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Do you think long weekend bans on alcohol at campgrounds are effective?

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UCP votes against new resources to fight rural crime: NDP

UCP should have stood up for rural Alberta

  • Apr 27, 2018

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
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Do you prefer indoor or outdoor rodeos?

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Some Good Reasons to Avoid Will Kits

Peter Boys says many will kits are missing key elements, which may misinterpret their wishes

  • Apr 5, 2018

Bring back paper shopping bags

Corporations like plastic shopping bags because they’re cheap

Why Business Owners Need a Succession Plan

Peter Boys says some serious thought needs to go into what would happen if they passed away suddenly

  • Apr 5, 2018

Ahead of the Heard: Land Related Issues Need Some Real Attention

Columnist Will Verboven says government will have to give up some control

  • Apr 5, 2018

Stettler Independent welcomes new editor

Lisa Joy rejoins the paper in a new role

  • Apr 3, 2018

Ahead of the Heard: Rural crime issue needs new approach

Columnist Will Verboden says utilizing technology could help

  • Mar 29, 2018

Nicks: What do anger and birth have in common?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Religion: The same sun melts the snow and hardens the clay…

Pastor Ross Helgeton says to let the Son melt your heart

  • Mar 29, 2018

When do you think the snow will melt away?

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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

Stoics, Schopenhauer and the crime epidemic

Hold the criminals responsible; they chose their path

Rural crime issue getting some attention but progress may be slow

Government announced $10 million to hire Mounties, prosecutors and staff to deal with rural crime

  • Mar 22, 2018

What is a financial advisor worth?

Unfortunately every profession has a few bad apples.

Long on rhetoric but short on results

NDP’s declaration of victory on recent trade disputes is full of rhetoric and short on results.

  • Mar 20, 2018

More technology could create better gym experiences

It’s a lack of knowldge, not laziness, keeping some people on the couch

Conservative MP says Liberals are not fulfilling their promise to veterans

Kevin Sorenson says “We support our men and women in uniform”