Editorials

New female lakecity entrepreneurs are working to establish themselves in Williams Lake’s downtown core. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo)

Local businesswomen to offer more retail options downtown

They join a growing number of female Williams Lake entrepreneurs

New female lakecity entrepreneurs are working to establish themselves in Williams Lake’s downtown core. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo)
EDITORIAL: Reach a reader 2019

EDITORIAL: Reach a reader 2019

Why literacy matters and where you can go for support

  • Jan 23, 2019
EDITORIAL: Reach a reader 2019
How many Cannabis shops do we really need? (File Photo)

Cannabis retail applications spark debate in Williams Lake

Are we stifling economic growth or promoting public safety?

How many Cannabis shops do we really need? (File Photo)
EDITORIAL: Declutter your life

EDITORIAL: Declutter your life

Need some motivation to tidy up?

EDITORIAL: Declutter your life
A new year awaits

A new year awaits

And you just never know what’s going to happen

A new year awaits
Dan Smith has lived in Williams Lake since 1991 and said this is the longest into the year he has ever been able to ride his motorbike. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

OPINION: Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

Mild weather continues in Williams Lake with no snow on the ground as of December 19

Dan Smith has lived in Williams Lake since 1991 and said this is the longest into the year he has ever been able to ride his motorbike. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
That’s a wrap

That’s a wrap

A look at who was voted in during the municipal election

That’s a wrap
Buses will be running for free on Oct. 20 to bring more people to the polls on municipal election day. Residents can vote for their city councillors, the mayor and the board of trustees for School District 27. Patrick Davies photo

Editorial: Exercise your right to vote

City of Williams Lake and BC Transit offering free transportation service on Voting Day

  • Oct 12, 2018
Buses will be running for free on Oct. 20 to bring more people to the polls on municipal election day. Residents can vote for their city councillors, the mayor and the board of trustees for School District 27. Patrick Davies photo
EDITORIAL: Get engaged

EDITORIAL: Get engaged

Reach out to the municipal election candidates

  • Oct 12, 2018
EDITORIAL: Get engaged
Lake City Secondary School was the scene of a town hall meeting Thursday over the lunch hour where students, parents, staff and community leaders came together to discuss the fallout from a Sept 12. mid-week grad camp-out.Angie Mindus photo

Editorial: LCSS opens its doors to more conversation on grad camp-outs

Town hall meeting tackles the problems of grad camp-outs and looks for solutions

  • Oct 4, 2018
Lake City Secondary School was the scene of a town hall meeting Thursday over the lunch hour where students, parents, staff and community leaders came together to discuss the fallout from a Sept 12. mid-week grad camp-out.Angie Mindus photo
EDITORIAL: Where do you stand on grad parties

EDITORIAL: Where do you stand on grad parties

The school is hosting a town hall meeting this Thursday over the lunch hour to address the matter.

EDITORIAL: Where do you stand on grad parties
Students from Nesika Elementary School marked Orange Shirt Day last week in Williams Lake. Photo submitted

EDITORIAL: Orange Shirt Day matters

Williams Lake continues to mark Orange Shirt Day

Students from Nesika Elementary School marked Orange Shirt Day last week in Williams Lake. Photo submitted
Log truck driver Paul Popoff stops to check his load of logs along the Likely Road recently. Popoff has been a log trucker driver for the past 20 years, working 12 to 14 hour days, five days per week. He said he enjoys the scenery he gets to see every day on the job and the lifestyle it affords his family, son Tyler, 12, and partner, Keri. Angie Mindus photo

National Forest Week celebrated Sept. 23 to 29

In Friday’s paper we pay tribute to National Forest Week, Sept. 23…

Log truck driver Paul Popoff stops to check his load of logs along the Likely Road recently. Popoff has been a log trucker driver for the past 20 years, working 12 to 14 hour days, five days per week. He said he enjoys the scenery he gets to see every day on the job and the lifestyle it affords his family, son Tyler, 12, and partner, Keri. Angie Mindus photo
Cataline elementary school students Nathan Green, 10, (left) and Owen Kinley, 10, rode their scooters Tuesday for the first day of school for which they said they were both excited for. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

EDITORIAL: School resumes for another year

Hundreds of students returned to school in the Cariboo Chilcotin Tuesday

Cataline elementary school students Nathan Green, 10, (left) and Owen Kinley, 10, rode their scooters Tuesday for the first day of school for which they said they were both excited for. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
Editorial: Give Mt. Timothy a break

Editorial: Give Mt. Timothy a break

Let the voters decide if they want to save the 30-year-old ski hill

Editorial: Give Mt. Timothy a break
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
A new rainbow crosswalk was installed in Williams Lake Thursday, July 26. Angie Mindus photo

Don’t be afraid of a splash of colour

Rainbow crosswalk sends message of inclusion

A new rainbow crosswalk was installed in Williams Lake Thursday, July 26. Angie Mindus photo
The tour is scheduled to begin in Williams Lake Sunday, and to wrap up on July 15 at the Hot July Nights Car Show in 100 Mile House.

EDITORIAL: Wildfire Recovery Cruise

The tour is scheduled to begin in Williams Lake Sunday, and to wrap up on July 15

  • Jul 5, 2018
The tour is scheduled to begin in Williams Lake Sunday, and to wrap up on July 15 at the Hot July Nights Car Show in 100 Mile House.
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)