Opinion

Trying to defeat your opponents is not a scandal, it’s politics

Like it or not, third party influencers are part of the system

What do you think of the Alberta Wexit movement?

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  • Oct 30, 2019

All it takes is a cone to start your home forest

The upcoming library book sale and other upcoming things to do

  • Oct 30, 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

Election’s over, no sense being angry

Brenda reflects on the results and wishes her new MP well in Ottawa

  • Oct 30, 2019

Not going to sugarcoat it, treats aren’t treats anymore

Marisca is trying to keep her kid’s hands out of the cookie jar

The signs they are a changin’

Trevor thinks in this new digital age it’s time to put an end to the political sign

DRIPA legislation supports existing practices

The Tahltan and industry have been collaborating for a century

  • Oct 30, 2019

Don’t file the divorce papers just yet

In the marriage that is confederation we can still work things out

  • Oct 30, 2019

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

Are you happy with the results from the election?

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  • Oct 24, 2019

It’s nuts I tell you

Brenda advocates for foregoing the sweets and grabbing a handful of nuts

  • Oct 23, 2019

Feds get it wrong on cannabis edibles, but this shouldn’t be hard to digest

New regulations surrounding cannabis edibles, extracts will lose provinces money

Electoral reform now

Every election cycle we hear lots of talking the talk about doing politics differently.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Dirty politics is nothing new, and we still don’t need it

Thom doesn’t suspect much will change after the election.

Sleep is a beautiful thing

Marisca discovers how to possibly, maybe, get some more shut-eye

So much to do coming up in the valley

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of Bulkley Valley happenings

  • Oct 23, 2019

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019

The scariest thing about the northern B.C. murders is it could have been any of us.

The northern B.C. murders are the perfect example of being in the wrong place at the wrong time

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019