Bear in mind . . .

Inevitably, each September when the kids go back to school and the nights start to cool down, my thinking starts down the road of...

The fight to fund rural fire protection

For all the benefits of living in a rural area, there are some obvious compromises that have to be made. One of them is...

Light the Night for Sarah

About two years ago, in November 2008, my younger sister Sarah and I left our home in Sydney, Australia to live our dream of...

Community mailbox concerns nothing new

By Mel Rothenburger, TNRD Director Area P (Rivers and The Peaks). director.mrothenburger@tnrd.ca When Canada Post recently announced it was scheduling the end of door-to-door mail delivery...

Which is better: hyper-local or a streamlined board?

  “You don’t even live here.” Ouch. I received that comment from a resident on a community concern I was dealing with a while back. While...