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KHALIQ: Dear 2021: Be nice to us!

KHALIQ: Dear 2021: Be nice to us!

2021 has started with great hopes, and I pray it pays us back for our patience in 2020. I wish we could erase some memories of 2020 from our lives.
BERNIER: New Years starts with a light at the end of the tunnel

BERNIER: New Years starts with a light at the end of the tunnel

We’re half a month into 2021 – almost everyone is happy to have left 2020 behind. On so many fronts it’s been a trying and challenging time. But we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.
NICHOLS: will the new year bring hope?

NICHOLS: will the new year bring hope?

Not likely if we were not hopeful by choice and habit in the old. To have hope or to be hopeful is, like so many of our feelings, a matter of choice. And hope requires an object in which we can reasonably place our confidence.
KUCHARUK: work smarter, not harder

KUCHARUK: work smarter, not harder

“It vacuums AND washes the floor at the same time!” my friend explained about her recent purchase of her Vacuum/mop machine. I wrapped my head around the concept and asked a follow up question.
Peace region MLAs talk Braden Road

Peace region MLAs talk Braden Road

Peace Region MLAs have teamed up on Braden Road and want to let Minister of Transportation Rob Fleming know it. The Braden Rd is highly utilized road that connects the Alaska Highway to Hart Highway, the pair write in a letter to Fleming.
BERNIER: on the provincial recovery benefit

BERNIER: on the provincial recovery benefit

When made a reality, spur-of-the-moment election commitments often fail to live up to the original promise. There is no clearer example of this than in the NDP’s much-anticipated B.C. Recovery Benefit.
How, Then, Shall We Live?

How, Then, Shall We Live?

There are two, and only two, theories of beginning: Special Creation and Spontaneous Generation.
This Christmas star

This Christmas star

My family remarked at how lovely the Christmas tree looked this year in the Center of Town. I particularly liked the blue star, a true crown jewel for the tree. Too bad the wind took it out.
Looking for some matching holiday donations from individuals

Looking for some matching holiday donations from individuals

I believe that this time of year, in this year of all years – that monies should be given to all local food banks in need. Creating a matching challenge is one of the simplest and most effective ways I think to encourage a potential donors to give.
LETTER: Thanks, Good Samaritan

LETTER: Thanks, Good Samaritan

Some more good news from the surrounding area. For three years running driveways have been plowed – by a repeat offender north of Dawson Creek. “There are at least two Good Samaritans out in the Farmington area,” says Carolyne.