Opinion

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

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

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)

Celebrate with pride this Canada Day

It’s time to raise our glasses to Canada’s 150th birthday

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)
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Shipbuilding program opens door for marginalized groups
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Invermere Open to ideas for old community hall

District opens up discussion on community hall decision

  • Jun 22, 2017

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

Don’t let traffic drive the tourists away

Traffic problem in Radium Hot Springs must be dealt with sooner rather than later

Visitors and locals alike enjoy to paddle the Columbia River.

Toilets a necessity on Columbia River

Infrastructure important in tourism destinations

Visitors and locals alike enjoy to paddle the Columbia River.
Let’s Eat Asparagus!

Let’s Eat Asparagus!

Food columnist Lara McCormack explores the world of asparagus.

  • May 25, 2017
Let’s Eat Asparagus!
Premier Christy Clark greets Lt. Governor Judith Guichon for the reading of the government’s throne speech, 2013. Guichon will have a pivotal role if the final vote count leaves a minority parliament in B.C.

UPDATE: Final vote counts coming in, no seat changes yet

Recount in Courtenay-Comox leaves 13-vote NDP lead

Premier Christy Clark greets Lt. Governor Judith Guichon for the reading of the government’s throne speech, 2013. Guichon will have a pivotal role if the final vote count leaves a minority parliament in B.C.

Prepare for flood risk

The risk of flooding may be minimal, but it's better to be safe than sorry

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

Online commenting and the global watercooler

Watch what you write online; the words can come back to you in costly ways

AKBLG votes on resolutions to send to UBCM

Several Columbia Valley elected officials attended the Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Government Association (AKBLG) AGM

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