All quiet on the climate front as world moves on despite U.S. defection

“The real breakthrough came in Paris in 2015, and the objective now is to keep the show on the road”

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Everyone seems to be jumping on the pot train now

“Suddenly everyone seems to be an advocate for the legalization of marijuana.”

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Science and religion need not be in conflict

“It’s too bad Payette was disdainful and dismissive of those who do not “live and breathe” science …”

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Flippant use of military terms skewers reality of war

Editor’s note: This column originally ran in 2013 but remains relevant today if not more so

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Don’t expect China to budge on North Korea

Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Proposed national park would benefit the Okanagan

Richard Cannings is the MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay

  • Nov 8th, 2017
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      Low Dose Naltrexone

      Dr. Hunt: Naltrexone is a medicine that antagonizes/blocks various opioid receptors on cells

      • Nov 3rd, 2017

      The Bailey’s success reflects Trail’s changing tone

      Bertrand: The Bailey is becoming a go-to venue for music lovers across the West Kootenay.

      • Nov 2nd, 2017

      Halloween is what we believe it to be

      McEwan writes, “Every year the emphasis on creepy, sinister things seems to gain in popularity.”

      • Oct 27th, 2017

      Climate change real and natural

      Letter to the Editor; Thorpe Watson, PhD, Warfield

      • Oct 10th, 2017

      Marijuana and Canada in legal limbo

      An editorial from the Amherst News

      • Sep 15th, 2017

      Smoke Eater: Looking forward to moving forward

      Only one week until the New Era begins, writes columnist Dave Thompson

      • Sep 1st, 2017

      The huckleberry conundrum

      Lorne Eckersley, publisher of the Creston Valley Advance, weighs in on commerical picking

      • Aug 26th, 2017

      PLACE NAMES: Taghum

      The name of this Kootenay River community comes from Chinook Jargon.

      • Aug 18th, 2017

      Junior team adopts full-face protection

      Three weeks or so until game one for Trail Smoke Eaters

      • Aug 18th, 2017

      Canada must take firm stance at NAFTA table

      Take a firm stand at NAFTA table … No deal is better than a bad deal.

      • Aug 16th, 2017

      Notley leading Alberta to deficit disaster

      Editorial: What we can control is how we respond to challenges

      • Aug 16th, 2017

      Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

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

      Taking a bite of the notion that food is medicine

      Editorial, Dylan MacKay PhD

      • Aug 15th, 2017

      Is Donald Trump employing old Reagan gambit?

      Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist

      • Aug 15th, 2017