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
Red Mountain Resort camera captured fireball


    Firefighter Games 2017


      Fatal Hwy. 10 motor vehicle collision
      • 5 hours ago


      REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
      • 15 hours ago


      B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

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

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

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

      • Sep 16th, 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

      PLACE NAMES: Thrums and Timville

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

      • Sep 14th, 2017

      Letter: Chicken project bungled from the start

      I think this backyard chicken project has been bungled from the beginning.

      Faith Foundations: Is that all there is to life?

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

      • 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

      Letters: Plea to properly dispose of cigarettes

      When will people learn? The butts extend into Cone Hill Park, which is very dry.

      • 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