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Environmental crisis happening right in our own backyard

Environmental crisis happening right in our own backyard

Loss of wetlands in Alberta continues at an incredible rate

  • Jan 29, 2020
Environmental crisis happening right in our own backyard
In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Trudeau hypocrite on Iran plane crash

Trudeau hypocrite on Iran plane crash

Writer says P.M. not that concerned about China hostages

  • Jan 23, 2020
Trudeau hypocrite on Iran plane crash
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Hang up on the phone fraudsters

Hang up on the phone fraudsters

If the phone call seems kind of crazy…

Hang up on the phone fraudsters
Writer says Alberta highway system falling apart

Writer says Alberta highway system falling apart

Highways in ‘deplorable’ condition: writer

  • Jan 17, 2020
Writer says Alberta highway system falling apart
The answer to many questions is the application of technology

The answer to many questions is the application of technology

Technology and Diversification in Drayton Valley-Devon

The answer to many questions is the application of technology
The Salvation Army is looking for a few heroes

The Salvation Army is looking for a few heroes

The Salvation Army is now present in over 130 countries

  • Jan 15, 2020
The Salvation Army is looking for a few heroes
Notley eyeing premier’s office again a joke: writer

Notley eyeing premier’s office again a joke: writer

Writer had to check to see if date was April 1st

  • Jan 9, 2020
Notley eyeing premier’s office again a joke: writer
Lack of respect for emergencies on the road

Lack of respect for emergencies on the road

Tow truck driver struck by vehicle at full speed

Lack of respect for emergencies on the road
UCP has delivered on 43 per cent of election promises

UCP has delivered on 43 per cent of election promises

Premier Kenney a leader at Toronto meeting of premiers

  • Jan 1, 2020
UCP has delivered on 43 per cent of election promises
“The golf balls” were intended to stop the U.S.S.R.

“The golf balls” were intended to stop the U.S.S.R.

Radar base on Prairies will be museum someday

“The golf balls” were intended to stop the U.S.S.R.
Two strikes were held on Sept. 20 and 27, as the UN emergency climate summit took place on Sept. 23. Madelaine Picard joined both the protests happening in Prince Rupert and plans to come back as often as she can for Fridays for Future. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

Two strikes were held on Sept. 20 and 27, as the UN emergency climate summit took place on Sept. 23. Madelaine Picard joined both the protests happening in Prince Rupert and plans to come back as often as she can for Fridays for Future. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
In the Spirit of Wahkohtowin

In the Spirit of Wahkohtowin

Kinship, neighborliness evident at Wetaskiwin round dance

  • Dec 20, 2019
In the Spirit of Wahkohtowin
There are many things Albertans can be grateful for

There are many things Albertans can be grateful for

We are truly better when we work and come together as a team

  • Dec 19, 2019
There are many things Albertans can be grateful for
Let’s talk about the true numbers

Let’s talk about the true numbers

Problem is AHS executive, management and poor management of expenses

  • Dec 19, 2019
Let’s talk about the true numbers
Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile

Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile

Alberta’s link to Canada’s most important medical discovery may not be well known, but it could be, says one expert

Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile
Care is needed with accusations in community

Care is needed with accusations in community

Mistakes, exaggerations could have huge effect

Care is needed with accusations in community
Stop expecting taxpayers to pick up the tab

Stop expecting taxpayers to pick up the tab

Writer says entitlement, wishful thinking are problems in Alberta

  • Dec 18, 2019
Stop expecting taxpayers to pick up the tab
Budget Update for Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools

Budget Update for Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools

Six staff positions cut from WRPS Office, Facilities Department

  • Dec 18, 2019
Budget Update for Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools
An example of a DNA collection test used at Any Lab Test Now on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

An example of a DNA collection test used at Any Lab Test Now on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)