Opinion

Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)

MLA’s CORNER: Light at the end of the tunnel

Thousands of British Columbians have still not received their BC Recovery Benefit

  • Mar 21, 2021

 

Chief Joe Alphonse

OP-ED: Williams Lake municipal, regional councils lack awareness on historical trauma

Systemic racism isn’t always obvious to those that are not experiencing it

  • Mar 4, 2021

 

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LETTERS: The land of wonderful people

We are visiting the Chilcotin and found nothing but wonderful people here

  • Sep 28, 2020

 

COLUMN: Food sustainability needs another look

COLUMN: Food sustainability needs another look

Near the top of the worry list is the fragility of our food supply system

  • Jul 12, 2020
COLUMN: Food sustainability needs another look
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: Economic renewal is key

COLUMN: Let’s keep our eye on economic renewal and support small business

  • Jul 12, 2020
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo Chilcotin Liberal MLA Donna Barnett. Submitted photo

MLA Musings: Congratulations 2020 graduates

I look forward to seeing what you will all accomplish.

  • Jun 27, 2020
Cariboo Chilcotin Liberal MLA Donna Barnett. Submitted photo
On May 1 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the ban of over 1,500 models and variants of assault-style firearms. (File Photo)
On May 1 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the ban of over 1,500 models and variants of assault-style firearms. (File Photo)
FOREST INK: Ithaka Institute in Switzerland continues with biochar research

FOREST INK: Ithaka Institute in Switzerland continues with biochar research

My experience to date with biochar was mainly its use as a…

  • May 31, 2020
FOREST INK: Ithaka Institute in Switzerland continues with biochar research
RANCH MUSINGS: Securing our local protein supply in these COVID times

RANCH MUSINGS: Securing our local protein supply in these COVID times

Only a very small percentage of the beef protein supply is entirely “made in B.C.”

  • May 11, 2020
RANCH MUSINGS: Securing our local protein supply in these COVID times
MLA Donna Barnett in her weekly column talks about flooding and the impacts the region has experienced recently such as this home on Williams Lake as seen onTuesday, April 28. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

COLUMN: ‘Devastation that could be mitigated hits morale the hardest’: MLA Barnett

‘Our region needs help and needs it now,’ says Donna Barnett

  • May 3, 2020
MLA Donna Barnett in her weekly column talks about flooding and the impacts the region has experienced recently such as this home on Williams Lake as seen onTuesday, April 28. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. Monica Lamb-Yorksi photo

French Connection: Fondly remembering Fibber McGee and Molly

When I was growing up, home entertainment was left to a family’s ingenuity, and radio

  • Apr 30, 2020
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. Monica Lamb-Yorksi photo
(Black Press file photo)

FOREST INK: Positive aspects of wood gas production

Many materials which we were once considered a liability that cost a lot of money to dispose of are now being competed for

  • Apr 30, 2020
(Black Press file photo)
As a former reporter and editor of the Williams Lake Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her thoughts through her weekly column. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

FRENCH CONNECTION: Contemplating COVID-19

How long should the lock down continue to hurry the end of the pandemic?

As a former reporter and editor of the Williams Lake Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her thoughts through her weekly column. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
As a former reporter and editor of the Williams Lake Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her thoughts through her weekly column. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

COMMENTARY: Isolation by doctor’s orders

I have a To Do list. One item was to sort through a box of papers collected over the years.

  • Apr 10, 2020
As a former reporter and editor of the Williams Lake Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her thoughts through her weekly column. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

COLUMN: We’ll get through this

MLA Donna Barnett and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Mar 29, 2020
Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
French Connection: Observations from isolation

French Connection: Observations from isolation

In her column, Diana French talks about the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Mar 29, 2020
French Connection: Observations from isolation
The Horsefly River Salmon Festival takes place this year Sept. 19 and 20. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

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
The Horsefly River Salmon Festival takes place this year Sept. 19 and 20. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Fresh halibut caught on the North Coast. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

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
Fresh halibut caught on the North Coast. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Avocados and the resilience of farmers is the topic of David Zrinhelt’s latest column this week. (Black Press FIle photo)

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
Avocados and the resilience of farmers is the topic of David Zrinhelt’s latest column this week. (Black Press FIle photo)
A supersized package of toilet paper is returned to the empty shelf at the Lynnwood store Target on Friday by the husband of a shopper who told his wife, who had two 27-roll packs of Scott tissue in the cart, “I think 54 rolls is enough, dear. Let’s leave some for someone else.” (Andrea Brown/The Herald)

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
A supersized package of toilet paper is returned to the empty shelf at the Lynnwood store Target on Friday by the husband of a shopper who told his wife, who had two 27-roll packs of Scott tissue in the cart, “I think 54 rolls is enough, dear. Let’s leave some for someone else.” (Andrea Brown/The Herald)