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Jeff Burgar It is entirely possible we will have more doctors in northern Alberta in places like High Prairie, Peace River and Slave Lake, if our provincial government follows through on the ideas floating around the past year or so.…

Katrina Owens I had an epiphany the other day that I am a downright proud nasty woman. You heard it here first! And I stand with my other nasty gals all over the world, especially those down in the States.…

Re: Jeff Hastie’s letter to editor, Jan. 18 South Peace News. Jeff Hastie, I did not call Trump a facist. I called him a carpet bagger. I believe a carpet bagger is more along the lines of a crook, and…

Jeff Burgar Should a tree have a vote? Should an elk or a wolf? How about a pipeline or a farm crop? That might sound ridiculous. It isn’t. Put another way, who really speaks for the natural environment? Who really…

Chris Clegg Editor, South Peace News The Driftpile First Nation band council’s decision to submit to voluntary drug testing is certainly a step in the right direction. There is nothing negative about the show of faith and trust council is…

Chris Clegg Let’s follow a train of thought. Patience, people, and you will see my point. When the telegraph was invented, it changed the way people did business. Messages were sent in an instant. Business was conducted in a flash.…

Jeff Burgar It’s news from a few weeks ago, but still interesting news, given Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is messing with language. To recap, a few weeks ago, Big Lakes County councillors voted down a recommendation from county staff…

Concerning Mac Olsen’s piece on President-Elect Donald Trump: It takes guts to go against the ‘feminist norm’. You are to be applauded. It’s not my birthday but I agree with you and proffer a question and answer. Who got Trump…

Joe McWilliams Streaking sure was popular when I was in high school, and I deny anything anybody may say about me during that period. My friend Gordon ***** can deny it too, if he wants, but I have witnesses. It…

Jeff Burgar Those tuned in to Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee’s telephone town hall meeting last Wednesday got much the same storyline as the previous phone in. For those unaware, it is basically a big conference call. The phone…

Richard Froese The new year 2017 marks a milestone for Canada as we celebrate 150 years as a nation, the sesquicentennial. Communities like High Prairie, Slave Lake, Falher and McLennan have planned events during the year, mostly focused on Canada…

Jeff Burgar My goodness! What will American president Donald Trump actually do after Jan. 20? Eight years ago, most Canadians and in fact, people around the world, had high hopes and great expectations for the new presidency of Barack Obama.…