Columbia when we were kids. Long days stuck in the back seat of the car definitely put siblings at high risk of getting on one another’s nerves, and could potentially lead to a flying shoe or two. Perhaps some footwear has found its roadside rest due to one of those arguments kids have – “If you don’t stop humming right now, I’m going to throw your shoe out the window!” Maybe a shoe gets tossed by someone who really doesn’t want to go hiking in the mountains. Surely they won’t have to climb and be forced to exercise with only one shoe! However they get there, the boots and shoes add to the summer scenery. Don’t watch too closely for shoes, though, because at this time of year it’s more important to keep your eyes and attention on the road. On Highway 22 the other day, there were vehicles passing on solid lines, while the more aggressive were passing on the shoulders. A few motorcyclists were downright scary, passing into oncoming traffic. Regardless of the season, the biggest hazard on the road is usually other drivers. So be defensive this summer!

We ran into an interesting roadblock Sunday at the Oldman Dam reservoir area. A group of young people had turned the boat launch dock into a private party place, complete with sunbathers, lawn chairs and alcohol. I was especially surprised to see this because we met a patrol boat leaving as we drove down to the launch site. Apparently they had turned a blind eye to the situation. It bothered me that people using the launch were forced to walk on the very outside edge of the dock to try to get in or out of their boats. The group made no effort to move for people using the dock for its intended purpose. When we came back three hours later, the situation was pretty much the same – with a few more people and a bit more beer. I wondered if enforcement of alcohol regulations was maybe under the jurisdiction of the RCMP rather than Alberta Parks. I also wondered if anyone else was bothered, or if I’ve just become an old stick in the mud. Curiosity got the best of me and I called to check it out on Monday. I spoke with Bryan Sundberg from Alberta Parks, Tourism and Recreation, who was pleasant and helpful. He spoke with the officers who were on duty, and was informed they hadn’t seen any alcohol. Apparently it’s okay for people to hang out on the dock, but it’s valid to make a complaint when they are interfering with others use of the area. To have issues addressed or questions answered about park areas, the number to call is 403-382-4097. If you see a situation where someone is inebriated and heading out on the road, please call 911. Signs with contact information are posted in places such as public washrooms in provincial recreation areas. Now ... was I being too grumpy, or were these kids pushing the limit? I’d be interested to hear from others who used the boat launch that day.

The Breeze Mailbox Successful Gathering Now that the dust has settled from the recent 25th Cowboy Gathering in Pincher Creek, it’s time to take stock and thank everyone who had a part in making it another successful weekend. Sonia Shane donated half the cost of a very valuable handmade quilt that was the main prize in the raffle. This gorgeous, country-themed quilt was won by Robert Muir of Calgary. Robert has a cabin in the Pincher Creek area; perhaps the quilt will grace one of those weekend beds! Well-known local potter Judith Green donated a unique and beautiful handmade plate that prominently featured The Gathering’s Three Cowboys logo, and which was won by Colleen Mensaghi of Medicine Hat. The third prize was a striking barnwood picture frame, with the Three Cowboys logo branded on it, handmade and donated by Mike Barkwith, and was won by Linda Peterat of Vernon, B.C. The Gathering committee extend our thanks to all the many people who bought tickets for the raffle, and to the very generous donors of the prizes, and our congratulations go to the lucky winners. Our thanks must also go to all the very generous people, local businesses, and the Town and MD of Pincher Creek who sponsored one or more aspects of The Gathering, and of course a huge thanks to all our wonderful volunteers who work extremely hard to ensure the event runs smoothly. The committee definitely couldn’t do it without you guys and gals! Donna Lee Smith and Ed Rouleau have been indispensably there since the very beginning 25 years ago, and of course we mustn’t forget retiring chairman of The Gathering, Eileen McGlynn. Eileen has been tireless in her work to promote and organise the event. It’s a huge job and she has risen to the task magnificently. She will indeed be a very tough act to follow! But follow on we will, so mark Father’s Day weekend 2013 on your calendar, and get ready to cowboy-up for next year’s Gathering! The Gathering Committee



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Five-star accommodation By Shannon Robin When Terri and Michael Vidricaire moved to the Twin ButteWaterton area in 2008, they weren’t planning to open a bed and breakfast. But at Michael’s suggestion, that’s just what happened. He thought it would be great to share the beautiful surroundings they now call home. In a short time they have established a thriving business, return clientele, and in May received a fivestar rating and certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor. According to TripAdvisor, the accolade recognizes hospitality excellence, and only about 10 per cent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor worldwide receive this distinction each year. To quality for the award, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher out of five, based on customer reviews, for 12

months. Other criteria must also be met. A quick glance at TripAdvisor’s online reviews shows almost all guests are thrilled with what the Vidricaires are offering. Waterton River Suites offers guests luxury accommodation in a beautiful setting, with the Waterton River at the doorstep, wildlife and wildflowers in the yard, and mountain views on the horizon. “It’s not your typical B and B,” Terri says. The duplex-style guest house provides privacy for the owners and for the guests. The guest house was designed with a utility room between the two suites, making the rooms quite soundproof. Terri and Michael are close by at the house to provide immediate response to guest needs. Continued on page 4

With a spectacular view as a backdrop and river frontage, Terri and Michael Vidricaire offer guests five-star service at Waterton River Suites.

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FIVE STAR, continued from page 3

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Students had an opportunity Saturday to learn about lawn care thanks to the Youth Employment Service and master mower Daryl Holte. These four are now prepared to offer their services around town, from left: Elliot Nemeth, Stefan Ludwig, Erica Nemeth, Daryl Holte and Craig Oliver. In the second photo, Daryl looks on while Craig tries the pull cord.

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By Shannon Robin About 10 years ago, Kelsi Byam of Pincher Creek signed up for the local Youth Employment Services program. This summer she is co-ordinator of the program, administered by Group Group Youth. “It was a good experience and I remember how it helped me,” Kelsi says. “Knowing that I can possibly help youth learn as they enter the work force is great.” “I’ve never been in a leadership role before,” she adds. “As co-ordinator I’m planning everything, putting on the workshops and doing the office work. It’s been really fun and it’s definitely a good experience.” The program is designed to help youth aged 10 to 24 who are seeking summer employment. Kelsi started her position in May, and YES will be open until Aug. 24. In her role as co-ordinator, Kelsi is responsible for connecting with youth to promote the program, and for matching employers with appropriate employees. She has visited local schools and gathering places, such as the pool, to find young people interested in summer jobs. Kelsi connects them with individuals and businesses in the community who are hiring. Orders that come in from community members are for jobs such as lawn care, pet care, babysitting and gardening. Businesses have been looking for students able to file and act as clerks, among other things. Kelsi also maintains a job board at her Main Street office. She scours the local papers and the Internet for job postings as an additional service. “Not everyone has access to newspapers or the Internet,” she says.

YES is offering several workshops this summer. The first was a lawn equipment safety workshop held Saturday. The workshops are meant to help students learn how to safely carry out the types of community jobs Kelsi is filling. Entrepreneurial activities, such as the upcoming July 18 car wash and July 27 barbecue, are fundraisers for the program and give the students volunteer activities to include on their resumes. Tuesday craft sessions began this week. Kids will make things like picture frames and candle holders, and then have the option to sell them at the farmers market. The majority of students enrolled in the program are 12 to 14, and Kelsi speculates many of the older ones already have jobs lined up. Those under 12, who are too young to work, have the opportunity to gain experience through the workshops, be entrepreneurs and volunteer. In May and June there were more workers than there was work available, which Kelsi attributes to the rainy weather. Now the balance is shifting and things are levelling out. Lynne Teneycke, manager of Group Group Youth, recalls Kelsi as a student in the program years ago. “Kelsi is doing a tremendous job this summer,” she says. If you’re interested in hiring a student, or a student interested in being hired, you can give Kelsi a call at 403-627-5615. The YES office is located at 723 Main Street, at the rear of the Four Winds Real Estate building. Watch for YES events on our Mark Your Calendar page and online at .

Waterton Lakes National Park is the main destination for the majority of their guests, and Terri says many are hikers who appreciate a healthy breakfast and the variety she offers. Breakfast is delivered to guests in the evening, and Terri thinks most guests appreciate this style of service. Guests from around the world have enjoyed the hospitality and accommodations Terri and Michael offer. “We’re booked pretty much solid through summer,” Terri says. “International clients book early, while locals tend to wait until it feels like summer.” Terri says that for repeat guests like Jenny and Ian of Calgary, who have visited 11 times, their guest house has become a home away from home they consider their own. Pride of ownership is evident in the immaculately clean suites. Terri likes everything to be “exactly perfect” when her guests come in. Most guests have been wonderful, but there are always a few who are memorable for their not-so-wonderful stories. One such story Terri shared involved a one-night booking for two adults and one child. They arrived late at night and snuck a few extra people into the suite. After their departure, Terri entered the suite to find it in a state of upheaval and smelling strongly of dirty diapers. Terri shakes her head as she recalls the situation. “There were blueberry stains on the white sheets, and it was just a mess.” After thoroughly cleaning the suite, a nasty smell still remained. Following her nose, Terri lifted the top of the hinged coffee table to find that the baby had spit up milk inside the table. Her guests had left this as a parting gift. “I couldn’t believe the mess and the nerve,” Terri says. Thankfully, guests like this don’t come their way often. Congratulations to Terri and Michael on their achievement. It seems they’ve made a good choice in sharing their bit of paradise. To learn more about their business, you can phone 403-627-2999 or visit .

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The show will go on By Shannon Robin Volunteer members of the Rum Runner Days committee had their work cut out for them this year, as they planned to move forward with the event despite the controversy over cancellation of the Thunder in the Valley fireworks show. Co-ordinator Candace Saindon says the committee is adding more events for children and adults, as well as bringing structure into place through designated parking and camping areas. The event itself has been around for over 30 years. It was known first as Barbed Wire Johnny Days, then Crowsnest Pass Days, before the name Rum Runner Days was chosen to reflect the colourful history of the area. “The whole idea is to promote local people and celebrate all the great things going on in the Pass,” Candace says. There are many new people on the committee with new ideas to share. Change is never easy, and building something new in the midst of conflict has been challenging. “We’re excited about the new venues and events,” Candace says of the additions to the long-standing regular events. “We anticipate that numbers will be less, but we also think there will be people who’ve never been to Rum Runner Days who’ll be attracted by the new events,” she says. “This is a time of transition, and we are doing our best to figure out how we can make everyone happy.” The goal of the committee is to get back to what the whole thing was about in the first place – celebrating community and the stories and culture of Crowsnest Pass. About 10 volunteers came forward to form the new Rum Runner Days committee, and they have supported each other through the controversy of

the past few months. They could just as easily have stood by and let everything be shut down. “In that case, the community would really have suffered,” Candace says. “There has been lots of positive feedback, and now we need people to come out and support the event.” People are volunteering to help out every day but, as with most events, more assistance can always be used. Candace truly believes there is something for everyone in the Pass and that positive things can happen out of what many perceive to be a negative change. “We won’t be able to satisfy everyone, and it won’t be perfect, but people are working together and supporting the event, which will make it a positive experience,” she says. The committee welcomes those who would like to be involved. If you’d like to volunteer or learn more, call Candace at 403-753-2403. The new Crowsnest Wine and Food Festival will be held Thursday along with the Green and Gold Bill Fukami Memorial Golf Tournament. Friday highlights include the RBC Sole Survivor walk/race, steak supper at the Legion and main stage performances by Rising Star Road Show and the Paxton Bachman Band. Saturday starts with a pancake breakfast, followed by the Rum Runner Parade and the show ‘n’ shine with music by Who’s Yer Daddy. The Boys and Girls Club of Crowsnest Pass duck derby takes place after lunch held at the Legion. Main stage performances include the Teen Variety Show, music by local entertainers and TR3. Throughout the day you can take in Pure Power Wrestling, a co-ed slo-pitch tournament and family activities. And, of course, don’t forget to visit the midway! For a detailed schedule of events, visit .

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403-627-4811 SPECIAL MEETING! Thursday, July 19 at 7 p.m. Upstairs at Pincher Creek Curling Rink Pincher Creek Curling Club is hosting a special meeting for those in the town of Pincher Creek and the MD of Pincher Creek interested in the future of curling in the community. The mayor of Pincher Creek will also be speaking and presenting a proposal at the meeting.

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Crossed Over

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Debora Yaniuk Ms. Debora Jean Yaniuk of Lundbreck, Alta., beloved companion of Mike Jansen, passed away suddenly in a motor vehicle accident, south of Hillcrest, Alta., on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the tender age of 52 years. Born on Aug. 4, 1959 in Peace River, Alta. to Mike and Elizabeth (née Szpuniarski) Yaniuk, Debbie was raised with her three siblings to appreciate family and to be thankful for the blessings in her life. In her youth, Debbie looked forward to family gatherings and vacations. She also enjoyed participating in recreational sports and she loved to travel. Deb grew into a graceful and lovely young lady who was blessed with a family of her own. She cherished her children and loved them unconditionally. Debbie had many talents and passions: cooking, hiking, sitting around the campfire, long drives in the country, animals and those precious moments spent amongst family and friends. Her compassionate nature was demonstrated with her employment in Peace River, Alta. in the nursing home, as a cook in various establishments, and her volunteer work as a member in the Royal Canadian Legion in Coleman, Alta. She had a caring, kind and fun-loving nature. A devoted mother, grandmother, loving wife and loyal friend, she will be dearly missed and never forgotten. Deb is survived by her loving companion, Mike Jansen of Lundbreck, Alta.; her precious sons, Ian and Jason Butz; her four grandchildren; her siblings, Brent Yaniuk, Lyn (Lorenzo) Yaniuk and Glen (Brenda) Yaniuk, all of Nampa, Alta.; three nephews; her extended family and numerous friends. She was predeceased by her beloved parents, Mike and Elizabeth Yaniuk; and her beloved Pomeranian, Gizmo. The funeral service honouring Debora’s life was held on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Fantin’s Funeral Chapel (13461 20th Ave.) in Blairmore, with Rev. Nicky Keyworth officiating. Special tributes were provided by Mike Jansen, Lorin Hansen and the Royal Canadian Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of the late Deborah Yaniuk may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, PO Box 359, Bellevue, AB, T0K 0C0. Condolences may be registered by email at Fantin’s Funeral Chapel entrusted with arrangements: (403) 562-8555.

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Mark Your Calendar Events and Entertainment - Full details are available in the STB online calendar – Wednesday, July 11 – CNP indoor playground - 9:30 a.m. at MDM Community Centre in Bellevue – Children’s summer art program - classes Tuesday through Friday at Lebel Mansion in Pincher Creek – POSTPONED to later date - From Prairie Grass to Mountain Pass book launch - 7 p.m. at Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village in Pincher Creek – TOPS meeting - 6 p.m. at Bellecrest Seniors

Centre – Foothills Duplicate Bridge Club - 1 p.m. at Pincher Creek Senior Citizens Drop-in Centre – Cribbage - 7 p.m. at Pincher Creek Legion Thursday, July 12 – Children’s summer art program - classes Tuesday through Friday at Lebel Mansion in Pincher Creek – Youth library program - 1 p.m. at Crowsnest Pass Municipal Library in Blairmore – Resume and cover letter writing workshop (age 13+) - 1 p.m. at the pool meeting room in Pincher Creek – CNP indoor playground - 9:30 a.m. at MDM Community Centre in Bellevue – TOPS meeting - 6:30 p.m. at the Anglican Church in Pincher Creek – Rotary luncheon - 11:45 a.m. at Heritage Inn in Pincher Creek – Darts - 7 p.m. at Pincher Creek Legion Friday, July 13 – Drum Creek weed pull - 9 a.m. at Coal and Coke Park in Hillcrest – Pioneer Farmers Market - 11 a.m. at Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village in Pincher Creek – Children’s summer art program - classes Tuesday through Friday at Lebel Mansion in Pincher Creek – Crowsnest Pass photo contest deadline at CNP Public Art Gallery in Frank Saturday, July 14 – Meat draws - 3 p.m. at Pincher Creek Legion – World Enduro Canada off-road motorcycle race at the sports complex in Coleman Find the Sudoku Answer and More Puzzles in the Online Paper Each Week

Sunday, July 15 – World Enduro Canada off-road motorcycle race at the sports complex in Coleman Monday, July 16 – Fibre arts week at Bloomin’ Inn near Pincher Creek

– Youth Employment Services creek cleanup - 1:30 p.m. in Pincher Creek – Grief recovery program in Fort Macleod – CNP indoor playground - 9:30 a.m. at MDM Community Centre in Bellevue Tuesday, July 17 – Youth Employment Services craft day - 1 p.m. at the YES office in Pincher Creek – Fibre arts week at Bloomin’ Inn near Pincher Creek – CNP indoor playground - 9:30 a.m. at MDM Community Centre in Bellevue – Preschool library program - 1 p.m. at Crowsnest Pass Municipal Library in Blairmore – Governance & priorities committee meeting - 3 p.m. in council chambers at Municipality of Crowsnest Pass office in Coleman – Council meeting - 7 p.m. in council chambers at Municipality of Crowsnest Pass office in Coleman – Children’s summer art program - classes Tuesday through Friday at Lebel Mansion in Pincher Creek Wednesday, July 18 – Fibre arts week at Bloomin’ Inn near Pincher Creek – Youth Employment Services car wash - 11 a.m. at Cougar Car Wash in Pincher Creek – CNP indoor playground - 9:30 a.m. at MDM Community Centre in Bellevue – Children’s summer art program - classes Tuesday through Friday at Lebel Mansion in Pincher Creek – TOPS meeting - 6 p.m. at Bellecrest Seniors Centre – Foothills Duplicate Bridge Club - 1 p.m. at Pincher Creek Senior Citizens Drop-in Centre – Cribbage - 7 p.m. at Pincher Creek Legion Mark Your Calendar listings include the event name, time and location. Details provided for events and map directions can be found by following the calendar link at .

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Five bucks a duck By Shannon Robin A large flock of ducks will be racing down the Crowsnest River, July 21, and eight lucky winners will take home a share of more than $3,000 in prize money. Regular ducks sell for $5 each and have a top prize of $500. If you’re after the big bucks, you’ll want to go for one of 480 new ducks added to the race this year. For their $20 price tag you have the chance to win up to $1,000 cash. The duck race is the primary fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Crowsnest Pass. The race sold out last year, and if the same happens this summer, the group will come away with about $15,000 for their coffers. Board president Scott Warris says it’s costly to run the program each year. “In reality we need to raise $20,000 to $30,000 to keep the program going.” During Rum Runner Days, watch for the rolling lemonade stands during the parade. You can cool down and support a good cause at the same time. “This is one of the best ones because the kids are involved,” Scott says.

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Summer is a busy time for the club as the bulk of its fundraising takes place over a short period of time. Last weekend, volunteers were busy running the Sinister 7 concession booth. A huge bonus was the time and expertise provided by the owners and staff of Bamboo Bistro and use of a trailer donated by Davis GMC in Lethbridge. A few extra dollars were raised by doing RV parking for the event, and the group should take away about $4,000 for their weekend efforts. Kids camp programs are in full swing, and no children are ever turned away. Camps cost $30 per day or $100 per week, and a flyer will be mailed out shortly inviting people to sponsor a kid for a day or a week of camp. “Our goal is to be the most active boys and girls club in Canada,” Scott says. “The whole idea is to get kids outside.” To find out more about the camps, visit Duck race tickets can be purchased at Crocket’s Trading Co. in Bellevue, Copy Magic, Stone’s Throw Cafe in Blairmore and Servus Credit Union in Coleman. You can also call 403-562-8664.

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According to Tina By Tina Webber The Calgary Stampede parade starts tomorrow, as I write this, and I wish I were there. Since moving to Pincher Creek, I have come to understand the unique relationship between man, the land and animals that helped carve out an existence in the West. It is a unique relationship that brought people to Alberta with the promise of good farming and grazing. The Calgary Stampede became a way to celebrate this lifestyle and, of course, grew from there. I will miss the Stampede breakfasts, the joviality and good spirits that invade every person. It has always been a time to enjoy the good mood and merriment – especially this year, commemorating 100 years of the Calgary Stampede. The Stampede parade is also one of my regrets because I was offered a chance to ride in it. I have always been boisterous, and one year from the sidewalk I was yahooing and hollering enough to draw the attention of a cowboy riding in the parade, who offered me a ride on the back of his horse. Well, I declined, but have regretted it from that time on. What is the saying I have learned the merit in since? Oh, yes: “Dance as if no one is watching.” So, dance and don’t give up an opportunity to enjoy yourself this Stampede – and shout out a “Yahoo” for me!

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Air quality, crop production, family structure and marketable natural gas production are just a few of the many topics covered in the 2012 Alberta Official Statistics, now available online. More than 100 sets of numbers covering social, economic and environmental themes are presented together in the annual release of the government’s official statistics for the province. These statistics form a vital part of the information needed by the province, local governments and other organizations to plan for the future. As part of the Alberta government’s commitment to openness and transparency, Albertans can both view the statistics and download the data used to compile the 2012 Alberta Official Statistics. Students, teachers, economic organizations, policy and research analysts and others who use this information now have an easy way to access the official statistics. Examples of the many statistics available in the Alberta Official Statistics include:


• In 2011, Alberta had the highest productivity level in Canada with a Gross Domestic Product of $48.10 per hour, $5.80 per hour higher than the national average. • Alberta’s top five agri-food export products in 2011 were wheat, canola seed, beef, crude canola oil and live cattle. These five products combined accounted for 69 per cent ($5.6 billion) of the province’s total agri-food exports. • In 2011-12, 80.4 per cent of adult Albertans did at least one type of volunteer work, including informal volunteering such as helping a neighbour. • Alberta is the only province in Canada that had more men than women in 2011 (100 women to 100.6 men). • The Government of Alberta reported scientific activity expenditures of $565.8 million in 2010-11, of which $380.7 million (67.3 per cent) was spent on research and development and $185.2 million (32.7 per cent) was spent on related science activities. To view the entire suite of 2012 Alberta Official Statistics, please visit .

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Construction of the recently-approved Alberta Public Security and Law Enforcement Training Centre “will be a marvellous addition to the local economy of Fort Macleod and southern Alberta,” says Pat Stier, MLA for Livingstone-Macleod. “Despite misgivings during the [provincial election] campaign, in regards to the RCMP facility being in jeopardy if a Wildrose MLA was elected, I am pleased to see the facility is going to be constructed as promised,” Mr. Stier says. “It will provide another great opportunity for employment within the community.” “This was also discussed at the recent 100th anniversary gala celebration at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod, between myself and Mayor Shawn Patience, as we have been in constant communication regarding this issue

in the past year.” The Alberta Public Security and Law Enforcement Training Centre will train up to 250 police recruits, 250 sheriffs and corrections officers, 250 community peace officers and 600 professional-development students each year. The college will include classroom space, a residence that can house 270 students, special facilities for combat training and scenario-based training, a driving skills training track, and indoor and outdoor firearm ranges. The centre will also include a gymnasium, a running track and eating facilities. The overall project budget remains $122 million. Preliminary schematic designs, when available, will be posted on the Alberta Infrastructure website. The contract was awarded almost six years after Fort Macleod was chosen as the site, following a bid process open to every community in Alberta.

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Despite their differences, the two men created some of the most cherished gems in the American songbook. Their collaboration is documented in fascinating detail in a new book about Hart by Gary Marmorstein, who has written extensively about film, theater and popular music. “A Ship Without a Sail: The Life of Lorenz Hart” by Gary Marmorstein (Simon & Schuster, $30) Reviewed by Larry Cox Lorenz Hart almost singlehandedly reinvented what an American song lyric should be. His incomparable words to songs such as “Manhattan,” “Thou Swell,” “There’s a Small Hotel” and “My Funny Valentine” were smart, sophisticated and unforgettable. When blended with the brilliant music of Richard Rodgers, they helped raise the bar for other songwriters throughout the 1920s and ‘30s. The son of Jewish immigrants, Hart wrote his own lyrics and created shows for summer camps in the Adirondacks while still a teenager. He began collaborating with composer Richard Rodgers in 1919. It was an improbable team, since Rodgers was highly organized, movie-star handsome, extremely social and heterosexual, while Hart was short, insecure, homosexual and an alcoholic.

At least four Rodgers and Hart musicals --- “On Your Toes,” “Babes in Arms,” “The Boys from Syracuse” and “Pal Joey” --- have become timeless and enduring. In addition to their work on Broadway, the songwriting duo also worked in Hollywood on projects such as “Mississippi” for Bing Crosby, and “Love Me Tonight,” which co-starred Jeanette MacDonald and Maurice Chevalier. “Love Me Tonight,” which some critics consider the best movie musical ever, introduced one of the Rodgers and Hart’s most sensational and appealing songs, “Isn’t It Romantic.” Hart’s writing reflected a sweet nostalgia that was counterbalanced by lyrics that were often cynical, funny and ironic. According to Marmorstein, he brought a unique wit and elegance to popular music, in spite of -- or perhaps because of -- his less than romantic personal life. This is an indelible portrait of a genius who was much like the lyrics he wrote: at times exuberant, at times melancholy, but always brilliant. (c) 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.

1. Is the book of Micah in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Judges 13, to whose wife did an angel appear telling she’d conceive a son? Samson, Manoah, Josiah, Cain 3. Who was thrown out a window, trampled by horses and eaten by dogs? Deborah, Vashti, Candace, Jezebel 4. What godly son was born to Hannah and Elkanah in answer to prayer? Ezekiel, Paul, Samuel, Hosea 5. How many times was Naaman dipped into the Jordan River when healed of leprosy? 1, 2, 4, 7 6. Which prophet referred to “Hell” the most often? Amos, Jonah, Habakkuk, Isaiah

ANSWERS: 1) Old; 2) Manoah; 3) Jezebel; 4) Samuel; 5) 7; 6) Isaiah

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By Steve Becker WHEN TO COVER AN HONOR The principle of covering an honor with an honor is cited with reverence from Walla Walla to Dnepropetrovsk, but the fact is that the application of this rule is not always as simple as it might seem. Thus, it is surely correct to cover with the king if declarer leads the jack from dummy’s J-3-2 facing the A-Q-4. Covering with the king holds declarer to two tricks instead of the three he would make if the jack were not covered. But it would be wrong to cover if you had the K-x-x and declarer led the jack from dummy’s J-10-2 toward his A-4-3. He would make two tricks if you covered, but only one if you ducked. As a matter of fact, the best rule to follow is to cover an honor if it can gain a trick for your side, and not to cover if it can cost your side a trick.

This advice might not be particularly helpful, as it tells you to use your head instead of a rigid formula, but that’s the kind of game bridge is. Today’s hand demonstrates the principle. South is in three spades, and West leads the queen of clubs, which holds. When West shifts to the ten of diamonds, declarer goes up with the queen and returns the nine of trumps. If East ducks, so does South, and, as a result, he makes three spades. But if East covers the nine with the jack -- as he should to cater to the possibility of West’s having four spades that include the eight and a high honor -- South goes down one. The nine in this case is treated as an honor, and East covers because the play cannot cost him a trick but might gain one. (c) 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.

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PHOTO: Bret Michaels Q: One of my favorite shows this season, “Pan Am,” was canceled. Is it on DVD? -- Pat S., via email A: “Pan Am” is not yet available on DVD; however, you can own all the episodes via Amazon. The show is available for instant viewing on your PC, Mac, compatible TV or other device. Simply go to and search “Pan Am” to learn more. *** Q: Can you tell me what one of my favorite rock stars, Bret Michaels, has been up to lately? -- Rhiannon G., via email A: The Poison frontman has been touring with Def Leppard and Lita Ford this summer, as well as promoting his new line of pet clothes, toys and accessories. Bret Michaels’ Pets Rock collection is available only through PetSmart (in stores and online at As the owner of the cutest Boston terrier in the world, I couldn’t wait to speak with Bret about his new line of doggiewear. Bret explained the collaboration

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A: Jerry Bruckheimer is in the very early stages of development. He has joined with Disney and screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski (creator of “Babylon 5”) to bring the video game to life, perhaps sometime in 2013. between himself and PetSmart: “They’d all come up to my house (in Arizona, where PetSmart is based), and I would show them a design, and I’d show them the stuff my pets were playing with. We would talk about it and we would draw some stuff up, and then they would take it back and work on it. It was very collaborative. As you know, safety is a huge factor, along with durability.” But just because Bret had a hand in designing a doggie tutu, it doesn’t mean he’s gone soft. He told me: “In the music business, you might get lucky for a record or two, but you’re not going to survive 25, 26 years unless you know the business side of the entertainment business, which is really tough. It really gave me a thick skin. I’ll say this about any musician who’s lasted more than two years:


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Catalina Vase Q: I inherited a vase from a distant relative. It is marked “Catalina Pottery,” but I have been unable to find the company listed in any of my reference books. -- Betty, Ramona, Calif. A: The Catalina Pottery Company was founded in 1927 on Santa Catalina Island. The pottery didn’t really attract the attention of serious collectors until about 10 years ago. The small company produced vases, trinket boxes and bowls for several years, adding dinnerware in 1931. In 1937, production ended when the operation was purchased by Gladden, McBean & Company. Especially desirable are the Head Vases produced by Catalina. Many are selling for well above the $250 mark. Since

*** Q: I have a picture that was made by the F.W. Deval Company, manufacturers of tube colors, paints and varnishes. The material feels like plaster, but the picture is hand-painted. Whom can I contact to find out more about it? -Irene, North Chili, N.Y. A: With any piece of art, it is always a good idea to get the opinion of an expert. That means hiring the services of a good art appraiser. There are two types of appraisals, verbal and written. The verbal appraisal is an oral opinion and usually less expensive. A written appraisal is generally required for insurance purposes. To find a certified appraiser, contact the Appraisers Association of America,, 212-889-5404; the American Society of Appraisers, http://, 702-478-2228; or the International Society of Appraisers,

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1. In a large skillet sprayed with olive oil-flavored cooking spray, lightly brown meat on both sides for about 3 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine tomato soup, salsa, parsley flakes and corn. Spoon soup mixture evenly over browned meat. 2. Lower heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover and continue simmering for 5 minutes. When serving, place a

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rant in a subway station where people make reservations months in advance to see the master at work. The film is an engaging portrait of a modern ascetic, somebody who’s dedicated to a singular craft. It also shows the complicated relationship between the 85-year-old Jiro and his oldest son, Yoshikazu, who is expected to fill his father’s shoes one day. PHOTO: Elizabeth Olsen in “Silent House” PICKS OF THE WEEK “Silent House” (R) -- What could be a more boring, safe, non-terrorizing experience than cleaning out an old lake house? How about a lake house that hasn’t been used in years, and has had every possible entry and exit nailed shut? This remake of a low-budget flick from Argentina puts Sarah (the ascending Elizabeth Olsen) in just such a creaky old home, trapped, in the dark, all alone except for the shadowy figures lurking just out of sight. The whole movie is in real-time, seemingly done in a single shot that follows Sarah. No convenient intermissions, no scene transitions or alternate locations, just the audience trapped along with the victim. Those aching for terror and suspense can rent a room down at Silent House, where you can’t scream or the bad people will find you. “The Deep Blue Sea” (R) -- This tragic and romantic film tells the story of Hester (Rachel Weisz), a woman trapped in


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“My Way” (R) -- This war epic from Korea follows two young men from their rivalry as marathon runners to the battlefields of Mongolia and all the way to beaches of Normandy. One is a native-born Korean, the other is part of the Japanese occupation. When World War II swallows them both, they seem bound together as they go from soldiers, to prisoners to conscripts.

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Go Crazy About Books at Your Town Library Some things in life are still free -- like your neighborhood library. If you haven’t dusted off your library card in awhile, put it into action this summer, step inside a local branch and be amazed by the innovative activities and services you’ll find. You’ll likely discover that frequenting your library as part of your weekly routine is a healthy habit that will keep minds of all ages sharp all summer long. Check out these “free of charge” ideas: Storytime Contact your library for dates and times when you and your preschoolers or grandkids can gather with neighbors to enjoy readings of engaging picture books. Singing, acting and crafts often are included. “Afterward, look for books based on a particular theme,” suggests Jeanne O’Grady, program librarian for Santa Cruz, Calif., public libraries. “For example, choose a topic such as ‘food’ and check out a menu of fun, nutrition-related books with appetizing titles such as ‘Cucumber Soup’ by

Vicki Leigh Krudwig, ‘Little Pea’ by Amy Rosenthal and ‘Rah, Rah, Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant’ by April Pulley Sayre.” Once you read one of the books, enjoy preparing a snack or meal using the book for inspiration. “Reinforce new vocabulary you have just read by narrating what you are actually doing as you prep the ingredients and eat the food,” she says. “Kids simply can’t resist the sounds of fun words like asparagus, artichoke and macaroni.” E-books The list of library e-book titles for iPads, Nook and other readers is growing. Go online, check out your choice and download free of charge. Pre-trip prep Before you leave on vacation, find useful travel books, maps, magazines and conversational language-learning CDs to enrich your travel experience.

For long, cross-country car trips, don’t forget to check out audio books before you hit the road. Volunteer! Inquire about volunteer opportunities at the library for your preteen or teenage children. They may be asked to assist with crafts and puppet shows, monitor summer reading programs and assist in searching for titles on the computer. *** Donna Erickson’s award-winning series “Donna’s Day” is airing on public television nationwide. To find more of her creative family recipes and activities, visit and link to the NEW Donna’s Day Facebook fan page. Her latest book is “Donna Erickson’s Fabulous Funstuff for Families.” (c) 2012 Donna Erickson Distributed by King Features Synd.

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1. Name the five members of the 1960s Rat Pack. 2. Which all-girl group originally recorded “You Keep Me Hangin’ On”? 3. Name the group that released “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m a Man.” 4. Which early rock ‘n’ roller wrote and released “Rumble,” and when?

Answers 1. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford. All were singers and actors, appearing in films and entertaining in Las Vegas.

1967. They originally called themselves the Rhythm and Blues Quartette. 4. “Link” Wray, in 1958. Wray was one of the first musicians to get new sounds out of electric guitars, including distortion and reverb. 5. “Bootzilla” in 1978. “The Pinocchio Theory,” at No. 6, was the only other Top 10 song for the band, an offshoot act of Parliament-Funkadelic.

2. The Supremes, in 1966 on the Motown label. The song topped the charts for two weeks.

6. Billboard was first published in 1894, but didn’t begin to chart music until the 1930s, when jukeboxes became popular.

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stances, they arise during life. High blood pressure, smoking and excessive intake of alcohol contribute to their development. From 10 million to 15 million Americans have a cerebral aneurysm. Only a small percentage of these people die from it.

Brain Bleeding From Aneurysm DEAR DR. DONOHUE: A friend of mine, 46 years old, with a wife and two children, died of a stroke. I also heard he died of a subarachnoid hemorrhage. Are they the same? He was the picture of health and was devoted to exercise. Could his exercise be responsible? He was almost a fanatic about it. -- P.M. ANSWER: A subarachnoid hemorrhage is a special kind of stroke. It’s due to the bursting of an aneurysm on one of the brain arteries. Aneurysms are small, balloon-like protrusions of a brain artery. They’re weak spots. “Subarachnoid” indicates that the artery is below one of the brain’s coverings -- the arachnoid. It’s the same place where cerebrospinal fluid circulates. A rush of a large volume of blood into this space compresses the brain and compromises its function. The increased pressure on the brain adds to the threat of death. Sometimes these weak bulges have been there from birth. In most in-

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At the onset of bleeding, the involved person complains of a terrible headache, the worst he or she has ever had. The person then becomes unresponsive and slips into a coma. This sort of stroke has a high fatality rate, around 50 percent. Answering your question about your friend’s devotion to exercise and its influence on his death is hard. Exercise did not cause the aneurysm to form. In unusual circumstances, it might have caused the aneurysm to break. Straining to lift a very heavy load while simultaneously holding the breath has been described as a possible reason for rupture of this kind of artery problem. The booklet on strokes describes the more common stroke causes and their treatment. People can order a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue -- No. 902W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipient’s printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Recently a

friend passed away from CreutzfeldtJakob disease. The total course of the disease took about 10 weeks, although some recall subtle changes earlier. This has been described as human mad cow disease, or very rapid Alzheimer’s. What can you tell us about it? -- T.H. ANSWER: It’s an infection due to a new kind of germ, one that is totally protein. No other living thing, if this truly is living, is composed only of protein. The germ is called a prion. When it finds its way into the brain, it causes a rapidly progressive and profound dementia. The prion might have been there for decades, however, before signs appear. It is a truly rare disease that occurs in all parts of the world. Most of the time, it is fatal in a short time, about one year. No medicine stops its progress or improves its symptoms. Transmission of CJ disease to family members living under the same roof as the patient has not been described. *** Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. (c) 2012 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Pork Chops with Glazed Peaches 1/3 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon bottled steak sauce 4 pork loin chops, each 3/4-inch thick Parsley sprigs, for garnish Glazed Peaches (below) 1. In medium bowl, with fork, mix Dijon mustard, brown sugar and steak sauce. Add pork chops, turning to coat chops with mustard mixture. 2. Place pork chops on grill over medium heat. Cook pork chops until lightly browned on both sides and chops just lose their pink color throughout, about 10 to 12 minutes, brushing with mustard sauce remaining in bowl and turning them occasionally. Place pork chops on 4 dinner plates; garnish with parsley sprigs. Serve with Glazed Peaches, if you like. Serves 4. 3. Glazed Peaches: About 10 minutes before serving, cut each of 4 medium-size peaches in half; remove pits. In small bowl, with spoon, mix 2 tablespoons light or dark brown sugar with 1 tablespoon water. Place

peach halves on grill over medium heat and cook 5 to 8 minutes, brushing peaches with brown-sugar mixture and turning peaches occasionally, until hot and lightly browned. • Each serving (without peaches): About 280 calories, 12g total fat (4g saturated), 54mg cholesterol, 630mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate, 26g protein. • Each serving of peaches: About 65 calories, 0g total fat (0g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate, 1g protein. For thousands of triple-tested recipes, visit our website at Lemony Bean Duo Wax beans and green beans are tossed in a simple dressing and garnished with lemon and mint. 1/2 cup packed fresh mint leaves 1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed 1 1/2 pounds wax beans, trimmed Salt Pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 lemon

1. Heat 7- to 8-quart covered saucepot of water to boiling on high. Meanwhile, finely chop half of mint. 2. To saucepot, add beans and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook 7 to 8 minutes or until just crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Drain well. 3. While beans are still warm, in large bowl, toss with oil, chopped mint, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Transfer to large shallow serving bowl. Grate lemon peel directly over beans, then tear remaining mint leaves and scatter over beans. Makes 12 side-dish servings. • Each serving: About 55 calories, 3g total fat (0g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 120mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate, 4g dietary fiber, 2g protein. For thousands of triple-tested recipes, visit our website at (c) 2012 Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved

By Tony Rizzo PHOTO: Susan Lucci HOLLYWOOD -- When “All My Children” was canceled, we reported that its biggest star, Susan Lucci, was headed for “Desperate Housewives,” but we were proven wrong ... sort of. Producer Marc Cherry had other plans for Lucci. Now we know what they were. Lucci will topline the new Lifetime series “Devious Maids,” originally made as a pilot for ABC, about five maids who work for rich Beverly Hills families. The Lifetime Network said it would be interested if ABC wasn’t. If only we could’ve been a fly on the wall when Lucci was told, “You know how you had to relocate to Los Angeles when “All My Children” moved from New York to Hollywood ... well, now you’ve got to relocate to Atlanta for this one!” ABC would have paid top dollar for the show, which Cherry is producing with “Desperate Housewives” star Eva Longoria, but Lifetime is a cable network and the show had to scale down and shoot in Georgia to cut costs. Former “Melrose Place” hunk Grant Show also is on board. “Devious Maids” will 8506 - 19th Avenue

debut sometime in 2013. A primetime show, even on cable, is a step up for Lucci -- if she can keep her career from going south! *** Cheyenne Jackson, who had a recurring role on “30 Rock,” has joined Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in the HBO Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra,” which starts filming this month. The “out” actor, who married his physicist partner of 10 years, recently admitted, “I’m not allowed to say who I’m playing, but it’s pretty exciting.” Gee, let’s see ... I don’t know, could he be one of Liberace’s former boyfriends? *** A source close to Dennis Wilson and the biopic “Drummer” tells me that Aaron Eckhart has bowed out of playing the late Beach Boy. Eckhart suddenly decided to do “Olympus Has Fallen,” in which he plays the president of the United States as the White House is under attack from terrorists. Gerard Butler plays his head of security; Angela Bassett and Ron Livingston also star. And, here we go again ... “White House Down,” with almost the same plot, is shooting with Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx as the president and Channing Tatum as his head of security.

Eckhart already has filmed “The Expatriate,” playing an ex-CIA agent on the run with his daughter as his employers mark them both for termination, and has the title role in “I, Frankenstein.” He plays the monster, now named Adam, who’s revived in the future to stop a war between two immortal clans. “The Expatriate” will be released in September, with “I, Frankenstein” due out in 2013. Guess playing the most famous movie monster and the president of the United States makes playing a Beach Boy pale by comparison! Send letters to Tony Rizzo’s Hollywood, 8306 Wilshire Blvd., No. 362, Beverly Hills, CA 90211. (c) 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.


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be wrong about its capabilities. However, there are other spray-on rubber brands available at hardware and home-improvement stores. None that I’ve seen claim to fix leaks and large cracks; they’re advertised as sealants and as sprayon nonslip surfacing. They also cost much less, on average, than the product being advertised on television, especially with the cost of shipping and handling removed. If you decide to purchase the product, I’d say it would likely work best as a sealant for gaps around things like air conditioning ducts and where pipes emerge from the wall. Using it to patch areas or objects that bear weight -- like the joints between gutter sections, cracks in a deck’s wood flooring and so on -- is probably not a good use for the product. For patching the roof, I’d be very careful about using it: Eventually, a leaky area of the roof will need more permanent repairs. Replacement of damaged shingles or flashing, as well as repair of the damaged area, could be hindered, not helped, by the presence of spray-on rubber.

HOME TIP: Need to mark the location of a leak so you can find it while on the rooftop? In the attic, locate where the water is coming in a drive a 10-penny nail upward so that it pushes up the shingle above. Send your questions or tips to, or write This Is a Hammer, c/o King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. (c) 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.

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PHOTO CREDIT: stock.xchg photo A New Side to an Old Side Dish From time to time, I like to make a “grown folks” version of my childhood favorites. This macaroni and cheese takes the kid-pleasing side dish to a new level of adulthood. To make this classic into a main-course, vegetarian meal, I’ve added tofu for a boost of protein. Tofu also absorbs the flavors of the cheeses and enhances the creamy texture of the dish. Serve this with a spinach salad and some wholewheat rolls, and you’ve got a meal that is sure to please everyone in the family! MAIN COURSE MAC & CHEESE

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 8 ounces soft silken tofu, drained, cut into dice-sized cubes Cooking oil spray 1 cup whole-wheat Panko breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon whipped butter 1 tablespoon paprika

2 cups (8 ounces) whole-wheat elbow noodles 1 3/4 cups low-fat evaporated milk 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon poultry seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3/4 cup shredded low-fat extra-sharp cheddar cheese

1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta for 6 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is al dente. Drain and set aside. 2. In a small saucepan, heat 1 1/2 cups of the evaporated milk on mediumhigh heat until just simmering. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining 1/4 cup milk, flour, poultry seasoning, salt and black and cayenne pepper until combined. Add flour mixture to the simmering milk, whisking constantly for 2 to 3 minutes, until sauce is smooth. Remove the pan from heat and whisk in the cheddar, 1/4 cup par-

mesan and mustard until the cheese is melted. Add in tofu cubes. It will make the mixture lumpy, but will combine when baked. 3. Pre-heat oven to 375 F. Spray a 9 by 11-inch pan with cooking oil spray. Add pasta to the cheese sauce. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Dot with butter and sprinkle with paprika. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until the sauce bubbles around the edges. Serve immediately. Makes 6 servings.

Angela Shelf Medearis is an awardwinning children’s author, culinary historian and the author of seven cookbooks. Her new cookbook is “The Kitchen Diva’s Diabetic Cookbook.” Her website is To see how-to videos, recipes and much, much more, like Angela Shelf Medearis, The Kitchen Diva! on Facebook and go to Recipes may not be reprinted without permission from Angela Shelf Medearis.

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Dogs that become ill with canine influenza have symptoms that include runny nose, coughing and a fever. Just as in humans, the illness can become very serious because dogs can get dehydrated, or can develop a secondary infection like pneumonia -- conditions that can be deadly.

Canine Influenza Is Very Contagious DEAR PAW’S CORNER: What is dog flu? A friend at the dog park told me that I need to ask the veterinarian about getting my dog vaccinated against it. -- Gladys in Dallas DEAR GLADYS: Canine influenza, or dog flu, is a new illness that was first documented in 2004. Since then, it has been found in dogs in 38 states, with more than 100 cases recorded in Texas.

Furthermore, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, canine influenza is highly contagious and can be easily transmitted between dogs. (It can’t be transmitted to humans.) An information release from Jefferson Animal Hospital in Baton Rouge, La. says that many infected dogs appear healthy at first, meaning it’s more likely that an ill dog will spread influenza to other dogs at meeting places like dog parks, doggie daycare, and grooming and boarding facilities. The really depressing fact about this flu is that almost every dog exposed to it will become ill unless they’re vaccinated, because it’s such a new virus that

dogs have no immunity to it. The best way to prevent the spread of canine influenza is to get your dog vaccinated. Contact your veterinarian about the availability and cost of this vaccination. Learn more about this illness at

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PHOTO: Chandler Massey stars as “Will” on “Days of Our Lives” THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Karen continued to struggle with whether to tell Bill about her relationship with Danielle. Taylor was suspicious that Steffy was hiding something that happened in Italy. Brooke tried to make amends with Steffy. Dayzee and Caroline compared notes on their double date with their beaus. Hope assured Katie that Bill was no longer causing trouble for her. Brooke tried to convince Hope to sever all ties with her father. Taylor was still insistent that Steffy not give up on Liam even though he wasn’t available anymore. While Liam and Hope settled into married life, Brooke discovered a secret about Liam. Wait to See: Marcus asks Thomas to be his best man. Brooke encourages Liam to tell Hope what really happened in Italy. DAYS OF OUR LIVES Will began blackmailing EJ after finding out that he wasn’t really a DiMera. Gabi was shocked to learn that

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Andrew was holding Melanie captive. After hearing her baby’s heartbeat, Carrie told herself she was committed to her marriage. Kate accused Ian of drugging Brady. Ian’s plan appeared to be working, as Brady found himself craving a new high. Cameron and Abigail’s relationship continued to blossom. EJ took Will’s suggestion to undergo a polygraph test. Nicole assured Daniel that she wanted him, not Rafe. Brady made a big step in conquering his addiction, but Madison didn’t believe him. Carrie admitted to Rafe that she couldn’t stop thinking about him. Wait to See: Chad finds Melanie’s bracelet. EJ is arrested. GENERAL HOSPITAL Sonny accused Joe of being the one who hurt Kate, causing her dissociative personality disorder. Joe, in turn, shocked Sonny by hinting that Kate once abandoned a baby. Michael and Starr nearly kissed. Kate was stunned to learn that Todd was the new owner of her magazine. Steve found out that Olivia hired Spinelli. Michael invited Starr to be his date for the Fourth of July festivities at the Quartermaine mansion. Todd nearly told Sam about the baby switch. Anna questioned Tracy about the disappearance of Anthony’s body. The reality show imposed on Molly and TJ’s private party. Wait to See: Starr confronts Todd. Maxie has some tough questions for Patrick. THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Abby admitted that she faked her

kidnapping in order to get attention from the press. Victor planned on teaching Abby a lesson. Paul explained to the police that he shot Ricky -- who then fell out of a window -- in order to save Eden’s life. Meanwhile, Eden wasn’t able to verify Paul’s story because she had been unconscious. Lauren admitted to Michael that the illegal gun Paul used was hers. Chelsea celebrated her engagement to Adam. After receiving a mysterious email, Cane wondered if his sister Samantha was still alive. Carmine and Abby were arrested for kidnapping. Michael offered Abby a hefty fine and community service. Gloria realized that Anita might be right -- that Jeff is Chelsea’s father. Wait to See: Phyllis’ past crimes are exposed. Neil begins courting Harmony. (c) 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.

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1. Justin Bieber new entry “Believe”

1. Luke Bryan No. 2 “Drunk On You”

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2. Kenny Chesney new entry “Welcome to The Fishbowl”

2. Eli Young Band No. 4 “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”

1. Carly Rae Jepsen No. 1 “Call Me Maybe”

3. Fiona Apple new entry “The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw”

3. Brantley Gilbert No. 3 “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do”

2. Maroon 3 feat. Wiz Khalifa No. 3 “Payphone”

4. The Smashing Pumpkins new entry “Oceania”

3. Gotye feat. Kimbra No. 2 “Somebody That I Used to Know”

5. Soundtrack No. 9 “Rock of Ages”

4. Katy Perry No. 4 “Wide Awake” 5. Rihanna No. 8 “Where Have You Been” 6. Ellie Goulding No. 12 “Lights” 7. fun feat. Janelle Monae No. 5 “We Are Young” 8. Nicki Minaj No. 7 “Starships” 9. One Direction No. 6 “What Makes You Beautiful” 10. Usher No. 11 “Scream”

6. Usher No. 1 “Looking 4 Myself ” 7. Adele No. 3 “21” 8. One Direction No. 6 “Up All Night” 9. Luke Bryan No. 13 “Tailgates & Tanlines” 10. Rush No. 2 “Clockwork Angels”

4. Eric Church No. 1 “Springsteen” 5. Dierks Bentley No. 6 “5-1-5-0” 6. Kenny Chesney No. 10 “Come Over” 7. Gloriana No. 9 “(Kissed You) Good Night” 8. Toby Keith No. 8 “Beers Ago” 9. Tim McGraw No. 5 “Better Than I Used to Be” 10. The Band Perry No. 11 “Postcard From Paris”

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• It was double Nobel Prize-winning chemist and peace activist Linus Pauling who made the following sage observation: “The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.” • The acre as a unit of measurement has been with us for quite some time. Originally, an acre was considered to be the amount of land that could be tilled in a single day by one man behind one ox. • If you’ve seen the movie “The Wizard of Oz,” you might remember that in the Emerald City, the horses were a variety of bright colors. No special effects there -- the set designers simply rubbed the animals with Jell-O powder to achieve the bright hues. Those scenes had to be shot very quickly, though, since the horses had a tendency to lick off their colors. • If you spent some part of the 1980s trying to puzzle out a solution to a Rubik’s Cube, you may be surprised to learn that the world record, held by Frenchman Edouard Chambon, is just 9.18 seconds. And it was set in 2008. • You may not have learned about

it in school, but during the summer and early autumn of 1859, the United States and the British became involved in a conflict known as The Pig War. In June of that year, a pig on American soil was shot by a British infantryman in Canada. In response to the provocation, the American militia camped out on the border for four months, until the British finally apologized. No lives were lost (other than the pig’s). • Those who study such things say that the lightning on Jupiter is 1,000 times more powerful than the lightning here on Earth. *** Thought for the Day: “A person who trusts no one can’t be trusted.” -- Jerome Blattner (c) 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.



1. GEOGRAPHY: What state is home to the most of the Yellowstone National Park? 2. TELEVISION: What was Norm’s wife’s name in the sitcom “Cheers”? 3. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What is a group of toads called? 4. PERSONALITIES: What 1950s television newsman signed off his broadcasts with the words, “Good night and good luck”? 5. LANGUAGE: What does recalcitrant mean? 6. MUSIC: What famous duo performed “Foggy Mountain Breakdown”? 7. MEDICAL: What common condition is known as cephalalgia? 8. INVENTIONS: Where were crossbladed scissors invented? 9. LITERATURE: Who wrote the novel “Dracula”? 10. MOVIES: What famous actress played an uncredited bit part as a Halloween ghoul in the movie “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial”? Answer 1. Wyoming 2. Vera 3. A knot 4. Edward R. Murrow 5. Resistant to authority 6. Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs 7. Headache 8. Early Rome, about 100 A.D. 9. Bram Stoker 10. Debra Winger (Nurse Zombie carrying a Poodle) (c) 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.

Top 10 Video Rentals

Top 10 DVD Sales

1. Safe House (R) Denzel Washington

1. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13) (Warner)

2. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13) Robert Downey, Jr.

3. Act of Valor (R) (Fox)

3. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (PG-13) Nicolas Cage

4. Big Miracle (PG) (Universal)

4. Wanderlust (R) Paul Rudd

5. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (PG-13) (Sony)

5. Hungry Rabbit Jumps (R) Nicolas Cage

6. Safe House (R) (Universal)

6. Project X (R) Oliver Cooper 7. Big Miracle (PG) Drew Barrymore 8. Man on a Ledge (PG-13) Sam Worthington 9. This Means War (PG-13) Reese Witherspoon 10. John Carter (PG-13) Taylor Kitsch

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• On July 14, 1798, Congress passes the Sedition Act, which permitted the prosecution of individuals who voiced or printed what the government deemed to be malicious remarks about the president or government of the United States. • On July 11, 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shoots his long-time political antagonist, Alexander Hamilton, in a duel. Burr shot Hamilton in the stomach, and the bullet lodged next to his spine. Hamilton, a Founding Father and first U.S. treasury secretary, died the next day. • On July 9, 1877, the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club begins its first lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, then an outer suburb of London. Twenty-one amateurs showed up to compete in the Gentlemen’s Singles tournament, the only event.

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