Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

Good choir news

Writer on the Christmas choir correction from View from the Porch column, and excited for 2019 choir

  • Oct 5, 2018

Mayor responds on paying for paving

Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach says the Town invests more in paving than ever before.

  • Oct 5, 2018
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Welcoming chiefs to Wet'suwet'en territory
Molly Wickham explains flag
Smithers march for Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs
Wet'suwet'en chiefs Unist'ot'en negotiations 2

Arena too cold for old bones

Visitor to Smithers suggests turning on the heaters for fans in the rink.

  • Oct 5, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

A couple of responses on refugees and Bovill cannabis

Writer responds to editor’s note and a letter on cannabis use at Bovill Square.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Paving budget and choices by Smithers council

Writer wonders how council chooses which roads get attention.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Mammogram info could save lives

Writer on the importance of making breast density information mandatory.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Hats off to LNG challenger

Writer thanks Smithers man who wants a federal review of Coastal GasLink pipeline.

  • Sep 28, 2018

A shout-out for access to Malkow Lookout

Writer thanks property owners who let hikers access the popular spot.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Proud Southside resident

A letter from a “proud citizen of the Independent Republic of the Southside.”

  • Sep 28, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26, 2018

Industry, government signing agreements with wrong chiefs

Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition director reminds of hereditary chiefs’ authority.

  • Sep 26, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

Mayors look at LNG challenge wrong way

Writer says she is glad LNG court challenger is ensuring there is adherence to current laws.

  • Sep 21, 2018

Jerk Trump better than moral degredation Trudeau

Writer on a recent Spice of Life column by Brenda Mallory, plus her response.

  • Sep 21, 2018

Bad policy hurts good people

Writer has a problem with new gun restrictions, border crossing and changing standards.

  • Sep 21, 2018

Let the courts decide, not the bullies

Writer puts her full support behind LNG pipeline challenger.

  • Sep 21, 2018

A recommended place to smoke

Writer objects to Bovill Square as pot smoking spot and suggest an alternative.

  • Sep 21, 2018