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Editorials

Jun 19, 2024

Selenium Open House

Jun 12, 2024

Community Barbecue at Gazebo Park

These events bring people together, creating an atmosphere of joy, unity, and connection.

Jun 5, 2024

A more flexible schedule

The evolution of our work environment into a more flexible, digital-first model has proven successful, allowing us to maintain productivity without the constant need for physical presence.

May 29, 2024

University Protests

Are these protests a potent force for change, or do they verge on fostering an environment of anarchy? 

May 22, 2024

Alberta’s Bill 20

The Municipal Government (Amendment) Act, 2023, has sparked a robust debate

May 15, 2024

Mining Week

In the heyday of mining throughout the valley we were once known as the Pittsburgh of Canada.

May 8, 2024

Rest easy my friend

Earlier this week we lost one of our feature writers, Avner Perl.

May 1, 2024

I’m not alright with bigotry

Antisemitism on university campuses is a cancer that undermines the very foundation of academic freedom and tolerance.

Apr 24, 2024

Volunteer Appreciation night at MDM

This year’s Outstanding Volunteer was Mary Anna Misseghers. The surprise on this wonderful woman’s face when her name was announced by Mayor Painter, will stay with me for a long time.

Apr 17, 2024

“What you and your staff do is remarkable"

I know deep down this paper made a difference and for that I’m so proud.

Apr 10, 2024

Is this really where I want my son to pursue his advanced education?

This week Quinn found out that he was accepted to the University of Waterloo in the mechanical engineering program. 

Apr 3, 2024

The history of music

Last week you saw a list of winners from the Crowsnest Pass Music Festival. What an awesome opportunity for those to showcase their talents.

Mar 27, 2024

Attending Turning Pointe's performance

This past weekend I was lucky enough to attend the Turning Pointe Dance Studio performance entitled ‘The Great Gatsby’.

Mar 20, 2024

This country is broken

I can’t wrap my mind around how difficult it is to afford this country. My heart breaks when I think about how hard it must be for a young family just starting out. 

Mar 13, 2024

I am off again for work.

I’m flying to Toronto early next week, after I try to get most of the paper ready for print, to attend a lawsuit in which I am the representative plaintiff.

Mar 6, 2024

I believe Canadians have hit the wall.

I believe ideology works, until the reality of those policies makes it impossible to live. I believe people change when their eyes are open to the reality this country is in. 

Feb 28, 2024

The trucker protest in Ottawa

My opinion on the recent ruling by a federal judge related to the trucker protest in Ottawa.

Feb 21, 2024

Sometimes I wonder what goes through people minds. 

I’m not a huge social media person. Facebook, in my opinion, is a cesspool of negativity.

Feb 14, 2024

Buddy was the most wonderful man I have ever met.

While you are all celebrating Valentine’s Day today with the people you love, I’ll be remembering one man in my life I loved beyond words.

Feb 7, 2024

Prevalence of kindness and decency

When you live in a small town the people in it truly become your tribe.

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