Opinion

What’s wrong with populism?

What’s wrong with populism?

Political parties are supposed to listen to us, not vice versa

What’s wrong with populism?
(Black Press Media file)

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019
(Black Press Media file)
Military posers insult real veterans: writer

Military posers insult real veterans: writer

Fake medals and bogus insignia insulting to service members

  • Oct 17, 2019
Military posers insult real veterans: writer
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Light Up Wetaskiwin Contest winners announced
Wetaskiwin's Santa Clause Parade lights up City streets
Santa visits Maskwacis with the help of Maskwacis RCMP
Millet Fire Hall's "Light it Up for Liam" drive-by event a success
UPDATED Provincial police force demands consideration

UPDATED Provincial police force demands consideration

UPDATED High cost of RCMP officers discussed recently

UPDATED Provincial police force demands consideration
Early childhood care is federal election issue

Early childhood care is federal election issue

Wetaskiwin voters should be asking candidates about childcare

  • Oct 10, 2019
Early childhood care is federal election issue
We hope people know ‘Newspapers Matter’

We hope people know ‘Newspapers Matter’

Newsprint may not be needed, but news certainly is

We hope people know ‘Newspapers Matter’
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
A tale of politicians in a car crash

A tale of politicians in a car crash

Writer says politicians and reliability could be mutually exclusive

  • Oct 4, 2019
A tale of politicians in a car crash
PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett

PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett

Episode 2 features a talk on Red Deer Rebels, the AAA Lacombe Generals, the Eckville Eagles and more

PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett
Taxing not the answer to debt problem: MLA Smith

Taxing not the answer to debt problem: MLA Smith

Alberta has a spending problem, not revenue problem

  • Oct 3, 2019
Taxing not the answer to debt problem: MLA Smith
UFOs again in the headlines

UFOs again in the headlines

Silly belief that advanced civilization would visit this place

UFOs again in the headlines
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election

Marc Froese and host Todd Vaughan discuss a variety of Canadian election issues

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election
Pesticide spraying harmful to local bees says writer

Pesticide spraying harmful to local bees says writer

Simply cutting the ditches would be a great improvement over spraying

  • Sep 26, 2019
Pesticide spraying harmful to local bees says writer
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau sets new standard for hypocrisy

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau sets new standard for hypocrisy

Deeply hypocritical ‘brownface’ episodes should seal Trudeau’s fate

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau sets new standard for hypocrisy
Wetaskiwin writer enjoyed Music in the Park

Wetaskiwin writer enjoyed Music in the Park

Living next to Wetaskiwin’s Jubilee Park was enjoyable for local writer

Wetaskiwin writer enjoyed Music in the Park
Amnesty International worried about Alberta’s publicity campaign

Amnesty International worried about Alberta’s publicity campaign

Meanwhile, critics of Vladimir Putin being murdered at alarming rate

Amnesty International worried about Alberta’s publicity campaign
Trudeau government accuses Scheer of spreading fake news

Trudeau government accuses Scheer of spreading fake news

Prime Minister seems to want killers to move to Canada

  • Sep 12, 2019
Trudeau government accuses Scheer of spreading fake news
Squeezing more and more out of consumers

Squeezing more and more out of consumers

Loot boxes in video game world are obviously gambling

Squeezing more and more out of consumers
Thorsby Hotel and Bar celebrates 90 years

Thorsby Hotel and Bar celebrates 90 years

MLA discovers set of 1965 plates for his wife’s Corvair

  • Sep 5, 2019
Thorsby Hotel and Bar celebrates 90 years
Looking back after 30th high school reunion

Looking back after 30th high school reunion

Editor hopes he’s had more success than mistakes

Looking back after 30th high school reunion