Skip to content

Opinion

EDITORIAL: Newspaper awards are well earned

EDITORIAL: Newspaper awards are well earned

National newspaper awards are recognition of the hard work Wheel staffers put into every edition.
COLUMN: Passengers certainly not pampered

COLUMN: Passengers certainly not pampered

There once was a time when travelling by plane was almost as much fun as the destination itself.
COLUMN: Housing from a bygone era

COLUMN: Housing from a bygone era

Shiny new builds are tempting, but old school homes, complete with big yards, prove too much to pass up.
EDITORIAL: Performers make case for larger venue

EDITORIAL: Performers make case for larger venue

With sold-out shows becoming the norm this fall, Okotoks has to seriously consider a new performing arts centre.
COLUMN: Crossings not for faint of heart

COLUMN: Crossings not for faint of heart

The oft-terrifying concept of at-grade intersections on major highways is something I can’t recall encountering until I moved to Alberta. 
EDITORIAL: Open your heart this holiday season

EDITORIAL: Open your heart this holiday season

We’re calling on all those in the Foothills to get behind the 2022 Western Wheel Cares campaign and support seven very worthwhile organizations. 
COLUMN: Southern provides more comfort

COLUMN: Southern provides more comfort

West Coaster learns there are subtle differences when it comes to winter weather in Alberta's two biggest cities.
EDITORIAL: Cart comes before the horse on Highway 2

EDITORIAL: Cart comes before the horse on Highway 2

Closing intersections long before Highway 2 interchange will create unnecessary hardships.
EDITORIAL: Taxes paid but that doesn’t stop bill

EDITORIAL: Taxes paid but that doesn’t stop bill

Many Okotoks residents are likely unaware that paying their property taxes doesn't mean they won't get a bill for fire department services should they require them.
COLUMN: Conditions are perfect for deer

COLUMN: Conditions are perfect for deer

If conditions remain favourable, it’s more than likely the 124 deer identified in a count undertaken earlier this year will be substantially higher during the next roll call.