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Homes overlooking the Nechako River in Vanderhoof (Rebecca Dyok photo)

UBCM delegates endorse Vanderhoof’s resolution on housing in rural B.C.

Housing shortages negatively affecting the economy

  • Sep 21, 2021
Homes overlooking the Nechako River in Vanderhoof (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Mercedes-Benz's GLB Class is one of six such utilities to wear the three-pointed star.

Introducing the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB

This compact utility vehicle could be just the right size for all but those seated in the third row

  • Sep 20, 2021
Mercedes-Benz's GLB Class is one of six such utilities to wear the three-pointed star.
Patty Jeffs of Patryka Designs. Lia Crowe Photography

Secrets and Lives with Patty Jeffs

Patryka Designs boutique owner talks fashion, Mexico and more

  • Sep 20, 2021
Patty Jeffs of Patryka Designs. Lia Crowe Photography
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes a campaign stop in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

All in the margins: The size of a Liberal victory could depend on B.C. results

Liberals may even have an outside chance of winning a razor-thin majority

  • Sep 19, 2021
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes a campaign stop in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Nature and wildlife photographer Catherine Babault photographed in Moorecroft Regional park in Nanoose Bay. Don Denton photograph

Photographer Catherine Babault’s passion for the wild spaces

Nature and wildlife photography a full time business

  • Sep 17, 2021
Nature and wildlife photographer Catherine Babault photographed in Moorecroft Regional park in Nanoose Bay. Don Denton photograph
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

‘Left Coast’ and balance of power: NDP’s B.C. strength could be key to minority government

The NDP won 24 seats in the 2019 federal election, and almost half (11) are in B.C.

  • Sep 17, 2021
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A Kamloops mother said her son was taunted, punched and kicked, made to walk like a dog and, most seriously, forced to cut his own arm with a knife he carries. She said the attack occurred this past Saturday at Overlander Beach. The Kamloops RCMP confirmed three youths were arrested and that the investigation is proceeding.
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Kamloops mother issues warning after attack on transgender teen

She believes the Sept. 11 assault was connected to the fact her son is a transgender youth

  • Sep 16, 2021
A Kamloops mother said her son was taunted, punched and kicked, made to walk like a dog and, most seriously, forced to cut his own arm with a knife he carries. She said the attack occurred this past Saturday at Overlander Beach. The Kamloops RCMP confirmed three youths were arrested and that the investigation is proceeding.
Photograph By KTW
Artist David Wilson Sookinakin. Photography by Lia Crowe

In Studio with artist David Wilson Sookinakin

Colourful modern interpretations of pictographs

  • Sep 15, 2021
Artist David Wilson Sookinakin. Photography by Lia Crowe
Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)

MALCOLMSON: Transforming mental health and substance use care in B.C.

Two years ago, government launched a 10-year plan called A Pathway to Hope

  • Sep 15, 2021
Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)
Dr. Leigh Hunsinger-Chang is the Green Party of Canada candidate in the Cariboo-Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)

Election 2021 Cariboo-Prince George Candidate Q&A: Leigh Hunsinger-Chang, Green Party of Canada

We asked each candidate four questions, here are Hunsinger-Chang’s answers

  • Sep 12, 2021
Dr. Leigh Hunsinger-Chang is the Green Party of Canada candidate in the Cariboo-Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)
Garth Frizzell is a Prince George city councillor, and the Liberal candidate for the Federal election for Cariboo-Prince George. (Submitted Photo)

Election 2021 Cariboo-Prince George Q&A: Garth Frizzell, Liberal Party of Canada

We asked the candidates four questions, here are Frizzell’s answers

  • Sep 12, 2021
Garth Frizzell is a Prince George city councillor, and the Liberal candidate for the Federal election for Cariboo-Prince George. (Submitted Photo)
Jeremy Gustafson is the People's Party of Candidate in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)

Election 2021 Cariboo-Prince Geroge Q&A: Jeremy Gustafson, People’s Party of Canada

We asked the candidates for questions regarding the upcoming election

  • Sep 12, 2021
Jeremy Gustafson is the People's Party of Candidate in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)
NDP candidate Audrey McKinnon. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Election 2021 Cariboo-Prince George Q&A: Audrey McKinnon, New Democratic Party

We asked each candidate four questions, here are McKinnon’s answers

  • Sep 12, 2021
NDP candidate Audrey McKinnon. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Election 2021 Cariboo-Prince Geroge Q&A: Henry Thiessen, Christian Heritage Party

We asked each candidate four questions, here are Henry Thiessen’s answers

  • Sep 12, 2021
Todd Doherty is seeking a third term as MP in the Cariboo-Prince George riding. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)

Election 2021 Cariboo-Prince George Q&A: Todd Doherty, Conservative Party of Canada

We asked the candidates four questions, here are Doherty’s answers

  • Sep 12, 2021
Todd Doherty is seeking a third term as MP in the Cariboo-Prince George riding. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
Despite recent rains, drought conditions persist in parts of the province. (Black Press file photo)

Slightly wetter weather not enough to ease drought concerns

All water users in affected areas are asked to reduce their water use

  • Sep 11, 2021
Despite recent rains, drought conditions persist in parts of the province. (Black Press file photo)
Health Minister Adrian Dix at a news conference in the rotunda at legislature in Victoria on Wednesday May 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Health minister says Kamloops ER waiting room death will be reviewed

Dix said he couldn’t comment on the death specifically, but promised a ‘full and comprehensive’ review

  • Sep 9, 2021
Health Minister Adrian Dix at a news conference in the rotunda at legislature in Victoria on Wednesday May 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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Vaccine Politics: Will COVID-19 affect the outcome of the federal election in B.C.?

Week 3 of federal election analysis by columnist Bruce Cameron focuses on the effects of COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2021
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An off-duty Revelstoke RCMP officer and his 11-year-old son saved capsized canoers Sept. 6. (Pixabay photo)

Off-duty Revelstoke Mountie and son, 11, rescue capsized canoers

The two men tipped their canoe in Griffin Lake over the weekend

  • Sep 9, 2021
An off-duty Revelstoke RCMP officer and his 11-year-old son saved capsized canoers Sept. 6. (Pixabay photo)
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)

Patient’s death in Kamloops ER sitting area came amid marathon wait for treatment

Another ER patient claims nurse informed those waiting there was a severe staff shortage

  • Sep 9, 2021
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)