Opinion

You can help save the bees

Friends of the Earth Canada is calling on residents of Rimbey to join the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count.

  • Aug 2, 2016

My life as a reporter

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine that I would one day venture into the field of print media.

The ripple effect of the carbon tax on Alberta’s homegrown industries

Alberta’s carbon tax will have a stinging effect that will ripple through countless industries across the province.

  • Aug 2, 2016
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Anti-violence song inspired hope against hate

Indigenous band Digging Roots’ latest single AK-47 is without a doubt one of those very special songs that’s more than just music.

Attractive town logo is not enough

I can remain silent no longer about one particular issue in this town.

  • Aug 2, 2016

Watashi wa Nihon ni imasu “I am in Japan”

Hobbes and I decided that we needed to check out Japan.

  • Aug 2, 2016

The sublime moment of my misfortune

After I arrived back from Japan to my home in Rimbey, my internal clock wasn’t set for Japan or Rimbey standard time.

  • Aug 2, 2016

Workshops offer advice on how to be a dad

Many moons ago I was dating a single mom I will call “Carmen.” Carmen’s son “R.J.,” who aged 6 to 10 years while I was in the picture.

  • Mar 29, 2016

Marketing freedom doesn’t equate with happiness

On Feb. 16, 2016 NDP leader Thomas Mulcair asked Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay “When he would restore the Canadian Wheat Board”.

  • Mar 29, 2016

Who really is the boss of the house?

The child is not yet two and his verbal communication skills are limited, but everyone knows that he is the boss of the family.

The perils of taking risks while ice fishing

I just heard on the radio the other day that all of the ice fishing huts need to be removed from the lakes.

  • Mar 22, 2016

Death, taxes and pussywillows sure things

In my lifetime I have experienced many lessons, and, maybe, even learned a thing or two.

You know pro wrestling is phony, right?

Being a news junky, I read a lot of different newspapers and scan lots of different websites.

  • Mar 15, 2016

MLA holds NDP accountable

Less than a year after taking office, the NDP government has abandoned any pretense of cleaning up government.

  • Mar 15, 2016

Oil industry workers deserve some credit and respect

I happened to be in a local coffee spot and overheard a conversation that really rubbed me the wrong way.

  • Mar 15, 2016

Experiencing an individual test of human psychology

One of the hardest tests of an individual’s psychology is how he or she behaves when encountering a solitary child.

  • Mar 15, 2016

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.

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