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RE: “The coming legalization of pot doesn’t make it right” by Mac Olsen, Oct. 26, South Peace News As I read this article, the only thing I could picture was some old man, shaking his finger, uttering, “marijuana is bad!”…

RE: “The coming legalization of pot doesn’t make it right” by Mac Olsen, Oct. 26, South Peace News Bravo to Mac Olsen on his support for prohibition of the demon weed! Next stop, the demon rum! Granted, alcohol prohibition shifted…

Clegg’s Corner by Chris Clegg, Editor, SPN The clanging of beer bottles and moonshine jugs could be heard for miles as Zeke and Zeb shared laughs at their home near Salt Prairie. Like many of us, they were sharing a…

Jeff Burgar When your life is compressed into moments when the only things standing between you, absolute terror and possible death, is your training and the reflexes and actions of the people beside you, it is very unlikely your thoughts…

Chris Clegg Former Enilda Councillor Craig Bissell liked to refer to Enilda as ‘The Forgotten Hamlet’. Whether he was justified in his assertion was always debated. Two recent incidents about Enilda seem to indicate he was right, years after his…

Re: Legalizing pot and ‘partial’ fetal alcohol syndrome [Oct. 26 South Peace News] Once again I find myself wanting to address two different items in the paper. 1. The girl who may have ‘partial’ fetal alcohol syndrome. Fetal exposure to…

Jeff Burgar Probably, most senior citizens don’t think of themselves as “Grouchy Grannies” or “Old Curmudgeons”, stuck in their ways, with rarely a smile on their face. Especially, I don’t think Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump see themselves that way.…

Jeff Burgar An Angus Reid survey says 73 per cent of Canadians think political correctness has gone too far. We are surprised it is not 95 per cent. The remaining five per cent people will never change, always ready to…

Jeff Burgar High Prairie town council’s experiment in “rotating the chair” is over. Good riddance to that! After the last municipal election three years ago, there was a certain cohort of people in the High Prairie community that didn’t like…

It wasn’t that long ago that former Toronto mayor, the late Rob Ford, was considered the gift that just kept on giving to news media, talk shows, and every comedian in the free world. Ford is now officially eclipsed by…

Commentary by Katrina Owens Well, it looks like Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre won’t get to see his pitiful ban on pit bull and pit bull-like breeds go through. I like to think I played a minor role in spreading the…

Chris Clegg Charlie Brown had just lost another heart-breaking baseball game. As always, he was blaming himself for the loss and not his trusty teammates. “Don’t be discouraged Charlie Brown,” Shermy tells him. “In this life we live, there are…