Opinion

REAL ESTATE: Negotiation and the art of the deal

Columnist Freddy Marks shares his tips for closing the deal on a home sale

  • Mar 30, 2019

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019
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Agassiz Library takes its books to the pool
Rock climbers clean up Harrison Bluffs
Helicopters called to crash on East Harrison Forest Service Road
Seabird Island Festival brings back the powwow

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

EDITORIAL: No think-tank report cards for the Observer

Fraser Institute’s annual school ranking isn’t a good measure of success, editor Grace Kennedy writes

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

LETTER: Why is Jati Sidhu ashamed of his riding?

Lytton’s Christopher di Armani shares his dismay at the potential name change of the MP’s riding

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

I would argue sharing photos of children does more good than harm for them and the community

Letter: Chilliwack grad says modesty doesn’t protect girls from assault

Sardis alumni was ‘catcalled, harassed, and groped by my male classmates’ despite modest clothing

  • Mar 18, 2019

LETTER: There’s a man with a gun over there

Agassiz resident Harvey Andrews shares his thoughts on the latest shooting in Chilliwack

  • Mar 17, 2019

LETTER: Kudos to Kent

Agassiz resident Claude Bouchard shares his appreciation for Kent staff following the winter winds

  • Mar 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

LETTER: Avoiding water bottle refill stations short-sighted

Chilliwack’s Ashala Palaniuk shares her thoughts on Harrison’s decision to say no to refill stations

  • Mar 17, 2019

PET CARE: Cannabis and your pet

CBD oil may seem great for your pup, but science isn’t there yet columnist Nicolette Joosting says

  • Mar 16, 2019

LETTER: Killer whales are the new polar bears, and that’s not good

Hope resident Art Green disagrees with Tom Fletcher about how tankers will affect killer whales

Chilliwack music graduate speaks out about KPU cuts

Sterkenburg: Thankful for voices across our continent who have cried out in shock at this news

LETTER: Dance night a ‘terrific success’

Organizer Henrie de Boer thanks everyone who came out to the first Bop Til You Drop event

LETTER: MP Jati Sidhu’s apology for disrespectful comments not accepted

Letter writer Barbara Nash says Sidhu’s ‘generic apology’ not good enough for constituents

  • Mar 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

LETTER: Remembering Harrison Hot Springs matriarch

Harrison resident Elisabeth Scotson shares her memories of Ruth Altendorf

  • Mar 10, 2019