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Exciting opportunities bring bittersweet goodbyes

Kaylyn Whibbs’ last column for the Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo

  • Sep 23, 2020

You don’t have to be a racist to be a bigot

I’d heard the term ‘bigot’ tossed around in the past, but never…

Back to school like never before (in some ways)

“For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from…

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MLA Ron Orr September news 2020

MLA Ron Orr September news 2020

DANSEREAU: A statue is not history

Opinion: A statue is not history

Rediscoveries of life’s good gifts in challenging seasons

The pain and loneliness of grief can provide a transformative season — if you allow it to

  • Aug 25, 2020

Every body is a beach body

Working out and dieting for months on end to achieve that perfect…

I shouldn’t have to explain that you should care about people

DANSEREAU: I shouldn’t have to explain that you should care about people

Vacation adventures include fun and mishaps

Heading out for a week of vacation time, we had a list…

Journalism a reflection of public consciousness, not a subversion of it

Thoughts can be like atoms — like oppositely charged particles attract each…

VAUGHAN: Thank you for allowing me to serve Lacombe

Reflections on the importance of community journalism

Column: I am not a fan of summer

Too hot, too sticky, but lake will be nice eventually

COLUMN: Finding a rich personal connection with the community of Fenn

Explored the tiny community that fostered my grandparents’ early married years

  • Aug 6, 2020

WHIBBS: Looking for: Puppy in need of forever home

‘I probably don’t need a puppy, but I am always willing to open my door to one in need’

National Drowning Prevention Week

Last week was the Lifesaving Society’s National Drowning Prevention week. As a…

Employers should not have influence on bodily autonomy

On July 8, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States of…