Opinion

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Poll Result: Two-thirds say gas price has change their habits

Skyrocketing prices at the pumps lately have drivers taking notice

Just An Observation: Summer highways – safely versus speedy

With the sunshine season in full swing, time is now to think about how we drive

Pastoral Ponderings: Who are the really powerful?

Sometimes people have power because we allow it, in this week’s column.

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: Sometimes the message gets lost

This week’s Pastoral Ponderings looks at the message of Jesus and how it is interpreted

  • Jul 10th, 2018

Column: Finding ways to balance work and play in the summer

This week’s Treena Mielke column looks at the summer months and things slowing down

  • Jul 10th, 2018
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Poll Result: Majority weren’t going to Stampede

Last week’s online poll wondered how many people planned on going to Ponoka for the rodeo

Pastoral Ponderings: Love, compassion and caring for others

When loving your neighbour as yourself becomes forgotten

  • Jul 4th, 2018

Sorenson: Looking at dark clouds in the future

Liberal non-transparency creating more negative than good

  • Jul 4th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Finding the prefect childcare provider

The search for great care starts again

  • Jun 28th, 2018

Just An Observation: Keeping things cool when it’s too hot

Different people have different remedies to surviving the summer heat

Taylor: Taking time to enjoy summer, and area rodeos

MLA Wes Taylor enjoyed a fun time at the RCMP dunk tank in Wainwright

  • Jun 27th, 2018

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

Pastoral Ponderings: Reaching out doesn’t necessarily mean seeking them out

The tale of a U.S. televangelist and his jet prompts thoughts of how Jesus acted

  • Jun 19th, 2018

Sorenson: Broken culture must change

MP wonders what it will take to fix the various problem in the federal government

  • Jun 19th, 2018

Taylor: Ontario election shows what could come to Alberta

MLA feels three recent votes around the world signal a move to more progressive policies

A return to ‘true blue’

Political landscape changing

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Web Poll Result: No to buying the pipeline

Bashaw Star respondents to the web poll overwhelmingly against buying Trans Mountain

Editorial: Bashaw Star wins among esteemed community newspapers

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