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B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Why travel, we have Saskatoons right here

Brenda gets plenty of travel right in her own back yard

  • Jul 18, 2019

Artisans, teddy bears, curling and roller derby

Have reached Cranbrook with 12,916 extra steps. Heading to Fort Steele, a…

  • Jul 17, 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
WATCH: Sparks fly at the Oct. 18 First-Nations led pro-LNG community celebration at Bovill Square in Smithers
Smithers Climate Strike - Sept. 20, 2019

Climate change a crisis, but the real emergency is complacency

Climate emergency declarations are meaningless if we don’t individually self-actualize.

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019

COLUMN: Coastal Gaslink can’t be blamed for everything

Thom debunks some erroneous connections people made between last week’s earthquakes and a landslide

Heat, lack of sleep, a recipe for crabbiness

Brenda is not enjoying the summer weather

  • Jul 11, 2019

COLUMN: Celebrating baking in Hazeltons

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of all things Bulkley Valley

  • Jul 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Time to vote for time change change

Thom advocates for B.C. adopting Daylight Saving Time year round

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

Live in a way that you never lose

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of Bulkley Valley happenings and thoughts on life

  • Jun 23, 2019

Vicariously following the Raptors fan phenomenon

Brenda marvels at the dedication of Raptors fans

  • Jun 23, 2019

Bad news is tough on everyone

Thom writes about the impact of covering high impact stories

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

Don’t be your own worst enemy, debate yourself

Trevor on the importance of self-critique and open-minded debate

Plenty of sources available to get informed about legal cannabis

As of June 6, I have 8,048 steps to reach Moyie. I…

  • Jun 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham