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These Great Horned Owl chicks have reached the ‘brancher’ stage. They can fly, but are still quite downy. (Chris Siddle photo)

Get Outdoors! and give a hoot about owls

Nature columnist explores the benefits of an owl’s plumage in its predatory patterns

  • Mar 7, 2020
These Great Horned Owl chicks have reached the ‘brancher’ stage. They can fly, but are still quite downy. (Chris Siddle photo)
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COLUMN: Pilkey Palooza comes to the Summerland Library

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

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Put the phones away and try connecting with a human being, columnist Glenn Mitchell says. (file photo)

Mitchell’s Musings: How to deal with a real-time overload

Put the phone away to escape bombardment of negativity

  • Mar 6, 2020
Put the phones away and try connecting with a human being, columnist Glenn Mitchell says. (file photo)
Mitchell’s Musings: Karma is king

Mitchell’s Musings: Karma is king

One good turn leads to another and another…

  • Feb 28, 2020
Mitchell’s Musings: Karma is king
COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

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: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy
BOOKS                                John Steinbeck’s novella, Of Mice and Men, and John Wyndham’s science fiction novel, The Day of the Triffids, have both been on school curriculums. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

COLUMN: Losing and winning a book battle

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

BOOKS                                John Steinbeck’s novella, Of Mice and Men, and John Wyndham’s science fiction novel, The Day of the Triffids, have both been on school curriculums. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
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COLUMN: Acknowledging the freedom to read

We provide full access to material that some might find objectionable

  • Feb 21, 2020
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Mitchell’s Musings: Recycling can be a slippery slope

Mitchell’s Musings: Recycling can be a slippery slope

What’s good for Mother Earth is not best for fake hips

  • Feb 14, 2020
Mitchell’s Musings: Recycling can be a slippery slope
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

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

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.
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BOOMER TALK: A trip to the sea

Columnist shares vacation story, bookended by the words of poet John Masefield

  • Aug 10, 2019
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