Plain Rhetoric By Bill McQuarrie
January 30, 2018 - 8:10am

KAMLOOPS — Things got a bit testy at City Hall last Tuesday when Councillor Cavers introduced his motion asking staff to review and have a look at best practices when it came to snow removal.  

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
January 30, 2018 - 8:02am

KAMLOOPS — Being somewhat a student of crisis management, I’m always interested when big corporations face major PR problems.

The Way I See It By Daniela Ginta
January 29, 2018 - 6:59am

KAMLOOPS — We live close to one of the public high schools, which means that on any given day during lunch break, there is a stream of teens walking in front of our house, many of them shrouded in white billows of steam.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
January 29, 2018 - 6:48am

KAMLOOPS — Just for fun, I dug out my file of auto insurance payments yesterday. I’m now paying roughly 35 per cent more on insurance for my 13-year-old truck than when I bought it back in 2010.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
January 27, 2018 - 5:15am

KAMLOOPS — One snowy evening two winters ago, I happened to look out a window towards our hay shed, a couple of hundred steps from the house.

Two & Out By James Peters
January 26, 2018 - 5:07pm

KAMLOOPS — This week's announcement that the Liberals will freeze conversions to community mailboxes is the classic definition of compromise: it is bound to make no one happy.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
January 25, 2018 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — Whether it’s provincial and federal politicians on trade missions, or City councillors teaching overseas countries about governance, the public is always suspicious about whether it’s a waste of money.

Eyeview By David Charbonneau
January 25, 2018 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — Higher minimum wages are good for the economy but you would never know it from Ontario’s experience. Their hike to $14 dollars per hour has taken an ugly turn. Seattle’s experience was quite different.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
January 24, 2018 - 4:52am

KAMLOOPS — The latest bit of hallucinogenic malarkey coming out of the marijuana debate is that pot stores have the potential to raise property values in nearby neighbourhoods.