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Opinion

Opinion

Why can small town remove snow better?

Editor: I just moved to Kamloops from Vanderhoof. If a small town like that can afford trucks to remove snow, I am sure Kamloops can if...

Trump now president, better get used to it

Editor: U.S. president-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated today. Regardless of anybody’s political musings or their interest in the media’s ad nauseam gossip and fake news...

FOULDS: A system primed for corruption

While protests will rage Friday and through the weekend in D.C. and across America as Donald Trump becomes the 45th U.S, president, British Columbia...

EDITORIAL: The Hot and Not of the week

Kamloops This Week looks at the stories of the week — the good, the bad and all in-between: HOT: What else but the inauguration on...

Shame on city council

Editor:  Re: KTW’s article of Jan. 17 (‘KGHM Ajax, city talks resume’): Shame on city council if it’s even considering an agreement that could be worth...

Wild west of politics — only in B.C.

Editor: Wild West of politics, Banana Republic, Third World politics, plutocracy (government by the rich) and corporatocracy (government by corporations). All the above terms have been...

Use empty Target space in Sahali Mall for arts centre

Editor: This is probably not an ideal time to address yet another option for a fine-arts centre location, but I cannot help but think a...

BASS: We must care in the Donald Trump era

Since the U.S. election in November, friends have suggested we on the other side of the 49th parallel have nothing to worry about —...

We are dumb like frogs

Editor: You can take a frog, stick in a pot of cold water, then put the pot on a hot stove. As the water heats up,...

EDITORIAL: Rethinking the survey method at SD73

The comments started appearing online as soon as Kamloops This Week published the story on the Kamloops-Thompson school district’s decision to go back to...

Kamloops school board has wasted my time

Editor: The Kamloops-Thompson school district spends money and time on the spring break issue. I spend my time to respond to the Thought Exchange. And, at...

Our strengths found in our differences

Editor: No matter your political stripe, most people don’t support misquoting someone and then asking them to apologize for the imagined misquote. Kamloops-North Thompson Liberal candidate...

EDITORIAL: It’s Alzheimer Awareness Month

It’s a sad and tortuous disease, one that separates families before their time. A visit to care homes that house dementia patients can be revealing...

Fletcher: Fake news is everywhere

Fake news, as U.S. president-elect Donald Trump and his detractors have taken to calling it, isn’t new. It spreads more quickly these days, thanks to...

Try walking streets with mobility device

Editor: Once again, Kamloops hasn’t exactly won a gold medal when it comes to snow clearing. It seems every year we get the inevitable snowfall and...

PETRUK: Canada’s justice system has to be open

Somewhere in B.C., some years ago, a girl died. Later this month, a man is scheduled to stand trial on allegations he sexually assaulted the...

Grateful for ‘wonderful care’ in time of need

Editor: What better time than the beginning of a brand new year, 2017, to thank the staff of the Kamloops Seniors Village. They truly are unsung...

EDITORIAL: The Hot and Not of the week

Kamloops This Week looks at the stories of the week — the good, the bad and all in-between: NOT: The latest delay in re-opening the...

Lack of snow removal poses danger to residents

Editor: I agree with the Jan. 5 letter on snow removal (‘Heaps of snow need to be removed’). Where are the dump trucks to haul the...

In wake of opioid crisis, regulate drugs

Editor: I think the development of more powerful street drugs (i.e. fentanyl, meth, etc.) of course is driven by the profits available for cheaper more...