Editorials

Editorial: Scammers don’t rest

Editorial: Scammers don’t rest

Scam phone calls and emails are everywhere – but many can’t identify them and fall victim as a result

Editorial: Scammers don’t rest
Editorial: Fire confirmation

Editorial: Fire confirmation

How soon is too soon to report wildfires in the media?

Editorial: Fire confirmation
Goodbye, campfires, until next camping season. File photo

Editorial: No fun, but necessary

The campfire ban is a buzzkill, but it’s better than a forest going up in smoke

Goodbye, campfires, until next camping season. File photo
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
Editorial: it’s not up to you

Editorial: it’s not up to you

Increased property crime is tempting locals into a vigilante spirit

  • Jul 28, 2018
Editorial: it’s not up to you
Editorial: changes coming to the Observer

Editorial: changes coming to the Observer

A new format for our print readers

  • Jul 25, 2018
Editorial: changes coming to the Observer
A tarp erected on Warden Street in West Quesnel will have to be removed by mid-August. Melanie Law photo

Editorial: wake-up call

Quesnel’s “tarp city” has been resolved… but will it just relocate?

  • Jul 22, 2018
A tarp erected on Warden Street in West Quesnel will have to be removed by mid-August. Melanie Law photo
Editorial: Sun can still be deadly even at mid-20s C

Editorial: Sun can still be deadly even at mid-20s C

Don’t be foolish.

  • Jul 19, 2018
Editorial: Sun can still be deadly even at mid-20s C
Editorial: Disconnecting communities

Editorial: Disconnecting communities

Greyhound provides an essential service

  • Jul 15, 2018
Editorial: Disconnecting communities
Editorial: listen to those who know

Editorial: listen to those who know

First Nations and hunters are worried about moose populations. Why isn’t the government listening?

Editorial: listen to those who know
Editorial: bring them to justice

Editorial: bring them to justice

The Adams women, convicted of animal cruelty in 2015, need harsher sentencing, major rehabilitation

Editorial: bring them to justice
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Editorial: Despite problems, Canada is still pretty cool

Editorial: Despite problems, Canada is still pretty cool

Canada has lots to celebrate

  • Jun 29, 2018
Editorial: Despite problems, Canada is still pretty cool
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)

Editorial: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 24, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)
Editorial: Let the sunshine in

Editorial: Let the sunshine in

Hot weather and storms are a bad combination, but maybe we can stay optimistic this summer

Editorial: Let the sunshine in
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)
Editorial: nominate SD 28’s top staff

Editorial: nominate SD 28’s top staff

Quesnel staff members surely deserve nomination for new Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education

Editorial: nominate SD 28’s top staff
Journalism is struggling in a digital age

Journalism is struggling in a digital age

There are more ways than ever to get news; but who pays for it?

  • Jun 10, 2018
Journalism is struggling in a digital age
Editorial: unite the north

Editorial: unite the north

From one small community to another, let’s help Mackenzie get enough votes to win a new playground

Editorial: unite the north