Opinion

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

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

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
(Black Press file photo)

LETTER: Alberta physician compensation

‘Doctors have agreed that, with the tough economic times, changes need to be made’

(Black Press file photo)
Donna Tugwood/STAR Catholic Columnist

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

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

Donna Tugwood/STAR Catholic Columnist
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

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

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong

LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong

London Drugs: We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong
COLUMN: WCPS grateful as school community comes together to continue learning through COVID-19

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’

COLUMN: WCPS grateful as school community comes together to continue learning through COVID-19
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Help the Lacombe Express continue its mission to provide trusted local news

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

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Donna Tugwood/STAR Catholic Columnist

STAR COLUMN: Staying connected during times of physical distance

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

Donna Tugwood/STAR Catholic Columnist
Open Letter on the Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding

Open Letter on the Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding

Canadian Parents for French is a nationwide, research-informed, volunteer organization

Open Letter on the Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding
CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

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

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises
An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

To Tyler Shandro, Minister of Health and Jason Kenny, Premier of Alberta

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors
CHAMBER COLUMN: Lacombe Chamber office move update

CHAMBER COLUMN: Lacombe Chamber office move update

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

CHAMBER COLUMN: Lacombe Chamber office move update
A hand sanitizer dispenser and a sign indicating steps to be taken to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is seen at an entrance to the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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

A hand sanitizer dispenser and a sign indicating steps to be taken to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is seen at an entrance to the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
COLUMN: COVID-19 and why we cancelled our trip to Cancun

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

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

COLUMN: COVID-19 and why we cancelled our trip to Cancun
Donna Tugwood/STAR Catholic Columnist

COLUMN: Practicing wisdom from Saint Patrick

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

Donna Tugwood/STAR Catholic Columnist
Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr

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’

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr
Mary Poole/Library Columnist

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.’

Mary Poole/Library Columnist
COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

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: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest
Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist

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’

Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins (Black Press file photo)

CALKINS: The double standard that divides us

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

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins (Black Press file photo)