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B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

COLUMN: When we fail inmates, we fail ourselves

Solutions for inmates go far beyond the walls of the Okanagan Correctional Centre

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Investigators at Gabriola Island crash scene
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First commercial e-plane lands test flight in B.C.
Surrey woman arrested in Chilliwack after stolen vehicle smash-up in Kamloops

B.C. VIEWS: How to salvage a pipeline project

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

Column: Let’s get bear aware in the Kootenays

Black bears are a pretty common sight around town.

  • Apr 19, 2018

PLACE NAMES: Hardy Mountain, Hayes, Hilltop, Hodges

Among them was a member of the namesake family, Edward Blake Hardy (1873-1962).

  • Apr 19, 2018

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

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