THERE WAS A GUY who lived in our home town when I was growing up who made the local paper every year. He was a minor celebrity, a bit of a folk hero, even, because he killed rattlesnakes.
THE DEBATE OVER WHITE PRIVILEGE has reached a tipping point in Ashcroft and Cache Creek.
We Canadians are not only polite, but we’re very, very sensitive. It’s OK for us to be rude to our own politicians, but heaven forbid an American TV network should do it.
THE KINDER MORGAN pipeline should be built for the same reason as the pyramids – as a national monument.
KAMLOOPS — A couple of thoughts today on the ever-shifting tarsands, if you’ll excuse the pun.
WHATEVER HAPPENED to our neighbourhoods? They used to be peaceful places, where kids grew up in safely and everybody could depend on everybody else. Father Knows Best, Leave it to Beaver, Happy Days.
I'M GOING TO TAKE ON a subject this week that, for an opinion writer, is fraught with peril and affords an even higher degree of risk when said writer is male, white and supposedly privileged.
KAMLOOPS — It’s been a year since the NDP and Greens teamed up to take power away from the BC Liberals and, to hear the Greens tell it, the past 12 months have been nothing short of fabulous.