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Mel Rothenburger

Columnist, Former Mayor Of Kamloops, B.C.

Mel Rothenburger is the former editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of the city (1999-2005). He currently does columns for CBC Radio.

He has previously served on many public boards and is the recipient of a Queen’s Jubilee Medal, among other awards.
Mel Rothenburger

The End Of 80 Years For Kamloops Daily News

George Whitely wore a plastic hat and spoke very deliberately. Each day, he would put on his hat and his rumpled old raincoat and leave our offices at 309 Tranquille Road. I seldom knew where he was going but a few hours later he'd be back with a half-dozen good stories. I really liked that guy. A lot of good people passed through here -- it was an interesting place.
01/11/2014 02:23 EST