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Opinion: Gay-Straight Alliance privacy in schools needs no debate

A school can be many things. An institution of higher learning, an…

Youth curfews, not the best crime fighting tool

As good as it may seem on the surface, a youth curfew…

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

HEADLINE: Kitchen table talk: Business no zero-sum game

DECK: Opinion column notes society isn’t one’s gain, another’s loss

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Sales tax, or carbon tax, not novel in dumb political moves even in Alberta

Old strategy in political circles, lying to people, strangely not uncommon in Alberta

Sad to see invasive species problems caused by carelessness

Common Toadflax, wild boars, goldfish, and more like to destroy our ecosystems

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Mutton Busting at the Lakedell Country Fair

     

    Greg David Music plays the Firefly Acoustic Music Festival

       

      True Country + performance

         

        NASCAR Super Trucks compete at Edmonton International Raceway near Wetaskiwin Aug. 12

           

          Kitchen table talk: The future is shaped

          Opinion column notes a prosperous future doesn’t just happen, it takes work

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Now that we have unity, it’s time to get to work

          Drayton-Devon MLA Mark Smith says unity vote was historic

          • Aug 3rd, 2017

          Photo radar balances budgets, does nothing for safety

          Editor says photo radar abused by municipalities, makes lawbreakers out of normal people

          Online opinion should follow same rules as print

          Wild West of internet opinion bloggers full of lunacy, hysterical libel and hate

          OPINION Kitchen table talk: Alberta’s legacy

          County of Wetaskiwin MLA says NDP government’s legacy is mired in red ink, hardship for Albertans

          • Jul 27th, 2017

          Alberta electoral boundary changes need changes

          Current proposal sees Drayton Valley-Devon severed, one rural constituency eliminated

          • Jul 11th, 2017

          Time to take a serious look at hemp

          County of Wetaskiwin MLA says hemp could be crop of the future

          • Jun 28th, 2017

          Not surprising about health delays affecting just about everything

          System inefficiency spreads to normal people too

          • Jun 22nd, 2017

          Stories of farm business transitions and estate planning

          County of Wetaskiwin co-sponsoring workshop on estate planning

          • Jun 21st, 2017

          County of Wetaskiwin MLA says Alberta access wrongfully blocked

          Alberta is guaranteed access to coast for energy products says Mark Smith

          • Jun 14th, 2017

          Alberta Opposition Wildrose critic says finance minister should resign

          Derek Fildebrandt says Joe Ceci in charge of biggest Alberta financial meltdown in decades

          • Jun 6th, 2017

          My life as a reporter (Vol. II)

          I’m heading into my 24th year in community journalism. I’ve worked at seven newspapers in two provinces...

          Why wasn’t Trudeau charged with assault?

          Canadians and fight fans watched with anticipation as the crush of people surged and struggled and one combatant...

          Apparently it was a disaster after all

          It was rather underwhelming during the recent catastrophe in Fort McMurray to watch the response of certain elected officials.