Opinion

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

Thankful for Trail’s local newspaper

Letter to the Editor by Dan Ervin

  • Nov 16th, 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 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

Where in the world did Wampsha come from?

PLACE NAMES: Wampsha. In 1900, King Solomon’s Mining Company of Ohio and Arizona arrived at Woodbury

  • Nov 10th, 2017
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      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

      Smokies fan’s gesture a sign of sportsmanship

      “What a great example of Trails team spirit and sportsmanship.”

      • Nov 7th, 2017

      LETTER: First Nations defending their waters

      Response to Tom Fletcher from salmon farm occupiers

      • Nov 6th, 2017

      B.C. VIEWS: The limits of Indigenous rights

      Jumbo Glacier Resort decision a harsh lesson for John Horgan

      B.C. VIEWS: Dam decision a big test for NDP

      Alternatives to completing Site C not pleasant for John Horgan

      The Trail library is more than just books

      We welcome library patrons with cards from across B.C. to access our services, writes K. Foley

      • 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

      Balfour Declaration turns 100

      WWI letter from Brits, the Balfour Declaration, led to creation of the state of Israel

      • Nov 1st, 2017

      B.C. VIEWS: Myths of our marine environment

      MLA Lana Popham a long-time salmon farm protester

      COLUMN: Liberal government ignores even its own MPs on supporting Canadian news

      With nice words and platitudes, they rejected everything that the Heritage committee recommended

      • Oct 28th, 2017

      COLUMN: Election alert!

      Donna Macdonald has some advice for people thinking of running for municipal office…

      • Oct 28th, 2017

      COLUMN: Election alert!

      Donna Macdonald has some advice for people thinking of running for municipal office…

      • Oct 28th, 2017

      Mayors, director tout ’collaboration builds communities’

      Collaboration is working together to create something, writes Area A director and BV mayors

      • Oct 27th, 2017