Editorials

The ground zero memorial site from the summer of 2012, complete with fountains engraved with the names of all the victims of 9/11. (Christina Collins photo/Lakes District News)

Lest we foget 9/11

The twentieth anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history…

It’s good to have the CFL back

For those of you who don’t know, sports is a very important…

With federal election looming political disivion is a problem

Polarized political views and lack of discourse are hurting Canada

Burns Lake’s hospitality is second to none

Local community has been nothing but kind and welcoming

Tokyo Olympics a huge success for Canada

A record-breaking 24 medals are comming home

Stay safe this fire season

Last week proved to be a scary reminder of the 2018 wildfires…

  • Jul 14, 2021
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Reflecting on the past year

When I started writing for Burns Lake and the surrounding area, I…

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The climate change heat scorching us

When my weather app sounded an alert for a Heat Wave, I…

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Incentives for vaccines or time for some stricter measures?

Last week, a friend of mine from Nex Mexico sent me a…

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Choose science over ignorance

It was quite a week for me with my second dose COVID…

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Because athelets are humans too

Last week was one of controversy on the international sports front with…

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Come down from your high horse

A need for pandemic advice without being condescending

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Choose peace over war

I was maybe in high school and I remember watching the Israel-Palestine…

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Practicing gratitude — a COVID-mantra we all need

Several stories of love, kindness and outpouring of help have been coming…

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Stop hurting the healers

Last year around this time, I remember I was in Vancouver and…

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Now is not the time to let up on restrictions

While the country I have called my home for all of my…

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Celebrating books and literacy

Last week, on April 23 was World Book Day and while I…

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Stay in your bubbles, protect your fellow humans

While the vaccination clinics in our small towns have been underway, elsewhere…

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To being a cheerleader for others

Last week, an exchange between a goalie and a fellow teammate, post…

  • Apr 14, 2021
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Let’s wear masks more responsibly

Masks aren’t going anywhere anytime soon and that means the pressure that…

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