Editorials

MLA recounts eventful year in B.C. politics

Katrine Conroy is MLA for Kootenay West

  • Dec 29, 2017

The best Christmas gift doesn’t need wrapping

Bertrand: “Enjoy this time with your loved ones, Merry Christmas.”

  • Dec 22, 2017
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Amazon to build second HQ in New York, Virignia

City aims for efficient, cost-effective Riverfront Centre

The city met with the Minister regarding concerns and issues associated with ongoing sustainability

  • Dec 12, 2017

Wedding traditions

The dream of a happy and long lasting marriage is not any different today than 70 years ago

  • Nov 24, 2017

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 16, 2017

Everyone seems to be jumping on the pot train now

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

  • Nov 16, 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 10, 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 10, 2017

Don’t expect China to budge on North Korea

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

  • Nov 8, 2017

Proposed national park would benefit the Okanagan

Richard Cannings is the MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay

  • Nov 8, 2017

Low Dose Naltrexone

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

  • Nov 3, 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 2, 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 27, 2017

Climate change real and natural

Letter to the Editor; Thorpe Watson, PhD, Warfield

  • Oct 10, 2017

Marijuana and Canada in legal limbo

An editorial from the Amherst News

  • Sep 15, 2017

Smoke Eater: Looking forward to moving forward

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

  • Sep 1, 2017

The huckleberry conundrum

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

  • Aug 26, 2017

PLACE NAMES: Taghum

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

  • Aug 18, 2017