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Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Williams Lake Tribune image)

MLA’S CORNER: Grateful for return of community events

Lorne Doerkson grateful to live in the region and represent it as MLA, he said

  • Nov 27, 2022

 

Diana French pens a weekly column for the Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Thank you John Horgan

After his five years in office, John Horgan belongs with the “making B.C. better” premiers.

  • Nov 27, 2022

 

Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Should we take land out of direct food production?

To bring some of this discussion back home to a level we can deal with, there is a lot we can do.

  • Nov 27, 2022

 

Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Making the transition from warm to cold weather

This fall has been wonderful until now

  • Nov 13, 2022
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
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Barron: Remembering when gun-toting elementary schoolkids said ‘enough’ to the rats

A half-century ago, school pest-control methods were a little bit different

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When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)

BUSH: Road trip wrong-turn triggers bungle at the Osoyoos border

Don’t shut off your GPS if you haven’t driven through Osoyoos in 30 years, warns columnist

When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.

FOREST INK: How many people can Earth handle?

Researchers proposed an ideal size for our species would be between 1.5 and two billion.

  • Sep 18, 2022
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’S CORNER: Billion dollar budget surplus raises questions

‘It’s worrying to see tax revenue increase so dramatically,’ MLA Lorne Doerkson said

  • Sep 16, 2022
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Ryan Reynolds sent reporter Jessica Peters a celebratory message on Twitter when she announced the end of her cancer journey.

VIDEO: Message from Ryan Reynolds helps Black Press reporter celebrate end of cancer journey

Reporter Jessica Peters writes how one tweet helped share happiness around the world

Ryan Reynolds sent reporter Jessica Peters a celebratory message on Twitter when she announced the end of her cancer journey.
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’S CORNER: Affordability out of reach under NDP

We are in an affordability crisis that continues to go unaddressed by the NDP government

  • Aug 14, 2022
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Bert Groenenberg is an avid cyclist who enjoys riding his bike for freedom and fitness. Groenenberg appreciated the bicycle-themed sculpture in downtown Rossland on a road trip. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: Sharing the Cariboo roads

Why I ride ~ a cyclist shares his motivation behind biking daily

  • Aug 13, 2022
Bert Groenenberg is an avid cyclist who enjoys riding his bike for freedom and fitness. Groenenberg appreciated the bicycle-themed sculpture in downtown Rossland on a road trip. (Photo submitted)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Tribune.

FOREST INK: A sustainable planet through global forests

The Global Forest by Diana Beresford Kroger contains 175 pages packed into 40 short stories

  • Aug 7, 2022
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Tribune.
The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Dairy and beef research, part of the story for B.C.

One organization to watch and support is the BC Forage Council

  • Jun 26, 2022
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Sockeye salmon returned to the Little Horsefly River last fall to spawn, much to the delight of all. (Angie Mindus photo)

COLUMN: Horsefly River watershed a special place

Watershed boasts one of the largest sockeye salmon runs in B.C.

  • Jun 19, 2022
Sockeye salmon returned to the Little Horsefly River last fall to spawn, much to the delight of all. (Angie Mindus photo)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry.

EDITORIAL: Truck Loggers BC magazine offers variety of views on old growth deferrals

764 woodlot licensees may be required to come up with new management plans and inventories

  • May 20, 2022
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry.
A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

PETERS: Nurses give far more than just medical care

On National Nurses Week, it’s time to think back to the nurses who have cared for us

A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)

Cole’s Notes: It’s hard to be young these days

It won’t be easy to solve our problems, but our futures are worth fighting for

FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Spring has arrived

Spring officially sprung last Sunday, but the weather has been typically springy…

  • Mar 27, 2022
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
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Robert Barron column: Fond memories of ‘Paddy’s Day’

By mid afternoon, the party started really taking off

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