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Finding hope this Christmas

Christmas is a time to reflect on the hope and optimism in…

  • Dec 22, 2021
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Doing what is hard makes life easier

When I entered 2021 a year ago, I was optimistic. I was…

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Stettler Library

An update from the Stettler Public Library.

An update for the week of Dec. 23, 2021.

  • Dec 20, 2021
Stettler Library
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Byemoor/Endiang News

The latest news from Byemoor and Endiang

  • Dec 19, 2021
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This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP

How to use rapid testing to keep you and yours safe during the holiday season

Experts say rapid tests are one more tool in our toolbox to stay safe

This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP
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Byemoor and Endiang news

By Les and Rosemary Stulberg Congratulations to Cash Buchwitz on being named…

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Opinion: Dear card member…

A well known axiom states that a fool and his money is…

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Premier Kenney should admit to mistakes of fourth wave

When Alberta Premier Jason Kenney spoke to the Ponoka and District Chamber…

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The Stettler Public Library is gearing up for Christmas

by Crystal Friars The Stettler Public Library has been planning extra programs…

  • Dec 5, 2021
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Byemoor/Endiang news

Les and Rosemary Stulberg With the current situation and subsequent rules, fundraising…

  • Dec 5, 2021
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Kevin J. Sabo

Taking another step in life’s journey

One never knows the twists or turns life is going to take.…

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Nate Horner

OP-ED: MLA Nate Horner provides update on province’s COVID-19 strategy

Everyone wants to put this pandemic behind us, but in the mean time, take care and stay safe

  • Oct 12, 2021
Nate Horner
Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Analysis: Wildfire and flood disasters are causing ‘climate migration’ within Canada

Polticians need to implement environmental policies or people will go elsewhere

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Vaccine Politics: Will COVID-19 affect the outcome of the federal election in B.C.?

Week 3 of federal election analysis by columnist Bruce Cameron focuses on the effects of COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Prepare for the worst: 10 steps to get ready for wildfire smoke

The summer of 2021 has the potential to be worse than any wildfire season before it

Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Damian Kurek

MP COLUMN: C-10, social media and censorship

‘I have heard from many constituents expressing concerns about Bill C-10 in recent weeks’

  • May 14, 2021
Damian Kurek
Aaron

Federal budget spends more on everything with no plan to pay for it

Budget projections show that by 2026, total spending will be $466 billion

  • Apr 21, 2021
Aaron
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Budget opinion: Cutting advanced education funding will stunt central Alberta growth

RDC offers certificates, diplomas, degrees, apprenticeship and continuing education programs

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Damien Kurek

COLUMN: Let’s talk about vaccines

‘The approval of several vaccines brings hope that we may soon see the end of the pandemic’

  • Jan 8, 2021
Damien Kurek