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Column: The sound of silence

Column: The sound of silence

I still remember the week our children left the nest.
Column: The result of power

Column: The result of power

There is a story that appears in our paper this week that had me contemplating power and how it affects us.
Column: Thoughtcrime

Column: Thoughtcrime

Who controls the past, controls the future. And who controls the present, controls the past.
Editorial: Smoky skies

Editorial: Smoky skies

If anything, the smoke-filled skies that arrive on our doorstep every summer provide a stark reminder of the need to address climate change. While some people may not like to acknowledge it, evidence of climate change’s impact is everywhere.
Editorial: Political posturing

Editorial: Political posturing

It certainly feels like a federal election is looming
Column: My security blanket

Column: My security blanket

I still have a blanket that my grandma made for me when I was a baby. Hundreds of crocheted stitches melded together in soft yarn, the cover gives me a sense protection and love when it wraps around my arms. As of late, the feelings surrounding this old blanket of mine are similar to the feelings I have when I wear a mask in public spaces.
Editorial: No more masks

Editorial: No more masks

With mandatory masking being lifted by the Alberta government on July 1, the topic was recently back at the forefront of public discussion.
Column: Time to adjust

Column: Time to adjust

It has been a wild, boring, lonely ride these last 16 months.
Editorial: Few candidates

Editorial: Few candidates

Where are all the Airdrie City council candidates? That’s the question our newsroom members have been asking ourselves, with our 2021 municipal pre-election coverage underway.
Editorial: Irricana school

Editorial: Irricana school

Last week’s Rocky View Weekly included a story about Ton van Arendonk’s presentation to the Rocky View Schools (RVS) Board of Trustees, proposing the relocation of Kathyrn School to Irricana. Listening to the presentation, our newsroom agreed with many of the points van Arendonk put forward.