Columnists

Odd Thoughts: The dark side of an idea

Sometimes you should just go ahead and do without the gold and settle for pasty white.

  • Jan 31, 2020

COLUMN: Punches are flying in Surrey over ride-hailing, but it’s an uneven match

Like other businesses that face internet-based competition, the taxi industry must adapt

Ryan’s Regards: Is this weather normal?

Dumps of snow has columnist Ryan Uytdewilligen thinking back to his very cold youth in the Prairies

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B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

Odd Thoughts: Positivity quickly being negated

Just when things were starting to look like they were getting better…

  • Jan 24, 2020

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

Odd Thoughts: Debts to pets settled with love

Age has a way of bringing pets closer to us as the Great Divide nears

  • Jan 17, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

Carley would be 30, if not plowed down in Langley 17 years ago

Former editor Frank Bucholtz recollects Carley Regan’s tragic death and why she can’t be forgotten

  • Jan 11, 2020

Odd Thoughts: 2020 hindsight lost in world events

Langley past may hold insights into future being create by Trump

  • Jan 10, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

Odd Thoughts: 2020 visions to tempt the Fates

Langley columnist tests his ability to change history by using his poor prediction percentage

  • Jan 3, 2020

Ryan’s Regards: Welcome to the roaring twenties

Anyone have any good New Years resolutions this decade?

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

Odd Thoughts: Smile for a year of happiness

May you take this grin and let it lead you in to the New Year

  • Dec 27, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

A Langley fable for Christmas

Part one of Jim McGregor’s tale of the holiday season

  • Dec 20, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Darkness assures brighter days ahead

Winter solstice at the heart of Christmas and multi-religious experience

  • Dec 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities