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Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

MP Wayne Stetski captured the stunning fireworks display over Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 1.

Rain, Royalty and Reconciliation for Kootenay-Columbia MP on Canada Day

Rain, Royalty and Reconciliation for Kootenay-Columbia MP on Canada Day

  • Jul 13, 2017
A Greenpeace employee climbs a flagpole in front of the B.C. legislature the morning after a deal is reached between the NDP and B.C. Green Party to form a minority government. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

The conquest of rural B.C.

Urban environmentalists have occupied the NDP

A Greenpeace employee climbs a flagpole in front of the B.C. legislature the morning after a deal is reached between the NDP and B.C. Green Party to form a minority government. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Area G Community News

Area G Community News

NDP leader John Horgan emerges from Government House as the sun sets June 29, moments after being named premier designate by Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

John Horgan, Christy Clark posture on poltical donations

NDP leader John Horgan emerges from Government House as the sun sets June 29, moments after being named premier designate by Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
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Burns Lake man grabs lynx by scruff after chicken attack
Meteor spotted over Edmonton, Alta.
Shipbuilding program opens door for marginalized groups
Freezing weather hampers Texas firefighters
B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark speaks to the media in the rose garden following following the throne speech June 22. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

All parties throwing your billions around

Christy Clark promises to match NDP, Greens spending spree

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark speaks to the media in the rose garden following following the throne speech June 22. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Invermere Open to ideas for old community hall

District opens up discussion on community hall decision

  • Jun 22, 2017
Premier Christy Clark takes cabinet oath from Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon last week, along with 21 ministers. (TOM FLETCHER/BLACK PRESS)

Skookum bucks for B.C. Liberals

Wait until you see Christy Clark’s next money move

Premier Christy Clark takes cabinet oath from Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon last week, along with 21 ministers. (TOM FLETCHER/BLACK PRESS)

Ramblings from the Village of Radium Hot Springs

Mayor Clara Reinhardt

  • Jun 15, 2017
Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP
Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Celebrating the Diversity of Area G Businesses

Gerry Wilke looks at some of the businesses that call Area G home

  • Jun 1, 2017
Let’s Eat Asparagus!

Let’s Eat Asparagus!

Food columnist Lara McCormack explores the world of asparagus.

  • May 25, 2017
Let’s Eat Asparagus!
Supporters raise hands

BC VIEWS: This is your election on TV

Policies with big risks are put to voters, and our media cover it like it's a sporting event

Supporters raise hands
BC NDP leader John Horgan

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

BC NDP leader John Horgan
Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties.

Getting ‘big money’ out of politics

B.C. Liberals cash in big, Christy Clark promises review of fundraising rules if she's re-elected

Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties.
NDP leader John Horgan operates a crane at a campaign stop in Maple Ridge to promote his trades training promises.

B.C. election trash talk doesn’t help trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations about softwood lumber

NDP leader John Horgan operates a crane at a campaign stop in Maple Ridge to promote his trades training promises.
NDP leader John Horgan aggressively interrupts B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark in their first broadcast debate April 20.

Hulk Horgan hides health hole in NDP platform

NDP leader John Horgan's Irish bully routine can't conceal gap in plan to eliminate Medical Services Plan bills

NDP leader John Horgan aggressively interrupts B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark in their first broadcast debate April 20.
Premier Christy Clark presents the BC Liberal election platform at at Mobify

BC VIEWS: BC Liberals are bold as brass

Christy Clark's now the one who's slowing down the carbon tax, while John Horgan wants to raise it and spend the money

Premier Christy Clark presents the BC Liberal election platform at at Mobify