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It’s a tough decision every week in the weekly newspaper business, when facing missing persons reports. Nine times out of 10 (maybe even more), the person is found before our next paper comes out. Plus most of them are not…

Commentary byChris Clegg Former High Prairian Denis Peyre used to tell me, “If you want to learn about economics, read the sports pages.” In the last few weeks, forums and websites are littered with disgruntled fans complaining about the advertisements…

Franco Terrazzano and Kris SimsTroy Media Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has set her sights on stopping big-taxing politicians in Ottawa. We also need Smith to guard against tax hikes at home. And the best way to do that is to…
Faith: What are you hoping for this Christmas?

Damon RamerBethany Christian Fellowship in Smith Whether you like it or not this week is the official beginning of Christmas. Christian churches recognize the four Sundays that come before Christmas are a special focus for the season of Advent, because…
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Your Page 9 roving reporter took in a bit of a U13 boys hockey game on Nov. 12. It was good entertainment for the price of admission. We got a kick out of a couple of kids playing defence for…
Notes from parliament: Stop the taxes, stop the spending

Arnold Viersen,MP for Peace River – Westlock Never before in Canadian history have Canadians paid more in taxes than under the current Trudeau government. Government spending is up 30 per cent and what do we have to show for it?…

Rima AzarTroy Media In response to the Alberta government’s redesign of driver’s licenses to prevent counterfeiting, the majority of Edmonton Police Commission (EPC) members have weighed in with an additional proposal: That the racial identity of Albertans be included on…
Notes from the legislature: Feeling the weight of inflation

Pat RehnMLA for Lesser Slave Lake Premier Danielle Smith has repeatedly outlined that while our economy as a whole is steaming ahead, Albertan families are feeling the weight of inflation on their pockets. Premier Smith intends to tackle this with…

Commentary by Joe McWilliams A lot of people seem to want very badly to believe there is something ‘out there,’ to which ordinary explanations don’t apply. It may be something in our cultural DNA. It goes for UFOs, Bigfoot, gods,…

The Children’s Resource Council youth program is open for registration. It is for youth aged 12 to 17. It will run on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Registration is required and space is limited. To register, contact Christine Boisvert…

Chris CleggHigh Prairie South Peace News Last Friday many of us paid our respects at Remembrance Day ceremonies. Many of us wore a poppy. Many watched shows on TV or read about past wars. Unlike Europe, North America has been…

Rebecca JohnsonAlberta Health Services Children between three and 12 years old need 10 to 12 hours of sleep to grow and develop. Children may have trouble learning and developing socially if they do not get enough sleep. They may be…

Sylvain CharleboisTroy Media The Canadian Dairy Commission has just released its recommendations for 2023. Unlike last year’s shocking 8.4 per cent, which was almost double the previous record, the increase won’t be as dramatic.As of February 1, 2023, most farmers…