Standing up to staged tent squatters

Communities fight back against ‘travelling circus’ for media

Place Names: Four Mile City became Silverton

Silverton was originally known as Four Mile or Four Mile City, after Four Mile Creek.

  • May 18th, 2017

Faith Foundations: Portrait of a Godly mother

Mother’s Day made me want to write on the story of a mother in the Bible.

  • May 18th, 2017

Retrospectives: Upstream View

This view from the McDiarmid property shows the scene upriver.

  • May 18th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: This is your election on TV

Campaigns are no time to discuss serious issues

Spring Fling 2017


BReaking boards for justice


Breaking boards for justice


Mayor Chernoff breaks a board


Time Windows — Riverview: New Blood

As the optimism of the 1920s was washed away by the Depression, McDairmid & Squires sought a manager.

  • May 11th, 2017

John White: Exploring the psychological pyramid scheme

If you’re like me, you have a hard time thinking about anything when your comfort is challenged.

Gord Turner: A look at Selkirk College’s 50 years

It was an honour to attend Selkirk College’s graduation recently.

  • May 11th, 2017

Place Names: Shutty Bench named for Slovak family

Shutty Bench, a few kilometers north of Kaslo, was founded in 1898 by Andrew Shutty and his son.

  • May 11th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on

Place Names: Shoreacres was once Slocan Crossing, Lancasters

Slocan Crossing appears on Perry’s Mining Map of 1893.

  • May 4th, 2017

Faith Foundations: A bumber crop of garlic

And he said to them, “Why are you afraid, you of little faith?”

  • May 4th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

Gord Turner: What you bring home from travel

We were looking for that one-of-a-kind souvenir to put on a shelf or a wall when we arrived home.

  • Apr 27th, 2017