Opinion

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)
Black Press File Photo

LETTER: A thank you to Lacombe Continuing Care Centre’s Unit 2

‘You would never see that level of genuine care and compassion in an urban hospital’

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

CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

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

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins (Black Press file photo)
Donna Tugwood/STAR Columnist

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

Donna Tugwood/STAR Columnist
Mary Poole/Library Columnist

COLUMN: Several February events at Lacombe’s Mary C. Moore Public Library

Library Film series will be screening “Parasite” on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m.

Mary Poole/Library Columnist
WEBER: Grief, the most painful journey we face

WEBER: Grief, the most painful journey we face

The start of navigating life in the wake of overwhelming loss

  • Feb 4, 2020
WEBER: Grief, the most painful journey we face
In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Mary Poole/Library Columnist

COLUMN: February will be a busy month at the Mary C. Moore Public Library

MCMPL Book Club will be meeting on Tuesday, February 4 at 7 p.m.

Mary Poole/Library Columnist
Affordable Housing Steering Committee Chair Outi Kite

COLUMN: City of Lacombe renews commitment to affordable housing in Lacombe DRAFT

Affordable Housing Strategy: Lacombe continues to be defined by its aging population

Affordable Housing Steering Committee Chair Outi Kite
Donna Tugwood/STAR Columnist

COLUMN: STAR Catholic School Division Celebrating 25 Years

‘A new year is an exciting time for all as it brings new opportunities, meaningful life changes’

Donna Tugwood/STAR Columnist
Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr

MLA COLUMN: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA wishes Happy New Year to constituents

Engagement sessions and an online survey gathering feedback about the future of agriculture research

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr
Mary Poole/Library Columnist

COLUMN: Winter is busy season at Mary C. Moore Public Library

‘Thanks to all the people who registered for the programs’

Mary Poole/Library Columnist