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Editorial: We can resolve to limit what COVID-19 costs us

If we feel like we ‘lost a year’ in 2020, we can resolve for better in 2021

Strides made in nature conservation in 2020

Despite the pandemic, and in some cases because of it, nature made headlines around the world

  • Dec 24, 2020
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Opinion: Sense of connection lost on anti-maskers

Like it or not, all 7.8 billion of us are linked through…

  • Dec 11, 2020
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Winter is here, whether we want it or not

We’ve spent months practicing our skills in keeping ourselves safe: washing our…

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B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix addresses British Columbians at a press conference Monday detailing the latest COVID-19 case count and government responses. (B.C. Government image)

Editorial: British Columbians asked to re-commit to COVID-19 fight

More than 1,100 cases over the last three days should strengthen our resolve

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix addresses British Columbians at a press conference Monday detailing the latest COVID-19 case count and government responses. (B.C. Government image)
Giving thanks

Giving thanks

This coming Monday, Oct. 12, we celebrate Thanksgiving. A day that has…

Giving thanks
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Boys and Girls Clubs grateful for community's support
Fitness centres look different as pandemic continues
Woman allegedly steals donations from Critter Aid
Holiday lights in West Kelowna
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A force for good

Relationships with fathers can be complicated, but generally we’re better off with them than without

  • Jun 21, 2020
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No Fall Fair – no income for Barriere

No Fall Fair – no income for Barriere

One more blow thanks to COVID-19

  • May 14, 2020
No Fall Fair – no income for Barriere
A smile and a thank you will have to do

A smile and a thank you will have to do

Keeping calm while all around you may be losing their heads

A smile and a thank you will have to do
New disease revives old traditions

New disease revives old traditions

An editorial for the Barriere Star Journal

  • Mar 20, 2020
New disease revives old traditions
Oversight on gravel driveways show more consultation was needed on Bill 52

Oversight on gravel driveways show more consultation was needed on Bill 52

B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham deserves some props this week, not a…

  • Nov 14, 2019
Oversight on gravel driveways show more consultation was needed on Bill 52

Newspapers matter now more than ever

Celebrate National Newspaper Week from Oct. 6-12, 2019

  • Oct 10, 2019
Good on truckers for going to Vancouver

Good on truckers for going to Vancouver

It’s said not to look a gift horse in the mouth. Well,…

Good on truckers for going to Vancouver

Editorial: Taking it to court

Governments spending time and money in court

  • May 19, 2019

Housing needs to come first

Affordable housing is one of the great social issues of our age.…

  • Mar 29, 2019
If we cannot see you, how do we miss you?

If we cannot see you, how do we miss you?

Common sense has been missing in action for quite some time now - perhaps he was taken out by glaring lights or a tailgater?

If we cannot see you, how do we miss you?

Clearing the air on cannabis, driving and the holidays

VICTORIA - Cannabis is now legal - but if you choose to…

  • Dec 23, 2018

All you can eat, including the packaging?

Within a year, single-use plastics and excess packaging have become public enemy…

From disruption, a new road for trucking

National Trucking Week runs September 2 to 8, 2018

  • Sep 7, 2018
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion hurdles never end

The long, convoluted path to rejection demonstrates an approval process that is fundamentally flawed on so many levels

  • Sep 6, 2018
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express