KAMLOOPS — This is the eighth in a series on my experiences as the mayor of Kamloops from 1999 to 2005. By MEL ROTHENBURGER
KAMLOOPS — The Calgary Flames appear to be playing politics in their efforts to get a new hockey arena in that city.
KAMLOOPS — Twenty-seven residents of Kamloops are heading for a whole lot of hurt. For 24 of them, it will hit them hard on Saturday night, Sept. 30. That’s when they’ll receive their rejection slips from the electorate.
KAMLOOPS — I think we've done it, Kamloops. Cross your fingers, knock on wood. Don't knock too hard, though, you might start a fire. But all indications are, the worst of the fire season is behind us.
KAMLOOPS — When Prime Minister Trudeau shuffled his cabinet August 28th, much of the news centred around the creation of an extra minister involved in aboriginal affairs, and former TV host Seamus O’Reagan moved into Veterans Affairs.
KAMLOOPS — Recently declassified documents reveal the true mission of the raid on the beaches of Dieppe on August 19, 1942.
KAMLOOPS — Instead of taking sides in the shopping cart debate, why don’t we come up with a solution that will make everyone winners?
KAMLOOPS — Dealing with the homeless population is one of the toughest jobs there is. I am constantly in awe of those who work on the street with the homeless and how they deal with the most marginal people in our society.