Diana French

Column: Points to ponder

Oops. Before cancelling Nexen’s water license in the Fort Nelson area last week, the Environmental Appeal Board studied the situation.

Column: Where does the money go?

Many Middle East countries are rich because of oil, but Canada has many other valuable natural resources beside oil. Why are we so poor?

Column: ‘Harperman’ hits sound waves

Things change every day and life goes on, but I had a hard time saying goodbye to Pat Skoblanuik.

Retiring museum manager will be missed

Pat Skoblanuik is retiring after 20 years as manager of the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin.

Column: What does a pig say?

Cats meow. Sheep baa. Cattle moo. Chickens cluck. Roosters cock-a-doodle-do. Do pigs really oink?

New museum director impressed with local history

William Adams, who takes over as executive director and curator of the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin in September, brings experience.

Column: Picky about revenues

Far be it from me to argue with political leaders over whether or not Canada is in a recession ...

Column: A sober second thought

GGS#3, just over 10 months, is at the “busy hands” stage.

Column: Long election season ahead

As expected, Prime Minister Stephen Harper put Canada officially into the election mode on Sunday.

The right way?

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield and his brother Dave, a pilot, sailor and singer, made a music video for Canada Day.

Column: Hats off for good deed

Goose kaka on the Scout Island beach has been a source of public dismay for years now, and it gets worse as the goose population grows.

Column: Have a look at what worked

“It’s only mid-July and the province has already blown its firefighting budget ...

Column: Senior government woes

Summertime living is supposed to be easy, but it’s hard to feel easy with so much worrisome stuff in the news.

Column: Celebrating our nation

Happy Canada Day. Today we celebrate our 148th birthday as a nation.

Column: Stampede still a thrill

This week we celebrate the 89th Williams Lake Stampede.

Column: Ed Deak will be missed

Ed Deak left us last week. He will be missed by the local art community.

Column: Murky times could be ahead

The Senate was expected to vote yesterday on Bill C-51.

Don’t barge ahead on dam

Columnist Diana French weighs in on the Site C Dam on the Peace River.

Columns: Young people stepping up to the task

The newly elected Alberta government is unique in a number of ways.

Column: What are the arts?

During the Second World War, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was asked to cut arts funding in favour of the war effort.