Opinions

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.

Plain Rhetoric By Bill McQuarrie
January 23, 2018 - 5:01am

KAMLOOPS — Last week’s column on the perils of pot and how Father Knows Best, drew a number of responses but one in particular caught my eye.

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