Opinion

One Week at a Time: My doors will be open

Reporter Adam Louis introduces himself to Hope and the surrounding communities

  • Jan 23, 2021

MLA REPORT: Clear communication needed for provincial vaccination plans

Adam Olsen is the MLA Saanich North and the Islands

  • Jan 23, 2021

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City council should save Nanaimo before trying to save planet

City councillors aren't at the G7 table, they represent a small B.C. city, says letter writer

  • Jan 23, 2021

Mary Lowther column: Making a foldable pea trellis on winter agenda

My previous methods required starting anew every spring

  • Jan 23, 2021

Watching the birds help us fight ‘Midwinter Jickers’

Guest column: Marianne Van Osch

  • Jan 23, 2021

Editorial: Literacy matters

This week marks the Williams Lake Tribune's annual edition of Reach a Reader, celebrating and promoting all the ways literacy enriches our lives.

LETTER: Subdivision of Boys and Girls Club land questioned

I remember when Crown land in Metchosin, 98 acres of prime forest, meadow, and pond, was turned over to the Boys and Girls Club for outdoor adventure programs for youth at risk. Who could argue with such a noble cause? Support from all levels of government and private and corporate donors has poured in over the years.

  • Jan 23, 2021

COVID-19 rule followers are not suckers

Cassidy Dankochik's column from the Jan. 20 paper

  • Jan 23, 2021

COLUMN: Careful planning involved in proposed municipal budget

Summerland mayor Toni Boot examines the municipal budget

  • Jan 23, 2021

EDITORIAL: With COVID-19, knowledge is power

Editor Grace Kennedy explains why the Observer is reporting on local case numbers, despite the flaws

  • Jan 23, 2021

LETTER: Thanks for supporting Summerland Food Bank

Generous donations benefited the community

Sarah Simpson Column: Books open up a world of discovery

We try to eat dinner as a family every night. It happens about 90 per cent of the time — a statistic I'm pretty proud of because the studies show it's good for families. I know it won't last though. As the kids get older they'll undoubtedly have to be at some type of sports or music practice or over at a classmate's doing a project for school or something (COVID-19 willing).

LETTER: Letter draws response

I disagree with the writer of the letter, Government duplicating services, in regards to the Braefoot building. The services alluded to are geared towards different populations. Why does it have to be one provider versus another? We can have both.

  • Jan 23, 2021

A banner year for the English lexicon

Thom hopes 2021 will not yield such a bevy of new terms and phrases

  • Jan 22, 2021

LETTER: One reader’s advice to Joe Biden

'Count the silver sir'

  • Jan 22, 2021

LETTERS: Worship can take place outside of churches

Williams Lake city council needs to mind its own business

  • Jan 22, 2021

Rec Perspectives: Use Family Day to Restore Well-Being

"While the usual celebrations and gatherings are not happening, the whole premise behind this fairly-new appointed statutory holiday is so families can take a break from hectic schedules and spend some quality time together sometime during the long weekend."

  • Jan 22, 2021

LETTER: Oak Bay should enhance outdoor space

The situation we are currently experiencing has underlined many challenges and opportunities in our community. As we will continue to stay local, the lack of easily accessible outdoor public space, will continue to be a civic challenge.

  • Jan 22, 2021

Kootnekoff: 2019 new directions report on B.C.’s WCB

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Jan 22, 2021