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VAUGHAN: Professional sports needs to pay the little guy if a return is inevitable

Economic benefits of pandemic sports needs to benefit all income levels

VAUGHAN: If you want normalcy, stop just hoping and continue to social distance

Life needs to go on, but caution is required in the new world

VAUGHAN: More than lip service required if we are reopening economy because of potential mental health crisis

Tackling mental health crisis requires same political initiative seen during COVID-19 crisis

STAR COLUMN: Celebrating Catholic Education Week with “Signs of Gratitude”

Catholic Education Week takes place every year during the month of May

VAUGHAN: Hairstylists and barbers shouldn’t be in phase one of Alberta relaunch plan

Impossibility of social distancing means more government protocols, access to PPE needed

COLUMN: WCPS grateful as school community comes together to continue learning through COVID-19

‘On behalf of the division, I want to sincerely thank everyone for their commitment and understanding’

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‘The pandemic has shown that central Albertans show compassion and love when faced with adversity’

STAR COLUMN: Staying connected during times of physical distance

“It goes without saying that we are in the midst of incredibly challenging times”

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

Bill C-30, adopted 15 years ago, mandates salary and allowance increases for MPs and senators

CHAMBER COLUMN: Lacombe Chamber office move update

“Chamber of Commerce has secured a temporary lease space in the County of Lacombe office”

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

COLUMN: COVID-19 and why we cancelled our trip to Cancun

Wash your hands and follow the guidelines set out by health officials

COLUMN: Practicing wisdom from Saint Patrick

‘This month, many people will don green clothing and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day’

MLA COLUMN : Stable funding for healthcare

‘I was humbled to be elected as a voice for the constituency first back in 2015 and again in 2019’

COLUMN: Books and bevvies fundraiser coming to Lacombe’s Mary C. Moore Public Library

‘Last week we had classes on construction and the machines that help with the building.’

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Valentines Day celebrated at Lacombe’s Mary C. Moore Public Library

‘Children so enjoy decorating their Valentine bags, giving little cards and receiving them in return’

CALKINS: The double standard that divides us

‘Today there are people across this country who are illegally protesting or hired to protest’

CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

‘I invite you to join me in sharing your concerns with Minister Bill Blair’

COLUMN: STAR Catholic School Division celebrates family today and every day

“How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!” — Psalm 133:1