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Vaccine Politics: Will COVID-19 affect the outcome of the federal election in B.C.?

Week 3 of federal election analysis by columnist Bruce Cameron focuses on the effects of COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Animal care

The eyes of the world might just be watching your operation

  • Sep 5, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Actions have consequences

Having a lot of issues isn’t new. How people react to them is

  • Sep 5, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’s CORNER: British Columbians sharing how to rebuild

came away impressed by the thoughtfulness and ingenuity that was offered up on budget talks

  • Sep 5, 2021
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Interior Health nurses were administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aides in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. In Salmon Arm on March 11, guests, staff and support personnel at the Salvation Army’s Lighthouse Shelter at McGuire Lake were vaccinated. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)

I work at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, here’s what people ask when getting their shot

By Ehsan Misaghi, Clinician-Scientist Trainee, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Faculty…

Interior Health nurses were administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aides in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. In Salmon Arm on March 11, guests, staff and support personnel at the Salvation Army’s Lighthouse Shelter at McGuire Lake were vaccinated. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
<strong>It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact outcome in many B.C. ridings</strong>Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact many B.C. ridings

At the federal level, the Green Party led by Elizabeth May held three of the 42 seats in B.C. not so long ago

  • Aug 30, 2021
<strong>It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact outcome in many B.C. ridings</strong>Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Campaign promises on the way

Some fairy tales begin with: “Once elected I promise I will …”

  • Aug 29, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Hang in there, if you can

Where I am starting is looking at feed supply for the winter by sending forage samples for analysis

  • Aug 29, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune

FOREST INK: Wildfire guards should be part of urban planning

No one knows this better than the people responsible for the maintenance of BC Hydro power right of ways

  • Aug 29, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune
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LETTERS: City should stop fence sitting

I respectfully suggest a reasonable inference from council’s apathetic response

  • Aug 28, 2021
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B.C. Premier John Horgan said on June 3 that COVID-19 restrictions won't be eased regionally, “If people want to book arrangements at their favourite place in B.C, you can certainly do that now, but there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to get there,” Horgan said. (NEWS file photo)

FINLAYSON: Time for a ‘health check’ on the tourism industry as summer winds down

To revive the economy, this piece in the strategy is integral, writes Jock Finlayson

  • Aug 26, 2021
B.C. Premier John Horgan said on June 3 that COVID-19 restrictions won't be eased regionally, “If people want to book arrangements at their favourite place in B.C, you can certainly do that now, but there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to get there,” Horgan said. (NEWS file photo)
Federal election campaign stops across Canada in the second week of August 2021. (Canadian Press photos)

Poised for majority or upset? Hopes and fears in 1st week of Canada’s election campaign

First week of this short five-week federal election campaign kicked off with appearances in B.C.

  • Aug 23, 2021
Federal election campaign stops across Canada in the second week of August 2021. (Canadian Press photos)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’s CORNER: Up in smoke

So many businesses have faced tough times during the pandemic

  • Aug 15, 2021
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Non-compliance can have trickle-down effect

Some B.C. landholders are refusing to obey wildfire evacuation orders

  • Aug 15, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: A future of farming

Perhaps local markets and human farm/ranch culture ingenuity can create an alternate future

  • Aug 15, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Tribune.

FOREST INK: Western spruce budworm continues to impact our local Douglas-fir forests

I’ve noticed many dead or dying Douglas-fir trees a few kilometres on either side of the bridge

  • Aug 14, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Tribune.
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Election worth the gamble for Trudeau

Pundits are predicting Prime Minister Trudeau will call an election this fall.…

  • Aug 8, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’s CORNER: Horgan needs to do the right thing and support the Stampede

How is such a well-known and popular event not considered an anchor attraction in the NDP’s mind?

  • Aug 8, 2021
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Shifting gears from haying to marketing

Sometimes it is necessary to focus on the basics of the business

  • Aug 8, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Ross Stafford, Williams Lake and District 4-H president, said everyone is excited to be gathering in person again for the Williams Lake and District 63rd Annual 4-H Show and Sale. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

EDITORIAL: Let’s show region’s 4-H youth our support

The sale gets underway at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and can be attended in person or online at www.dlms.ca

Ross Stafford, Williams Lake and District 4-H president, said everyone is excited to be gathering in person again for the Williams Lake and District 63rd Annual 4-H Show and Sale. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)