KAMLOOPS — If you’ve been following the local news you know by now that councillor Tina Lange will no longer be seeking a seat in the council in the next elections. It came as a surprise, and it has created quite a few ripples.
KAMLOOPS — POLITICIANS ARE THE least respected and most maligned people in the country. We love to disparage them but, cripes, can’t we have the decency to wish them well when they retire?
IT’S IMPOSSIBLE to talk about Canada Day this year without discussing our current relationship with the elephant to the south. Borrowing from the words of Pierre Trudeau, the beast is twitching and grunting.
KAMLOOPS — CIVIC POLITICS is not a nine-to-five job either for elected representatives or for the people who work for them. They know that, but they struggled with it this week.
HERE AT TWO AND OUT, we're all about saying thank-you to those who help out during devastating wildfires.
I SAT DOWN WITH HELEN CLARK, Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1999 to 2008, to talk about her country’s experience with electoral reform.
I CAN’T THINK of a worse place to spend a few million dollars worth of City taxpayers’ money than building a pedestrian overpass across Summit Drive from Upper College Heights to Thompson Rivers University.