Opinion

Urban legends surrounding cell phones

No evidence cell phones cause gas pumps to explode

Husband’s treasure may be wife’s trash

Toddler can act like a Tasmanian Devil, cartoon-style

  • Apr 26th, 2018

How a colic baby makes you a ‘Mombie’

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

Federal government likes to buy foreign oil: MLA

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

Alberta’s NDP is like a really bad tattoo one drunken night

Wetaskiwin writer says NDP record dismal, history will not judge kindly

Parents, please show interest in parenting

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

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Lakedell Ag Society's Farm Safety Day ATV safety
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Wetaskiwin and region Volunteer Appreciation Lunch
Earth Day celebration in Wetaskiwin Apr. 21

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 13th, 2018

Chick-wrangling on the hobby farm

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

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Crime prevention isn’t that difficult

Plenty of simple ideas to keep your property safe

Letter writer unhappy with County of Wetaskiwin salaries

County responds with explanations of dollar figures

  • Apr 11th, 2018

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

Christina Komives pens a column about parenting

  • Apr 5th, 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 29th, 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

Wetaskiwin city archives being forced to move?

Writer says archives building for sale, no plan to move historical material

  • Mar 27th, 2018

Pipeline prosperity, Asian markets and the Alberta Advantage

Energy industry in the world has changed in the last 10 years

  • Mar 23rd, 2018

Stoics, Schopenhauer and the crime epidemic

Hold the criminals responsible; they chose their path

Eliminating the free dump week in Wetaskiwin not a viable solution

Writer says decision means city can’t attain 90 per cent diversion

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

Farewell Pipestone Flyer

Pipestone Flyer reporter rides off into the sunset this week