Columnists

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 28, 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 26, 2018

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

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Airport send off for Make A Wish recipient
Williams Lake Atom Development Tournament 2019
Caribou Ski theft of donation box
Yellow Vest Canada protesters make themselves known in Williams Lake

COLUMNS: All for a good cause

Didn’t get to see the chicken herders in action at the Stampede Grounds recently

  • Sep 25, 2018

COLUMNS: 2018 could be record year for Douglas Fir seed production

Anyone familiar with Douglas Fir has probably noticed they have a good crop of cones this year.

  • Sep 23, 2018

COLUMNS: Fresh faces, new information and new ranch enterprises

The government has announced funding for proving up new ideas:

  • Sep 23, 2018

COLUMNS: Government trying to rebrand rural B.C.

The annual summit meeting is probably the most important for northern and rural communities.

  • Sep 23, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

COLUMNS: The fine print of proportional representation

It may come as a surprise to many that we are now in the third month of the official campaign

  • Sep 16, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

OPINION: To till or not to till, that is the question

It is clear that conserving soil, then, is a better route than allowing degradation and then trying to rebuild replacement soil.

  • Sep 14, 2018

COLUMNS: Williams Lake fair sets a high standard

For those who attended the harvest fair I am sure would agree is was a first class event.

  • Sep 14, 2018

COLUMNS: Who should pay for spill cleanup?

There will likely be more contenders, last election there were 12 for council, four for mayor.

  • Sep 12, 2018

Local on-farm research may help ranchers adjust crops to growing during wildfire smoke

As August closed we were still under the effects of smoke which filtered out a lot of light.

  • Sep 11, 2018

Renovated swimming pool a huge asset for the community

OAPO’s monthly meeting will be on Sept. 13 at 1 p.m. and all members are welcomed

  • Sep 9, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

COLUMNS: Summer out with a bang

Although summer doesn’t end until Sept. 22, the day after Labour Day is fall for most

  • Sep 6, 2018

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

COLUMNS: Building healthy soils by planting cover crops

As I write this, the skies have opened up and the dirt roads are running with muddy water.

  • Sep 3, 2018