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Bridge the gap

Dear Editor, We here at the Friendship Centre have always strived to help bridge the gap between all peoples in our community and Mary Ella Corbiere has always been a major concern for us. She has been missing since Oct.

Learn to buckle up

According to a study done in the States, young people, especially males ages 16 to 25, are in the age group least likely to buckle up, with the study stating that males in this group tend not to believe they will be injured or killed in an accident.

Rural properties not a dumping ground

I write this letter out of frustration, realizing that it will probably only be read by the 95 per cent of the population who are responsible and respecting of the property of others. To you, my remarks are not directed.

We're in for a big, Bold surprise come opening day

They should have windows in every room, every over-sized recreation area, every colour-matched alcove, and even in the steam rooms (that's right it has steam rooms). The Bold Center needs windows everywhere.

Learn to buckle up

According to a study done in the States, young people, especially males ages 16 to 25, are in the age group least likely to buckle up, with the study stating that males in this group tend not to believe they will be injured or killed in an accident.

Rural properties not a dumping ground

I write this letter out of frustration, realizing that it will probably only be read by the 95 per cent of the population who are responsible and respecting of the property of others. To you, my remarks are not directed.

A good bunch of guys make up a great team

The Bonnyville Voyageurs wrapped up an exciting regular season with a huge victory Friday evening.

Fresh start to tough choices

The electoral forums this past week provided a glimpse into the priorities of area residents. At both the Ward 5 forum in Riverhurst and the Ward 6 forum in Cherry Grove, residents identified roads as an area of concern.

Democracy requires participation

In North America, we take our political system for granted. In many places throughout the world, simply voting involves unimaginable risk. While I lived in Zimbabwe many years ago, there were elections and our rural school was a polling station.

Democracy requires participation

In North America, we take our political system for granted. In many places throughout the world, simply voting involves unimaginable risk. While I lived in Zimbabwe many years ago, there were elections and our rural school was a polling station.