Opinion

CHAMBER CHATTER: Navigating the future in response to COVID-19

A message from Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce president Vanessa Riplinger

  • Mar 26, 2020

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

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RANCH MUSINGS: COVID-19 and its short- and long-term impact on farms

When in doubt follow the general rules for households and businesses for…

  • Mar 20, 2020

EDITORIAL: The new normal

As COVID-19 cancellations ramp up, we must all come together to make them worth it

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

Horsefly River Roundtable AGM coming up April 9

There are many plans to keep interest at a high level throughout the year

  • Mar 15, 2020

KEN’S KITCHEN: Nothing quite like fresh halibut

Not too many days before official spring, although some days lately I thought it was here

  • Mar 15, 2020

Trade and the local farming economy in one region in Mexico

So apparently it is not risky visiting this area, but it is best to stay out of the local politics

  • Mar 15, 2020

COLUMNS: Forest workers need help not restrictions

When the NDP went to great lengths to announce a $69 million fund aimed at assisting forest workers

  • Mar 15, 2020

COLUMNS: Virus pandemic wobbles market

The spread of coronavirus has many of us so busy washing our hands and buying toilet paper

  • Mar 15, 2020

FOREST INK: Interior city working on forest diversity

Quesnel has been making the news lately about taking seriously the need to diversify

  • Mar 15, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

LETTER: Magical thinking on climate change pure nonsense

There is no further debate required on anthropomorphic global warming

  • Mar 15, 2020

LETTER: Draft calendar proposal misses the mark completely

The recent push to get rid of fall break is supported by weak and laughable reasons

  • Mar 14, 2020

LETTER: Pipeline protests a result of lack of consultation, listening

This is an open letter to our MLA, Donna Barnett. I was appalled at her last letter

  • Mar 14, 2020

LETTER: Dialogue on rights and title lands a good starting point

I am happy to see that there is dialogue going on between the Tsilhqot’in Nation and settlers

  • Mar 14, 2020

LETTER: Strangling the economy

“Man-made climate change and climate emergency are claims repeated based on magical thinking”

  • Mar 13, 2020

DOWN TO EARTH: Snow science at Gavin Lake

Is every snowflake really different? (yes). Are all snowflakes six-sided? (no).

  • Mar 10, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come