It’s Animal Abuse Prevention Day in B.C.

Animal day

Today is Animal Abuse Prevention Day in B.C. and the B.C. SPCA is hoping the province’s communities will rally around a great cause by taking action. Animal Abuse Prevention Day has been observed since 2011 after a private citizen requested a provincial proclamation as a memorial to 56 sled dogs in Whistler who lost their […]

To Premier Clark: Mineral Tenure Act must be changed to give municipalities more say


LETTER — Dear Premier Clark, “I think the rules need to be tightened up …. I think we are at a moment in history where the way things have always been done for 150 years is now banging up against a new public expectation …. [people are] saying ‘That’s not the way we want it […]

TRU alumni sign up for Yukon Quest race

Adventure Studies alumnus Matt Kellow. (TRU photo)

Two TRU Adventure Studies alumni have signed up for one of the world’s toughest endurance races, the 715-kilometre Yukon Quest. Sharman Learie and Matt Kellow will race a tandem kayak in an event that has kayakers and canoeists paddling day and night from Whitehorse to Dawson City from June 25-29. To further add meaning to […]

Today’s Raeside Editorial Cartoon


Decision on what to do about Pinantan fire protection is up to residents, says TNRD

Remains of Pinantan General Store. What to do about fire protection?

PINANTAN — The next move on establishing fire protection in Pinantan Lake is up to the residents of the community, says an official with the Thompson-Nicola Regional District. The issue arose in the wake of a fire during the Easter weekend that destroyed the Pinantan General Store. Fire-protection service has been an issue in the […]

Westsyde Road continues to be a hazard

Traffic light

WEDNESDAY MORNING EDITORIAL — Details of a pedestrian-driver accident on Westsyde Road Tuesday are pretty sketchy, as police reports often are. RCMP stick to the basics, providing a few facts and letting the justice system take over from there. What we know is that a 13-year-old boy was in a crosswalk on Westsyde Road when […]

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital staff ‘terribly shaken’ by murder of colleague, says IHA

Dr. Helmcken Meomrial Hospital.

CLEARWATER — Colleagues at Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital are deeply shaken by the death of a woman who was found murdered in her home on Easter Sunday, says the Interior Health Authority. Angila Wilson, 33, was found by RCMP Monday morning. A man believed to be her common-law husband, from whom she had separated, was […]


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