KAMLOOPS — Is the end of summer on the horizon, or the end of days? It feels more like the latter. We’ve come to commonly apply the term “Apocalypse” to wildfire season. A sense of doom hangs in the air like thick smoke.
KAMLOOPS — During times of crisis, it’s natural for our sensitivities to be heightened.
KAMLOOPS — As a ten-year-old, I was eager to see Princess Elizabeth when she visited Edmonton in 1951; a year before she became Queen.
KAMLOOPS — There are a lot of reasons Todd Stone has a shot at becoming the next leader of the BC Liberals and, therefore, a future premier.
KAMLOOPS — Back around 2008, I was asked for my thoughts on the local economy and what new ideas I might have about diversifying our economy.
KAMLOOPS — Oh, gosh, when will the BC Conservatives give up and find something better to do?
KAMLOOPS — He was probably hoping he didn’t have to make the decision quite this early. Todd Stone will decide soon whether or not he will seek the leadership of the B.C. Liberal Party.
KAMLOOPS — This is the second in a series on my experiences as the mayor of Kamloops from 1999 to 2005, first published in 2008. With a by-election for mayor and two council seats scheduled for Sept.
KAMLOOPS — What makes some people offer their homes to wildfire evacuees, donate money and goods, and even go and spend long nights snuggling terrified pets, while others do the exact opposite; stealing hoses and water pumps, enjoying ti