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Opinion: Trade deal a good deal for Canadians

Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs speaks to the recent trade agreement for Canada

  • Oct 19th, 2018

COLUMN: Life of a rancher’s wife is not typical

When it comes to being married to a rancher, it’s an interesting life

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Hammertime: Minor hockey still going strong in Ponoka

Looking back at the old days of minor hockey in Ponoka

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Orr: A stable Alberta economy means stable households

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr says Alberta is not being taken care of, and neither are its residents

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Hammertime: We have no control over Mother Nature

Albertans show they’re willing to help others out, no matter the weather conditions

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Give firefighters their due…they’ve earned it

Thank a firefighter during Fire Prevention Week

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Medical students get hands on training
Rock'n Rimbey
Drag Race at Central Alberta Raceways
RCMP support Rural Crime Watch crime prevention video

OPINION: Newspapers are a trusted source of information

With the advent of fake news, people are turning to newspapers for their trusted information

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Hammertime: It’s fall, enjoy it and have fun

Whatever the fall weather, be it snow or fall temperatures, there are opportunities to enjoy it

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Hammertime: Humboldt Broncos spirit remains strong

Looking at the first Humboldt Broncos game of the season and the ceremony that came with it

  • Sep 18th, 2018

Hammertime: Back to school and Ponoka’s old Red Brick School

With kids back to school, Hammertime celebrates the old days of getting back to education

Column: MLA Ron Orr speaks to provincial changes to the Bighorn area

The MLA states the province hasn’t consulted Bighorn area associations

  • Sep 11th, 2018

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

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Opinion: Prime Minister negatively affected Canada in NAFTA deal

MP Blaine Calkins challenges Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s NAFTA negotiations

  • Aug 29th, 2018

HAMMERTIME: Time to get ready for fall

The end of summer isn’t just about getting ready to head back to class

Hammertime: Folks still love their community newspapers

Taking time to enjoy a newspaper and recognize those dedicated newspaper delivery kids

  • Aug 21st, 2018

Column: Voters have short memories

Remember when Alberta defaulted on loans in the 1930s? In this week’s MLA column

Opinion: Support community newspapers or they will dissapear

The importance of community newspapers cannot be overstated, in this week’s column

  • Aug 21st, 2018

Column: Government now planning cuts to carbon tax

MP Blaine Calkins speaks about federal government carbon tax turnaround

HAMMERTIME: A special place of kindness, care among natures finest

Taking some time with family at a place designed for family, in this week’s Hammertime