Opinion

Donna Tugwood/STAR Columnist
Donna Tugwood/STAR Columnist
Lacombe Mayor Grant Creasey

CREASEY: On being responsible fiscal stewards

Council made the difficult decision to cancel the BOLT regional transit service

Lacombe Mayor Grant Creasey

COLUMN: Oct. 6 to 9 is National Newspaper Week

‘Is journalism dead? That’s a question that has been asked since long before I was in journalism’

Mary Poole/Mary C. Moore Public Library Columnist

COLUMN: Autumn classes delights kids at Mary C. Moore Public Library

‘The children were telling me how fall is different from summer’

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

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett

PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett

Episode 2 features a talk on Red Deer Rebels, the AAA Lacombe Generals, the Eckville Eagles and more

PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Black Press Prairie Division presents The Expert podcast

Podcast will focus on local experts doing great things for their communities

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
MLA COLUMN: Ministers visit Lacombe-Ponoka

MLA COLUMN: Ministers visit Lacombe-Ponoka

‘I am impressed by the dedication of our new UCP government Ministers’. MLA Ron Orr

MLA COLUMN: Ministers visit Lacombe-Ponoka
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election

Marc Froese and host Todd Vaughan discuss a variety of Canadian election issues

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election
Mary Poole/Library Columnist
Mary Poole/Library Columnist
(Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor)

VAUGHAN: Albertan OPS/SCS discussion dividing central Albertans

Individual suggests they would delay contacting emergency services during overdose

(Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor)
WCPS Board Chair Pamela Hansen

COLUMN: WCPS starts school year with new Mission and Vision

Wolf Creek Public Schools’ (WCPS) staff, students and families are back from the summer break

WCPS Board Chair Pamela Hansen
Mary Poole/Library Columnist

COLUMN: Mary C. Moore Library begins regular fall programs

‘Registration was wild and crazy but went well.’

Mary Poole/Library Columnist
Donna Tugwood/STAR Catholic Columnist
Donna Tugwood/STAR Catholic Columnist
Elizabeth Phillips (seated) is the last remaining fluent speaker of Halq’emeylem. Phillips and Mission Indigenous educator Peggy Janicki were honoured in a blanket ceremony at Abbotsford’s UFV campus on June 12, 2019. (Darren McDonald/ UFV)

What does ‘We are all treaty people’ mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

Universities have mostly adopted a top-down approach to Indigenization

  • Aug 31, 2019
Elizabeth Phillips (seated) is the last remaining fluent speaker of Halq’emeylem. Phillips and Mission Indigenous educator Peggy Janicki were honoured in a blanket ceremony at Abbotsford’s UFV campus on June 12, 2019. (Darren McDonald/ UFV)
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: ‘Distraction’ used as a condescending term to voters by those in power

Canadian politicans want you to believe you can’t hold two opinions at once

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Mary Poole/Library Columnist
Mary Poole/Library Columnist
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Elections Canada grossly limiting free speech by limiting climate charities

Climate issues and confirmed science must have a seat at the table regardless of personal views

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Alberta Government should take note of Lacombe’s municipal success

Governments can be fiscally responsible without drastically cutting essential services

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor