Jocelyn’s Jottings: Budget challenge No. 2, Frugal Fall

Starting Sept. 1 and ending Nov. 30, I will spend only $50 a week outside of bills


Jocelyn’s Jottings: What are you running away from?

Getting out of town is a great stress reliever


What’s COVID-19 doing to friendships?

Life and Faith column by Jim Taylor

  • Aug 13, 2020


COLUMN: Bringing British Columbia’s stories to the screen

The movies are often American stories, with B.C. communities serving as stand-ins for U.S. locations

Jocelyn’s Jottings: When everyone is a friend of a friend

Chances are I know someone in Revelstoke who knows you, such is…

Jocelyn’s Jottings: What makes a home a home?

I grew up on farm in northern Alberta, in a house that…

Mitchell’s Musings: Leading the way through a pandemic

Columnist Glenn Mitchell sings Dr. Bonnie Henry’s praises in his latest Musings

  • Jun 25, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

Jocelyn’s Jottings: When a Disney song explains your life

It is the time of year when my inner travel bug turns…

Jocelyn’s Jottings: It feels like the world is on hold

According to Statistics Canada 23,547 people died in April 2018

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Happy International Women’s Day!

Our Women of Inspiration supplement, which can be found on pages 9-20…

COLUMN: Pilkey Palooza comes to the Summerland Library

Author’s works featured in this year’s Spring Break Reading Challenge

Mitchell’s Musings: Karma is king

One good turn leads to another and another…

  • Feb 28, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Losing and winning a book battle

Recalling a time when outraged parents spoke out against a book on the school curriculum

COLUMN: Acknowledging the freedom to read

We provide full access to material that some might find objectionable

  • Feb 21, 2020

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Lessons from Shrek the Musical

What makes Shrek the Musical special? I love musicals. The joyfulness of…

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

Stoked on Science: Stoked to join the NCES

It’s Jade Harvey Stoke on Science February already. The passage of time…

  • Feb 9, 2020