Opinion

Planning a trip can be as good as the trip itself

Having reached Walsh, Alta., Lorraine heads for Saskatchewan on her virtual walking tour

  • Jun 17, 2020

Flowers and birds and squirrels and dads

Brenda muses about the world around her

  • Jun 17, 2020
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Witset Indigenous Bloom cannabis shop grand opening
Smithers rainbow flag raising
Canada commits $5M in emergency aid for Beirut blast
Invited to a party? B.C. health minister says don't go

Happy Father’s Day

An open letter to my husband on Father’s Day

GUEST VIEW: Killing two species to save one

Letter writer says the over population of wolves is the problem, not the moose!

  • Jun 17, 2020

Too much ado about a small patch of asphalt

Opposing the rainbow crosswalk on non-religious grounds is disingenuous

Taxation is theft, but we also need roads

Trevor speaks in support of a minarchist tax model based upon the non-agression principle

Can’t know another’s pain, but can examine our own feelings about them

Brenda writes with a heavy heart about the civic unrest unfolding in the USA

  • Jun 10, 2020

Loss of garden owls devastating

Lorraine makes a direct plea to thief to return cherished possessions

  • Jun 10, 2020

Smithers youth trying to help out the bees and butterflies

Different groups planting flowers to save insects in danger

Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future

Have you ever considered that your 57th birthday (or whatever one you…

It’s not worth getting angry over minor inconveniences

The Interior News offers another watchword for our times: Be patient

  • Jun 10, 2020

Your own backyard

The Interior News encourages locals planning to vacation to do so in the Smithers area

  • Jun 3, 2020

Amazed by the outburst of spring growth

Lorraine’s walks on the Willowvale Marsh Trail pushes her virtual tour closer to Walsh, Alta.

  • Jun 3, 2020

It truly takes a village

Marisca reflects on the last couple of months not having a lot of childcare

The science of why handwashing is our best defence

Thom breaks down the fascinating effectiveness of soap and water

Everything hurts; what doesn’t doesn’t work

Brenda indulges in a little aging humour

  • Jun 3, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020