Editorials

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Don’t set your dog up to fail

This week a local rancher reported a small calf in his herd…

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EDITORIAL: Gas tax cuts might not provide relief for motorists

Several provinces have reduced gas taxes in response to rising pump prices

  • Apr 15, 2022
An agreement between the federal Liberals and the federal New Democrats could keep Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal minority in power until 2025. (CPAC)

EDITORIAL: Agreement changes the political landscape

Agreements between political parties are nothing new in Canadian politics

  • Apr 6, 2022
Researchers are studying how to create dementia-friendly neighbourhoods. City of Williams Lake photo

EDITORIAL: Study on dementia-friendly neighbourhoods welcomed news

Increasingly, adults living with dementia are choosing to age in place

Researchers are studying how to create dementia-friendly neighbourhoods. City of Williams Lake photo
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Editorial: A call for kindness

Sadly, there is a lot of hate going around in these dark COVID-exhausted days

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BC Forest, no date. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Restoring a healthy planet is crucial to everyone

We have the opportunity to build toward a greater good — a thriving world

  • Jan 28, 2022
BC Forest, no date. (Photo credit: Pixabay)
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Love where you live

If you live in the North Thompson Valley you will know what…

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Global carbon fee – it’s the only way

Record-breaking heat with forest fires last summer. Record-breaking rainfall with floods and…

  • Nov 27, 2021
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A time to reflect, not a time to predict

Events of past wars should not be used to promote outrage

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Fall is the best time for sports fans

We’re right around the corner from the most wonderful time of the…

Voters will go to the polls on Sept. 20. (Black Press file photo)

EDITORIAL: Consider candidates as election approaches

Selecting one’s preferred candidate can be a challenge

  • Aug 19, 2021
Voters will go to the polls on Sept. 20. (Black Press file photo)
Smoke billowing out from the Copper Canyon fire behind Mount Prevost. (Photo by Bud Gagnon)

Back country ban logical next step

Time to take a hard stance so more fires don’t ignite

Smoke billowing out from the Copper Canyon fire behind Mount Prevost. (Photo by Bud Gagnon)
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‘A Valley Destroyed’ shows need for change

By Todd Stone, MLA for Kamloops South Thompson If you want to…

  • Aug 12, 2021
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Come down from your high horse

A need for pandemic advice without being condescending

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B.C. drivers burned by highest gas taxes in Canada

And we have nothing to show for it when it comes to the environment

  • Jun 10, 2021
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Working from home

Earlier this week I read an article from The Canadian Press about…

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Stop hurting the healers

Last year around this time, I remember I was in Vancouver and…

  • May 13, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Piper will have to be paid for Canada’s $1 trillion national debt

But in the face of COVID-19, doing nothing was not an option

  • May 7, 2021
Public health restrictions on non-essential travel are in effect. (B.C. government)

Stop looking for loopholes in travel restrictions

The COVID-related non-essential travel restrictions were announced in full last Friday, and…

  • Apr 29, 2021
Public health restrictions on non-essential travel are in effect. (B.C. government)
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There’s a word for those who dump illegally

When did people start seeing side roads and Crown land as their…

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