Editorials

Just An Observation: Progress made on rural crime, more work remains

A drop in the rate of activity from 2017 is a start, but the momentum needs to be kept up

OPINION: Bashaw Star gets a bit of a face lift

With a continued focus on the community, we add some new elements

Just An Observation: The ties that bind life and sports

Often times there are not a lot of things that separate how we feel about sports and life

OPINION: Just because the news isn’t desired, doesn’t mean it’s fake

This week’s editorial looks at political bias and disagreeing with the news presented

Just An Observation: Poor management produces a punchy public

Frustration boiling over among some as people wonder how it can be that bad

OPINION: We can all learn from Washington

Racial issues in the United States are constant

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Just An Observation: Goes to show society still has a long way to grow

Some recent events showcase just how backwards some parts of society still are

Just An Observation: Weather or not it is…it’s been wacky

The experts state it’s warmer, but one can’t deny the weather is getting weirder and crazier than ever

Just An Observation: How to forget 12 months in three easy steps

If there was ever a period of time one would want to forget, it’s this one

Just An Observation: Choosing to serve is slowly killing even more

Emergency workers continue to die despite apparent increase in help

Just An Observation: Civility only occurs when NIMBY goes away

More often these days, decency and respect for others are as prevelent as dinosaurs

OPINION: Pulling Baby It’s Cold Outside will hurt #MeToo movement

The decision to take the song off the air seems like a bad joke

Just An Observation: It’s clear the message bears repeating

Just how many more collisions at accidents scenes and repeating this will it take to have it stop

Just An Observation: Driving in Canada more ugly than seen on TV

Poor oversight, licencing practices and training contributing to continuing road deaths

Just An Observation: Closure is being left as the only option

Given two more deaths of emergency responders, safety must be placed over drivers’ inconvenience

OPINION: Community theatre a breath of fresh air in central Alberta

Seeing Bashaw’s and Ponoka’s winter plays is an artistic inspiration

OPINION: Right from wrong in politics, when both sides look right

One shouldn’t sacrifice ethics to support their political ideals, on either side of the rule

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

E-petition against Bill C-71 is largest in history of Parliament

Opinion: Alberta should avoid paying into the 2026 Olympics altogether

The IOC should be the one to pay for Calgary’s Olympics if it’s that worth it

Opinion: Men aren’t in as scary a time as Trump thinks

Men aren’t losing power to women, the pendulum is starting to balance (sort of but not really)