Opinions

Eyeview By David Charbonneau
January 5, 2017 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — Legal opiates are being used to adulterate illegal ones with tragic consequences. More than 800 British Columbians were killed in fentanyl-related overdoses last year.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
January 4, 2017 - 5:30pm

KAMLOOPS — I don’t remember when Kamloops City council has been in such a state of functional uncertainty as it is now.

One Man's Opinion By Doug Collins
January 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

KAMLOOPS — Despite my obvious physical challenges, I would much prefer to fly at Christmas than drive. My theory is simple — I would rather be stranded at either end of the trip than in the middle.

Plain Rhetoric By Bill McQuarrie
January 3, 2017 - 10:30am

KAMLOOPS — Donald Trump, in his usual self-obsessed and vulgar way, decided to trash the UN in one of his Boxing Day tweets.  

The Way I See It By Daniela Ginta
January 2, 2017 - 11:00am

KAMLOOPS — Today, on the first day of the year, I had the sweet chance to hold an 11-day-old baby for a few minutes. It’s a form of therapy you could say.

One Man's Opinion By Doug Collins
January 1, 2017 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — William Shakespeare was way ahead of his time. When he wrote one of his best comedies “Much Ado About Nothing” in the late 1500’s, he didn’t realize that the themes of the play would recur so many times throughout history.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
December 31, 2016 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — Mostly, 2016 sucked. The weather was awful, politics was a mess, and a lot of good people died.

Two & Out By James Peters
December 30, 2016 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — When George Michael, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds died this week, it all got to be a little much.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
December 29, 2016 - 10:52am

KAMLOOPS — The graffiti vandalism at the Kamloops cenotaph that occurred over the holiday season is disturbing on two fronts.

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