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Column: Halloween's lost appeal

Column: Halloween's lost appeal

I have a peculiar relationship with Halloween.
Column: A Halloween to remember

Column: A Halloween to remember

All Hallows Eve is fast approaching and it will be a strange one to be sure.
Editorial: COVID complacency

Editorial: COVID complacency

Airdrie reached an unfortunate milestone Oct. 26. With 40 active cases of COVID-19, Alberta Health Services officially placed the city under “watch status.”
Editorial: Lucky Draw

Editorial: Lucky Draw

Crossfield's Oct. 19 byelection brought to our attention an interesting procedure in Alberta municipal elections. While Kim Harris gained a clear majority of the votes, Justin Gustafson and Jo Lambert tied at 194 votes each.
Column: Small businesses and corporations in Canada

Column: Small businesses and corporations in Canada

It’s ‘Small Business’ Week, Folks. This is the one week each year that we do what we really should be doing all year long, celebrating all that small businesses contribute to.
COLUMN: Waging silent battles

COLUMN: Waging silent battles

Addiction, unfortunately, has been something that has defined my family name. I come from a long line of addicts, and if you have lived in Airdrie long enough, the last name Stricker can cause an array of reactions.
Editorial: Get vaccinated

Editorial: Get vaccinated

Local weather turning colder signal's a shift into one of the most dreaded seasons of the year – not winter, but flu season.
Column: Credit downgrade

Column: Credit downgrade

As I conducted business at a teller’s window in the bank the other day, a fellow approached the teller beside me. “I want to withdraw my money,” he said with attitude. “How much would you like?” the teller asked.
Column: Embracing the new messiness

Column: Embracing the new messiness

I knew becoming a parent would be an adjustment, but I had no idea how much change it would entail. while it wasn't always the case, as I've grown older, I've become a bit of a neat freak.
Letter: The break we didn't know we needed

Letter: The break we didn't know we needed

Dear editor, Twenty years from now, how will we describe the days we're currently living through? Will we describe them as days we saw a light in the darkness, where residents of Airdrie took a bleak situation and found humbling and deeply human