Opinion

COLUMN: Anti-immigration hysteria a sign of growing fascist extremism

Don’t be fooled by your local xenophobic, “anti-globalist” protest group

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

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OPINION: MP Sorenson takes on the Prime Minister

The MP questions the legitimacy of many of the actions of the Liberal government

  • Dec 18, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: Looking at joy

This week’s Bashaw religion column looks at the joys of Christmas

  • Dec 18, 2018

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

Pastoral Ponderings: Timelines and places are important

When looking at biblical references, it’s an important to consider timelines

  • Dec 12, 2018

Column: Eat like a rancher, work like a rancher

Local ag columnist focuses on food this week

  • Dec 4, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: The days of Advent

This week’s religion column for the Bashaw Star speaks of Advent and Christmas

  • Dec 4, 2018

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

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

Pastoral Ponderings: I like that phat Jesus

Jesus was most awesome, so says Robin King in this week’s religion column

  • Nov 27, 2018

Column: Farming best practices are all about perception

Farming is like parenting; there’s no instruction manual, it requires a lot of trial and error.

  • Nov 27, 2018

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: Little evidence to prove NDP’s economic recovery

Statistics from October Statscan paint more realistic picture of the Alberta economy

Pastoral Ponderings: A breakdown is really the start of a new time

Looking at when the things breakdown and what they mean for the future

  • Nov 19, 2018

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

Pastoral Ponderings: Questions of sacrifice and faith

Looking at what it means to sacrifice and have faith, in this week’s religion column

Column: Cattle and their odd behaviours

This week’s rancher’s wife column by Shanna Jordan looks at fall and mischievous cows.

  • Nov 6, 2018

Sorenson: Feds must stop Statistics Canada from getting banking information

MP Kevin Sorenson suggests Stats Canada having personal banking information is invasion of privacy

  • Nov 6, 2018