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COLUMNS: Farmers, ranchers need to be outstanding in their field

This means feed shortages for our base herds of cattle.

  • Oct 21st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

COLUMNS: Prices and costs a balancing act in the ranching industry

Profitable times can lead to profitable operations expanding to achieve the advantage of more cattle to sell when the margins are thinner

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

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Movember 2018 Williams Lake Willie Sellars Taylor Callens RCMP
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Walt Cobb reelected as mayor of Williams Lake
Federation of BC Woodlot Associations AGM

Cows’ calendar: when it’s time to come home

Our cattle usually know where they are going if at their regular place.

  • Oct 8th, 2018

COLUMNS: Making furniture from live edge lumber

I realize some of the lumber I have rejected in the past can be made into the most interesting designs

  • Oct 7th, 2018

Burned forests may trigger lightbulb moment for Gavin Lake students

Food, shelter and clean water are essential to survival, no matter whether you are a spotted bat, a fisher or a Grade 6 kid

  • Oct 7th, 2018

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

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

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

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

OPINION: Treat holiday guests with glazed Thanksgiving turkey

I certainly have a lot to be thankful for and I will make time to reflect how grateful I am for that which I have

  • Oct 7th, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

COLUMNS: Celebrating National Breastfeeding Week

I had a vision of a tree, very tall with far-reaching roots.

  • Oct 1st, 2018

COLUMNS: The problem with David Eby’s referendum

Premier John Horgan may have unwittingly dealt a fatal blow to his own fragile minority government

  • Sep 30th, 2018

COLUMNS: First past post geared for two-party system

I’m thinking specifically of those who oppose the Proportional Representation system.

  • Sep 30th, 2018

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

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

COLUMNS: Chasing Douglas Fir beetles in the Chimney Valley

Work in Chimney Valley can return to more regular hours of work.

  • Sep 29th, 2018

COLUMN: Fall, rush or reflection?

The virtual world does not as far as I know give real time information about the recent cattle coming home or the fall regrowth on fields and pastures.

  • Sep 28th, 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 26th, 2018