Opinion

LETTER: Tandem garage design should be limited in Langley developments

A local writer is concerned tandem garages will be allowed in the redevelopment of Brookswood.

  • Feb 18, 2019

COLUMN: You can’t incarcerate a mind

Having the right to read is crucial in a prison environment

  • Feb 18, 2019

Letter: Stop calling athletes products

Reader says the term products must go from sports vernacular

  • Feb 18, 2019

Letter: Vernon cultural referendum cloudy

Reader says a public information session is needed

  • Feb 18, 2019

LETTER: Langley man says Wilson-Raybould deserves Canadians’ respect

A letter writer said the former federal justice minister is one of a rare class of politicians.

  • Feb 17, 2019

EDITORIAL: Hold your family close

What are your plans for Family Day?

  • Feb 17, 2019

LETTER: Thanks to truly angelic Snow Angels

Harrison residents Marg and Ted Doman thank the anonymous snow shovellers who cleaned their driveway

  • Feb 17, 2019

OUR VIEW: Search and rescue organization needs to be examined

No organization should be immune to scrutiny

  • Feb 17, 2019

If you think you understand wind chill, think again

As a kid growing up in the central Alps of Switzerland I knew three winter temperature conditions: not too bad, cold, and bloody cold. When I experienced my first 40 below in Fort Nelson, where Fahrenheit meets Celsius, I convinced myself that once the temperature hits 40 below it doesn't make any difference anymore. I abandoned that assumption long before I experienced my all-time low, -54 C in Dawson City. All these experiences were before the invention of the wind chill factor.

  • Feb 17, 2019

LETTER: Langley musician warns other about leaving instruments in vehicles

The tools of his trade were stolen in a vehicle break-in and will be costly to replace.

  • Feb 17, 2019

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The framework for reconciliation

Guest View from writers involved in the United Nations declaration.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Letter: B.C. takes leap forward with promised legislation

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to be implemented

  • Feb 17, 2019

Opinion: The Second Street development might be a problem – but it’s not council’s problem

Reporter Kate Saylors writes about the common misconception surrounding a BC Housing development.

Letter: Politics behind the climate change debate

Writer says there's more to it than what we're being told

  • Feb 17, 2019

Untrending: More wisdom from the inbox

'The death of long-form writing.'

  • Feb 17, 2019

The Earring Man

My father makes earrings from rocks. He has a philosophy about it, too.

  • Feb 17, 2019

EDITORIAL: Measuring snowfall

Snow measurements show less snowfall than usual, and a considerably less than last year

  • Feb 17, 2019

Corns about herbicide use in Interior forests

Columnist Jim Hilton explores the use of herbicides in Quesnel forests

  • Feb 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

A mind of their own

I was talking to my mom this week, who remarked that kids really have a mind of their own, noting that she had always hoped her (four) children would be avid readers. While I read a little, I would say all four of us have disappointed her in that regard.