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Empty Saddles: Heather Ann Desrosiers

Heather Ann Desrosiers (Mountain Mumma) deJong: 1951–2019 Heather was a historian who could weave the tales of the West into a fascinating and factual narrative that stitched together seemingly disparate events, and through these connections, she led her listeners to a deeper understanding of history. Her...

Parade Alumni

Joining the esteemed ranks of parade marshals, which includes such notables as Walt Disney, Prince Charles and Tom Glass, Canadian actress Amber Marshall was chosen to lead the Calgary Stampede parade this year. Marshall, 31, is best known for starring as horse-whisperer Amy Fleming, whose family owns a ranch in...

Empty Saddles: Jim Reinbold

Jim Reinbold: 1940 – 2019         Born in Provost, Alta., Jim married Fontella Schlosser and, eventually, they took the reins on the original Reinbold homestead at Bodo, Alta., raising black Angus cattle. By 1959, Jim was competing in saddle bronc, bull riding and tie-down roping. In 1966, Jim...

Concussion Cure

Associate professor Changiz Taghibiglou (left) and Dr. Yanbo Zhang are researching new therapies for concussion in the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan Concussion symptoms — such as loss of balance, hazy comprehension, sleep disturbance and inability to walk straight — can be reversed by a...

Trail Blazers

Everett Baker

PHOTOS COURTESY SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY & FOLKLORE SOCIETY William Everett Baker came to Canada in 1917 as...