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Illegal entry should be treated as illegal behaviour

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:56 PM

Should Alberta be changed to Springfield? Strange parallels to The Simpsons. Mr. Burns-Notley, Chief Wiggam-Hoffman...

NDP light bulbs just effort to buy votes

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:54 PM

Which would you rather have free light bulbs or get rid of the carbon tax?

Impaired drivers have as much to lose as anyone

  • updated Mar 14, 2017 at 10:38 AM

This year marks my 25th year in community journalism, and if one thing has made an impression on me...

‘Unite the Right’ has too many problems, too few benefits

  • updated Mar 14, 2017 at 10:37 AM

Ever since Brian Jean made his intentions known, I have been thinking about how it would be possible to make his plan work...

Writer feels local men’s hockey team is great but too much 'mayhem'

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 1:24 PM

I tried holding my tongue, but I felt the need to say something.

Wildrose leader says NDP rushed changes to OHV use

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 1:17 PM

(Editor’s note: Wildrose Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier also contributed to this column about changes to recreational areas.)

Wetaskiwin reader feels govt. doing nothing about child’s death

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 1:21 PM

Re: Death of four-year-old girl Serenity in government care in 2014

Thorsby reader says she enjoys the Pipestone Flyer

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 1:19 PM

Reader asks editor if he's thought about replacing Rachel Notley

Christian ethics and the recent crime wave

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:02 PM

Just after midnight the other evening as I was watching the end of an old western, I could tell by the lights shining...

Writer says gun range would have benefits, too

  • updated Feb 7, 2017 at 12:34 PM

In response to a letter from Bruce Tegart in your Jan. 26 paper:

All We, Like Chickens

  • updated Jan 31, 2017 at 1:08 PM

It was in the dead of winter and the barn was beginning to smell—not the big barn, but the little shack I had built for a dozen...

Crystal Springs residents says communal wastewater system is proper choice

  • updated Jan 31, 2017 at 1:04 PM

In a Jan. 26 letter to the Pipestone Flyer, a Mr. Reg Roberts of Edmonton presents an opinion that the proposed South Pigeon Lake...

Residents group still concerned about proposed gun range

  • updated Jan 31, 2017 at 1:03 PM

A response to Jan 26 letter to the editor by Kloovenburg Sports group: I appreciate the passionate response...

An open letter to Premier Notley…food for thought

  • updated Jan 24, 2017 at 12:49 PM

There have been many similar articles as this one below, naming ways to kick-start our Alberta economy in these times.

Op-Ed: Sylvan Lake gets seven days a week health services

  • posted Jan 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Hon. Sarah Hoffman, Minister of Health, talks access to enhanced medical care in Sylvan Lake

Strawberry Creek and area residents wary of proposed shotgun range

  • updated Jan 24, 2017 at 12:49 PM

Adjacent landowners and area residents are deeply concerned about the impact a proposed shotgun range four miles...

What actually is the best choice for wastewater collection?

  • updated Jan 24, 2017 at 12:49 PM

On Nov. 20 a local newspaper printed a headline that caught my attention.

A big thank you from the Santa’s Anonymous committee

  • updated Jan 17, 2017 at 12:47 PM

The Alder Flats, Buck Lake, Winfield and surrounding area Santa’s Anonymous committee would like to thank all the businesses...

Reader wants to know city’s other figures

  • updated Jan 17, 2017 at 12:46 PM

I recently read an article in The Pipestone Flyer concerning the City of Wetaskiwin with a look back at 2016.

Alberta dream…you have to be asleep to believe it: writer

  • updated Jan 10, 2017 at 12:55 PM

Politics sounds like poly (many), ticks (blood sucking parasites). NDP carbon tax logic: kilometers are shorter...

NDP increasing taxes, decreasing hope

  • updated Jan 10, 2017 at 12:52 PM

Have you been paying attention to what Rachel Notley and her motley crew have been up to since they...

Pipestone Flyer letters to the editor guide

  • updated Jan 3, 2017 at 12:54 PM

The Pipestone Flyer offers a wide variety of stories, photos and information for readers on a weekly basis.

Federal government not handling jet purchase properly

  • updated Dec 27, 2016 at 8:22 AM

Local reader feels federal government is giving Canadian pilots second-rate equipment...

Wetaskiwin Lions Club sells out calendars in eight days

  • updated Dec 27, 2016 at 8:23 AM

Wetaskiwin service club said fund-raising calendar a big hit in the city...

Pondering the term ‘Cynical Christmas’

  • updated Dec 13, 2016 at 2:02 PM

It is easy to be cynical about Christmas, and I totally get it. When we look at the origins of all the Christmas traditions