Opinion

OPINION: Trusted Source

‘Credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources is more important than ever’ - Bob Cox

OPINION: Lacombe Market Square investment could be a problematic precedent

City recently invested $750,000 into a potential big Canadian retailer at the LMS

OPINION: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron orr

Rural Crime is still a major concern in Central Alberta

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Lacombe AUPE members picket against Bill 9
Blackfalds Days Parade takes over community
World's largest lure officially installed at Lacombe's Len Thompson Pond
Lacombe family homeless after rental house discovered to have toxic mold

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

Talking about panic attacks and anxiety

An effort to talk about mental health more often

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16, 2018

Mayor’s column: Notes from Halifax

Mayor Grant Creasey recently attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference

MLA Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr Column

Since the NDP took office, there are 240,860 less workers in Alberta covered by WCB

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 14, 2018

A return to ‘true blue’

Political landscape changing

  • Jun 13, 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.

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 13, 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