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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
Elizabeth Phillips (seated) is the last remaining fluent speaker of Halq’emeylem. Phillips and Mission Indigenous educator Peggy Janicki were honoured in a blanket ceremony at Abbotsford’s UFV campus on June 12, 2019. (Darren McDonald/ UFV)

What does ‘We are all treaty people’ mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

Universities have mostly adopted a top-down approach to Indigenization

  • Aug 31, 2019
Elizabeth Phillips (seated) is the last remaining fluent speaker of Halq’emeylem. Phillips and Mission Indigenous educator Peggy Janicki were honoured in a blanket ceremony at Abbotsford’s UFV campus on June 12, 2019. (Darren McDonald/ UFV)
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Firefighters walk across Pigeon Lake in show of support for Chief battling cancer
Fans support Rebels
Local media is changing

Local media is changing

Community papers have to adapt to reader demands

Local media is changing
Prime minister astounds with indifference

Prime minister astounds with indifference

Writer says Justin Trudeau has inkling of dairy industry

  • Aug 26, 2019
Prime minister astounds with indifference
Sheep could help with trails in Millet

Sheep could help with trails in Millet

Reader suggests sheep could trim landscape easily

  • Aug 26, 2019
Sheep could help with trails in Millet
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VAUGHAN: Alberta Government should take note of Lacombe’s municipal success

Governments can be fiscally responsible without drastically cutting essential services

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Alberta separation discussed again

Alberta separation discussed again

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t helping matters any

Alberta separation discussed again
So many local events this summer

So many local events this summer

How many local events have you attended this summer?

So many local events this summer
Writer feels county residents have stake in City of Wetaskiwin

Writer feels county residents have stake in City of Wetaskiwin

Safety a concern for county resident coming to town

  • Aug 15, 2019
Writer feels county residents have stake in City of Wetaskiwin
Video games don’t cause mass shootings

Video games don’t cause mass shootings

No link ever found between violence and video games

Video games don’t cause mass shootings
OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019
OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?
Reflections of summer

Reflections of summer

We better enjoy this while it lasts…

Reflections of summer
Crime, for the most part, can be prevented

Crime, for the most part, can be prevented

Lots of strategies to prevent theft, vandalism, break and enter

Crime, for the most part, can be prevented
Writer feels intersection changes moving too slowly

Writer feels intersection changes moving too slowly

Not happy with how Hwy. #13 and Sec. Hwy. #814 being handled

  • Aug 6, 2019
Writer feels intersection changes moving too slowly
‘Free’ child care isn’t free, someone has to pay

‘Free’ child care isn’t free, someone has to pay

Writer says ‘free service’ mentality has to go

‘Free’ child care isn’t free, someone has to pay
Some topics to ponder this summer

Some topics to ponder this summer

SJWs, photo radar, parenting on tap

Some topics to ponder this summer
Too much filthy lucre in local politics?

Too much filthy lucre in local politics?

Do you think local politicians accept bribes?

Too much filthy lucre in local politics?
Climate change explained by earth’s orbit: writer

Climate change explained by earth’s orbit: writer

Writer says nothing can change earth’s climate

  • Jul 26, 2019
Climate change explained by earth’s orbit: writer
Farm Freedom and Safety Act to replace infamous Bill 6

Farm Freedom and Safety Act to replace infamous Bill 6

Have your say on farm and ranch safety and workplace legislation

  • Jul 26, 2019
Farm Freedom and Safety Act to replace infamous Bill 6