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No counterfeits, please

Mr. Rogers famously told fans that when something bad or…

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Back to the Future

I live in logging country. My dad has been a…

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Electoral equivocation

Equal does not mean equitable. The next time B.C. voters…

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An SOS for moms everywhere

On Sunday I went to my mother’s house, a Tupperware…

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The beef with beef

The gourmet foodie website Epicurious announced this week it will…

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The North considers

Never let a good crisis go to waste. You might…

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No consent, no pic

The other day, I was catching up with a friend…

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No place to plug in

I filled up my car yesterday and paid $1.329 per…

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When Irish ideas are smiling

“Our Vision is for a thriving rural (region) which is…

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Pointing up

Northern B.C. weathered the pandemic better than many regions of…

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Locked out

It was celebrated at the time as a David and…

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Pouce Coupe affair shows more accountability needed for municipal leaders

As of last night, 1,487 people had signed an online…

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A long shot, but one worth taking

When the federal Liberal government introduced Bill C-21 this week…

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The woman who fell to Earth

So former Governor-General Julie Payette is not a nice person,…

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Recipe for disaster

A virus doesn’t travel, but people do. Despite a year…

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A warning from the south

It took just four years for Donald Trump’s America to…

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Why are rural crime rates so high?

Any day now, Statistics Canada will likely release its annual…

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Where’s the Green Wave?

Glaciers are melting. Sea levels are rising. Forests are burning,…

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To those who ran: thank you

It was perhaps California state senate candidate Dick Tuck who…

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‘All hat, no horse’

My grandpa would have called it all hat and no…

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When rights become reality

Vasectomies are free; birth control isn’t. In 2020. Sixty years…

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The shrinking middle

A brief PST holiday or a one-time pandemic rebate on…

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The problem with quotas

The nomination of former federal NDP MP Nathan Cullen to…

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Nowhere should be ‘Beyond Hope’

I’m going to make a wild prediction about the results…

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Getting the word out

I won’t do any pearl-clutching this week over the timing…

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Not just a big city problem

Fathers, mothers, sons, wives, cousins, friends. It’s an unfortunate but…

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When the fish don’t come

There was some “good news” reported this month for the…

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Papers, please

There is another epidemic getting out of control in B.C.,…

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In pandemic response, one size does not fit all

Prince George has closed its arenas until who-knows-when, and the…

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COVID staycation BINGO

In the Before Times, warm weather and longer days in…

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How COVID could save Rural BC

I’ve been working from home, on and off, for almost…

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‘It’s stupid that it has become normal.’

I was walking downtown in Williams Lake one day a…

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Summertime, and the livin’ is…hard

There was a time when the family farm fed most…

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Where’s the beef?

The cattle ranches of the British Columbia Interior are quiet,…

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Slow, unreliable Internet service plagues rural BC

I’m diligently physically distancing, which means I have a fair…

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Myth-information in the age of COVID-19

No, you can’t catch COVID-19 from your dog. Please don’t…

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The cabin is calling – and it’s saying ‘stay away’

“Please!!! Just stay home!” That appeal was posted this week…

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Beacons of hope in a sea of darkness

It is in the darkness that we need the light….

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More than just a card

Sunday is International Women’s Day. There will be – fairly…

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Common ground

“All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from…

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Has it really come to this?

A convoy of logging trucks and hundreds of forestry workers…

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A long time to wreck, a long time to fix

The arrests of protesters blocking the Coastal Gas Link LNG…

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‘Just holding on.’

On Wednesday – nearly two years after the first of…

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A letter of hope

It goes without saying that it will not be Christmas…

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‘They just want the stumpage dollar’

There are still trees. Don’t let the ever-longer list of…

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After the mill closes

Kim Thomas started working weekends at the Chasm sawmill as…

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Keeping the lights on

A year ago, West Fraser Timber Co. began to announce…

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