Editorials

Just An Observation: A big deal for Canada and for soccer, but meh!

North American World Cup of Soccer bid victory not really peaking interest of many

Editorial: Bashaw Star wins among esteemed community newspapers

Bashaw Star lands in top three in provincial awards at Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association awards

Just An Observation: A little rain must fall to benefit everyone

No matter what some people think, some rain and cooler temperatures this summer are a good thing

Just An Observation: A how to guide on making someone feel old

If ever anyone wishes to get a sense of what life has been like, attend a high school grad

Opinion: Alberta’s lackadaisical recycling hurting its global image

Without some major change in the world of recycling, Alberta’s image will remain poor

Just An Observation: Warming up to cooling off

Reasons behind why the warmer than average weather isn’t always fun for some

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Just An Observation: Rural crime, oil the latest boiling points

If it wasn’t for a pair of running battles, Albertans would have nothing to talk about

Just An Observation: Committed communities can make a difference

Despite the extreme challenge in a small town, big things can get done

Just An Observation: Bashaw wants to make rural mental health service better

Newly developed delivery model with a client-centred focus created through a collaboration

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Columnist describes just what drives journalism these days

  • Apr 20th, 2018

Just An Observation: Enormity of tragic accident to be felt for decades

Just like in 1986, this latest tragedy in the hockey world will last in everyone’s memory

Opinion: When lack of gun control affects the lives of teachers, students

Questioning the second amendment and its infringement on people’s lives.

Editorial: Ways to stay warm in winter

Be it as a home body or a snowbird, some suggestions to stay warm

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Editorial: The gays, the gays, what are we going to do about the gays?

We need to celebrate that which makes us different, in this week’s editorial

EDITORIAL: There needs to be a cap in top executive salaries

Fighting over minimum wage is the wrong focus, in this week’s Ponoka News editorial

Editorial: Minimum wage increase is a Band Aid fix to a global problem

Businesses have ways to work around the minimum wage increase

Editorial: Minimum wage increase a boon and curse, part one

Only with fundamental changes to corporate laws will minimum wage increase help, part 1 in a series

Just An Observation: Putting the cold into some bitter perspective

Facing the biting facts on frozen severe temperatures on daily life

Just An Observation: What’s with all of the negativity in Alberta?

More fun, happiness and excitement is needed among the population

Just An Observation: Olympics — Time to move on?

With all of the backstabbing, side-deals and outright cheating, is there a need to keep the Olympics