Editorials

EDITORIAL: Reconsidering compost

The Summerland council decision to reject the regional compost facility was a decisive 6-1 vote

  • Nov 9th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Housing solutions

Two development applications and a bylaw change represent a shift in housing for Summerland

Editorial: Sex workers in need of help

Kelowna editorial calls for more creative community thinking to help women at risk

EDITORIAL: Rejecting a compost location

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen must find another location for its compost facility

  • Oct 26th, 2017

EDITORIAL: The effects of high housing costs

For those who live in the Okanagan, the cost of housing is a significant obstacle

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: A tedious process

The proposed Banks Crescent development was first made public last year in November

  • Oct 12th, 2017
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          EDITORIAL: Providing affordable housing

          Now it’s time to do something about an ongoing problem in Summerland

          EDITORIAL: The high cost of housing

          It is not feasible to continue with the status quo or to ignore the topic of housing costs.

          • Sep 20th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Preparing for future wildfires

          This year is the worst fire season on record in B.C., with far more damage than 2003 or 1958

          • Sep 13th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Living on the edge of disaster

          You really don’t need a campfire

          • Sep 6th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: A process for decision-making

          Without adequate information, it is impossible to make a wise decision

          • Sep 4th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Questions deserve answers

          Concerns raised about proposed Summerland projects must be considered

          • Aug 23rd, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Answering the wrong question

          The question is whether to approve the development at the Banks Crescent location

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Racism is not OK

          In light of violence south of border, we must all speak out against hate, intolerance and racism

          Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

          Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

          EDITORIAL: Rebuilding the lakefront

          It will take time to complete the cleanup and repair work along the water

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Considering composting

          The facility would compost food waste, yard waste, wood waste and water treatment sludge

          • Aug 2nd, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Changes in the details

          The developers spoke of a 404-unit concept and since Monday, the plan is for 424 units

          • Jul 26th, 2017

          A responseto wildfires

          • Jul 19th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: The risk of wildfires

          Communities have been evacuated because of the danger from wildfires

          • Jul 12th, 2017