Columnists

Hope of winning a bad reason to play lottery

People have a hard time grasping probability

A woodpecker creates anxiety by cutting off internet

Brenda never thought she’d see the day she would be dependent on a computer

Lorraine talks ballet, books and BV backpackers

Still on my walk just haven’t added my recent steps to see…

  • Nov 13, 2019
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WATCH: Smithers Secondary School honours Antoinette Austin, Bill Goodacre in annual portrait project
Bulkley Valley Christian School Federal Debate - Oct. 15, 2019 - Candidates' closing statements
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'They' named Merriam-Webster's word of the year

Welcome to the misleadingly named new B.C. dino species

Thom muses on how early fossil collectors saddled us with an erroneous naming convention

Is volunteerism waning in rural B.C.?

People volunteering for local initiatives is imperative; Marisca hopes young people step up

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

Why putting limits on Halloween candy isn’t such a sweet idea

We’ve all heard of pandora’s box and yet we constantly put sweets on a pedestal

Anger and scapegoating are not going to solve anything

Canada punches above its weight because united we are greater than the sum of our parts

Turning the lights off on daylight savings time

Marisca advocates to scrap the seasonal time change

A multimedia cornucopia of events

Films, books, articles and info services on Lorraine’s radar this week

  • Nov 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

Not going to sugarcoat it, treats aren’t treats anymore

Marisca is trying to keep her kid’s hands out of the cookie jar

The signs they are a changin’

Trevor thinks in this new digital age it’s time to put an end to the political sign

Trying to defeat your opponents is not a scandal, it’s politics

Like it or not, third party influencers are part of the system

All it takes is a cone to start your home forest

The upcoming library book sale and other upcoming things to do

  • Oct 30, 2019

Election’s over, no sense being angry

Brenda reflects on the results and wishes her new MP well in Ottawa

  • Oct 30, 2019

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

Dirty politics is nothing new, and we still don’t need it

Thom doesn’t suspect much will change after the election.

Sleep is a beautiful thing

Marisca discovers how to possibly, maybe, get some more shut-eye

So much to do coming up in the valley

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of Bulkley Valley happenings

  • Oct 23, 2019