Opinion

The heart-warming simplicity of maternal caring

Lorraine picks out a special moment in nature to be grateful for

  • Jun 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

Not weedeating, weed eating

Brenda expounds upon the culinary delights of local flora

  • Jun 2, 2019
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Mip @ Bulkley Valley Brewery - July 12, 2019
WATCH: Woodchuck saved on Main St. in Smithers
WATCH: Woodchuck saved on Main Street in Smithers
Northern Lights bear cub orphans

Looking beyond the invisible symptoms on World MS Day

For World MS Day Canadians should take a moment to think about the invisible symptoms of MS

  • May 30, 2019

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

COLUMN: You know nothing Jon Snow (fans)

Thom didn’t think Season 8 was as bad as it was made out to be (spoilers included)

OPINION: On covering emergencies

All this rain has me thinking lots about the pile of rubble that used to be the recycling depot.

EDITORIAL: The importance of remembering D-Day

As the end of the Second World War fades we must not become complacent

  • May 29, 2019

Jean Vanier: A man to be admired and respected

Brenda memorializes the French Canadian humanitarian

  • May 26, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Library is the beating heart of the community

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of the goings-on in the Valley

  • May 26, 2019

OPINIONS: Without safe injection sites, more opioid users will die

For safe injection sites to work, however, they must be placed in communities where injection drug users live

OPINION: Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win

Carbon pricing, the Trans Mountain pipeline to be key facets in upcoming election

Expecting moms need codified protection

Federal Conservative candidate writes victims rights should be central focus of justice system

  • May 23, 2019

Article gives false impressions

Letter writer argues story about regulation changes not applicable to Bulkley Lodge

  • May 23, 2019

Share the road goes both ways

Bad cycling is a hazard to both cyclists and drivers

  • May 22, 2019

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

Jock Finlayson is the exectuive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 22, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

OPINION: Who watches the watchmen?

One of the most common questions I get asked is if I’m scared about the future of media.