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Emily Jaycox editorial

Are you nearing your threshold? You’re not alone

Rumours and whispers of a virus outbreak and growing epidemic started before…

Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe

MLA Ron Orr on Alberta’s COVID-19 response

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta’s government has consistently implemented…

Dan Svitich
STAR Catholic Trustee for Ponoka

Disciples of the word living a life of love

“It is not enough to say we are Christians. We must live…

Caroline Vandreil

Binge reading time of year

By Caroline Vandreil Winter is coming and what else is there to…

Caroline Vandreil
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DREESHEN: It’s a new era for agriculture research in Alberta

Over the last year we organized 17 consultation stops to speak directly…

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Emily Jaycox

Fact versus fiction: It isn’t always black and white

Ever notice how sometimes it’s not just kids who should heed the…

Emily Jaycox
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Fans support Rebels
Megan Roth. File Photo

I am one of those who put up holiday decorations early

While Halloween may be my favourite holiday, Christmas comes in a very…

Megan Roth. File Photo
Ron Labrie. (File photo)

COLUMN: Reflections on Canadian Battlefields Tour

Ponoka Secondary Campus teacher Ron Labrie reflects on the “Canadian Battlefields Tour”…

Ron Labrie. (File photo)
UCP Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr spoke to the Ponoka Chamber about the potential a new provincial government would provide to help support small business.File photo
UCP Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr spoke to the Ponoka Chamber about the potential a new provincial government would provide to help support small business.File photo
Spill the Tea with Chevi Rabbit

Many factors contributing to Indigenous youth suicide

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Recently, Montana Cree Nation has seen…

Spill the Tea with Chevi Rabbit
Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe

MP Report: Toxic plastic or toxic Liberal policy?

Recently the Liberals announced additional details on their single-use plastic ban. The…

Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
Megan Roth

The history of Halloween

There is something about the spooky season that gives me that warm…

Megan Roth
Ponoka County Regional Fire Services year in review

Ponoka County Regional Fire Services year in review

Fire Prevention Week gives us a chance to reflect on the Regional…

Ponoka County Regional Fire Services year in review
The importance of fostering relationships

The importance of fostering relationships

Relationships have been on my mind lately. People just need other people,…

The importance of fostering relationships

Notorious RBG

Recently the world lost a shining star, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, or…

MLA Ron Orr September news

MLA Ron Orr September news

This year has been a time of uncertainty and change, and I…

MLA Ron Orr September news
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Exciting opportunities bring bittersweet goodbyes

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

  • Sep 23, 2020
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You don’t have to be a racist to be a bigot

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…

You don’t have to be a racist to be a bigot
Trustee Dan Svitich

Back to school like never before (in some ways)

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

Trustee Dan Svitich
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau