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Disappointed by Scout Hall decision

Disappointed by Scout Hall decision

Dear editor, As a long time resident of Airdrie, as well as a longtime member of the Second Airdrie Scout group, I would like to say that I am very disappointed with the City of Airdrie's decision to demolish our hall, with no plan as to when or
Being inclusive

Being inclusive

Before I begin my weekly thoughts, I want to first thank Great West Newspapers for welcoming our "Scoop" family into their organization, and for allowing me to continue to engage our community from within the pages of the Airdrie City View
Soccer dominance

Soccer dominance

Stained Reputation

Stained Reputation

Standing in solidarity

Standing in solidarity

In the wake of the high-profile deaths of black Americans like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, demonstrations have taken place across the United States and around the world.
Defunding police not the answer

Defunding police not the answer

Dear editor, In recent days, there has been a spotlight on policing in North America and the tragic consequences of some officers’ actions. Let’s put the situation into perspective.
Becoming a hometown reporter

Becoming a hometown reporter

OPED-Intro column
Canada Day

Canada Day

Better safe than sorry

Better safe than sorry

A nurse wearing a yellow hospital gown, plastic face visor and blue mask approaches my rolled-down car window.
Unintended consequences

Unintended consequences

Smash The Sparrows, it was called. Back in 1958 Mao Zedong decreed Chinese citizens must wage war upon the humble sparrow because the birds were eating much-needed grain in a country where hunger was then a constant companion.