Opinion

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
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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

Keeping our aging loved ones at the forefront

Our culture needs to place more value and respect on the elderly

  • Sep 6, 2019

What does ‘We are all treaty people’ mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

Universities have mostly adopted a top-down approach to Indigenization

  • Aug 31, 2019

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019

Polluting of our oceans unlikely to end

No one seems to care about plastic pollution

  • Jul 26, 2019

Canada lags in move toward green economy

Federal government not setting good example

  • Jul 25, 2019

Negative effects of proposed power line discussed at Paintearth council

Writer says Paintearth council showed lack of cocnern

  • Jul 24, 2019

Michael Dawe: Red Deer greeted D-Day with mix of joy and apprehension

Poor weather delayed invasion by a day

  • Jun 6, 2019