Opinion

Letter: Working to ensure all students thrive

October is National Principals’ Month

  • Oct 19th, 2017

John White: The nightly rumble with Scumbag Brain

I’ve been engaged in a hearty battle with Scumbag Brain over the past few weeks.

PLACE NAMES: Tunnel, Vallican, and Velvet

Bulldog Tunnel is the most impressive feature of the old Columbia and Western Railway.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Liabilities of a rapacious industry

Although climate change is a reality, our reliance on it to shrug off certain environmental changes is often overdone.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

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        John White: Bullying leaves deep scars behind

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

        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

        B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

        Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

        LETTER: Scientific consensus favours human-caused warming

        Sierra Club B.C. campaigner responds to Tom Fletcher column

        • 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.

        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

        What is Rossland reading?

        One fiction and one non-fiction pick from the Rossland Public Library.

        • Oct 5th, 2017

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

        Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

        John White: Is the smartphone really so smart?

        Walk with me for a bit and have a listen to an old man’s rantings.

        PLACE NAMES: Toronto, part 2

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

        • Sep 28th, 2017

        Letter: Annual Life Chains event to be held

        Life Chain will take place in Trail on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m.

        • 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