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

PLACE NAMES: Toronto, part 1

Toronto, also known as Volcanic City, also known as Eagle City, was named after Henry P. Toronto

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Faith Foundations: Dancing on the Labyrinth?

Do you know what a labyrinth is?

  • Sep 21st, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

Red Mountain Resort camera captured fireball


    Firefighter Games 2017


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      COLUMN: Global warming? Climate change? Or something else?

      Columnist Greg Utzig on temperature trends across the world and in the Kootenays

      • Sep 16th, 2017

      PLACE NAMES: Thrums and Timville

      J.M. Barrie’s fictional Scottish town became a real place in West Kootenay

      • Sep 14th, 2017

      Faith Foundations: Is that all there is to life?

      So the question is, “Is that all there is to life?”

      • Sep 14th, 2017

      John White: Why are my lungs on fire?

      I’m at the precipice of getting back in shape after 20 years of relative inactivity.

      Gord Turner: The joys of retirement

      A friend a bit younger than me who is still working lamented that he was afraid to retire.

      • Sep 14th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Little integrity left to protect

      Darryl Plecas taints an already shabby B.C. political scene

      John White: Life’s a dirty ditch and then you fry cheese balls

      I’ll be hitting the magic age of 50 soon and that has me thinking about my plans for retirement.

      PLACE NAMES: Three Forks and Ten Mile City

      Several parties claimed the site on which the now-ghost town of Three Forks was built.

      • Sep 7th, 2017

      Walter Volovsek: Retrospectives — Arrow Dam 4

      The north low-level ports have been completed, and work is proceeding on the four spillways.

      • Sep 7th, 2017

      Indigenous bureaucracy grows again

      B.C. offers stalled development, gambling money

      John White: The spider whisperer is here to save

      I’ve got a thing for trying to save all creatures.

      Gord Turner: Can you see the signs? No? Good

      The bulk of signage throughout a community often seems in excess of what’s needed.

      • Aug 30th, 2017

      Walter Volovsek: Time Windows — The Arrow Lake Grade

      The most challenging part of the railway extension was along Lower Arrow Lake to Bull Dog Tunnel.

      • Aug 30th, 2017