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Letter: It's not perfect, but our health-care system does work

Letter: It's not perfect, but our health-care system does work

I saw an emergency department for which I am grateful. Perhaps it is time to shift our thinking and attitude. This is the new reality
Letter: Kamloops needs a stronger tree bylaw

Letter: Kamloops needs a stronger tree bylaw

We hope the city will start taking climate change seriously and begin protecting mature trees on public and private property
Letter: Telus should absorb credit card processing costs

Letter: Telus should absorb credit card processing costs

Telus should be happy that, during these tough times, customers are simply paying their bills
Radio Edit: Beware of 'pink slime' journalism

Radio Edit: Beware of 'pink slime' journalism

Viral articles posing as news are fooling people far away from where the stories are supposedly based
FOULDS: The need to dispense with doomscrolling

FOULDS: The need to dispense with doomscrolling

There is value — and benefit to one’s health — in stepping out of that echo chamber, taking a deep breath and embracing the real stuff now and then
FOULDS: Fees suggest freedom from information

FOULDS: Fees suggest freedom from information

The $10 FOI fee adds yet another opaque layer that has increasingly obscured government transparency year after year after year
Letter: We all pay for these 'free' events

Letter: We all pay for these 'free' events

As Kamloops grows and ecosystems shift, I hope we keep up with the development of public facilities that can serve us year-round on so many levels
Letter: Already missing Habitat Kamloops' ReStore

Letter: Already missing Habitat Kamloops' ReStore

My interest in Habitat for Humanity started during a trip to Ontario. I saw the group was building a house just down the street from my mom’s place
Letter: Riverside Park port-a-potties need some attention

Letter: Riverside Park port-a-potties need some attention

They have no hand cleaner and, often, no toilet paper
Dyer: Taiwan — Nancy Pelosi’s last hurrah

Dyer: Taiwan — Nancy Pelosi’s last hurrah

The longstanding American policy of “strategic ambiguity” has lost credibility as a deterrent and Taiwan is really on its own now. This doesn’t mean it is doomed, but its free ride is over