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“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: The Rich Man’s Folly

‘A man’s life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.’

  • Oct 24, 2021

 

Robert’s column

It’s hard to believe there is a B.C. labour crunch

There are “Help Wanted” signs everywhere

 

Tim Schewe

Driving in B.C. without a licence, what happens if you’re caught?

It will be the end of the trip as you will be prevented from driving further

  • Sep 30, 2021

 

Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Some of us not meant to be TV stars

Our bosses decided they could save money if they combined television and newspaper reporters

Robert’s column
Robert's column

Different worlds; Today’s school experience versus 40 years ago

Opinion: I’m always pleasantly surprised when I go to schools these days

Robert's column
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think On These Things: Gain That is Loss

‘The only remedy for the sins and sorrows of men is Christ.’

  • Sep 12, 2021
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: Do Not Wrong Another

‘We should treat others, just as we ourselves, would wish to be treated.’

  • Aug 15, 2021
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Left lane blockers

I would respond that I preferred to write the ticket for the offence that was the more dangerous

  • Aug 12, 2021
Tim Schewe
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Jaywalking: cross at your own risk

Pedestrians must shoulder their share of the responsibility

  • Jul 14, 2021
Tim Schewe
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: When drivers kill

Most people hearing this news are likely to ask, why hadn’t the driver been charged with homicide?

  • Jul 11, 2021
Tim Schewe
Tim Schewe

Things that will not invalidate a B.C. traffic ticket

A violator’s signature is not required to make the ticket valid.

  • Jul 7, 2021
Tim Schewe
A map created by the Ministry of Forests shows the activity of the Bea Fire in Beaverdell, B.C. in 1989, including one house in particular (at bottom right) that was nearly completely surrounded by flames. (Ministry of Forests)

COLUMN: Looking back on historic fire that nearly destroyed a B.C. town

Enormous firefighting effort saved Beaverdell from destruction in 1989

A map created by the Ministry of Forests shows the activity of the Bea Fire in Beaverdell, B.C. in 1989, including one house in particular (at bottom right) that was nearly completely surrounded by flames. (Ministry of Forests)
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.

Think on These Things: A Seminary Class

‘In these days of COVID, we all need to be aware of how we treat others.’

“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston Pastor Ian Cotton.
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Improving everything except drivers

I think that we should be doing more to improve our driving than renewing our licence every 5 years.

  • Jul 3, 2021
Tim Schewe
Who goes first at a four-way stop? Photo: Joshua Hoehne/Unsplash

Who goes first? The age-old four-way stop confusion

When more than one driver stops at the same time the situation becomes a bit more complicated

Who goes first at a four-way stop? Photo: Joshua Hoehne/Unsplash
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: A case for print

Print is still a highly effective medium for helping businesses reach their customers, according to Joe Smith

  • Jun 12, 2021
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Ryan Uytdewilligen

RYAN’S REGARDS: Everyone’s a hero with a phone at the ready

Every social interaction seems to come with cell phones documenting the situation

Ryan Uytdewilligen
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Traffic cop humour

He demands to know what sort of device had been used to measure his speed

  • Jun 1, 2021
Tim Schewe
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston pastor Ian Cotton. (File photo)

Think on These Things: Everyone is Invited

“Tell them there is healing, cleansing for every soul…”

  • May 16, 2021
“Think on These Things” is a column written by retired Creston pastor Ian Cotton. (File photo)
Tim Schewe

The problem of deafening motorcycles on B.C. roadways

Why don’t the police charge drivers of motorcycles with no or ineffective mufflers?

  • May 11, 2021
Tim Schewe