Editorials

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

EDITORIAL: Cariboo Lodge site firefighter training grounds

The Williams Lake Fire Department conducting training sessions on Tuesday evenings.

EDITORIAL: A new day for new beginnings

It has been a very exhausting, yet exhilarating couple of weeks for…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Export of raw logs easy concept for average voter

Some of the discussions around the softwood lumber dispute can be challenging

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Predators, the Perennial Challenge to Livestock Owners: workshop coming up

This is a controversial topic. Predator/Prey relationships is the topic of an upcoming seminar.

  • Apr 27th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Silly season upon us

B.C.’s 41st election has been called and there’s no shortage of issues for voters to think about.

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          EDITORIAL: Sportsmanship in the stands

          It must be hockey playoff season. Yes, it’s that beloved time of year when inevitably we hear about parents behaving badly.

          EDITORIAL: Canadian storyteller Stuart McLean will be missed

          It was very sad to hear the news Wednesday that Stuart McLean, host of the Vinyl Café on CBC radio, died this week at the age of 68.

          EDITORIAL: City shows its heart

          Three families lost their homes and all their belongings in a house fire on Huston Street recently. That’s the bad news.

          EDITORIAL: Remembering sacrifices made

          One does not have to go far in our community to see that Remembrance Day holds a special place in our hearts.

          EDITORIAL: Celebrating small business

          Did you know small businesses make up 98 per cent of all businesses in B.C. and employ more than one million people?

          Editorial: Power players

          There was bad news and good news in Merritt this week.

          Editorial: Welcome, elders

          Next week Williams Lake will be home to the 40th Annual BC Elders Gathering, taking place July 11-14.

          Editorial: Well done, volunteers

          The 90th anniversary of the Williams Lake Stampede certainly lived up to all of the expectations.

          Editorial: Stampede an imporant part of Williams Lake history

          There’s a rich, steeped history etched throughout 90 years of celebrating the Williams Lake Stampede.

          Editorial: Harmful message sent

          I don’t like Gian Ghomeshi. I didn’t realize just how much I disliked him until this week when he addressed.

          Editorial: Hometown heroics

          It was another crazy Monday in the lakecity this week where we’ve certainly had our fill of news lately.

          Editorial: In the thick of it

          If people didn’t hear about Williams Lake and its ongoing crime problem before Monday, they likely have now.

          Editorial: Saluting our volunteers

          The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others - Gandi.

          EDITORIAL: Chamber business awards

          Drum roll please. Well not quite yet — the 2016 Business Excellence Awards nominees have been announced.