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Time to draw a line in the sand at Jacko Lake

January
19
,
2016
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WHOSE HOUSE are you living in?  Yours or theirs? We first raised the alarm about the implications of a rights and title legal challenge by the Tk'emlups and Skeetchestn Indian Bands when the two announced their planned court action...

Stop worrying about loonie and get a grip

January
18
,
2016
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A FORECAST that the Canadian dollar could drop to as low as 59 cents, oil has dropped below $30, and the two have a lot of people tearing their hair out. The dollar could drop further, so could oil, but remember forecasters and the...

At least one councillor gets it on Ajax

January
15
,
2016
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IT WAS PROBABLY one of the most compelling phrases to come from the Kamloops Council meeting Tuesday. As a debate droned on about making the weekly council meeting a soapbox for the proposed KGHM Ajax copper mine, an exasperated Pat...

What do boobs have to do with drunk driving?

January
14
,
2016
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DO BOOBS have anything to do with drunk driving? You wouldn't think so! but the Canadian judical system remains a perpetual surprise, and in the learned wisdom of an Ontario judge,  a visible pair can set aside impairment. ...

B.C.'s message on pipeline a bad one

January
13
,
2016
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THE ENVIRONMENTAL and the urban latte crowds are applauding the B.C. Government. The business world maybe has less reason to.  The decision by the B.C. Government to ask the National Energy Board not to recommend approval of the nearly...

Show some common sense on traffic lights

January
12
,
2016
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IT'S THE LITTLE things that matter sometimes. Little things like properly sequencing traffic lights so that there's less congestion on key routes in Kamloops. Our thoughts have been dismissed as irrelevant, or needless by those at...

There's an easy way to avoid prison food

January
11
,
2016
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AS A SOCIETY we've bent over backwards to be tolerant, and sensitive to the rights of just about everyone, sometimes to the point of absurdity. Think of the rights, and privileges extended to those in prison for all manner of crime. ...

Possible answers to Westsyde Road accidents

January
8
,
2016
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IT'S MORE than coincidence... Westsyde road appears to have more than its share of accidents, beyond the tragic fatality Monday night that claimed the life of a young city woman. As has been reported, there have been three crashes...

Hillary's stand on sexual assault rings hollow

January
7
,
2016
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THE PAST always has a penchant for coming back and biting you right in the butt. Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is discovering that time doesn't heal all things, especially for a hypocrite. Now vying for the...

B.C. Conservatives a laughing stock

January
6
,
2016
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DO YOU KNOW who Dan Brooks is?  Unless you're a political junkie, it's likely you don't and that's only been the latest problem for the B.C. Conservative Party. Mr. Brooks, of course, is the young man who succeeded...