Opinion

Liabilities of a rapacious industry

Although climate change is a reality, our reliance on it to shrug off certain environmental changes is often overdone.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

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TRU executive director with new communications manager
Behind the scenes: Musical Accompaniment
Younger generation learns bagpipes
Young cougar kitten rescued by COS

Stampeded cattle and adaptive penning at cow town capers

Lest we forget, Williams Lake is still a cow town, at least sometimes

  • Oct 13th, 2017

OPINION: Back to normal at Gavin Lake Camp couldn’t feel better

In this week’s Down to Earth Column, Jenny Howell gives an update on Gavin Lake Forest Education Centre.

  • Oct 10th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

LETTER: Scientific consensus favours human-caused warming

Sierra Club B.C. campaigner responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Oct 5th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

OPINION: Reducing the risk of wildfire

Forest Practices Board president Tim Ryan says the time for action is now

  • Sep 24th, 2017

OPINION: Allowable Annual Cut will be impacted by fires

With the number and intensity of the wildfires in 2017 there will be an impact on the allowable annual cut (AAC) but the question is how much of an impact and when will it come.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

OPINION: Stockmanship: a new way of handling livestock

Columnist David Zirnhelt talks about an upcoming workshop at Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake campus.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

Slow down on area roads

Once something happens you can’t take it back.

  • Sep 13th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Little integrity left to protect

Darryl Plecas taints an already shabby B.C. political scene

OPINION: Questioning the usefulness of wildfire interface reports

Wildfire reports are usually commissioned when the area burned is above average and there has been substantial property losses.

  • Sep 8th, 2017