Editorials

OPINION: Let’s keep the campaign debate civil

OPINION: Let’s keep the campaign debate civil

Insults rarely further a debate. They only muddy the answers.

OPINION: Let’s keep the campaign debate civil
OPINION: Make this election count, Chilliwack

OPINION: Make this election count, Chilliwack

Do your research, and vote for something, not against something

OPINION: Make this election count, Chilliwack
Expense guidelines for councillors should be clear

Expense guidelines for councillors should be clear

The City of Chilliwack should develop clear guidelines on what taxpayers will fund

Expense guidelines for councillors should be clear
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

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

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
More action for homeless in Chilliwack

More action for homeless in Chilliwack

Another 46-unit project a welcome annoucement for the city

More action for homeless in Chilliwack
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

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

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters

EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters

Chilliwack’s lakes and rivers offer a great place to cool off, but their beauty belies their danger

EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters
Bold vision for Chilliwack’s downtown a step closer to reality

Bold vision for Chilliwack’s downtown a step closer to reality

But bricks and mortar can only take a plan so far without community support

Bold vision for Chilliwack’s downtown a step closer to reality
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Change is coming for Chilliwack city council

Change is coming for Chilliwack city council

With two councillors running for mayor, and another not seeking re-election, what will council look like after the municipal election?

Change is coming for Chilliwack city council
Portable classrooms moved into place at Sardis Elementary. There are currently 93 portables being used in Chilliwack, giving the district the dubious distinction of having the highest student/portable ratio in the region.

Summer school

Elected officials in Chilliwack need to hit the books this some and make the case for school expansion

Portable classrooms moved into place at Sardis Elementary. There are currently 93 portables being used in Chilliwack, giving the district the dubious distinction of having the highest student/portable ratio in the region.
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

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

  • Jun 19, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo)
Waiting for the next shell casing to fall

Waiting for the next shell casing to fall

Police assurances that ‘the public is not at risk’ provides little comfort

Waiting for the next shell casing to fall
Shayne Williams is executive director of Lookout Emergency Aid Society, which runs the SafePoint supervised consumption site on 135A Street. (Photo: Amy Reid)

EDITORIAL: SafePoint injection site is saving lives

Despite your personal take on Surrey’s controversial site, it’s hard to argue with results

  • Jun 12, 2018
Shayne Williams is executive director of Lookout Emergency Aid Society, which runs the SafePoint supervised consumption site on 135A Street. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018
Students and teachers from Rossland Summit School celebrate the opening of Rossland’s rainbow crosswalk last September. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)
Pipeline reboot?

Pipeline reboot?

Chilliwack should make clear its concerns for its aquifer with the pipeline’s new owners

Pipeline reboot?
A true team win

A true team win

The recent RCB Cup will leave Chilliwack cheering for a while

A true team win
Watching the river rise

Watching the river rise

Although there has been much talk about the flood of 1948, we’re a long way from that.

Watching the river rise
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

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 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices