Editorials

Smithers Interior News Editorial

Look for the bright side

Despite 2020, we have much to be thankful for; let’s pay it forward

  • Oct 15, 2020

Garbage in, garbage out

An appalling lack of respect forced the hospital auxiliary to suspend donations to its thrift store

  • Oct 8, 2020
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EDITORIAL: Applying for the job of governing

Elected officials will be charged with a difficult task

  • Oct 6, 2020

Province should learn from Witset

The First Nation authorities did the right thing in divulging local COVID-19 infection numbers

  • Oct 1, 2020

Voting is a civic duty

The Interior News commends the candidates for mayor and council, urges engagement of the electorate

Fear drives hesitancy

We must be wary of giving in to unfounded fear.

  • Sep 17, 2020
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Bag it; no excuses

Nobody wants to see dog poop littering the streets, parks and trails around town

  • Sep 10, 2020

A Labour Day for the ages

The coronavirus pandemic underscores gaps in support for workers

  • Sep 2, 2020

The bright side of summer 2020

As Grandma might say: “There’s better things to worry about, like what’s for supper”

  • Aug 26, 2020

It’s up to all of us to remain cautious

Restart was never intended to mean back to normal

  • Aug 19, 2020

Who will challenge?

It doesn’t serve Smithers to let the deputy mayor waltz into the top job by acclamation

  • Aug 12, 2020

Smithers should get behind MMIWG mural

The design process involved healing workshops for families

  • Aug 5, 2020

To mask or not to mask?

Wearing face masks is still a personal and situational decision in the North, let’s keep it that way

  • Jul 29, 2020

UBI’s time has come

In the post-pandemic world, we have the opportunity to change society

  • Jul 22, 2020

Words matter

The first step to changing society is recognizing we are all people

  • Jul 15, 2020

Please stop saying “defund the police”

What we’re really talking about is a shift in social policy and realignment of resources

  • Jul 8, 2020

See you at the movies

P is for pandemic. It’s also for Phase 3. As we move…

Congratulations to the Class of COVID-19

In the face of upheaval, today’s grads have a unique opportunity

  • Jun 24, 2020

A force for good

Relationships with fathers can be complicated, but generally we’re better off with them than without

  • Jun 17, 2020

It’s not worth getting angry over minor inconveniences

The Interior News offers another watchword for our times: Be patient

  • Jun 10, 2020