Opinion

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

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

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

B.C. unions, protesters move up

John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

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    Abbotsford International Air Show Wrap-up

       

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        John White: I finally understand the ‘Kootenay vibe’

        I returned from a trip to Edmonton with unexpected fresh perspective on life in Castlegar.

        Nakusp Stories: The fish that got away

        Though fishing had not been good, Fred Johanson and his son-in-law decided to try their luck.

        • Jul 14th, 2017

        Birds of Nakusp: Black-headed Grosbeak

        From time to time I get phone calls about a black and orange bird that someone has seen.

        • Jul 14th, 2017

        The conquest of rural B.C.

        Urban environmentalists have occupied the NDP

        John White: Much to consider on this milestone Canada Day

        There were specific emotional aspects this year that heightened the impact.

        B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

        John Horgan, Christy Clark posture on poltical donations

        NAKUSP STORIES: Charlie Slade

        Bear interaction with humans has been a longstanding part of our local history.

        • Jun 29th, 2017

        Gary Davidson: Birds of Nakusp — American Redstart

        In Canada and the USA, the warbler family is represented by almost 60 species.

        • Jun 29th, 2017

        All parties throwing your billions around

        Christy Clark promises to match NDP, Greens spending spree

        History pic: Minto at Galena Bay

        The lonely ruins of the SS Minto sit on the shores of Galena Bay in May 1968.

        • Jun 22nd, 2017

        PLACE NAMES: Little Slocan, Silvery Slocan, Slocan Creek

        Many places and geographic features have adopted the name Slocan.

        • Jun 22nd, 2017

        Seniors’ Column: Dealing with grief

        The Canadian Mental Health Association has supplied suggestions which focus on grieving.

        • Jun 22nd, 2017

        Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

        Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

        Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

        Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million