Opinion

Grizzly hunt ban aims at cities

John Horgan’s NDP rushes announcement to raise money

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

John White: Taking stock after six months at the helm

I’ve managed to surpass the six month milestone as regional editor for Black Press.

PLACE NAMES: Tadanac

The Trail neighbourhood of Tadanac was once a separate municipality, with its own reeve and council.

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

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REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video

     

    Thousands gather with messages of love, resistance at anti-racism rally

       

      Fair at the PNE kicks off Aug. 19

         

        John White: Top 10 phrases you don’t want to hear in a home reno

        Even a simple plumbing repair turned into a three-hour epic worthy of dramatic BBC acting talent.

        PLACE NAMES: Syringa Creek

        David Loughnan and Russell Rose named the site where they camped on Lower Arrow Lake in 1903.

        • Aug 10th, 2017

        Rossland Fall Fair challenge

        When I was first moving to Rossland the thing I got most excited about was the fall fair.

        What is Rossland reading? Unbound and The Affair

        Millennial travels the world on a quest to ski but finds out her journey is not about skiing.

        • Aug 10th, 2017

        PLACE NAMES: Summit City and Summit Lake

        William Haywood had great plans for his townsite near Eholt. They didn’t pan out.

        • Aug 3rd, 2017

        John White: It’s your fourth move? How quaint

        My wife and I figure we have moved 26 times since 1992. That is not a typo.

        John White: Podcasts keep the wheels turning

        I had the pleasure of driving from Castlegar to Edmonton (and back) last weekend.

        PLACE NAMES: Summit City, revisited

        Since last week, we’ve turned up the townsite map for Summit City plus a BC Archives file.

        • Jul 27th, 2017

        Miche Warwick: What is food security in the Kootenays?

        The World Food Programme defines food security as existing when all people have adequate access.

        • Jul 27th, 2017

        B.C. unions, protesters move up

        John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

        PLACE NAMES: Summit City and Summit Lake

        William Haywood had great plans for his townsite near Eholt. They didn’t pan out.

        • Jul 20th, 2017

        John White: Prepare, don’t panic, and pay it forward

        I was thinking about how our region would respond to an evacuation order.

        Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

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

        Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

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