• Column

    This is going to be interesting

    Last week, the Provincial Government announced some changes to its return to school plan. Okay, they made one change in that students in Grades 4 through 12 will be mandated ...
  • Column

    The big problem with a nuclear North Korea

      An independent panel of weapons experts who advise the United Nations on North Korea’s nuclear program claims in a recent confidential report that Kim Jong-Un’s regime has “probably developed miniaturized ...
  • Column

    Finding the silver lining

    Oh, 2020 I have had just about enough of you for one century!I remember lifting a toast on New Year’s Eve 2019 and thinking, I am so glad this year ...
  • Column

    Life in Ashoro

    It’s so hard to say goodbye!It’s hard to believe that it has been just about one year since I arrived in Ashoro.
  • Editorial

    The goal now is to manage COVID-19 

     Federal, provincial and municipal governments are struggling to find the right balance between the public health imperative of containing the spread of COVID-19 and the financial imperative of reopening the ...
  • Letters

    Our doctors need our help

    During the past few weeks, I have been distressed to see the Government of Alberta wage a war with the very people who are putting their lives on the line ...
  • Column

    Heritage needs support

    It can certainly said, when it rains, it pours —the Edmonton International Raceway in Wetaskiwin certainly knows something about that but now staff at the Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum ...
  • Column

    Back to “normal” in Ashoro

    We are now back full force at school with an extremely busy schedule! The school board has decided that they are going to shorten the summer and New Year break ...
  • Editorial

    PM must account for federal spending

    With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shovelling record amounts of public money out the door because of the COVID-19 recession, it’s absurd he keeps putting off the date for this year’s ...
  • Column

    Summer alternatives

    In a weird way, COVID-19 is bringing an end to the summer boredoms.Last month, when schools wrapped up and teachers and parents breathed a sigh of relief that at home ...