Editorials

Smithers Interior News Editorial

Don’t panic

In times of shortage we need to think about our neighbours as well as ourselves

Interior News Editorial

Bravo for Repen

Former Telkwa mayor continues to fight for regional equity for northern ICBC rate payers

Smithers Interior News Editorial

A solemn time of remembrance

Remembrance Day, on Nov. 11, is the day set aside to remember…

  • Nov 10, 2021
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Learning to live with it

Despite ongoing high case counts, restart continues

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Offloading responsibility for vaccine mandate on school districts is wrong

If the province wants to require teachers to be vaccinated it should the province that implements it

  • Oct 21, 2021
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

Be thankful

It’s been a trying time, hopefully Thanksgiving can bring us back to some fundamental gratitude

  • Oct 7, 2021
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National newspaper week begins on Oct. 3. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

What is National Newspaper Week and why you should support it

Newspapers are an essential part of Canadian culture, communities, and democracy, delivering…

  • Oct 7, 2021
National newspaper week begins on Oct. 3. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)
Terry Fox ran an average of 42 km a day for 143 days during the Marathon of Hope. (terryfox.org)

Hope lives on

41 years after Terry Fox ran, his legacy continues to thrive

  • Sep 16, 2021
Terry Fox ran an average of 42 km a day for 143 days during the Marathon of Hope. (terryfox.org)
This week’s editorial.

Vax pass unfair to businesses

Province needs to take responsibility for enforcing its own restrictions

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The border issue due to COVID is one more factor that’s occupied Justin Trudeau’s time. (Black Press file photo)

Not the time for federal vote

There’s many things going on that should be of primary concern

The border issue due to COVID is one more factor that’s occupied Justin Trudeau’s time. (Black Press file photo)
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Enjoy the respite while you can

We realized a new appreciation for the little things just in time to have them taken away again

  • Aug 26, 2021
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Interior News Editorial

The threat of COVID continues

While many people are tired of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it remains…

  • Aug 19, 2021
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A steep hill to climb

Economic projections are good, but how will the parties make sure it works for all us?

  • Aug 5, 2021
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

A disappointing uptake

Smithers lags way behind the province and other Northwest local health areas in vaccination rate

  • Jul 29, 2021
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A server delivers food to diners outside Piazza Pellegrini in North Beach on Monday, June 15, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Where have the workers gone?

High unemployment coupled with high job vacancy rates requires innovative solutions

  • Jul 22, 2021
A server delivers food to diners outside Piazza Pellegrini in North Beach on Monday, June 15, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Interior News Editorial

Create a tempting place in Smithers for tourists to stop and stay

There is no doubt that tourists are attracted to our mountain town.…

  • Jul 15, 2021
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

EDITORIAL: When it comes to climate change, our actions still matter

We won’t reverse global warming but there is still time to mitigate its worst effects

  • Jul 15, 2021
Smithers Interior News Editorial
Smithers Interior News Editorial

Reconciliation needs our children

Reconciliation needs our children

  • Jul 8, 2021
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A call to action

Canada Day 2021 in Smithers will be a different kind of event, but a potentially meaningful one

  • Jun 30, 2021
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

Congrats to the Class of ‘21

The Class of COVID 2.0 may face unprecedented challenges, need community support

  • Jun 24, 2021
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