Opinion

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

Omeme: What is Love? The bond between a father and his daughter

Sally “Omeme” Sandusky’s monthly column on life and her adventures

Takhar: Literacy: the life skill needed to succeed

Brynne Takhar is a Grade 12 student at H.J. Cody School and writes a monthly column for the paper

  • Feb 28, 2019

McDermott: Building Bubbles

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and wellness

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

A minor hockey team won’t play out their season since a teammate is now ineligible to play

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Ecole Our Lady of the Rosary School Easter Bonnet Parade
Indigenous Peoples Day
Spring Sing 2019
Sylvan Celebration of Music Awards

Chocolate and Novels: For What Ails You in February

Caroline Vandreil’s monthly column reviewing a recent read.

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

Gillette commercial can be a watershed moment for self-improvement

Takhar: Exam season is upon us

Brynne Takhar writes a monthly column on life as a student in Sylvan Lake

OPINION: MLAs Ron Orr and Jason Nixon comment on Bighorn Country consultations

UCP MLA Jason Nixon penned a letter to Minister Shannon Phillips

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

MP Blaine Calkins takes on Prime Minister Trudeau’s carbon tax

  • Jan 3, 2019

The Season of Advent

This week’s Faith Column is submitted by Darrel Hilman

  • Dec 6, 2018

Lest we forget

The importance of Remembrance Day

  • Nov 5, 2018

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Fraudsters pretend to book your business, then rip you off on your credit card

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

E-petition against Bill C-71 is largest in history of Parliament

OPINION: Newspapers Matter

A column written by the publisher of the Biggar Independant for National Newspaper week

  • Oct 2, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

Scott McDermott’s monthly column about health and fitness

Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind

Brynne Takhar writes a monthly column on life as a student in Sylvan Lake