Opinions

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.

Eyeview By David Charbonneau
December 29, 2016 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — The provincial health ministers should resolve in the New Year to stop bickering, take the money from the feds, and use it as intended.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
December 28, 2016 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — Our governments have a shortage of representation from women — that’s nothing new. In Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tried to address it, appointing 15 women to his cabinet of 30 members.

One Man's Opinion By Doug Collins
December 27, 2016 - 11:00am

KAMLOOPS —  Every year at this time, we start to see items about the biggest stories of the year. In the world perspective, Donald Trump’s seemingly unlikely rise to the presidency has loomed above all else.

Plain Rhetoric By Bill McQuarrie
December 27, 2016 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — Like the Great Carnac of Johnny Carson’s era, it’s that time of year again.  Time to pull out the crystal ball, the Ouija board, some old tealeaves, a copy of the National Enquirer and figure out what 2017 will look like.

The Way I See It By Daniela Ginta
December 26, 2016 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — It was after 11pm on Christmas Eve that my husband and I took the dog out for a walk. It was quiet. Magic of a different kind.

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