Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

Ranch Musings: What home looks like from afar

Regular columnist David Zirnhelt writes to us from Zihuatanejo, Mexico

  • Mar 1, 2019
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Cariboo Sikh Temple Vaisakhi Celebration 2019
CHBA Northern BC Home Show Ticket Giveaway
Barkerville Easter Egg Hunt 2019
Spring Sing Workshop in Quesnel

Harm Reduction Education: The Overdose Crisis

The Coalition of Substance Users of the North addresses the public health emergency around overdoses

  • Feb 27, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

Biomass IPPS should have special status

Jim Hilton Observer Contributor I think it is important to compare and…

  • Feb 24, 2019

Zirnhelt: Food chains and cultural handcuffs

David Zirnhelt returns with his regular column

  • Feb 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP moving to massive expansion of nanny state

$10-a-day daycare, tax subsidy for parents at heart of poverty plan

Column: Harm reduction education

Harm reduction is a central piece of our health care system, says CSUN

  • Feb 23, 2019

Editorial: Time to stop arguing about climate change

Cleaning up the natural world benefits everyone

  • Feb 22, 2019

Charter protection needed for rural Canadians

Writer on ICBC “relief” for rural rates, and says lack of protection means subsidizing urban voters.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Concerns 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

Ranch Musings: What a wonderful long weekend in Williams Lake

Columnist David Zirnhelt is feeling hopeful after attending the Young Agrarians mixer

  • Feb 16, 2019

Editorial: The best of intentions

Laying out a plan doesn’t mean it happens quickly

  • Feb 16, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019

Ranch Musings: Revolutions in agriculture need to be local

All production is local, and all information about farming is contextual, says David Zirnhelt

  • Feb 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

OPINION: Just because the news isn’t desired, doesn’t mean it’s fake

This week’s editorial looks at political bias and disagreeing with the news presented