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COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Cecelia Ahern’s ‘Roar’ features 30 short stories about 30 women;…

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

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COLUMN: Budget 2019 fails to put people and the planet first

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski pans Liberal budget, says little benefit to constituents

  • Mar 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1912

March 17 - 23: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 22, 2019

‘Earth, where does it hurt?’

Rev. Yme Woensdregt It has been a terrible time for the world…

  • Mar 22, 2019

The Kootenay Ice, the Clock, and Time’s Arrow

It was the dying seconds in the last — the very, very…

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Rick James (not the singer) tells the little known story…

  • Mar 19, 2019

COLUMN: Millenials need more government support

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski says millenials are squeezed by high education, housing costs

  • Mar 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

“Not Very Okay At All”

Rev. Yme Woensdregt “Piglet?” said Pooh. “Yes Pooh?” said Piglet. “Do you…

  • Mar 15, 2019

It happened this week in Cranbrook:1912

March 10 - 16: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby New this week on DVD is the Oscar-winning ‘A Star…

  • Mar 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

Venezuela: A slow moving crisis

Gwynne Dyer Juan Guaidó returned to Venezuela on Monday after almost two…

  • Mar 8, 2019

I think the cold is making me cranky

It’s not Festivus yet, but allow me to air a couple of…

Lent: A journey to the heart of faith

Yme Woensdregt On Wednesday, the church entered the season of Lent. We…

  • Mar 8, 2019

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1912

March 3 - 9: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 8, 2019