Editorials

Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok. Bulletin file.

Premier has disconnect with rural communities: MLA Clovechok

After almost three years in office, Premier John Horgan finally took his…

Thirty years ago today in Montreal

Thirty years ago today in Montreal

Thirty years ago today I was living in Montreal. At some point…

A recent meal featuring beef tacos. Corey Bullock file.

Farm life: looking dinner in the eye

I think we’ve all heard of roosters being alarm clocks. Cocka-doodle-doodling during…

Wayne Stetski in Question Period. Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services

MP Stetski calls for national pharmacare program

WAYNE STETSKI, MP Kootenay Columbia On Monday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and…

Wayne Stetski in Question Period. Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services
Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski

NDP: Everyone should be able to live in affordable, quality housing

CRANBROOK – On Monday, the NDP called on Justin Trudeau to take…

Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski
Falls don’t descriminate, be prepared during winter

Falls don’t descriminate, be prepared during winter

More people fall during our cold, Canadian winter than during any other…

  • Jan 2, 2019
Falls don’t descriminate, be prepared during winter
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Carmen's Kitties
Crash on Highway 97C near Brenda Mine
Shuswap BC Liberal candidate Greg Kyllo
Shuswap BC Green Party candidate Owen Madden
Ktunaxa elder Alfred Joseph serves as Chief of the Akisqnuk First Nation, which is located near the headwaters of the Columbia River where salmon used to migrate to before Grand Coulee Dam. The Ktunaxa Nation has been shut out of the CRT negotiation along with the Okanagan Nation Alliance, the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, and 15 Tribes in the U.S. Photo courtesy of Peter Marbach
Ktunaxa elder Alfred Joseph serves as Chief of the Akisqnuk First Nation, which is located near the headwaters of the Columbia River where salmon used to migrate to before Grand Coulee Dam. The Ktunaxa Nation has been shut out of the CRT negotiation along with the Okanagan Nation Alliance, the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, and 15 Tribes in the U.S. Photo courtesy of Peter Marbach
MLA Doug Clovechok

A Voice for East Kootenay Wildlife

In response to the Provincial Government’s news release on the state of…

MLA Doug Clovechok
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Put the politics aside for Canada’s Birthday

Put the politics aside for Canada’s Birthday

Steve Kidd Another year has passed and Canada is another year older;…

  • Jun 28, 2018
Put the politics aside for Canada’s Birthday
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)
Wayne’s World - Monthly Column
Wayne’s World - Monthly Column
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices
EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature
Good fire, bad fire: the benefits of prescribed burning

Good fire, bad fire: the benefits of prescribed burning

Ian Adams – Outreach Coordinator, Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program. The…

  • Apr 27, 2018
Good fire, bad fire: the benefits of prescribed burning
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018
This year’s official Pink Shirt in B.C. (Photo: pinkshirtday.ca)