Columnists

Cranbrook’s plummeting voter turnout

In our previous episode (2014) of “Cranbrook’s incredible shrinking voter-turn-out,” (a hit…

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018
video
Kootenay Ice bid farewell in final game
Prestige Resort Renovations
The 2019 East Kootenay Regional Science Fair
Ed King and grandson Connor Foote

A Doctrine and a Royal Proclamation: Part II

Rev. Yme Woensdregt Last week, I expanded what I had written previously…

  • Oct 20, 2018

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1909

For the week of October 14-20: Items compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Oct 20, 2018

The post-truthiness world

Remember back in the innocent days of pre-2016 when Steven Colbert coined…

COLUMN: Go exercise your democratic right

For political junkie nerds like myself, it’s the most wonderful time of…

On the legalization of cannabis

Twenty years ago or so, the Cranbrook Townsman regularly received the latest…

At the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Long time Kimberley resident and school principal Don Davies spent…

  • Oct 16, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

Is Canada a Christian country?

Rev. Yme Woensdregt Two weeks ago, I wrote about experiencing a deeper…

  • Oct 5, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

BookNotes: From the magazine to the silver screen

Mike Selby “So the new generation takes few risks. It goes through…

  • Sep 27, 2018

Wearing Orange to Remember and Act

Yme Woensdregt This Sunday, September 30, is Orange Shirt Day. Why orange?…

  • Sep 27, 2018

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1909

Week of September 23 - 29: Items compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Sep 27, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26, 2018