Opinion

Pastoral Ponderings: Jesus at the Potluck

Food and bread are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to ‘feeding the multitude’

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

It’s berry picking time

Picking pail of saskatoons a great afternoon

  • Aug 2, 2018
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Pastoral Ponderings: There is always enough food

Looking at the story of Jesus feeding and healing the masses.

  • Jul 31, 2018

Just An Observation: There should be no cost placed on people’s safety

Looking at Fernie, B.C. and the apparent unnecessary loss of lives.

Poll Result: More support needed for volunteer fire departments

All respondents to latest Star poll agree more should be done to hang onto volunteer departments

Think logically and rationally, don’t embrace a fallacy

Avoid ‘the argument from ignorance’ and look at evidence

Taylor: Bellwether By-Elections

Battle River - Wainwright MLA has a few comments on a pair of recent by-election results

MP Report: Chaos, lack of empathy among troubles as people keep coming illegally

MP Kevin Sorenson talks about the thousands of ‘irregular’ boarder crossing since January 2017

Just An Observation: Loss of travel option yet another rural blow

Possible closure of Greyhound routes will exacerbate flow of residents more urban communities

Poll Result: No money for bus industry

Majority don’t want taxpayers’ money going to keep rural bus routes

Pastoral Ponderings: Finding ways to refresh

Sometimes being busy can wear you down. Sometimes it’s energizing.

  • Jul 24, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: Who are the really powerful?

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

  • Jul 17, 2018

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

Skyrocketing prices at the pumps lately have drivers taking notice

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 16, 2018

Just An Observation: Summer highways – safely versus speedy

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

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 10, 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 10, 2018

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 4, 2018