Opinion

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)
Forest stwardship is an important part of ensuring our timber resource stays renewable. (Pexels/Pixabay)

Forests continue to feed the B.C. economy

Our renewable resource requires care

Forest stwardship is an important part of ensuring our timber resource stays renewable. (Pexels/Pixabay)
We’ve all got questions, but sometimes questions to politicians go unanswered. (Arek Socha/Pixabay)

Editorial: Questioning our politicians

Is it okay to evade questioning?

We’ve all got questions, but sometimes questions to politicians go unanswered. (Arek Socha/Pixabay)
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Gun clubs provide training in a safe environment

Some people believe that only police and military should have access to guns

  • Sep 22, 2022
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PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: Find His Peace

Christ was in perfect harmony with God and so had perfect peace.…

  • Sep 22, 2022
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Minister’s statement on National Forest Week

By Katrine Conroy Minister of Forests As B.C.’s Minister of Forests, it…

  • Sep 22, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

To the editor: Last year the federal government passed legislation to mark…

  • Sep 21, 2022
This photo, provided by National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong museum, in Rochester, N.Y., shows the class of 2022 finalists for induction, announced Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong museum via AP)

WOLF: Which toys would make the cut for induction into your own Hall of Fame?

COLUMN: Table hockey, Intellivision, Hot Wheels and Nerf balls stir memories

This photo, provided by National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong museum, in Rochester, N.Y., shows the class of 2022 finalists for induction, announced Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong museum via AP)
King Charles III, center, attend the committal service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)

KIRKA: Inside the abbey, a funeral fit for a leader

A first-person account of Queen Elizabeth II’s service

King Charles III, center, attend the committal service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
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PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: He Cares

Christ’s life was saddened by the unbelief of His stepbrothers. They didn’t…

  • Sep 17, 2022
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The Ambulance Station in Barriere.  (Jill Hayward photo)

Paramedic says “out of service” due to vaccine mandate

To the editor; Your story about the infant who died due to…

  • Sep 16, 2022
The Ambulance Station in Barriere.  (Jill Hayward photo)
Queen Elizabeth II inspects the Ceremonial Guard on Parliament Hill, during Canada Day celebrations, in Ottawa, July 1, 1992. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

WOLF: I’ll miss my special annual phone calls from ‘Queen Elizabeth’

COLUMN: Queen-related stories bring back cherished memories

Queen Elizabeth II inspects the Ceremonial Guard on Parliament Hill, during Canada Day celebrations, in Ottawa, July 1, 1992. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Buckingham Palace is a huge tourist attraction, as is the British monarchy. (Photo courtesy Dimitris Vetsikas/Pixabay)

Editorial: A relevant monarchy

If the British monarchy is to continue, it needs to be dragged into the 21st Century

  • Sep 15, 2022
Buckingham Palace is a huge tourist attraction, as is the British monarchy. (Photo courtesy Dimitris Vetsikas/Pixabay)
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Barriere Elementary principal welcomes a new school year

To the editor; I would like to extend a warm welcome to…

  • Sep 15, 2022
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In a democracy, we are the government

To the editor; I would like to elaborate on the pointed and…

  • Sep 15, 2022
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Candidates: thank-you for stepping forward

Well, the nomination papers are in and the slate of candidates for…

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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.
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PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: Accept Him Now

Joseph’s sons and Mary, Jesus mother heard reports about Jesus devoting entire…

  • Sep 8, 2022
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A woman checks out a jobs advertisement sign during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Statistics Canada will release its latest reading on the job market on Friday. The agency will release its labour force survey for April. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

FINLAYSON: A post-Labour Day review of B.C.’s job market

‘The province’s economy is now losing steam amid a turbulent and uncertain global backdrop and decelerating growth in both the U.S. and Canada’

  • Sep 7, 2022
A woman checks out a jobs advertisement sign during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Statistics Canada will release its latest reading on the job market on Friday. The agency will release its labour force survey for April. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Black Press Media has joined 46 other journalism associations and media outlets to call for more action against hate and threats that target journalists and their safety. (CAJ creative)

Black Press Media joins 46 media outlets to call for plan to protect journalists against hate, threats

Led by the Canadian Association of Journalists, police and the federal government need to do more to protect reporters

  • Sep 1, 2022
Black Press Media has joined 46 other journalism associations and media outlets to call for more action against hate and threats that target journalists and their safety. (CAJ creative)