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It's too soon to stop drilling for oil

August
6
,
2015
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A NewsKamloops editorial by Mel Rothenburger. ONE CAN'T blame the Kamloops chapter of the B.C. Sustainable Energy Association for wishing for the day when we can stop using fossil fuels, but it's unlikely development of new oil sources...

Singh made right decision on 'conflict'

August
5
,
2015
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A NewsKamloops editorial by Mel Rothenburger. WHEN SHOULD a City councillor declare a conflict of interest? It's not always obvious. Politicians are accused of being in conflicts of interest much more often than they actually are —...

Media, public don't read Harper same way

August
4
,
2015
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Harper is reading the situation right — the issue will be trust in the experience and ability of leaders to maintain relative stability, not in how much the election is costing them or how well he gets along with reporters. And if he wins on that, he wins another term. ...

The cruel death of Cecil the lion

July
31
,
2015
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The killing of Cecil the lion was wrong on so many counts it’s hard to know where to start. Cecil, of course, is the famous lion wounded with an arrow from the bow of now-infamous American dentist and big-game hunter Walter Palmer, and finished off with a rifle two days later. ...