Columnists

Event planning is like fishing

How do you plan an event that attracts everyone you want?

Feeding a child not as simple as ‘open wide’

Finding the easiest way to feed an infant is trial and error

  • May 10, 2018

Is there a ‘fentanyl epidemic’ occurring?

Exaggeration appears to be the watchword in opioid ‘crisis’

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Wetaskiwin's Rose Country Inn structure fire
Wetaskiwin Lions Club tours STARS base at Edmonton International Airport Feb. 28
STARS air ambulance prepares for takeoff Feb. 28
Wetaskiwin Clearvista School PreSchool Olympics

What ties a community together?

Triumph and tragedy in just a couple of days…

  • May 4, 2018

A family outing, fun for everyone

It doesn’t hurt to have Mr. Safety along

  • May 3, 2018

Pro football draft still dartboard game

Minor league draft in pro sports seems based on wishful thinking

Seal The Deal

Alberta’s business spirit can’t even be held down by the federal government

  • Apr 27, 2018

Husband’s treasure may be wife’s trash

Toddler can act like a Tasmanian Devil, cartoon-style

  • Apr 26, 2018

Urban legends surrounding cell phones

No evidence cell phones cause gas pumps to explode

Federal government likes to buy foreign oil: MLA

Concrete plant in Quebec creates more emissions than oilsands, but exempt from regulations

How a colic baby makes you a ‘Mombie’

The bowels of colicky hell feel like an eternity: local mom

Parents, please show interest in parenting

Saturday night in the bad neighbourhood not the time for five year olds to wander

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018

Chick-wrangling on the hobby farm

New mom says handling five-month-old and lievstock a real chore

  • Apr 12, 2018

Crime prevention isn’t that difficult

Plenty of simple ideas to keep your property safe

Parenthood isn’t planned out, it’s a wild ride

Christina Komives pens a column about parenting

  • Apr 5, 2018

Bring back paper shopping bags

Corporations like plastic shopping bags because they’re cheap

MLA Mark Smith attends meetings with leader Kenney

Drayton-Devon constituency update hears about registries concerns

  • Mar 29, 2018

Nicks: What do anger and birth have in common?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Public art projects don’t belong with taxpayers

Non-profit world should approach the public about art, not government