Opinion

Female American redstart. (Mike’s Birds/Wikimedia Commons)

Nature Nut

Rosamund Pojar

  • Jun 30, 2022
Female American redstart. (Mike’s Birds/Wikimedia Commons)
On the Ropes - Tom Roper

Apparently, 160 ukulele players are better than one

Tom overcomes his reluctance to take part in ukulele festival

On the Ropes - Tom Roper
The Sticky Files - Marisca Bakker

Allergy season packs a greater wallop this year

Expert says past two years created perfect conditions for pollen bloom

The Sticky Files - Marisca Bakker
Bruce Cameron

CAMERON: What’s in a name? The BC Liberal Party contemplates a name change

‘The name change effort may look trivial, but it is a crucial step on the road to potentially regaining power’

Bruce Cameron
The Sticky Files - Marisca Bakker

Early school dismissals are a pain for parents

Marisca laments students getting out early on Thursdays disrupting her routine

The Sticky Files - Marisca Bakker
Daresay - Deb Meissner

Tourists remind us to look at home through different eyes

A chance encounter helps Deb appreciate the many wonders of the Bulkley Valley

Daresay - Deb Meissner
For your consideration - Thom Barker

Are we ready for an extended internet outage?

Thom examines how dependent we have become on tech following June 7 internet outage

For your consideration - Thom Barker
Insect populations, including bees, are on the decline. (Citizen file)

EDITORIAL: Is spring without pollinators a sign of things to come?

Insect populations around the globe have seen an alarming decline in just a few decades

  • Jun 23, 2022
Insect populations, including bees, are on the decline. (Citizen file)
On the Ropes - Tom Roper

Old tractor separates the hobby farmer from the bonafide deal

Tom recounts the tale of his first tractor, a made in France Massey 130

  • Jun 23, 2022
On the Ropes - Tom Roper
Flower (Goldenrod) Spider. (Tina Portman photo)

The Nature Nut

Rosamund Pojar

  • Jun 22, 2022
Flower (Goldenrod) Spider. (Tina Portman photo)
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OP-ED: Anti-Racism Data Act will help to dismantle systemic racism

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to celebrate B.C.’s historic Anti-Racism Data Act

  • Jun 21, 2022
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CULLEN: Collective effort to support Ukrainians a testament to B.C.’s spirit

World Refugee Day to be held June 20 in British Columbia

  • Jun 20, 2022
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Safeway will end AirMiles program. (File photo)

AirMiles Poll

Does Safeway dropping AirMiles change where you will grocery shop?

Safeway will end AirMiles program. (File photo)
The Sticky Files - Marisca Bakker

Growing up with an adventurous dad creates cherished memories

Marisca reminisces about some wild experiences with her father

The Sticky Files - Marisca Bakker
Daresay - Deb Meissner

A legacy of pure love and joy for three generations

Deb celebrates Father’s Day with a tribute to her dad

Daresay - Deb Meissner
Chocolate lily. (By Dewhurst, Donna - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

The Nature Nut

Rosamund Pojar

  • Jun 16, 2022
Chocolate lily. (By Dewhurst, Donna - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Smithers Interior News Editorial

EDITORIAL: When political disagreement turns into hate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others have been the target of vitriolic hate

  • Jun 16, 2022
Smithers Interior News Editorial
For your consideration - Thom Barker

Life continues to grow around the grief

Thom reflects on the second anniversary of his dad’s death

For your consideration - Thom Barker
On the Ropes - Tom Roper

Where were you when the internet died?

Tom ruminates on the frailty of our reliance on technology

  • Jun 16, 2022
On the Ropes - Tom Roper
Interior News Editorial

Decide to be a decision-maker

Municipal elections are four months away; it’s time for potential candidates to decide whether to run

  • Jun 9, 2022
Interior News Editorial