Editorials

Smithers Interior News Editorial

Similarity transcends difference

It is important to celebrate our diversity because in the end we all want the same things

  • Jan 14, 2021
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Patience

SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations are proceeding in an orderly, ethical manner

  • Jan 7, 2021
This week's editorial.

Happy New Year

It’s been a weird one

  • Dec 17, 2020
This week's editorial.

Follow the Golden Rule

Graciousness is precisely what is required

  • Dec 10, 2020
This week's editorial.
Smithers Interior News Editorial

We are not out of the woods yet

A COVID-19 vaccine promises a silver bullet, but only in the long-term

  • Dec 3, 2020
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

Lack of transparency unacceptable

With accelerating transmission and new restrictions it is time for B.C. to report local numbers

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

Show a little respect

COVID is going to get worse before it gets better; we can only control how we treat each other

  • Nov 18, 2020
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

Important to celebrate business

Why the Chamber of Commerce Awards are a valuable exercise, particularly this year

  • Nov 12, 2020
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Lest we forget. Smithers remembered the fallen during the annual Rememberance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in Veterans Peace Park on Nov. 11 last year. (File photo)

Remembrance Day address to the town of Smithers

We pause again on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month for a solemn act of remembrance.

  • Nov 5, 2020
Lest we forget. Smithers remembered the fallen during the annual Rememberance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in Veterans Peace Park on Nov. 11 last year. (File photo)
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Electoral complacency is a shame

As Remembrance Day approaches, a reminder of what they fought for

  • Nov 5, 2020
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Interior News publisher Grant Harris displays a box of Salvation Army doughnuts dropped off at the newspaper office on Broadway Ave. The Army is delivering doughnuts for National Doughnut Day to honour front line pandemic workers including transit workers, nursing home staff, childcare providers, firefighters grocery store employees (and, apparently, newspaper staff). (Thom Barker photo)

Try it you’ll like it, again and again

Publisher Grant Harris argues the best deals around are right here in Smithers

  • Oct 29, 2020
Interior News publisher Grant Harris displays a box of Salvation Army doughnuts dropped off at the newspaper office on Broadway Ave. The Army is delivering doughnuts for National Doughnut Day to honour front line pandemic workers including transit workers, nursing home staff, childcare providers, firefighters grocery store employees (and, apparently, newspaper staff). (Thom Barker photo)
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Which is it?

The health authorities are starting to promote flu shots but some of have to pay for it.

  • Oct 29, 2020
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Look for the bright side

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

  • Oct 15, 2020
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

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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You have to submit completed nomination forms before you can run for office. File photo.

EDITORIAL: Applying for the job of governing

Elected officials will be charged with a difficult task

  • Oct 6, 2020
You have to submit completed nomination forms before you can run for office. File photo.
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Province should learn from Witset

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

  • Oct 1, 2020
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

Voting is a civic duty

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

  • Sep 24, 2020
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

Fear drives hesitancy

We must be wary of giving in to unfounded fear.

  • Sep 17, 2020
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

Bag it; no excuses

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

  • Sep 10, 2020
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Smithers Interior News Editorial

A Labour Day for the ages

The coronavirus pandemic underscores gaps in support for workers

  • Sep 2, 2020
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