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B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

Betsy Kline: Time to lift stigma over pregnancy loss

One of the issues that makes it difficult to deal with is people don’t really want to talk about it.

Gord Turner: Football among friends

Now that we’re into autumn, it’s clearly the season for football.

  • Oct 12th, 2017

Walter Volovsek: Retrospectives — Arrow Dam 8

Several workers position the concrete bucket over a large funnel.

  • Oct 12th, 2017

PLACE NAMES: Trout Lake and Troup Junction

Trout Lake — or Lake de Truite — was named by the time James Turnbull passed through the area in 1865.

  • Oct 12th, 2017

John White: Bullying leaves deep scars behind

One boy, in particular was merciless in his torment of the smaller boys in our grade

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        B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

        Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

        Walter Volovsek: Retrospectives — Arrow Dam 7

        Concrete was picked up from the batch plant in four huge buckets that were transported to the site.

        • Oct 5th, 2017

        PLACE NAMES: Trail

        The Dewdney Trail gave the City of Trail its name, but why didn’t they call it Dewdney instead?

        • Oct 5th, 2017

        Column: Be thankful for our forests

        Forests define our Canadian geography and identity.

        • Oct 5th, 2017

        John White: I’m seriously having a cow, man

        Ask anyone who knows me even a little and they’ll tell you that I’m a major Simpsons nerdlinger.

        B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

        Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

        PLACE NAMES: Toronto, part 2

        The man for whom Toronto Creek was named was married five times in 30 years.

        • Sep 28th, 2017

        John White: Is the smartphone really so smart?

        Walk with me for a bit and have a listen to a middle-aged man’s rantings.

        Gord Turner: Enjoying the hazy autumn

        This year we’ve had a blistering hot summer with heavy smoke in the air on many mornings.

        • Sep 28th, 2017

        Walter Volovsek: Time Windows — A Bridge to Castlegar

        Although Castlegar was born in 1897, it took a railway bridge to infuse the town with life.

        • Sep 28th, 2017

        B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

        John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

        COLUMN: Donna Macdonald on how cities should prepare for flooding

        The old methods that no longer work, and some promising alternatives

        • Sep 22nd, 2017

        John White: Hitting the ice after 30 years

        It’s been 30 freakin’ years since I’ve played hockey in an organized and meaningful fashion

        Walter Volovsek: Retrospectives — Arrow Dam 6

        The navigation lock was constructed with a movable crane that ran on rails within the lock passage.

        • Sep 21st, 2017