Opinion

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
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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.

The big benefits of tiny living

Thom Barker muses about stigma and benefits of joining the trend in smaller living spaces

  • May 16, 2019

Smithers proud

Local business matters, local news matters and we’re in this together says Interior News publisher

  • May 16, 2019

What would your mother think?

Brenda muses on the befuddlement her mom would have felt at our new-fangled world

  • May 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Disappointed in negative reporting

Letter writer saw the meeting as a positive first step

  • May 9, 2019

Renewables an opportunity not a liability

Editor, How much will climate action cost? In Feldheim, Germany all energy…

  • May 9, 2019

COLUMN: Smithers can’t afford to wait on low-income housing

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

A negotiation by any other name…

For Thom Barker, the difficult reconcilation conversation begins with calling things what they are

  • May 8, 2019

Who will be our arbiters of fairness

Everybody is looking for their fair share, but the pie is not getting any bigger

  • May 8, 2019

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

Dogs to walk, wood to chop, not going to poop on a stick

Brenda ruminates on getting old and the medical roller coaster

  • May 5, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

Plogging: good for your heart and your community

Lorraine rounds up upcoming events and general points of interest

OPINION: Small towns make for good small talk

Trevor Hewitt discuses the minutiae of small-town life after moving from the big city

  • May 3, 2019

Split with the Donald was for the best

Thom Barker takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to dealing with life in the era of Trump

  • May 2, 2019