Opinion

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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’

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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
Memories of Lacombe Globe

Memories of Lacombe Globe

Community newspaper closes its doors

  • Jan 9, 2020
Memories of Lacombe Globe
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Loss of local news hard on the community

The Lacombe Express will continue to serve the community of Lacombe

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist

COLUMN: Lacombe’s Mary C. Moore Public Library welcomes 2020

Registration for winter, spring childrens programs begins Jan. 6

Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist
Two strikes were held on Sept. 20 and 27, as the UN emergency climate summit took place on Sept. 23. Madelaine Picard joined both the protests happening in Prince Rupert and plans to come back as often as she can for Fridays for Future. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

Two strikes were held on Sept. 20 and 27, as the UN emergency climate summit took place on Sept. 23. Madelaine Picard joined both the protests happening in Prince Rupert and plans to come back as often as she can for Fridays for Future. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: 2020 can be the year we renew our bonds to one another

Respectful politicial disagreements a necessity to the future of Canada

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile

Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile

Alberta’s link to Canada’s most important medical discovery may not be well known, but it could be, says one expert

Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile
An example of a DNA collection test used at Any Lab Test Now on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

An example of a DNA collection test used at Any Lab Test Now on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
UCP MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr
UCP MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr
Mary Poole/Library Columnist

COLUMN: Mary C. Moore Public Library in the holiday spirit

Library will be closed over the holidays on December 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27

Mary Poole/Library Columnist