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The Editor’s Desk: There’s always a silver lining

Stories — some of which might even be true — of people making the best of bad pandemic situations

 

The Editor’s Desk: Hindsight is wonderful

Let’s not Monday morning quarterback the coronavirus pandemic while the game is still being played

 

The Editor’s Desk: Being a part of history

For 125 years, the Journal has preserved events big (but mostly small) for posterity

 

The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope

It started harmlessly enough, with pulling a few weeds, and then it just grew

The Editor’s Desk: Welcome to Sherwood

Is 1938’s ‘The Adventures of Robin Hood’ the perfect movie?

The Editor’s Desk: Laughter is the best medicine

The BBC-TV comedy Detectorists — witty, wise, and kind — is the perfect show for our times

The Editor’s Desk: Coronavirus covidiots

Can you spot which of these covidiot stories are true and which are false?

The Editor’s Desk: Small screen comedy, big heart

Schitt’s Creek celebrates small towns and all those who live there, however reluctantly

The Editor’s Desk: Don’t be that person

Think social distancing is a load of hooey? Stay away from me

The Editor’s Desk: To fear or not to fear

Be fearful and retreat, or be brave and advance? The choice is easy

The Editor’s Desk: Keep calm and carry on

Thinking about hoarding toilet paper? One simple word: don’t.

The Editor’s Desk: It’s catapalooza time

Watching neighbourhood cats coexist peacefully is a reminder that humans can do the same

  • Mar 4, 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

The Editor’s Desk: Bandit at the back door

Wildlife in the back yard can be fun, until nature turns nasty

The Editor’s Desk: The circus leaves town

For one brief, shining moment, running away to join the circus was a tantalizing possibility

Longtime newspaper columnist Christie Blatchford dead at 68

Blatchford had been undergoing treatment for lung cancer in Toronto

The Editor’s Desk: An extra-ordinary adventure

There’s a lot of fun, but a lot of hurry up and wait, on a film set

The Editor’s Desk: Garbage sets the scene

A street in Ashcroft takes on a distinctly different look for filming

The Editor’s Desk: Film frights in Ashcroft

As one classic spooky TV series finishes filming in town, another one will be starting up