Opinion

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

Reflecting on smoky Smithers

From seeing the smoke to breathing it in.

Smithers Steelheads thank sponsors, out for next season

Steelheads will not take to the ice this season

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Hopefully other LNG projects will bring prosperity after Petronas

The cancellation of PNW LNG is a loss to the northwest economy

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

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Spirit of the North music festival

     

    Spirit of the North music festival

       

      Smithers Legendary Water Fight

         

        Ksan at Gitanmaax Health Centre

           

          A just society requires properly funded legal aid

          Nancy Merrill is 2nd vice-president/chair of the Legal Aid Advisory Committee, Law Society of BC.

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Transforming mental-health and addictions care in British Columbia

          Judy Darcy is the new Minister of Mental Health and Addictions.

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Think twice before you decide to drink and boat this season

          Drinking and boating is a factor in 40 per cent of boating-related fatalities: Safe Boating Council.

          • Aug 2nd, 2017

          Public housing at the price of 12 and an outhouse

          David Webster on the price of a new public housing project in Smithers.

          • Aug 2nd, 2017

          A vibrant street with a practical loo

          Anne Hetherington says the Portland Loo in Smithers is an example of a very practical project.

          • Aug 2nd, 2017

          Open letter from the Coalition on MMIWG in BC regarding the National Inquiry

          Coalitions says requests must be addressed for National Inquiry to meet the needs of those affected.

          • Jul 28th, 2017

          B.C. unions, protesters move up

          John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

          If money is all we can give Khadr, so be it

          Maggie Carew says Omar Khadr holding so little anger and bitterness is remarkable.

          • Jul 19th, 2017

          Exciting times ahead with new government

          Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson is excited to be a member of the new BC NDP government.

          • Jul 19th, 2017

          Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

          Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

          Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

          Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

          Smithers programs for looks, not practicality

          Brian Burrill sees efforts by council as more “look at me … I’m a wonderful and progressive town.”

          • Jul 12th, 2017

          ‘So what are you going to do now?’

          Telkwa Mayor Darcy Repen on how Telkwa moves forward with a new provincial government.

          • Jul 12th, 2017

          Citizens, small companies need forest resource access

          Stan Kania says B.C. citizens and smaller companies need more access to their forest resource.

          • Jul 12th, 2017