Editorials

A performance by the Wild West Riders kick off rodeo action Friday, July 1st. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

EDITORIAL: Thanks to all who helped

Where to start about the weekend. In one way, our communities came…

  • Jul 8, 2022
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Recent ongoing developments in agriculture

The food system is a big system that needs to be governed, maintained and supported

  • Jun 19, 2022
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Yearly return of the white, wild Trumpeter Swans a welcome sight

They stand out because of their size and brilliant pure white and grey colours

  • Jun 5, 2022
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are expected to share the roadway and give appropriate space to horses. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

EDITORIAL: Whoa! Expect horses, riders on roads and trails

Did you know horses and their riders are recognized road users under the Motor Vehicle Act?

  • May 20, 2022
Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are expected to share the roadway and give appropriate space to horses. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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EDITORIAL: Drug overdoses taking toll

No community is immune to this crisis

  • May 17, 2022
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Earth Day is Friday, April 22. (Stock photo)

Editorial: Let’s improve planet’s prognosis this Earth Day

Earth Day Canada’s theme is ‘Call in Sick for Earth Day,’ recognizing ‘eco-anxiety’ people may feel

  • Apr 21, 2022
Earth Day is Friday, April 22. (Stock photo)
Why hasn’t more been done by Interior Health to retain one of Williams Lake’s top surgeons, Dr. Dan Brosseuk? (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

EDITORIAL: Is this the end of the story?

Interior Health recently accepted the resignation of Dr. Dan Brosseuk

  • Apr 16, 2022
Why hasn’t more been done by Interior Health to retain one of Williams Lake’s top surgeons, Dr. Dan Brosseuk? (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Many popular events are in the works for 2022, including the Williams Lake Stampede. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

EDITORIAL: Lots to look forward to

Events are once again being planned

Many popular events are in the works for 2022, including the Williams Lake Stampede. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
An intrepid cyclist rolls up to a business along First Avenue in Williams Lake, with some snow still on the hills in the background. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
An intrepid cyclist rolls up to a business along First Avenue in Williams Lake, with some snow still on the hills in the background. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ukrainian servicemen help an elderly woman, in the town of Irpin, Ukraine, Sunday, March 6, 2022. With the Kremlin’s rhetoric growing fiercer and a reprieve from fighting dissolving, Russian troops continued to shell encircled cities and the number of Ukrainians forced from their country grew to over 1.4 million. (AP Photo/Andriy Dubchak)

EDITORIAL: Helping Ukraine

The situation in Ukraine is dire

Ukrainian servicemen help an elderly woman, in the town of Irpin, Ukraine, Sunday, March 6, 2022. With the Kremlin’s rhetoric growing fiercer and a reprieve from fighting dissolving, Russian troops continued to shell encircled cities and the number of Ukrainians forced from their country grew to over 1.4 million. (AP Photo/Andriy Dubchak)
Celebrate women in leadership, March 8, International Women’s Day 2022 (Unsplash)

EDITORIAL: International Women’s Day 2022: Women inspiring women

Celebrate someone who inspires you March 8

  • Mar 7, 2022
Celebrate women in leadership, March 8, International Women’s Day 2022 (Unsplash)
No matter the season, Vanessa Fer loves spending time at Scout Island with her children, Danika, 3, (from left), Aurora, 1, and Ember, 6. On Sunday the family was at the beach playing in the snow and sun. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
No matter the season, Vanessa Fer loves spending time at Scout Island with her children, Danika, 3, (from left), Aurora, 1, and Ember, 6. On Sunday the family was at the beach playing in the snow and sun. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Researchers are studying how to create dementia-friendly neighbourhoods. City of Williams Lake photo

EDITORIAL: Study on dementia-friendly neighbourhoods welcomed news

Increasingly, adults living with dementia are choosing to age in place

Researchers are studying how to create dementia-friendly neighbourhoods. City of Williams Lake photo
Survivors, supporters and community members gathered around sacred fires at the Tsilhqot’in National Government South Lakeside office in Williams Lake during and after the announcement by WLFN of the preliminary findings of the St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School Investigation. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

EDITORIAL: Support for residential school survivors swift, heartfelt

Preliminary findings from the St. Joseph’s Mission Investigation were announced Tuesday, Jan.25

Survivors, supporters and community members gathered around sacred fires at the Tsilhqot’in National Government South Lakeside office in Williams Lake during and after the announcement by WLFN of the preliminary findings of the St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School Investigation. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Each year Tl’etinqox (Anaham) First Nation organizes a ride by bicycle and horseback from Tl’etinqox to the Williams Lake to participate in Stampede weekend, including the annual Daybreak Rotary’s Stampede Parade.
Each year Tl’etinqox (Anaham) First Nation organizes a ride by bicycle and horseback from Tl’etinqox to the Williams Lake to participate in Stampede weekend, including the annual Daybreak Rotary’s Stampede Parade.
A snow storm hit Williams Lake Jan. 6, 2022. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)

EDITORIAL: Snow perspective

Snow can bring out the best in some people

A snow storm hit Williams Lake Jan. 6, 2022. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
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Editorial: ‘Perseverence’ a good word for 2021 in B.C.

A look at words of the year and jargon that needs to go

  • Jan 1, 2022
(Metro Creative photo)
The Cariboo offers a winter wonderland in our own backyard. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

EDITORIAL: A White Christmas

With all the snow we’ve been getting, there will be no need to dream.

The Cariboo offers a winter wonderland in our own backyard. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The search for a missing senior earlier this month saw RCMP and SARS teams combining efforts to find her. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
The search for a missing senior earlier this month saw RCMP and SARS teams combining efforts to find her. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

Editorial: There’s strength in community

It is OK to reach out for help

  • Oct 22, 2021
The search for a missing senior earlier this month saw RCMP and SARS teams combining efforts to find her. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
The search for a missing senior earlier this month saw RCMP and SARS teams combining efforts to find her. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)