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Science confronts edu-babble

It is wrong to force students to memorize information simply because it’s going to be on the test. Research shows that “rote learning” is largely out-of-date in the 21st century.

Your support is needed

On December 30, 2010, a tragic accident occurred near Canmore wherein Darrin Waugh, Jennifer Waugh and Roddy Allan lost their lives.

No need for three station gym

Innisfail does not need a three station gym; it is a “nice to have” idea. The approved two-station gym meets the needs of the student population.

Stelmach's departure opens political floodgates

Premier Ed Stelmach's surprise announcement that he will be stepping down as premier and will not be seeking re-election is certainly one of the biggest political shakeups to hit Alberta in many years.

Commonwealth official got it wrong on FCC funding

This letter is to clarify some information that was recently provided to your paper. It concerns funding for the Olds Ag Society project as reported on Jan. 18 in a story entitled ìRacino is the word.

Racino project outside FCC mandate

This letter is to clarify some information that was recently provided to your paper. It concerns funding for the Olds Ag Society project as reported on December 14, in a story entitled ìAg Society planning move to highway.

Sherman may not fit NDP bill

A recent CBC headline announced that, ëOutspoken Alta. MLA Sherman seeks re-election.' In a CBC radio broadcast it was said that Mr.

Stelmach's departure opens political flodgates

Premier Ed Stelmach's surprise announcement that he will be stepping down as premier and will not be seeking re-election is certainly one of the biggest political shakeups to hit Alberta in many years.

Steady Eddy gives politics a shakeup

Premier Ed Stelmach’s surprise announcement that he will be stepping down as premier and will not be seeking re-election is certainly one of the biggest political shakeups to hit Alberta in many years.

Bitter federal election ahead

With a federal election becoming more and more likely in 2011, the Harper Tories have launched a series of attack ads aimed at the leadership of the Liberals and NDP.