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Chris Clegg I never knew I was so lovable! It is truly an effort to remain humble. If you had access to my email account, you would know why. In just one day last week I was avalanched with offers…

Tom Henihan On July 4, Jason Kenney announced a yearlong, $2.5 million inquiry into foreign interests opposed to the development of Alberta’s oil industry donating money to environmental groups in Canada. Kenney promises that the inquiry will look into not…

Joe McWilliams The other night as your reporter should have been sleeping an idea for a story occurred. It had to do with some of the strange and sometimes funny incidents that come up from time to time in this…

Jeff Burgar “There’s more to Alberta than the Calgary Stampede or the picturesque roads that wind through Banff.” So says no less an authority than the Calgary Herald newspaper. The paper then tells readers there are “7 places in Alberta…

Richard Froese School is out, Canada Day is over and the summer vacation season for families officially starts. Summer is time for picnics and community events with plenty of food. That often creates a great amount of waste of plastic…

Tom Henihan The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein said, “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” There are many interpretations of Wittgenstein’s phrase, one being that the greater our capacity to comprehend the world around us and articulate…

Jeff Burgar It’s said, “If you ever watch them make hotdogs, you will never eat another one.” Maybe true for some. I watched a segment on How It’s Made. It didn’t change me at all. But maybe they hid part…

Once again, I saw the community of Falher organize a class A event! I was fortunate to attend the HoneyFest Festival celebrating Falher’s 100th b-day this past weekend along with my family. There was something to satisfy all ages. My…

Pearl Lorentzen If you can think it, someone has probably made a world, national or international day for it! My favourite silly international day is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. I cannot think of any useful reason for this…

Chris Clegg Western Canadians are soft! Really, really soft when it comes to confederation! There! I said it! Now let me state my case! We have had eastern politicians give it to us for decades. For far too long, eastern…

Tom Henihan Considering all the pressing matters around the world, it is remarkable and wasteful the amount of time the media spent on the Trump family circus visiting Britain. I understand that media organizations and journalists don’t manage the news…