Columnists

Hard times bring out the best and worst in people

Marisca calls on the community to be kind while keeping some space between us

Laughter in the age of coronavirus

Thom encourages everyone to keep their sense of humour.

A trip down fool’s memory lane

Lorraine reminisces about her dad getting the better of her and her sister

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Nature helps clear the virus-induced fog

Brenda takes a walk, listens to Mozart to get away from the doom and gloom

  • Apr 1, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

Feeling the fear in the air

Lorraine on seemingly mundane tasks, COVID-19 cancellations and a couple inspirational quotations

  • Mar 25, 2020

Stay informed and good health to you

Brenda worries about people getting sick, losing their jobs and getting misinformation

  • Mar 25, 2020

Make no mistake, this is a war, and the enemy is COVID-19

Trevor feels its now or never to get COVID-19 until control

You say together, I say apart… the semantics of coronavirus

Is it really social distancing we’re after? I may be splitting hairs…

Trying to be hopeful in a time of crisis

I talked to a lot of parents this week about how they…

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13.

Lorraine breaks down what is going on in Smithers

  • Mar 18, 2020

Brewing tea to get out of a funk

Brenda says tea is usually associated with a cure for a stressful situation

  • Mar 18, 2020

You don’t need to be an ex-NHLer to be a celebrity

Trevor wants to recognize all the hard work that went into bringing back the Steelheads

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

Hard to understand how COVID-19 has the whole world in a dither

I woke up this morning to the coronavirus. Not with it, just…

  • Mar 11, 2020

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Marisca writes about the importance of acknowledging how far women’s rights have come in Canada

Volunteers needed for Smithers homeless count

I have reached Taber, AB with a little over 16,000 steps toward…

  • Mar 11, 2020