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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...

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 —...

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...

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...

FLETCHER: Vancouver ice follies entertain us

Folks around B.C. had one warming experience as they began the new year with cold winter weather. That was the slapstick comedy of Vancouver, centre...

View from City Hall: Winds of political change are strong

In 10 days, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as president of the United States of America. To many, myself included, this is still surreal....

FOULDS: Patience is the Mounties’ virtue

In January 2014, 13 months after teenager CJ Fowler was murdered in Kamloops, police announced an arrest. In custody was Fowler’s boyfriend at the time...

Fletcher: Bring on the year of working forests

New Year’s Day marks the implementation of the Great Bear Rainforest agreement, hailed around the world as a landmark, but largely ignored here at...

View from SD73: Learning about learning

Last spring, Premier Christy Clark announced that under the new B.C. school curriculum, all students would receive at least 15 hours of “coding” during...

FOULDS: The crystal ball sees all in 2017

It has again fallen upon my shoulders to prepare you, dear reader, for what to expect in the Kamloops as 2017 makes its grand...

Dyer: Netanyahu, Obama and the United Nations

Israel Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is very, very cross about the United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the creation of illegal Jewish settlements all...

BASS: New Year’s inspiration

New Year’s inspiration can be found in the most interesting places. This year, it comes from the longtime prime minister of Sweden, Goran Persson, who,...

Fletcher: Year-end Q&A with Premier Christy Clark

Here are excerpts from Black Press legislative reporter Tom Fletcher’s year-end interview with Premier Christy Clark.  Tom Fletcher: I’ll start with the second mortgage program you’ve...

Dyer: The Berlin provocation

Twelve people were killed in a Christmas market in Berlin last week, mowed down by a terrorist in a big truck. Elsewhere in Germany, if...

BASS: Singh as interim mayor an intriguing idea

About five years ago, musing about the new city council Kamloops voters  elected, I speculated Mayor Peter Milobar might be “having nightmares about council...

FLETCHER: Year-end Q&A with NDP Leader John Horgan

Here are excerpts from Tom Fletcher’s year-end interview with NDP leader John Horgan. Look for his year-end interview with Premier Christy Clark next week. Tom Fletcher:...

FOULDS: Hoarders hold history

There’s a terrific story under the sports section of KTW's website about a time machine that landed in KTW’s newsroom and took some of...

WILLIAMS: WolfPack fans, it’s time to brush up on your math

At this point, the Canada West could decide to settle ties with dodgeball, play basketball on Astroturf and award a university program to the...

BASS: Tech the halls with Cheer donations

At our house, mom and technology are known to be incompatible. Even here at work, there are so many times when our techie experts have...

View From City Hall: A snapshot of YKA

Kamloops Airport (YKA) at Fulton Field is a critical component of the local economy. The airport adds $40 million to the local economy, direct and...