Opinion

Forget the rain and let’s get on with some summer fun and sunshine

By Mike Rainone for the News Here we all are very patiently…

  • Jul 9, 2019

Just An Observation: Hey, can you share those pink ear plugs?

Musical tastes are personal, so take this column for what its worth

Lack of progress with China at G20 a colossal disappointment

You may have seen the footage of Justin Trudeau going to shake…

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Fans support Rebels

Hammertime: Raptors captured the support of a nation

Basketball champions carry Canadian fans through wild ride

  • Jul 3, 2019

I love all sports … but has it become a cash cow?

Like hundreds of thousands of others I have always been a total…

Help injured animals but don’t be a kidnapper

Birds are creatures I admire. Not just for their grace of flight…

OPINION: “Progress” and “backsliding” are up for interpretation

“Progress can backslide.” Those were the words of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

OPINION: MP Blaine Calkins says Liberals soft on crime

Blaine Calkins, Member of Parliament for Red Deer - Lacombe issued the…

A day for new dads and old dads and patient moms

At this time of the season my wife and I really look…

  • Jun 12, 2019

Just An Observation: Paper versus plastic, let the debate begin again

The latest announcement advocating environmental stewardship need not be all or nothing

I bought their ‘Patriot’ story

Some critics of Gulf War missile say it had zero success rate

Michael Dawe: Red Deer greeted D-Day with mix of joy and apprehension

Poor weather delayed invasion by a day

  • Jun 5, 2019

The beginning of a new era

This week was the beginning of a new era for Albertan taxpayers,…

Resident holds Ponoka County to account on gravel pit

Dear editor: After a four-minute Municipal Planning Commision Meeting on May 14,…

Just An Observation: Several not-so random thoughts

Fire, fuel and favs among this week’s observations

Looking beyond the invisible symptoms on World MS Day

For World MS Day Canadians should take a moment to think about the invisible symptoms of MS

  • May 30, 2019

Fortune’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” worth a read

Fortune’s six annual list of 50 of the “World’s Greatest Leaders” came…

Fire season is upon us … please be aware and prevent

By Mike Rainone for the News Despite the warm weather, sunshine, and…

  • May 28, 2019

OPINION: Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win

Carbon pricing, the Trans Mountain pipeline to be key facets in upcoming election