Opinion

World o’ Words: The Party Whip, For Better Parties

The Mother of Parliaments has descended into a state of chaos. “Things…

Hugs & Slugs

Hugs: To dog owners who keep their dogs on leash at Elizabeth…

  • Apr 5, 2019

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Apr 3, 2019
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Cranbrook gets third disc golf course at Idlewild Park
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The Cranbrook Bandits alumni win at annual tournament

LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

A weekly shot of Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: To Chuck Bichon, who supplies drinking water for our water dispenser…

  • Mar 28, 2019

Science, Faith, and the Mystery of Life

Yme Woensdregt Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Marcelo Gleiser has been awarded the…

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

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

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

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

Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: To Sylvia and also to the nice man who waited for…

‘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…

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

Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: To the employee at Pages Book Emporium who rushed to return…

Letters to the Editor

Twenty Years of the Kootenay Ice As I reflect on the past…

  • Mar 14, 2019