Opinion

EDITORIAL: Life gets in the way of the best laid plans

The best laid plans don’t always work out in this week’s editorial

  • Sep 14th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Bashaw residents left high and dry in water deal

Bashaw residents are not being asked to join a bad deal for water, they are being told to.

Just An Observation — All it takes is a few simple tasks

Putting a stop to petty crimes can be easy, but it takes some initiative

COLUMN: Reflections on family and generation gap

This week’s column looks at families and generations

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Reversing a wrong the right thing to do – Just An Observation

A former government’s move to designed to crackdown on impaired drivers never worked anyway

Standing up to taxes on the self-employed

This week’s local MP focuses on why self-employed are taxed more than others

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

How does your life speak?

In this week’s Pastoral Ponderings, questions are posed about how your life speaks about you

Enbridge Line 3 project good for Bashaw and area

Local MLA expounds on the positive aspects of the Line 3 pipeline replacement project for the area

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

Time away supposed to be rejuvenating, refreshing — Just An Observation

Vacation needed to be longer in order to do everything and maybe gain back some energy

COLUMN: Holidays bring unexpected moments

Journey full of bumps and detours

  • Aug 3rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: Only a handful of council meetings before elections

Tips for would-be councillors coming into the next municipal elections

COLUMN: Bashaw MP’s report on the riding

Celebrating the Unite the Right movement in Alberta and more in this week’s MP column for Bashaw

  • Jul 27th, 2017

OPINION: The soil from which wealth grows

This week’s MLA Wes Taylor column is joint with several area MLAs dubbed ‘Kitchen Table Talk’

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Can the seed grow anywhere? How do you know?

Doing a self-check in this week’s Pastoral Ponderings

  • Jul 14th, 2017

OPINION: Changes needed to continue Alberta’s legacy

Bashaw’s MLA Wes Taylor and other MLAs discuss Alberta’s financial legacy

  • Jul 13th, 2017

OPINION: Some help to beat the heat — Just An Observation

A few helpful ideas to attempt to hide from the summer heat

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 10th, 2017

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 10th, 2017

OPINION: Province heading for a world of financial hurt in 2019

With Alberta’s provincial elections set for 2019, the new ruling party will have tough decisions