Columnists

Scientists have a sense of urgency, like never before, and farmers?

These days and these times, many of us feel we have to do something to adapt to climate changes.

  • Dec 7, 2018

COLUMN: Another newsy week

City council’s approval of three cannabis retail stores raised some eyebrows

  • Dec 3, 2018

The benefits of harvesting a live Christmas tree

Perhaps I should get a fake Christmas tree this year?

  • Dec 2, 2018

COLUMNS: Winter condition of cows and the mild early winter

This fall has ended up being pretty good for the conditioning of cows going into winter

  • Dec 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

Resource management with pendulum politics

In 2001 the liberal government introduced Professional Reliance to reduce red tape

  • Nov 24, 2018
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Glen Arbor sprinkler system fails
2018 Yuletide Dinner
Williams Lake Indian Band opening cannabis retail shop
23rd Annual Memory Tree Celebration

Work bees: many hands make light work

There has been a clear reminder of the advantages of members of communities working together

  • Nov 23, 2018

COLUMNS: The fight for power

Our mainstream media tends to focus on news coming from our neighbours to the south

  • Nov 22, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Nov 20, 2018

Asbestos: What to know before renovating your home

Asbestos is an odourless, colourless, naturally occurring mineral

  • Nov 18, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

COLUMNS: Winter water for livestock

Of course, water can be in the form of snow if there is enough for the cattle to get their fill

  • Nov 17, 2018

Fast growing hybrid hardwoods could help in future biomass plants

In the Cariboo Region with the ongoing impacts of the bark beetles along with the recent mega fires two years in a row there are new needs for research and development projects.

  • Nov 16, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

Williams Lake Community Forest profits go back to the community

The Williams Lake Community Forest is launching a new Community Granting Program

  • Nov 13, 2018

COLUMNS: Young Agrarians coming to town

Much has been said of difficulties young farmers and ranchers have in getting access to land

  • Nov 12, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

COLUMNS: Take time to remember

Remembrance Day on Sunday.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.