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“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

 

Photo: Shayna Douglas/Unsplash

Top Shelf Stories: Forget the darn Gatorade

By Connor Jones *************** On a cold Sunday morning in November, Grandpa…

  • Sep 9, 2021

 

Barrier protects checkout clerk at a grocery store in North Vancouver, March 22, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

COLUMN: Automated checkouts are altering the job market

There has been a growing opposition to these devices, especially in the past few months

 

“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.
In 1927, swimmers enjoyed a day in the water at the CGIT and CSET Camp in Summerland. While none of the people in this photograph have smart phones, there is some debate about whether a beach image from the United Kingdom in 1943 shows a man using a smart phone. (Photograph courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

COLUMN: The mystery of the time-travelling tourist

Was the man in a 1943 photograph checking his smart phone?

In 1927, swimmers enjoyed a day in the water at the CGIT and CSET Camp in Summerland. While none of the people in this photograph have smart phones, there is some debate about whether a beach image from the United Kingdom in 1943 shows a man using a smart phone. (Photograph courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Memorials have been set up to honour those who died during the Second World War. (Pixabay.com)

It’s time to stop making comparisons to Hitler

The deadliest, most destructive war in human history should not become a metaphor

Memorials have been set up to honour those who died during the Second World War. (Pixabay.com)
The Royal Theatre has undergone a huge renovation during the pandemic. The Trail moviehouse was again forced to shut down by provincial health orders issued in December. Photo: Jim Bailey

Buy popcorn, take your seat as the lights dim, and save the cinematic experienc

2021 is where the real chaos awaits for the fledgling film industry

The Royal Theatre has undergone a huge renovation during the pandemic. The Trail moviehouse was again forced to shut down by provincial health orders issued in December. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Happy New Year: Keep coming back with love in 2021

Sarah Simpson column: Keep coming back with love

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Why was the CERB decision left to the last minute?

Why was the CERB decision left to the last minute?

Opinion from Richard Cannings, MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay

  • Oct 13, 2020
Why was the CERB decision left to the last minute?
(Canadian Press photo)

Painful Truth: Greetings from Phase 2

Some of us never left Phase 2 of the re-opening. Some never left Phase 1.

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Editor’s desk stock photo.

The Editor’s Desk: Coping with COVID quiz

How well are you dealing with the pandemic? Take this quiz and find out!

Editor’s desk stock photo.
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The Editor’s Desk: Coronavirus classic cinema

Some familiar films would look a lot different if they’d been made during a time of COVID-19

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The Trail Times is pleased to welcome Montrose native Connor Jones as a contributor in his column called Top Shelf Stories. (Submitted photo)

YOU didn’t back check …

Pro hockey player Connor Jones’ inspiring stories on life, hockey and everything in between.

  • Jul 10, 2020
The Trail Times is pleased to welcome Montrose native Connor Jones as a contributor in his column called Top Shelf Stories. (Submitted photo)
Freddy Marks has been a professional realtor for more than 30 years. (Submitted photo)

Your House Has Become More Than Just Home Base

Real Estate columnist Freddy Marks notes rural property demand is growing

  • Jul 10, 2020
Freddy Marks has been a professional realtor for more than 30 years. (Submitted photo)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, some are taking extra time to prepare special home-cooked meals. (Stock photo)

Our pre-pandemic world will not return

After some of the changes I’ve been seeing, I don’t want life to go back to the way it was earlier

During the COVID-19 pandemic, some are taking extra time to prepare special home-cooked meals. (Stock photo)
House of Commons to have virtual and in-person sittings

House of Commons to have virtual and in-person sittings

From the Hill: Richard Cannings MP South Okanagan-West Kootenay

  • Jun 3, 2020
House of Commons to have virtual and in-person sittings
COVID-19: Business Check-In

COVID-19: Business Check-In

The application process for certain programs has not been smooth.

  • May 28, 2020
COVID-19: Business Check-In
The business of COVID-19: Tax Check-In

The business of COVID-19: Tax Check-In

June 1 deadline for submitting tax returns is looming

  • May 22, 2020
The business of COVID-19: Tax Check-In
The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope

The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope

It started harmlessly enough, with pulling a few weeds, and then it just grew

The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope
COVID-19 Business Support: Wage subsidy system underway

COVID-19 Business Support: Wage subsidy system underway

“Questions from businesses continue, but now the answers are more concrete … “

  • Apr 30, 2020
COVID-19 Business Support: Wage subsidy system underway