Opinion

MLA column: Ranchers water rights being targeted by government

Livelihoods of southern Alberta ranchers under threat over water licenses being recinded

Pastoral Ponderings: Seeing humour and love in these days

Valentine’s Day on the same day as Ash Wednesday and Easter on the same day as April Fool’s Day

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Bashaw residents not in favour of cutting B.C. wine from their list

Bashaw Star web poll finds more than half of respondents don’t support ban on B.C. wine

OPINION: Nova Scotia’s decision to dismantle English school boards is a mistake

Speaking in favour of keeping local school boards, in this opinion from the ASBA

Editorial: Ways to stay warm in winter

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

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: Seeing the light from ourselves

Seeing the light and how it relates to humankind and Jesus

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

Pastoral Ponderings: What it means to be something for someone

Being true to yourself and finding connections with others

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

Column: MPs getting ready for parliament reconvening

MP Kevin Sorenson sets himself for battle against the Liberals

  • Jan 31st, 2018

COLUMN: The carbon tax problem

MLA West Taylor speaks to issues with the NDP carbon levy

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: When authority says so, by might

This week’s Pastoral Ponderings looks at the issue of power and the what that means to nations

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Letter: UCP plan to sell off Alberta assets a bad idea

MLA Jessica Littlewood feels the UCP tax and budget plan is out of sync

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Times change and so has journalism

From 35mm film and darkrooms to computers and websites

  • Jan 25th, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: Maybe it’s time for a change

Torn between wonder and explanation with the stories in the Bible

  • Jan 24th, 2018

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

Businesses have ways to work around the minimum wage increase

Editorial: What to do after online accounts are hacked

Facebook, email and other accounts hold vital information

Pastoral Ponderings: Come and see and experience and share

Church is about sharing and experiencing together, in this week’s Pastoral Ponderings

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Sorenson: Looking forward to 2018

Holding the Liberal government accountable in the New Year