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Editorial: Battle of Alberta

Editorial: Battle of Alberta

An NHL playoff run brings plenty of energy to a community. In light of the long-lasting COVID-19 pandemic, an exciting encounter between two regional rivals will help revive some of the community enthusiasm that has been lost over the last two years.
Column: The pandemic has impacted people's ability to empathize

Column: The pandemic has impacted people's ability to empathize

How we think and feel about our fellow human beings is one of the most challenging issues we face. We are not robots: we are soulful, passionate, erratic, emotional animals that often imagine those big brains we lug about make us utterly logical.
Letter: Over 50 Club hosts successful Ukrainian-themed fundraiser

Letter: Over 50 Club hosts successful Ukrainian-themed fundraiser

Dear editor, The club wants to show appreciation to all who made the recent fundraiser a success, as well as the workers, donors, and six business owners who generously contributed with funds, a food basket, and gift cards.
Column: Greetings from the new summer intern

Column: Greetings from the new summer intern

Hi, my name is Cassie Hearn and I am thrilled to be joining the Airdrie City View and Rocky View Weekly as their newest summer intern.
Editorial: Irricana division

Editorial: Irricana division

Canada has seen an increase in “us against them” mindsets in the last few years, exacerbated by politics at the provincial and national level. It’s a shame, but logical to assume this division would carry over to small-town politics as well.
Editorial: SR-1 is a go

Editorial: SR-1 is a go

SR-1 construction has officially begun in Springbank.
Column: Newspapers are not packaging

Column: Newspapers are not packaging

News Media Canada executives explain detrimental impact of Extended Producer Responsibility on newspaper industry
Column: Cycling season is back

Column: Cycling season is back

Reports of motorcycle accidents always have me reflecting on my own experiences and my family’s biking traditions. I really feel for the family who lost a loved one on May 1 and hope everyone on two wheels stays safe out there.
Editorial: Mother's Day

Editorial: Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is on May 8, and somehow it always sneaks up on us a little bit. For those of you that haven’t bought a gift or thought of something special, just remember that flowers are always a nice way to acknowledge your mom.
Vancouver cyclist recounts 1986 ride from Cochrane to Innisfail

Vancouver cyclist recounts 1986 ride from Cochrane to Innisfail

Editor's note: The below is a submitted article from Vancouver resident Eric Sorila, who embarked on a bicycle trip from Cochrane to Innisfail in 1986. On the Way On May 10, 1986, a glorious sunrise shimmered over Vancouver B.C.
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