Opinions

One Man's Opinion By Doug Collins
January 8, 2017 - 5:00am

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.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
January 7, 2017 - 5:00am

KAMLOOPS — I don’t want to hear one more person say, “It’s positively balmy” every time the temperature creeps above minus 20.

Two & Out By James Peters
January 6, 2017 - 5:00am

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.

Eyeview By David Charbonneau
January 5, 2017 - 5:00am

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.

Armchair Mayor By Mel Rothenburger
January 4, 2017 - 5:30pm

KAMLOOPS — I don’t remember when Kamloops City council has been in such a state of functional uncertainty as it is now.

One Man's Opinion By Doug Collins
January 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

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.

Plain Rhetoric By Bill McQuarrie
January 3, 2017 - 10:30am

KAMLOOPS — Donald Trump, in his usual self-obsessed and vulgar way, decided to trash the UN in one of his Boxing Day tweets.  

The Way I See It By Daniela Ginta
January 2, 2017 - 11:00am

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.

One Man's Opinion By Doug Collins
January 1, 2017 - 5:00am

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.

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