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Coffee with Warren: Embraced by green: beauty along the way

Coffee with Warren: Embraced by green: beauty along the way

When my heart was heavy, I took this drive and found comfort and encouragement. Thank you, God, for the gift of green.
LETTER: In rebuttal to the rebuttal to my letter

LETTER: In rebuttal to the rebuttal to my letter

Dear editor, Families and married households, when they retire early, often do not fully pay for the benefits received because they haven’t fulfilled their contribution obligations, but they get full indexation. Who is forced to support these benefits even though they can’t use them?  Singles are.
EDITORIAL: 'Cost of doing business'

EDITORIAL: 'Cost of doing business'

Derricott was within his rights to use his relocation allowance, but it won't sit well with locals to know their tax dollars were used to support rent payments for an already-highly-paid municipal servant. 
Coffee with Warren: Trent Fox and Elders

Coffee with Warren: Trent Fox and Elders

The son of esteemed Stoney Nakoda Elder Tina Fox, and a longtime inspiration to me, Trent Fox passed away of a heart attack in his sleep June 8. He was 47.
LETTER: Clear-cut logging will help mitigate fire risk in West Bragg Creek

LETTER: Clear-cut logging will help mitigate fire risk in West Bragg Creek

Dear editor, As more than 450 wildfires rage across the province, the air is thick with smoke, and thousands of Albertans have been evacuated from their homes, I am appalled to read there is even a small protest against the fire break extension being
EDITORIAL: Neighbours helping neighbours

EDITORIAL: Neighbours helping neighbours

It felt fitting to learn that Cochrane's Great Neighbours Week initiative will coincide with the 10-year anniversary of the southern Alberta floods next week.
Coffee with Warren: Morality and respect

Coffee with Warren: Morality and respect

Can morality exist without God? That was certainly the question that stimulated some serious discussion at the 12th World Religions Conference on May 31.
EDITORIAL: Rural Alberta

EDITORIAL: Rural Alberta

With the UCP garnering so much of its support from rural ridings, small-town Alberta will surely enjoy unprecedented influence in the legislature for the next four years. 
Coffee with Warren: To the fruit man

Coffee with Warren: To the fruit man

Summer’s almost upon us, and it looks like many of us in Cochrane are going to be sad over not finding Glen Koenig’s fresh BC fruit and vegetable truck in the former Rexall Pharmacy parking lot along First Street West on Fridays.
Marathon Man Martin Parnell: Classrooms without walls

Marathon Man Martin Parnell: Classrooms without walls

By partnering with organizations such as Smart Osvita NGO, Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan, Ocean Wise, Edmonton Public Library, OverDrive, Monash Virtual School, and hundreds of volunteer teachers, CWW is providing a lifeline to students who have been forced to abandon their education due to conflict.
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