Claudette Sandecki

Family history a foundation for today

Writer notes how written history is valuable, but can sometimes be relative based on the current generation's interpretation of the facts.

Renovation add-ons can chalk up fast

Columnist thankful the name change for the Terrace B.C. aquatic centre doesn't mean significant changes and extra cost.

Speeches won’t save lives

No matter how dire the circumstances, we can usually do something to improve things if we only try.

Garbage rules offer a feast for bears

Who's going to pay when bears go roaming through the organic garbage bins in Terrace B.C. and Thornhill? asks columnist.

Live action of the crime unfolded through her window

My choice of T.V. watching doesn’t include cop shows, but on September 13, 2013 a live show was foisted upon me...

It’s better to stay safe at home in storms

In the good old days, people made wiser choices when the weather was dangerous and uncertain, recalls columnist.

Perhaps the Devil made him do it

Donald Trump's lies indicate it might be time for him to grow up, says Terrace. B.C. columnist.

Soft voice on the phone causes worry

Columnist haunted after a series of five empty calls from a Terrace B.C. number, followed by a quiet whisper saying wrong number.

Got a cat? Then keep it inside.

This column began without i’s and k’s because my third right finger is too swollen to bend after encountering a neighbour’s cat.

It’s just not like the good old days

Northwestern B.C. mail and packages seemed to move faster, and more cheaply, in the good old days.

Explosive times down on the farm

My dad might have been the only farmer in northwestern Saskatchewan knowledgeable about the safe use of dynamite in 1954

An unexpected source of help

Every woman knows the hair salon is the place where we literally let down our hair and chat freely.

Yuge fake column. Disaster. Sad.

Columnist predicts a booming business in protest signs, slogans, tee shirts and more, mimicking and mocking President Donald Trump.

And how did you get that black eye?

Columnist enjoys google excuses for black eye as she deals with her own bruised eye lid.

This is what drives her crazy

Two common errors which are prevalent in article headlines, drive me to pen a protest to the editor.

Forgotten tips for de-cluttering

Mass media often misses the two most essential ingredients when they provide organizing advice to home owners in northwest B.C.

It’s the most relaxing week of the year

The last week of the year has always been my favourite even when temperature drops or storms rail outside in Terrace, B.C.

Lessons learned when the cold strikes

Be extra cautious this time of year when the unexpected could happen with fatal results

History could be repeating itself

Donald Trump, in not weighing his words and relishing thoughtless chants, has a scary resemblance to Adolf Hitler.

Be cautious when you eat your veggies

I recently found myself at a dangerous blood level due to eating too much veggies rich in vitamin K.