Editorials

EDITORIAL: A historic gift

Our community received much attention this week with the news of the Patenaude family’s intention to donate the 153 Mile Store.

  • Dec 15th, 2015

Editorial: Back to school affects all of us

The first school bells of fall will ring out today (Sept. 9) across School District 27 signalling the end of those lazy summer days.

  • Sep 8th, 2015

EDITORIAL: Canadian storyteller Stuart McLean will be missed

It was very sad to hear the news Wednesday that Stuart McLean, host of the Vinyl Café on CBC radio, died this week at the age of 68.

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Behind the scenes: Musical Accompaniment
Younger generation learns bagpipes
Young cougar kitten rescued by COS

EDITORIAL: Celebrating small business

Did you know small businesses make up 98 per cent of all businesses in B.C. and employ more than one million people?

EDITORIAL: Chamber business awards

Drum roll please. Well not quite yet — the 2016 Business Excellence Awards nominees have been announced.

EDITORIAL: City shows its heart

Three families lost their homes and all their belongings in a house fire on Huston Street recently. That’s the bad news.

Editorial: Get out to vote

Canadians will head to the polls Monday to cast their ballots in the federal election.

Editorial: Harmful message sent

I don’t like Gian Ghomeshi. I didn’t realize just how much I disliked him until this week when he addressed.

EDITORIAL: Help needed for gang violence

As many know, Williams Lake is dealing with a gang problem.

Editorial: Hometown heroics

It was another crazy Monday in the lakecity this week where we’ve certainly had our fill of news lately.

Editorial: In the thick of it

If people didn’t hear about Williams Lake and its ongoing crime problem before Monday, they likely have now.

EDITORIAL: NHL hits back with suspension

Score one for the National Hockey League for dishing out suspension.

Editorial: Power players

There was bad news and good news in Merritt this week.

EDITORIAL: Remembering sacrifices made

One does not have to go far in our community to see that Remembrance Day holds a special place in our hearts.

Editorial: Saluting our volunteers

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others - Gandi.

Editorial: Stampede an imporant part of Williams Lake history

There’s a rich, steeped history etched throughout 90 years of celebrating the Williams Lake Stampede.

Editorial: Welcome, elders

Next week Williams Lake will be home to the 40th Annual BC Elders Gathering, taking place July 11-14.

Editorial: Well done, volunteers

The 90th anniversary of the Williams Lake Stampede certainly lived up to all of the expectations.

EDITORIAL: Silly season upon us

B.C.’s 41st election has been called and there’s no shortage of issues for voters to think about.

EDITORIAL: Sportsmanship in the stands

It must be hockey playoff season. Yes, it’s that beloved time of year when inevitably we hear about parents behaving badly.