Opinion

Emily Jaycox editorial

Responsible governments plan for disasters

What happened in Texas last week during the cold snap that left…

 

Emily Jaycox editorial

COLUMN: Expressions of the times

I’ve caught myself lately answering, “Oh, fair-to-middlin’” when people ask me how…

 

Emily Jaycox editorial

COLUMN: Are you awake yet?

In the past 10 months of the pandemic, when fear and misinformation…

 

Jason Nixon
Jason Nixon
Associate Minister Hunter joins Minister Dreeshen to cut the red tape on Alberta’s Christmas trees. (Photo submitted)

Unwrapping red tape on Christmas

Opinion

  • Dec 1, 2020
Associate Minister Hunter joins Minister Dreeshen to cut the red tape on Alberta’s Christmas trees. (Photo submitted)
Chevi Rabbit

A transparency movement is happening in First Nations across Canada

Across Canada, First Nation millenials struggle with outdated First Nation administrations. Country-wide,…

Chevi Rabbit
Emily Jaycox editorial

Are you nearing your threshold? You’re not alone

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

Emily Jaycox editorial
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…

Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
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
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
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
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
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
File Photo.

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
Back to school: here’s hoping for the best
Back to school: here’s hoping for the best
Vacation adventures include fun and mishaps

Vacation adventures include fun and mishaps

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

Vacation adventures include fun and mishaps
Journalism a reflection of public consciousness, not a subversion of it

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

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

Journalism a reflection of public consciousness, not a subversion of it
Letter: Province needs better plan for schools

Letter: Province needs better plan for schools

Dear editor, At the present, we are seeing a second wave of…

Letter: Province needs better plan for schools