Columnists

Star gazing: The art and the science

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Sep 19th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

From the hill: Crushing debt for post-secondary students

South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding MP on the rising amount of debt for post-secondary students

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Put your money where your mouth is, Kelowna

This decision says this corporation values and respects its employees …

GUEST COLUMN: A lack of skill in debating

Votes on community-wide issues must be based on thorough debate

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Star gazing: Red sun, red moon

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Sep 13th, 2017
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    Michaels: Has the west been won by Trudeau?

    Controversial townhall meeting raised ire, does it signal a shift in Trudeau-mania

    BC VIEWS: Little integrity left to protect

    Darryl Plecas taints an already shabby B.C. political scene

    Okanagan Taste: Back to school for wine drinkers and foodies

    Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News

    • Sep 9th, 2017

    COLUMN: Is it really stranger than fiction?

    Starting school and fall routines

    • Sep 6th, 2017

    COLUMN: Breaking news demands reliable, up-to-date coverage

    It’s easy for misinformation about a wildfire to spread when the story is close to us

    Stargazing: Ink blots and paper jams

    Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

    • Sep 5th, 2017

    MP Report: Trails, fires and Donald Trump

    South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP rides the riding

    • Sep 4th, 2017

    Indigenous bureaucracy grows again

    B.C. offers stalled development, gambling money

    GUEST COLUMN: Limited funding has hampered Summerland’s museum

    When a museum is chronically underfunded, there are consequences

    • Sep 3rd, 2017

    COLUMN: Returning to Japan after a vacation

    I still don’t understand much, but I recognize it and am comforted by it

    • Aug 31st, 2017

    Auntie Says: Hit the reset button this September

    South Okanagan-based columnist Faye Arcand

    • Aug 30th, 2017

    B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

    I’ve got a job that should be top priority for our new Highways minister

    No easy answers in ICBC mess

    David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed

    No easy answers in ICBC mess

    David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed