Opinion

An update from MLA Nate Horner

The sessional calendar has just been released and Feb. 25th it will begin with a new Speech from the Throne

  • Jan 19, 2020

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

World Wetlands Day is observed on Feb. 2nd

The loss of wetlands in Alberta, in Canada and around the world continues at an incredible rate

  • Jan 22, 2020

Column: ‘A Made in Canada Economic Disaster’

Local MP Damien Kurek on the federal government’s fiscal update

  • Jan 16, 2020

County Reeve Larry Clarke reflects on 2019 and comments on plans for 2020

‘We are thankful for our community, their continued engagement with us and a dedicated hard working staff’

  • Dec 23, 2019

Mayor Sean Nolls discusses the Town’s accomplishments in 2019 and plans for 2020

‘I know Stettler will amaze me in 2020 and beyond, because that’s just what we do around here’

  • Dec 23, 2019
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How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

Alberta had a world-renowned research foundation — reviving it would raise Canada’s profile

Alberta’s link to Canada’s most important medical discovery may not be well known, but it could be, says one expert

DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

VAUGHAN: Critical thinking in the curriculum crucial to a functioning electorate

Students need to understand multiple perspectives in order to make informed choices

Local golfer reflects on status of Stettler Golf and Country Club

Current lease with the Town of Stettler expires on April 20th, 2020

  • Nov 26, 2019

LETTER: Without property rights industry can divide and conquer landowners

Real property rights would mean landowners could ‘Just Say No,’ and be left alone

  • Nov 26, 2019

LETTER: Reflecting on local barber Vern Dempsey’s community impact

Dempsey recently retired after a tremendous 65-year career

  • Nov 18, 2019

The importance of personal memory on Remembrance Day

‘Our interdisciplinary research leads us to explore how memory can provide a powerful tool’

  • Nov 9, 2019

Mayor Sean Nolls reflects on the richness of community

‘Here your neighbours are…well…everyone, and that’s really what makes Stettler such a special place’

  • Oct 25, 2019

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett

Episode 2 features a talk on Red Deer Rebels, the AAA Lacombe Generals, the Eckville Eagles and more

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election

Marc Froese and host Todd Vaughan discuss a variety of Canadian election issues