Opinion

A few thoughts on the importance of Father’s Day

It’s that time of year to pay homage to dad, with Father’s Day this Sunday, June 17th.

  • Jun 14th, 2018

A return to ‘true blue’

Political landscape changing

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Trans Mountain nationalization a necessary step

Premier Rachel Notley was in Central Alberta to discuss Trans Mountain

Trust your instincts when it comes to buying jewellery

A Central Alberta business was contacted by many residents claiming they had been sold real gold

Spring has finally sprung

It’s finally time to break out the dresses and t-shirts as Spring is finally here.

Volunteering brings a wealth of rewards

The rewards for sharing your time in a worthy endeavour bring much in the way of personal reward.

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Farm Safety Day encourages local Grade 5s to stay safe
CEG3 welcomes Lacombe Flying Club Fly-in breakfast
Local EMS teams aided Lacombe Composite High School students in anti-drunk/drugged driving campaign
Federal Infrastructure Minister opens wastewater system in Lacombe

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

It could have happened anywhere. It happened in Saskatchewan

Tributes to the departed came in from all over the world

Don’t gaslight victims of sexual assault

Take Back the Night sent a powerful message that Central Albertans

CHEF DEZ ON COOKING – Herbs: Fresh or Dried?

Dried herbs are suitable for certain recipes, however there are many recipes that benefit from fresh

Have some compassion for displaced peoples

Amnesty International Canada Secretary-General Alex Neve was in Lacombe on Sunday

STAR Catholic trustees hit the road for tour of school division

St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic School Division serves six communities across Central Alberta

  • Mar 15th, 2018

Lacombe Express welcomes new editor

Local publication introduces new editor to the community

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Honouring the men and women who served our country

Lacombe to hold ceremony tomorrow

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Liabilities of a rapacious industry

Although climate change is a reality, our reliance on it to shrug off certain environmental changes is often overdone.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

When should Alberta sit if daylight savings time is removed in the province?

Seeking consensus from Albertans on which time zone the province should fall in

  • Jul 10th, 2017

The NBA has a parity problem

Columnist Todd Colin Vaughan discusses issues of competitive balance in sports.

Take time to celebrate mom this weekend

A happy Mother's Day to all mothers, from the Express

  • May 14th, 2017