Opinion

Welcome to the misleadingly named new B.C. dino species

Thom muses on how early fossil collectors saddled us with an erroneous naming convention

  • Nov 13, 2019

Guest column: A year of progress at the Cowichan Valley Regional District

I'm excited about what we can achieve together in the year ahead.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Editorial: Don’t let your road rage get the better of you

Road safety largely comes down to trusting the drivers around us.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Letter: Support for Kooy

Seriously, Penticton Western News, go get some real news.

  • Nov 13, 2019

EDITORIAL: We need to step up our recycling efforts

As much as 60 per cent of items taken to landfill could be recycled

  • Nov 13, 2019

COLUMN: Politics and policing are not a good mix

The transition to a new Surrey Police force is now firmly in the hands of Wally Oppal, the former judge and attorney-general appointed by Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth to oversee the process. That means that any comments by Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum about the new police force should be ignored. It's completely out of his hands.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Lorraine talks ballet, books and BV backpackers

Still on my walk just haven't added my recent steps to see where I am on my map.

  • Nov 13, 2019

LETTER: Langley resident pleased with public’s display of respect on Remembrance Day

Local woman able to thank veterans in person at Nov. 11 ceremony

  • Nov 13, 2019

Letter: Albertans swallowed propaganda of oil and gas economy fearlessly

Entrenched in a waning industry now, Albertans scramble in fear bolstering leaders

  • Nov 13, 2019

Surely we can find a way to co-exist with sea lions

ould a sea lion friendly refuge be built, perhaps closer to the Nature Centre in Hecate Park?

  • Nov 13, 2019

Practice of burning leaves should be outlawed

The community would be well served if people composted the leaves that they rake up.

  • Nov 12, 2019

Pro-VIMC folks need to come to public hearing

I will be there and I support you, even if I have a differing perspective

  • Nov 12, 2019

A few weeks of open burning a few weeks too many

I would also wholeheartedly endorse the idea of a total burning ban in the CVRD.

  • Nov 12, 2019

LETTER: Governments milk ICBC but it’s still better than private insurer, Fort Langley man argues

Having ICBC as the primary auto insurance company in B.C. prevents a lot of headaches for motorists

  • Nov 12, 2019

GREEN BEAT: Why is the sun setting on the sedan?

Environmental columnist David Clements talks to the demise of the sedan in favour of trucks and SUVs

  • Nov 12, 2019

Puzzled by concern over Motorsport expansion

Reports tend to be shallow on who is really affected by noise from the Motorsport Circuit

  • Nov 12, 2019

HERGOTT: Children held accountable for injuries

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses liability insurance in his latest column

  • Nov 12, 2019