Opinion

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
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Cranbrook gets third disc golf course at Idlewild Park
House fire in Cranbrook
The Cranbrook Bandits alumni win at annual tournament

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

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

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

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