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Bidding an emotional farewell to the Kootenays

They made me an offer I couldn’t refuse.

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018
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Initiatives see success in sturgeon recovery efforts

A popular myth is that sturgeon are blind.

  • Apr 12, 2018

Bob White: Why you should write your own obituary

I had seven to 20 days to live. Ouch, I was not expecting this news.

  • Apr 12, 2018

Richard Cannings: Time is ripe for Air Canada to commit to Q400s

I hear a lot about airports in my travels around the South Okanagan and West Kootenay.

  • Apr 12, 2018

So long and thanks for all the stories

I’m writing this the day after attending my last Rossland City Council meeting.

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

Chelsea Novak: Breaking news — prisoners have rights

In actual fact, the “benefits” laid out in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms are rights.

PLACE NAMES: Fisherman, Fry Creek, Gardners Landing

The sternwheeler stops of Fry Creek and Gardners Landing honoured Richard Fry and Walter Gardner

  • Apr 5, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

Column: The problems of urban deer in B.C.

Many cities in British Columbia have been dealing with an infestation of a certain mammal.

  • Mar 29, 2018

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

PLACE NAMES: Destiny Bay, Florence, Fox Landing, and Friendensthal

Destiny Bay is on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake, near the mouth of Akokli Creek.

  • Mar 29, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new

John White: Looking to the STARS for a solution

B.C. just needs to reach out to get the ball rolling

Review of the Auditor-Generals’ report of environmental regulatory framework

It was only three years ago that the Imperial Metals Corporation tailings dam failed.

  • Mar 22, 2018

PLACE NAMES: Davie, Deep Creek, and Deep Water Landing

An obscure townsite on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake honoured the Virgin Mary and a BC premier

  • Mar 22, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speculation tax, cabin tax or asset tax?

Targeting empty homes seems confused and ineffective