Editorials

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25th, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

COLUMN: Mixed economic outlook for the Kootenays

Accounting firm looks at employment stats and the performance of various industries in our region.

  • Jun 30th, 2017

EDITORIAL: From Nelson to Quebec City and back again

Why the Quebec mosque shooting matters here.

EDITORIAL: Pot bylaw makes sense

Star editor Colin McGarrigle weighs in on the Nelson pot dispensary bylaw.

EDITORIAL: Disgraced cop must go

Cst. Drew Turner is a disgrace to the Nelson Police Department and should be fired forthwith.

EDITORIAL: A conundrum over the co-op

It gives us no pleasure to report today on the internal problems of the Kootenay Co-op board.

EDITORIAL: Spending choices

For the record, we agree with SD #8 choice. As far as we’re concerned, it’s good fiscal policy.

  • Jan 21st, 2015

EDITORIAL: Hail to the rescuers

As with any recreational activity, there are some risks involved.

  • Dec 17th, 2014

EDITORIAL: Holiday giving

This is the time when many charitable organizations collect the majority of their donations.

  • Nov 25th, 2014

EDITORIAL: Time to move forward

Now that the final votes have been cast, tallied and announced, it’s time for municipalities and rural areas to get back to business.

  • Nov 18th, 2014