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Fun events at Stettler Library

Fun events at Stettler Library

Experiments planned for Summer Reading Program

  • Jul 21, 2018
Fun events at Stettler Library
Alberta Government has yet to see any major construction being done on the Trans Mountain Pipeline

Alberta Government has yet to see any major construction being done on the Trans Mountain Pipeline

What Albertans and Canadians want to know is, when will the pipeline be built?

  • Jul 20, 2018
Alberta Government has yet to see any major construction being done on the Trans Mountain Pipeline
Pastor Ross resigns from Erskine church

Pastor Ross resigns from Erskine church

Writes 628th and last article for the Independent

  • Jul 18, 2018
Pastor Ross resigns from Erskine church
Kitchen table talk: Where change starts

Kitchen table talk: Where change starts

Albertans deserve to know political values of those seeking power

  • Jul 16, 2018
Kitchen table talk: Where change starts
Kitchen table talk: Where change starts

Kitchen table talk: Where change starts

Ask yourself what values you’d like others to come away with

  • Jul 15, 2018
Kitchen table talk: Where change starts
Alberta saddled with a plan until 2024 in which Alberta gets no transfer payments

Alberta saddled with a plan until 2024 in which Alberta gets no transfer payments

Liberals ’ snuck in a five-year equalization plan’: MP Sorenson

  • Jun 30, 2018
Alberta saddled with a plan until 2024 in which Alberta gets no transfer payments
Loneliness is prevalent and on the increase

Loneliness is prevalent and on the increase

A pet can alleviate loneliness

  • Jun 28, 2018
Loneliness is prevalent and on the increase
A broken government culture has to change

A broken government culture has to change

How could Phoenix Pay System fail

  • Jun 24, 2018
A broken government culture has to change
Rick Strankman, MLA Drumheller - Stettler                                Rick Strankman, MLA Drumheller - Stettler

Crony capitalism can be a form of dependence: MLA

We can become self-reliant without the aid of government

  • Jun 22, 2018
Rick Strankman, MLA Drumheller - Stettler                                Rick Strankman, MLA Drumheller - Stettler
Cloud lingers over Trans Mountain Pipeline

Cloud lingers over Trans Mountain Pipeline

I remain very skeptical about sunny days ahead: MP

  • Jun 16, 2018
Cloud lingers over Trans Mountain Pipeline
The failure of social license: MLA

The failure of social license: MLA

Doing substantial damage to Alberta’s economy

  • Apr 29, 2018
The failure of social license: MLA
Life is fragile, none of us are immortal

Life is fragile, none of us are immortal

Advice from the financial coach

  • Apr 28, 2018
Life is fragile, none of us are immortal

Working Canadians say their standard of living has declined

People blame increased taxes and rising utility costs

  • Apr 26, 2018

Practice random acts of kindness

And senseless acts of beauty

  • Apr 25, 2018
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018
Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you
MLA Strankman: We need actions, not platitudes

MLA Strankman: We need actions, not platitudes

NDP has the responsibility to represent all Albertans, as do all members of the legislature.

  • Apr 12, 2018
MLA Strankman: We need actions, not platitudes

A pleasant interruption to a busy day

Columnist looks back on memories of her youth

  • Apr 5, 2018
Albertans prefer self-reliance over government reliance

Albertans prefer self-reliance over government reliance

MLA Rick Strankman says there are no incentives in the NDP budget

  • Apr 4, 2018
Albertans prefer self-reliance over government reliance
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Nicks: What do anger and birth have in common?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

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NDP did not disclose their true intentions of creating a tax on everything by way of the carbon tax.

NDP did not disclose their true intentions of creating a tax on everything by way of the carbon tax.

Albertans deserve full disclosure about where government is going

  • Mar 22, 2018
NDP did not disclose their true intentions of creating a tax on everything by way of the carbon tax.