Opinion

Remembering the delights of the handwritten letter

When I was a kid winter was longer than forever and we talked to each other without texting.

Snow could be weirdly exotic to some people

I live in a weird place. I’m not actually talking specifically about Rimbey, though Rimbey is its own weird little place.

  • Mar 8, 2016

Reflections of a celebrity judge

As usual I’m sitting at my cluttered desk in my cluttered office struggling with the challenge of having an uncluttered mind.

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Columnist celebrates first year anniversary, maybe

This might be my one year anniversary as a columnist at the Rimbey Review. I’m a little uncertain though.

  • Mar 1, 2016

Journey through days of week not easy

They always talk about blue Mondays like they are a bad thing, but then we get around to Friday and it’s like everyone is thinking TGIF.

Driver’s license test is not true testament of maturity

There is a lot of personal progress that is measured with obtaining a driver’s licence.

  • Feb 23, 2016

Calkins speaks out

It is my pleasure to return to the House of Commons as your Member of Parliament for the new constituency of Red Deer-Lacombe.

Thoughts on growing older

I was almost a Valentine’s Day baby and on good years it seems like I reap the rewards of an almost Valentine’s Day birthday.

Online dating is no sure bet

There’s been some romantic activity over the past 10 or 15 years that has me concerned.

  • Feb 23, 2016

Cannabis considerations explored and discussed

I’m against the legalization of marihuana in Canada.

  • Feb 16, 2016

Kyoto protocol’s collapse no surprise

The protocol was an agreement on paper by dozens of nations, which they were concerned about the environment.

  • Feb 16, 2016

The language of music speaks to the heart

Of course, my good time had a lot to do with the music!

The challenges of bridging the generation gap

He is six-years-old and his hockey jersey hangs almost to his knees. But he is so cute, it doesn’t matter.

Thoughts on Trump and his impact on voters of the United States

The first time I heard Donald Trump’s name was in a reference in a film plot.

  • Feb 9, 2016

Being ready for boom or bust environment will happen next time

The worst rainstorm I’ve ever been through was late last summer. I was at the tail end of a month long motorcycle mission.

  • Feb 3, 2016

Similarities must be magic

Have you ever heard of a popular and award-winning fantasy franchise that features a young dark haired sorcerer.

  • Feb 3, 2016

Reader asks questions about proposed lodge

In the Dec. 22 edition of the Rimbey Review there was a letter published with the headline ‘Reader wants explanation of quote.’

  • Feb 3, 2016

Alberta’s strength lies in its people

Recently, the world price of oil reached a 12-year low, reaching below $30 per barrel.

  • Feb 3, 2016

Change is inevitable

I began my career in journalism with a certain amount of surprise and a great deal of trepidation.

BSE testing numbers need to increase in Alberta

On Dec. 2, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) released their final report into the 19th case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

  • Jan 29, 2016