Opinion

Why travel, we have Saskatoons right here

Brenda gets plenty of travel right in her own back yard

  • Jul 18, 2019

If climate is an emergency, act like it

Council has declared a climate emergency, but is sitting on money that could mitigate its effects

  • Jul 17, 2019

Artisans, teddy bears, curling and roller derby

Have reached Cranbrook with 12,916 extra steps. Heading to Fort Steele, a…

  • Jul 17, 2019
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Climate change a crisis, but the real emergency is complacency

Climate emergency declarations are meaningless if we don’t individually self-actualize.

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

COLUMN: Coastal Gaslink can’t be blamed for everything

Thom debunks some erroneous connections people made between last week’s earthquakes and a landslide

Heat, lack of sleep, a recipe for crabbiness

Brenda is not enjoying the summer weather

  • Jul 11, 2019

Take care to prevent forest fires

Four out of 10 wildfires in B.C. are preventable, do your part

  • Jul 10, 2019

COLUMN: Celebrating baking in Hazeltons

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of all things Bulkley Valley

  • Jul 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Time to vote for time change change

Thom advocates for B.C. adopting Daylight Saving Time year round

Welcome back Steelheads

Having an adult hockey team is good for the players and the community

  • Jul 3, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

Live in a way that you never lose

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of Bulkley Valley happenings and thoughts on life

  • Jun 23, 2019

Vicariously following the Raptors fan phenomenon

Brenda marvels at the dedication of Raptors fans

  • Jun 23, 2019

Bad news is tough on everyone

Thom writes about the impact of covering high impact stories

Resist pro-fossil industry message

Letter writer sees U.S. money in Canadian environmental advocacy as conspiracy theory

  • Jun 20, 2019

Renewables competitive with fossil fuels

Letter writer advocates going green for environment and pocketbook

  • Jun 20, 2019