Opinions

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
February 20, 2019 - 7:42am

KAMLOOPS — THE B.C. BUDGET released yesterday totally failed in some areas, didn’t go far enough in others. Etc., etc. — that’s always the response from critics of the government.

The Way I See It By Daniela Ginta
February 19, 2019 - 11:35am

HERE'S THE THING: I never envisioned that students and teachers at a Kamloops school could be the target of a deadly plot. When the explanatory email came from the school district, I read it twice and shook my head.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
February 19, 2019 - 7:28am

KAMLOOPS — WESTERN CANADA THEATRE is trying to put the best possible face on the shutdown of Sagebrush Theatre for roof repairs, characterizing the massive reshuffling of productions to other venues as some sort of grand adventure.

Refraction By Katie Neustaeter
February 17, 2019 - 10:04am

A significant police incident played out in my neighbourhood on Thursday morning of this week at a home within a 5 minute walk of our elementary school and in the back yards of dozens of families (

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
February 16, 2019 - 7:00am

WHEN EVEN winter-hardened veterans from our neck of the woods complain about the weather, you know things aren’t normal. I haven’t heard this much bitching since Tim Hortons put chicken strips on the menu.

Two & Out By James Peters
February 15, 2019 - 1:00pm

HOW MANY FLOWER STORES do we have in Kamloops? How many coffee shops or shoe stores? You don't know, do you? That's understandable.

Eyeview By David Charbonneau
February 14, 2019 - 4:21pm

FOR DECADES, B.C. governments have hidden the true cost of BC Hydro rates — but especially the BC Liberals.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
February 14, 2019 - 5:00am

IF YOU HAD ANY DOUBTS that we live in a nanny state, read up on the case of the Kamloops dad who was “shocked” to find the men’s washroom in a Kamloops McDonalds didn’t have a diaper change station.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
February 13, 2019 - 5:39am

KAMLOOPS — IN NORMAL TIMES, yesterday’s Speech from the Throne in the B.C. Legislature would have dominated the news for a couple of days.

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