Opinion

Canada just upstaged the U.S. in political calamity

Burgeoning Canadian scandal overshadows former Trump lawyer’s Congressional testimony

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019
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Kootenay Arts and Crafts
The Week in review: April 12
The eighth annual McDonald's Wildfire Classic
Much Ado About Nothing

Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: To the team at Ashberry Glass - their friendly and helpful…

  • Mar 1, 2019

Access to libraries: a step towards freedom

Here is an excerpt from “FREEDOM LIBRARIES: The Untold Story of Libraries for African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement,” by Mike Selby, published by Rowman & Littlefield and to be released shortly. Mike Selby is Information Services Librarian at the Cranbrook Public Library

  • Mar 1, 2019

Living and dying with dignity

Yme Woensdregt In my column last week, I wrote about Medical Assistance…

  • Mar 1, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

B.C. VIEWS: NDP moving to massive expansion of nanny state

$10-a-day daycare, tax subsidy for parents at heart of poverty plan

A force to be reckoned with

“You, Corporal Warland, are a pain in the arse.” Captain Geoffrey Roberts…

  • Feb 22, 2019

The Backyard Astronomer: Stargazing — the Gemini Twins

By Gary Boyle/The Backyard Astronomer Castor and Pollux are bright stars belonging…

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Woensdregt: ‘Imprinting the Day’

Rev. Yme Woensdregt Many of us, even faithful believers, feel like we…

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

Letters to the Editor

Farewell, Kootenay Ice; Full Service, Please; Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Tradition: From ancient Rome to outer space

Yme Woensdregt One of my favourite musicals of all time is “Fiddler…

  • Feb 1, 2019

A step away from the razor’s edge

Well, well, well. Isn’t this an interesting turn of events? The NDP…

The Kootenay ice, me, the past, the future

There’s the past, and there’s the future. This is the past. Twenty…