Forgotten Alberta: Fading Legacies is now available on ebook

The story of southeastern Alberta is one of boosters, builders, skeptics, and schemers. In Forgotten Alberta: Fading Legacies, author, Jonathan Koch explores the stories of some of the settlers, speculators, and scalawags who found their way to the Last Best West, and whose names and legacies are slowly fading from memory. This is the third […]

Forgotten Alberta: A Land Redeemed is now available on ebook

Over the course of a century, the grasslands west of the Bow River, located along the western fringe of Alberta’s dry belt country, have been promoted as a promised land, written off almost entirely, and redeemed, eventually, much to the relief of those who wondered what to do with it all. In Forgotten Alberta: A […]

Forgotten Alberta: War Stories is now available on ebook

As author, Jonathan Koch explores in Forgotten Alberta: War Stories, the First and Second World Wars created casualties on the homefront as well. In nascent farming communities across the south, wars a world away inflamed ethnic tensions, turned neighbour against neighbour, and left economic and social scars that forever altered the landscape of Forgotten Alberta […]