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Government gets top marks for new budget

February
18
,
2016
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PERHAPS the finance minister's declaration near the conclusion of his budget speech said what had to be said….'the B.C. advantage is back!" The critics will argue at what cost, and that's the role they have. ...

Family's amends for ski mistake nice to see

February
17
,
2016
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NICE TO HEAR some people accept responsibility and try to make amends for what they do. In this circumstance, we’re referring to the lower mainland family who decided to duck under the ropes and go out of bounds at the Sun Peaks Resort...

Maybe ice users just need to commute

February
16
,
2016
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THERE'S ALWAYS a better mouse trap, or at least a less expensive option when it comes to municipal services. That's something Kamloops residents should keep in mind as their city hall begins pondering the need for a new recreation...

Canadians should worry about first 100 days

February
15
,
2016
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ONE HUNDRED days since the election.... so what do you think of Prime Minister Trudeau and his Liberal Government now? It's early days still, and we'll know a lot more once the federal budget is tabled, but the signals so far should...

Time for a political tantrum from the mayor

February
12
,
2016
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PETER MILOBAR isn't the most emotional of politicians, though he does pick his spots, as he proved in 2010 when it looked as though the IHA was intent on putting a Kelowna bureaucrat in charge of the Royal Inland Hospital, with the IHA...

Creating problems where there aren't any

February
11
,
2016
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We have a guest editorial today, with Tara Garrioch of Kamloops: NORTHSIDERS have the largest neighbourhoods in Kamloops. For one new indoor central pool facility, we're asked to give up three outdoor, and one new indoor pool facilities....

Which wolf is Jim Harrison feeding?

February
10
,
2016
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A guest editorial by Rick Allen. SOME OF YOUr recent editorials have been quite amusing. Calling B.C. the provInce of "No" Was particularly insightful. To follow your reasoning we should drill for oil under the Great...

Byelection results have changed nothing

February
5
,
2016
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NDP LEADER John Horgan looked like a proud papa who just watched his newest children enter the world of politics. While he had every right to preen given his party swept two byelections Tuesday, he more than anyone knows this is just a baby...

Suzuki's drivel diminishes climate debate

February
4
,
2016
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STEPHEN HARPER must be kicking himself. if only he'd known. Environmentalist David Suzuki was quoted as telling a reporter for Rolling Stone Australia that he would have booked a one way ticket to Mars if the former Conservative PM was...

Total shutdown of pool should be an option

February
3
,
2016
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WHEN KAMLOOPS Council considers what it should do with the headache called the Westsyde Pool and Community Centre..... the most important and viable option will be missing. Staff is presenting a number of options to deal with the complex...