HERE AT TWO AND OUT, we’re all about saying thank-you to those who help out during devastating wildfires.
A $100,000 monument to the greatness of our volunteers seems misplaced.
That’s what the Thompson-Nicola Regional District is proposing, and the district is now soliciting opinions on design options.
What most volunteers really want is not to have to volunteer in future years, thanks to a decrease in devastating wildfires. $100,000 could go toward a lot of very constructive measures toward that goal.
James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.