Columnists

Remarkable Viking history shouldn’t be connected to anti-immigrant group

Soldiers of Odin should stop using Viking mythology in modern politics

Give firefighters their due…they’ve earned it

Thank a firefighter during Fire Prevention Week

The value of community newspapers

Social media doesn’t show up to cover events

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Our readers trust our news

Social media based in foreign countries don’t support Canadian communities

  • Oct 1st, 2018
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Punch Drunk Cabaret performs live during Alberta Culture Days in Wetaskiwin Sept. 29
Video launch for Punch Drunk Cabaret's "Don't Die Until you're Dead" Sept. 29 at Wetaskiwin's Manluk Theatre
South Pigeon Lake Fire Department new pumper truck
Punch Drunk Cabaret opening "carnival" act

Let’s talk temper tantrums

How frustrating it must be to be a two year old

  • Sep 27th, 2018

United States vs. North Korea: who wins?

Pundits exaggerate North Korea’s military, underestimate weaknesses

President Trump appears to be in a lot of trouble

Investigators appear to use mafia-breaking techniques

Our stay in neonatal intensive care unit

September is NICU Awareness Month

Former NFL quarterback was bad, not blacklisted

Colin Kapernick had two good seasons, overrated, that’s why he’s done

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Less is more so they say

How to tell if you are a ‘minimalist’

Not sure why Costco is such a big deal

They expect me to pay to shop at their gargantuan warehouse

Fortunetellers know nothing about you

Cold reading is the method fortunetellers use to get your money

Pow wows are a spectacular Indiginous celebration

Earliest photographs of Wetaskiwin-area pow wows date to 1897

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

Agriculture better be a topic of next spring’s election

Too much attention wasted on things like Trump

MLA Smith meets Harper, Scheer at Calgary Stampede

Thorsby alumnus Chad Harden competes at the big rodeo

  • Aug 17th, 2018

Every woman will have a different pregnancy experience

Wife whose hormones are unbalanced can be unpleasant experience

  • Aug 16th, 2018

Harley Davidson will sell sport and dirt bikes, they say

Beginning next year, HD will face beginning of the end