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View From SD73: Being grateful for our communities

View From SD73: Being grateful for our communities

An unprecedented flood that had displaced many families from Merritt to Kamloops was an opportunity for me to learn firsthand about the good nature of so many people in our Kamloops-Thompson communities
Dyer: An exciting new crisis in Ukraine to end the year

Dyer: An exciting new crisis in Ukraine to end the year

Here we go again. All the players know the steps of the dance, and some of them even enjoy it. The purpose, however, is obscure
Letter: Issue with Kingston Avenue shelter is the location

Letter: Issue with Kingston Avenue shelter is the location

If everyone was honest, including those making the accusations and doing the finger-pointing, they would acknowledge it is not appropriate to construct these shelters in or near any residential areas
Letter: Stop using pesticides/herbicides in Kamloops

Letter: Stop using pesticides/herbicides in Kamloops

If this pandemic has taught us nothing else, we should realize how precious it is to have good health
Letter: What comes next for Trans Mountain workers?

Letter: What comes next for Trans Mountain workers?

Editor: According to a recent mailout notice, the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is scheduled to be completed in the North Thompson Valley in December 2022.
Letter: Leaving Kamloops due to cost of living

Letter: Leaving Kamloops due to cost of living

It’s pretty sad when a good, hard-working family or anyone else in this situation can’t get a break from a ruthless rental market
Letter: Fed up with lack of action by Kamloops council

Letter: Fed up with lack of action by Kamloops council

Editor: Re: Kamloops Coun. Dale Bass’s Oct. 24 View From City Hall column (‘Pose your queries to the right people’): I think Bass has missed the point.
FOULDS: Horror, heroes and natural disasters on Sumas Prairie

FOULDS: Horror, heroes and natural disasters on Sumas Prairie

We know Sumas Prairie is only there because the lake was removed, a lake that was for centuries of vital importance to the Sumas First Nation
Letter: Kamloops is a city of community pride and spirit

Letter: Kamloops is a city of community pride and spirit

Editor: I would like to thank the community of Kamloops for taking in and supporting the residents of Merritt during the flood evacuations.
Dyer: Actually, COP26 was not a complete failure

Dyer: Actually, COP26 was not a complete failure

COP26, while not yielding much in the way of enforceable commitments to cut emissions, has actually turned out to be one of the more productive climate summits. Perhaps it’s the extreme weather of the past year or so that has put people into a more co-operative mood, but there is a smidgen of hope in the air