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LETTER: Death of Dennis Cockwill a huge loss to minor baseball

LETTER: Death of Dennis Cockwill a huge loss to minor baseball

During the formative years of SAMBA in the early 1970s, Dennis was what you might call the “go-to guy.”
COLUMN: UCP swamped with subpar leadership hopefuls

COLUMN: UCP swamped with subpar leadership hopefuls

'The problem is, eventually someone has to be the boss and, given the internal frictions that have bedeviled the current leader, whoever accepts that poisoned chalice will almost certainly witness an immediate drop in popular support.'
COLUMN: Food Bank is moving forward with exciting programs

COLUMN: Food Bank is moving forward with exciting programs

'We are all looking forward to experiencing that feeling of normalcy again.'
EDITORIAL: The money split

EDITORIAL: The money split

'There’s no question the city needs more land zoned for non-residential if it ever hopes to reduce the tax burden on residents. What we must first determine, however, is what business and residents believe is a realistic non-residential/residential assessment target for our community.'
LETTER: Transportation award for city a surprise

LETTER: Transportation award for city a surprise

'That drive through St. Albert perhaps wouldn't take so long if we didn't insist on erecting a traffic light anywhere a woodland creature wandered near a road.'
LETTER: Telus 'service' has left this senior holding the shovel

LETTER: Telus 'service' has left this senior holding the shovel

'I am an 80-year-old pensioner left with sod removal, compacting soil, and road crush removal.'
LETTER: Roundabouts don't seem to be solving traffic problems

LETTER: Roundabouts don't seem to be solving traffic problems

'I really don’t think much thought was put into this entire roundabout idea.'
COLUMN: Strong, wise, benevolent leadership a necessity in times like these

COLUMN: Strong, wise, benevolent leadership a necessity in times like these

'We can hope that the best among us rise up to positions of leadership in government, and in business and community.'
COLUMN: Create a haven for birds in your backyard

COLUMN: Create a haven for birds in your backyard

'No matter how small your space, you can add flowers, a birdbath, and small shrubs.'
EDITORIAL: Non-resident fees not a practical solution

EDITORIAL: Non-resident fees not a practical solution

'The City of St. Albert and the County of Sturgeon need to sit down together and negotiate a new ICF.'