Opinion

Give firefighters their due…they’ve earned it

Thank a firefighter during Fire Prevention Week

Prime Minister doesn’t answer tough questions: letter

Wetaskiwin writer suspects carbon tax trip just for re-election purposes

  • Oct 5, 2018

The value of community newspapers

Social media doesn’t show up to cover events

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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

Millet resident says more awareness needed for rare condition

Trigeminal Neuralgia is progressive non-life threatening incurable disease

  • Oct 3, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

Our readers trust our news

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

  • Oct 1, 2018

Leduc dairy farmer says keep U.S. out

Greg Debbink says supply management created successful Canadian dairy industry

  • Sep 28, 2018

Let’s talk temper tantrums

How frustrating it must be to be a two year old

  • Sep 27, 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

Wetaskiwin writer says premier isn’t genuine

‘Nero’ imitation appears to be coming from Premier Rachel Notley

  • Sep 14, 2018

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

Writer: Walmart as bad as Costco, or worse

Letter writer claims Walmart had huge negative impact on wetaskiwin

  • Sep 11, 2018

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

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 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 23, 2018

Agriculture better be a topic of next spring’s election

Too much attention wasted on things like Trump