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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
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Mueller probed 10 potential acts of obstruction
Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings
Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney
Premier-designate Jason Kenney gives victory speech at UCP headquarters

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

COLUMN: Why fans should continue watching the Canucks

After a tough season, Vancouver fans have promise for remaining 11 games

John White: Fiction couldn’t come close to truth in the Awful Office

Picture squiggly lines waving back and forth in front of you as we shift to another dimension.

PLACE NAMES: Canyon City, Crystal Creek, and Deschamps

W.S. Fletcher had big plans for a townsite 21 miles north of Westbridge. It was all for naught

  • Mar 15, 2018