Columnists

Forest Ink: Private land improvement ideas shared

Columnist Jim Hilton visits a Rose Lake property to see forest work being done by the owner

  • Aug 10, 2020

What is a rancher doing writing about pigs in the middle of haying?

Like local beef purchased from trustworthy sources, the same can be said about sourcing pork.

  • Aug 9, 2020

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

Ranch Musings: Isolation and connectivity on the ranch

Ranches offer youth a small social bubble on the land

  • Jul 27, 2020

COLUMN: The NDP’s moose cull

The government got caught red-handed trying to low ball a new moose cull

  • Jul 25, 2020

DOWN TO EARTH: Do I have to still save water with all this rain?

By Jenny Howell A big part of my day to day job…

  • Jul 19, 2020
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Williams Lake & District 4-H Sale
Province's MMU supporting Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake
Ranch hosts First Nation children, elders and youth
Caring for rescued hummingbirds

RANCH MUSINGS: One day of sunshine and a good forecast for the future

As organic matter declines, so declines the protein content of the plants we grow

  • Jul 19, 2020

FRENCH CONNECTION: Rain, like COVID, seems in no hurry to go away

I wish the pandemic deniers would help try to curb it instead keeping it going

  • Jul 18, 2020

FOREST INK: Fertilization to make up timber shortfall

A single fertilizer treatment can add about 15 cubic metres of wood per hectare within 10 years

  • Jul 18, 2020

COLUMN: Food sustainability needs another look

Near the top of the worry list is the fragility of our food supply system

  • Jul 12, 2020

COLUMN: Economic renewal is key

COLUMN: Let’s keep our eye on economic renewal and support small business

  • Jul 12, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: When the sun shines, kids and calves

It is not easy to witness the birth of a calf especially in a herd on a spacious pasture

  • Jul 12, 2020

FOREST INK: Using observations until detailed results are available

Reliable test results often includes thousands of subjects and many years of observations.

  • Jul 11, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

COLUMN: Flawed logic puts moose population at risk

Close to 4,000 signatures and counting have been added to petitions

  • Jul 1, 2020

FOREST INK: Douglas fir forests fight back from fir bark beetles, defoliating insects, wildfires

Douglas fir forests continue to be attacked by fir bark beetles

  • Jun 29, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: Boys, bears and a brave girl

There is not much choice with the closure of schools and reduction of social contact

  • Jun 28, 2020

MLA Musings: Congratulations 2020 graduates

I look forward to seeing what you will all accomplish.

  • Jun 27, 2020

FRENCH CONNECTION: WLFN holds high cards

Chief Sellars is offering to work with city council

  • Jun 27, 2020

DOWN TO EARTH: CCCS recipients of recycle environmental award

With this award, I thought it would be a good opportunity to go over the people behind our programs

  • Jun 27, 2020