KAMLOOPS — I have seen so many surveys over the past couple of weeks asking viewers, readers and listeners, depending on your medium of choice what the biggest loss was in 2016.
KAMLOOPS — I don’t want to hear one more person say, “It’s positively balmy” every time the temperature creeps above minus 20.
KAMLOOPS — In hindsight, I was maybe growing up too fast. I was 19 years old, and I was speaking in front of crowds of several hundred people on Sunday mornings, people who were very protective of their church podiums.
KAMLOOPS — Legal opiates are being used to adulterate illegal ones with tragic consequences. More than 800 British Columbians were killed in fentanyl-related overdoses last year.
KAMLOOPS — I don’t remember when Kamloops City council has been in such a state of functional uncertainty as it is now.
KAMLOOPS — Despite my obvious physical challenges, I would much prefer to fly at Christmas than drive. My theory is simple — I would rather be stranded at either end of the trip than in the middle.
KAMLOOPS — Donald Trump, in his usual self-obsessed and vulgar way, decided to trash the UN in one of his Boxing Day tweets.
KAMLOOPS — Today, on the first day of the year, I had the sweet chance to hold an 11-day-old baby for a few minutes. It’s a form of therapy you could say.
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.