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Hike of the week

Hike of the week

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Book reviews

Book reviews

Logicomix Written By Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou Illustrated by Alecos Papadatos and Annie Di Donna Logicomix is not about superheroes or zombies. This comic book is about something even more nerdish.
Like a pet grizzly, interest can turn on you

Like a pet grizzly, interest can turn on you

In the 1980s I was a prototypical macaroni-eating, rusty car-driving student. My one serious piece of living room furniture was the middle piece of a hideously orange sectional.
The currency of honour

The currency of honour

"Most of the change we think we see in life Is due to truths being in and out of favor." Robert Frost Mr. Smith (not his real name) was finding it difficult to make his loan payments.
Turned off by the summer rerun blahs?

Turned off by the summer rerun blahs?

Think Twice by Lisa Scottoline Think Twice, by Lisa Scottoline, tells the story of Bennie Rosato, a successful lawyer and head of her own law firm.
Surprise yourself, drive a new KIA Optima

Surprise yourself, drive a new KIA Optima

Everybody has a different idea of what they want or need in a vehicle. Some want a big V8 truck, but either need or can afford a small hatchback. Others would like a sports car, but either need or can afford family sedan.
Episode 5: Riding the Rails

Episode 5: Riding the Rails

Joe's first impulse, after departing from Curly's outhouse, was to head over to the Shuswap Indian settlement just north of Mile 49. He could follow the Fraser River downstream, to the Ram Pasture, where his horses were kept.
Unearthing gold rush town history

Unearthing gold rush town history

I am an archaeologist, as well as the curator of Barkerville Historic Town, the largest historic site in Western Canada.
Yes to HST

Yes to HST

As to the HST, you cannot expect to live in a country like this and not have taxation. It is that simple. Anne Sinclair Prince George
HST has my vote

HST has my vote

I don't like taxes any more than the next person, but I think the HST is a good idea. HST taxes consumption, which means those who consume (and throw away) more will pay more.