Opinion

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 27, 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

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Fans support Rebels

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 19, 2018

Sorenson: Broken culture must change

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

  • Jun 19, 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 13, 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

Pastoral Ponderings: To be inspired rather than scared by the story of Jesus

Looking at Jesus’ story and teachings in this week’s Pastoral Ponderings

  • Jun 13, 2018

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

Sorenson: Not too pleased with Trans Mountain Pipeline situation

Taxpayers on the hook for $4.5 billion pipeline purchase

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

Pastoral Ponderings: Stumbling towards the light

Looking at the story of Nicodemus in this week’s Pastoral Ponderings

  • May 25, 2018

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

Sorenson: Government not telling us about costs

Liberal government not speaking to costs of carbon tax

Pastoral Ponderings: Spirit is not something you can hold in your hand

This week’s column looks at the spirit and what how intangible it is.

Web Poll results: Bashaw readers split on how to take tax increase

Online poll shows some can live with, while others wanted to see it smaller