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Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Critical thinking in the curriculum crucial to a functioning electorate

Students need to understand multiple perspectives in order to make informed choices

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Family mourns for young man
Family mourns for young man
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
Video games don’t cause mass shootings

Video games don’t cause mass shootings

No link ever found between violence and video games

Video games don’t cause mass shootings
Time capsule of a day in summer

Time capsule of a day in summer

Grandmas can sometimes forget their age

Time capsule of a day in summer
Dan Bates / The Herald Isaias Komok, 12 (center) and Zakary Wagner, 10 (right) pool their efforts to aim a water cannon and spray other youngsters they are playing with Tuesday at Marysville’s brand new Spray Park in Comeford Park, downtown. With rising temperatures, the new water features appeared a big hit with kids.
Dan Bates / The Herald Isaias Komok, 12 (center) and Zakary Wagner, 10 (right) pool their efforts to aim a water cannon and spray other youngsters they are playing with Tuesday at Marysville’s brand new Spray Park in Comeford Park, downtown. With rising temperatures, the new water features appeared a big hit with kids.
(THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

(THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
COLUMN: Watching newborn calves take first breath of life

COLUMN: Watching newborn calves take first breath of life

Life of a Farm Wife column looks at newborn calves and birth

  • Mar 20, 2019
COLUMN: Watching newborn calves take first breath of life
Graham Parsons, from Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp, reunites with these two young men at a gala in New York City honouring the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp for its partnership with the Ice Hockey in Harlem program. These men were among the first groups that attended the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp. The partnership with Harlem began in 1991. Photo submitted

Sylvan Lake hockey camp recognized in the Big Apple

The hockey camp has helped many young hockey athletes over the years

  • Mar 20, 2019
Graham Parsons, from Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp, reunites with these two young men at a gala in New York City honouring the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp for its partnership with the Ice Hockey in Harlem program. These men were among the first groups that attended the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp. The partnership with Harlem began in 1991. Photo submitted
COLUMN: Shedding winter clothes and inhibitions

COLUMN: Shedding winter clothes and inhibitions

When you’re prepped for spring but it’s March and it’s still cold

COLUMN: Shedding winter clothes and inhibitions
OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

A minor hockey team won’t play out their season since a teammate is now ineligible to play

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’
COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

Gillette commercial can be a watershed moment for self-improvement

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument
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OPINION: MLAs Ron Orr and Jason Nixon comment on Bighorn Country consultations

UCP MLA Jason Nixon penned a letter to Minister Shannon Phillips

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OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

MP Blaine Calkins takes on Prime Minister Trudeau’s carbon tax

  • Jan 3, 2019
OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived
Merry Christmas, everyone!

Merry Christmas, everyone

Enjoy the holiday!

  • Dec 24, 2018
Merry Christmas, everyone!
Go with beef for Christmas

Go with beef for Christmas

Break from tradition! It’s fun

  • Dec 24, 2018
Go with beef for Christmas

Lest we forget

The importance of Remembrance Day

  • Nov 5, 2018
The importance of being needed

The importance of being needed

Processing feedlot calves

  • Oct 31, 2018
The importance of being needed
Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Fraudsters pretend to book your business, then rip you off on your credit card

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam