Opinion

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Writer feels GSA column was flawed

Gender identity develops over time as a developmental process: writer

You’re right, music is getting worse

Scientists have proven pop music getting worse every year

Schools have no right to keep secrets: parent

Parents notified about field trips, then gay-straight alliance membership too

  • Oct 5th, 2017
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Pigeon Lake Ice Race
Xtreme Bull Fighting
Griffiths-Scott School Christmas Concert
CP Holiday Train visits Wetaskiwin

MLA Mark Smith prepares for fall legislature session

Seniors health, mental health, opioid crisis remain on the radar

  • Sep 29th, 2017

Wear a hazmat suit 24/7, it’s the only way to be a good mom

Double standard exists when it comes to women’s bodies…and men’s

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

Crystal Springs writer says unity affects property value

Harmony in summer village harmed by conflict at council

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Crystal Springs needs everyone to show up on election day says writer

Crystal Springs resident wants to see summer village’s character return

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Sad to see invasive species problems caused by carelessness

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

Kitchen table talk: The future is shaped

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

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Wetaskiwin reader says hospital ‘unit 32’ too juvenile

Wetaskiwin Hospital Gold program rooms need upgrading says one reader

  • Aug 4th, 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

Summer Village of Crystal springs election on now, please vote: reader

Pigeon Lake summer villages’ election campaigns are in full swing, election day is Aug. 19

  • 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