Editorials

EDITORIAL: On the ongoing hostage situation at the Castlegar airport

Tackling airport reliability a David-and-Goliath challenge for city

EDITORIAL: The People’s Party of Canada arrives in the Kootenays

‘The Conservative Party of Canada walked away from us,’ says organizer of Kootenay-Columbia and South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding associations

EDITORIAL: The life of a hunting wife

Carmen Petrie on her relationship with her husband’s passion

  • Sep 4, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Changes at hand for Arrow Lakes News

Size change for modern reader

  • Jul 31, 2018
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Wildlife advocates thrilled with success of overpasses in Banff National Park
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EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

COLUMN: Perfect timing for out-of-town editor

Nakusp hospital announcement made for big news day

  • Jan 17, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

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

CARTOON: Notley pleads her case

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley focus of editorial cartoon

  • Dec 7, 2016

Our View: The sad sting of a joke

Humour and satire can be touchy subjects for some.

  • Jan 14, 2015

Tragedy in New Denver affects the West Kootenay

The vessel, with four young people aboard, apparently capsized, plunging the group into the chilly water.

  • May 15, 2014

Better ways than HST to spread the wealth

Re: NDP's problems go deeper (B.C. Views, Jan. 25)Tom Fletcher says the…

  • Jan 27, 2011