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Letter: In Kamloops, we deserve the best care possible

Letter: In Kamloops, we deserve the best care possible

Why can’t we provide Vancouver-level tertiary care at Royal Inland Hospital in all specialities, including tertiary cardiac care for newborns and babies?
Letter: No need to trash different treatments

Letter: No need to trash different treatments

Ivermectin’s roll in human medicine effectively began in April 1978, several years before the drug emerged on the animal health market
View From City Hall: Securing a roof over each resident’s head

View From City Hall: Securing a roof over each resident’s head

The need for housing in Kamloops is a continuum that spans many areas
Dyer: A U.K.-EU trade war?

Dyer: A U.K.-EU trade war?

EU authorities suspect British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking an excuse to blow up the treaty so he can scapegoat the Europeans for the ensuing trade war and renewed war in Northern Ireland
FOULDS: At what point is custody an option for criminals?

FOULDS: At what point is custody an option for criminals?

No, tossing everyone in jail will not solve the problem, which requires so much more intervention, including mental-health and addictions approaches. However, removing a select few from the streets of Kamloops would likely do wonders for the health of the community
Letter: Pedestrian safety an issue in Kamloops

Letter: Pedestrian safety an issue in Kamloops

Editor: My sister and I, both in our mid-70s, were walking on the sidewalk to Madras Masala restaurant at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, when two cyclists ran us down. Visibility was excellent at the time.
Letter: Thank you from A&W

Letter: Thank you from A&W

For the past 12 years, the car community in Kamloops has organized its annual MS Car Club run, starting at the Verse A&W and ending at the North Kamloops A&W
Letter: BCNU's stance on vaccination mandate is unfortunate

Letter: BCNU's stance on vaccination mandate is unfortunate

The BCNU does not want to be responsible for the shortage, but sooner or later, we may have to sacrifice lives to overcome the problem
Dyer: Will China invade Taiwan?

Dyer: Will China invade Taiwan?

If it does, China can expect a United States-led complete naval blockade
Letter: Pesticide policy shows Kamloops is stuck in the past

Letter: Pesticide policy shows Kamloops is stuck in the past

Administration justified the city’s pesticide use by piously invoking the city’s responsibility for invasive weed control. Does it matter that invasive species account for only 6.07 hectares out of a total of about 47.8 hectares sprayed by the city in 2020, or that most “weeds” sprayed by the city are dandelions and plantain, which aren’t on any invasive weed lists?