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COLUMN: Arctic apples send chills through the Okanagan

Genetically modified organisms or GMOs have been a heavily debated issue since their introduction.

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

John White: No excuse for dark highway walking without reflectors

The pedestrian in question was breaking all of the rules of pedestrianing.

PLACE NAMES: Creston and Sirdar, Part 2

Officials were left puzzled when they received post office applications for both Creston and Sirdar

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

B.C. VIEWS: Subsidy supercluster settles in B.C.

Ottawa, Victoria add to their overlapping ‘innovation’ budgets

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

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John White: Scumbag Brain makes its most unwelcome return

I’ve been suffering from sporadic insomnia thanks to sinus migraines over the last couple of weeks.

PLACE NAMES: Creston and Sirdar, Part 1

Creston was formerly called Sirdar, and Sirdar was formerly Creston. Or were they?

  • Feb 15th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC

Car insurance ‘dumpster fire’ mainly lawyer fees, neglected serious injuries

Municipalities racing the pot legalization clock

With time running out, B.C. cities still are not sure what the retail landscape will look like once recreational pot is legalized.

PLACE NAMES: Camp Mansfield

Ernest Mansfield was responsible for several local place names, but none of them survive

  • Feb 8th, 2018

COLUMN: If you move a tree in the forest, does anybody notice?

Tree species also have preferences as to where they prefer to grow.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

John White: Community comes together to maximize event successes

Andrea Ryman from Destination Castlegar was the driving force behind the movement.

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning

PLACE NAMES: Boomer’s Landing, Bradysburg, and Buffalo Landing

We begin a second trip through the alphabet, looking at places small and forgotten (by us)

  • Feb 1st, 2018

Interpreting nature at Pass Creek Regional Park

Pass Creek Regional Park is a community gem.

  • Feb 1st, 2018

John White: Rossland Winter Carnival warmed the heart

It was my first foray into this fabled gathering, and I wasn’t disappointed.

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

PLACE NAMES: Yoder, Zamora, and Zincton

Our weekly series reaches the end of the alphabet.

  • Jan 25th, 2018

John White: How to put your best submission forward

Examining the best ways to get your events covered in the paper and on our websites.