Opinion

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 29, 2017

Honouring the men and women who served our country

Lacombe to hold ceremony tomorrow

  • Nov 10, 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 19, 2017
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'Napalm Girl' discusses journey from hatred to forgiveness in Lacombe
Canada Games Torch Relay lights spark in Lacombe
Canada Games Torch Relay treks through Blackfalds
Fans support Rebels

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 10, 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 14, 2017

Two things that need to be addressed

MLA Ron Orr feels central and rural Alberta are receiving unfair treatment from provincial government.

  • Apr 30, 2017

Wishing you a Happy Easter

Explore the traditions of Easter, which mark the arrival of sunny days and new beginnings

  • Apr 16, 2017

Appreciating the local community collaboration

Lacombe citizens coming together is what makes our community special.

  • Mar 25, 2017

Canadian-European trade agreement could bolster growth

Exploring the consequences of CETA, the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement

  • Feb 16, 2017

Embracing the opportunities of the Canada 150

Limitless possibilities within communities to stand together through Canada 150 events, themes and inspiration

  • Jan 27, 2017

Changes internationally affect Canadian politics

EDITORIAL: Exploring the changes in political climates nationally and abroad

  • Jan 13, 2017

2017 – The year of the carbon tax

No matter what your stance regarding the carbon tax issue is, Jan. 1st marked its implementation.

  • Jan 11, 2017

Busy library schedule resumes as the New Year begins

Check out the returning programs for children and adults as well as special events

  • Jan 5, 2017

Year in review: resilient in tough economic times

MLA Ron Orr reflects on the year 2016, looks ahead for 2017

  • Jan 5, 2017

How the Blue Jackets went from bottom feeders to Cup contenders

By nearly all accounts, the Blue Jackets are a team that should not be winning hockey games right now.

  • Jan 5, 2017

Spark ’em up, but with our eyes wide open

Political commentator Doug Firby weighs in on pot legalization

  • Dec 29, 2016

Extending kindness beyond the ‘holiday spirit’ and season

Reflecting on community role in active kindness year-round

  • Dec 22, 2016

Light shining in darkness

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr shares Christmas message

  • Dec 22, 2016