Opinion

Across the Valley - Sonja Lester

Lots of volunteers to recognize and celebrate for volunteer week

Sonja is feeling the spirit of all those who give back to the community

The Gardener’s Corner

Garden preparation shifts into full gear

Erik on early spring trimming of evergreens, prepping of berry beds, and fertilizing and watering

  • Apr 22, 2021
Smithers Interior News Editorial

A chronic threat

Although COVID is currently front of mind, cancer remains Canada’s leading cause of death

  • Apr 22, 2021
For Your Consideration

Yes, action can be and is tedious in the context of filmmaking

Thom reviews the 2019 Dennis Quaid movie The Intruder with mixed

  • Apr 22, 2021
For Your Consideration
Daresay - Deb Meissner

An encouraging trend: B.C. eager to go electric

Deb likes the prospect of electric vehicles and sees a great future for them

Daresay - Deb Meissner
Letter writer appreciates Brenda Mallory's words. (Contributed photo)

“Dear Brenda”

Dear Brenda, You won’t know me, but we have in the past…

  • Apr 22, 2021
Letter writer appreciates Brenda Mallory's words. (Contributed photo)
Each year, less than one per cent of the area designated for sustainable timber harvesting by B.C.’s independent chief forester is harvested. (B.C. government photo)

GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians

Industry, union leaders seek balance on old-growth preservation

  • Apr 15, 2021
Each year, less than one per cent of the area designated for sustainable timber harvesting by B.C.’s independent chief forester is harvested. (B.C. government photo)
The Gardener’s Corner

On the care and pruning of forsythia

Erik looks forward to the exciting emergence of spring colours

  • Apr 15, 2021
The Gardener’s Corner
For Your Consideration

What’s your tribe? Overcoming prog-rock oppression

Thom admits to his guilty pleasure of enjoying disco

  • Apr 15, 2021
For Your Consideration
Smithers Interior News Editorial

Support local

In the time of need for area restaurants, businesses are stepping up to help businesses

  • Apr 15, 2021
Smithers Interior News Editorial
Daresay - Deb Meissner

The Black Telephone: There are other worlds to sing in

Deb just wanted to share this touching story by an unknown author

Daresay - Deb Meissner
Across the Valley - Sonja Lester

Bureaucracy gets it wrong with local restaurants

Sonja questions province-wide blanket government policies

Across the Valley - Sonja Lester
Spice of Life

You have shared your lives with me, you have given me endless topics

Brenda calls it quits after more than 30 years of writing for The Interior News

  • Apr 14, 2021
Spice of Life
Across the Valley - Sonja Lester

Museum virtual exhibit harkens to the Spanish Flu era

Sonja takes in the “social scenery” and a little Smithers history

  • Apr 8, 2021
Across the Valley - Sonja Lester
For Your Consideration

Can I get a chaser of Mac & Cheese with my beer, please?

Thom delves into the fascinating pivots of beer companies during Prohibition and the COVID pandemic

  • Apr 8, 2021
For Your Consideration
Interior News Editorial

A perfect storm

The Interior News apologizes for the very late delivery of last week’s print edition

  • Apr 8, 2021
Interior News Editorial
letter

Open letter to Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Bachrach

Dear MP Bachrach, I’m confused. Why would you tell your constituents that…

  • Apr 8, 2021
letter
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Too quick to sacrifice what others fought for

Last June, 4,000 people packed together mid-pandemic for a Black Lives Matter…

  • Apr 8, 2021
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The Gardener’s Corner

How to grow and care for a clematis

Several years ago, I started getting into clematis. The clematis is a…

  • Apr 8, 2021
The Gardener’s Corner
(Black Press file photo)

FINLAYSON: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support the economy

  • Apr 1, 2021
(Black Press file photo)