Editorials

Cost to removing tolls

Cost to removing tolls

The removal of bridge tolls in the Lower Mainland opens questions about…

  • Aug 30, 2017
Cost to removing tolls
EDITORIAL: Racism is not OK

EDITORIAL: Racism is not OK

In light of violence south of border, we must all speak out against hate, intolerance and racism

EDITORIAL: Racism is not OK
Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Editorial: Searching for solutions

The impact of the opioid crisis can be seen with disturbing clarity…

  • Jun 15, 2017
Luminaries at Relay for Life. -Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

Relay harnesses generosity

Cancer brought people together in Salmon Arm once again – to grieve,…

  • Jun 14, 2017
Luminaries at Relay for Life. -Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer
Lumby Days breaks up flood stress

Lumby Days breaks up flood stress

The event comes at a perfect time to give flood-affected residents are break

  • Jun 9, 2017
Lumby Days breaks up flood stress
Columbia Shuswap Regional District Financial Manager Jodi Pierce and her deputy treasurer have spent approximately 175 hours of staff time in an effort to come up with a remuneration policy that will satisfy all CSRD directors. -File photo

Salary train going in circles

The salaries of politicians are always a political hot potato. There’s something…

  • May 31, 2017
Columbia Shuswap Regional District Financial Manager Jodi Pierce and her deputy treasurer have spent approximately 175 hours of staff time in an effort to come up with a remuneration policy that will satisfy all CSRD directors. -File photo
April 28 is the National Day of Mourning in Canada.

Honouring the fallen on National Day of Mourning

National Day of Mourning asks us all to remember those who have fallen

  • Apr 28, 2017
April 28 is the National Day of Mourning in Canada.
There are plans to turn the old rail bed from Sicamous to Armstrong into a recreational corridor. (forums.clubtread.com/PMJ Wright photo)

EDITORIAL: Rail purchase a good move

Public ownership of the rail line from Spallumcheen to Sicamous will be beneficial

  • Apr 2, 2017
There are plans to turn the old rail bed from Sicamous to Armstrong into a recreational corridor. (forums.clubtread.com/PMJ Wright photo)
Daylight Savings time began over the weekend. -Image Credit: File photo

Daylight saving past its time

The hour is now to bring in year-round standard time once and for all.

  • Mar 14, 2017
Daylight Savings time began over the weekend. -Image Credit: File photo
The Splatsin and other Shuswap Nation communities are concerned about the impact of fentanyl.                                -Image Credit: Submitted Photo

EDITORIAL: Fentanyl crisis must unite us

It comes as no surprise that the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council is sounding the alarm over 15 to 20 deaths

  • Mar 12, 2017
The Splatsin and other Shuswap Nation communities are concerned about the impact of fentanyl.                                -Image Credit: Submitted Photo