Editorials

Smithers proud

Local business matters, local news matters and we’re in this together says Interior News publisher

  • May 16, 2019

COLUMN: Smithers can’t afford to wait on low-income housing

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Who will be our arbiters of fairness

Everybody is looking for their fair share, but the pie is not getting any bigger

  • May 8, 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

Volunteerism drives community

Ask not what your community can do for you

  • May 2, 2019

NIMBY on Trans Mountain not working for B.C.

Like it or not, petroleum-dependency is not going away any time soon

  • Apr 24, 2019

Happy Easter

The Interior News salutes those people who have to work on the holiday

  • Apr 18, 2019

Editorial

Two is too many

  • Apr 10, 2019

Thom Barker named Interior News editor

Thom Barker plans to bring weekly editorial on local issues to the newspaper

The art of keeping secrets when firing top bureaucrats

Thom Barker doesn’t like secrets in government and thinks town council shouldn’t either

Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example

Christian advocacy group ARPA’s director says Cullen always had time for people he disagreed with.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Carbon black is the new green(wash)

Questionable claims about forestry and climate change from forest ecologist Jim Pojar.

  • Feb 27, 2019

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The framework for reconciliation

Guest View from writers involved in the United Nations declaration.

  • Feb 17, 2019

We are neither victims nor gullible fools

MP Nathan Cullen says Resource Works director spent 3,500 words attempting to further divide.

  • Feb 10, 2019

Flash mobs for the protest era

Observations by Resource Works’ Stewart Muir on LNG’s brusque rite of passage into resource radicalism

  • Jan 23, 2019

Opinion: Civil disagreement

Knowledge and empathy needed in time of strong disagreement.

Hope for the present and the future in 2019

MLA Doug Donaldson on the next wave of adults, generation Z, and our future.

  • Jan 2, 2019

Come together for the Wet’suwet’en people

Former elected chief and CEO of First Nations LNG Alliance hopes for peace amongst Wet’suwet’en.

  • Dec 31, 2018

Telkwa signed on for LNG

Missed in the letter of support the first round, council did eventually get chance to sign.

  • Dec 21, 2018

ALR is for farming, not mega-homes or construction waste

B.C. Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham’s new bill vs “mansions and lifestyle estates on ALR land.”

  • Nov 25, 2018

What LNG means to First Nations

First Nations LNG Alliance on difference LNG will have on daily life and economics for First Nations

  • Nov 8, 2018