Opinions

Plain Rhetoric By Bill McQuarrie
July 18, 2017 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — The city’s by-election is two and a half months away and I’ve got my fingers crossed that we won’t again be given Winnie The Pooh’s, Eeyore version of municipal politics.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
July 17, 2017 - 4:00pm

KAMLOOPS — There’s now no question that the City of Kamloops is officially opposed to Ajax. Had the vote been held three weeks ago, it would have been 6-1 against the mine.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am

KAMLOOPS — Here’s what the letter from Kamloops City council on Ajax SHOULD say:   July 17, 2017 Tracy James, Project Assessment Manager, BC Environmental Assessment Office

The Way I See It By Daniela Ginta
July 17, 2017 - 5:00am

It’s a smoky morning in Kamloops and about to get smokier still, judging by the large plume riding down the North Thompson. I took the dog out for a walk but we’re both slowing down our usual pace on days like today.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
July 15, 2017 - 5:00am

Kamloops City council has a big decision to make Monday, and it’s not as cut and dried as it seems.

Two & Out By James Peters
July 14, 2017 - 4:30pm

KAMLOOPS — Last year, when Fort McMurray was on fire, I said there was no more divisive city in Canada. There hasn't been for decades now.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
July 14, 2017 - 5:00am

Where’s the Martin Mars? That’s a question that’s been all over social media during the past week since the big outbreak of wildfires that resulted in a provincial state of emergency being declared.

Eyeview By David Charbonneau
July 13, 2017 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — The male ego is attached to being the chief breadwinner. It’s a fictitious remnant of the caveman’s role as hunter and provider.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
July 13, 2017 - 5:00am

If an RCMP officer knocked on your door and told you to evacuate your home due to an approaching wildfire, what would you do? Most of us would get out as fast as we could.

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