LETTER: Summerland has version of alternative facts

Petitions gauge level of opposition, not support, for developments

  • Mar 28th, 2017

LETTER: Common sense lacking in development plan

Fortunately, our wise forefathers had taken steps to protect the area of Lowertown

  • Mar 25th, 2017

LETTER: Time to phase out fossil fuels

We should use our tax dollars to invest in a clean-energy economy

  • Mar 25th, 2017

LETTER: Community needs plan for the future

Agricultural Land Commission was denied the right to rule on a OCP amendment

  • Mar 25th, 2017

LETTER: Update was missing from agenda package

Banks Crescent is obviously a huge proposal and of interest to many people

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Administrator and council are not listening

All due diligence costs and analysis should have been done up front

  • Mar 22nd, 2017
Best photos from Vancouver Island: February edition


Black Press Extreme Career Fair


Best Photos from January 2017


LETTER: Handicap parking not free at hospital

Since I have a handicap permit I parked on one of the handicap parking spots close to the entrance

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Museum controversy has brought discord

To this day, Summerland and its history is of great importance to me

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Council appears to support development

How much consideration is enough?

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Budget balanced on backs of the poor

Christy Clark claims her budget is balanced, but again it is on the backs of working class citizens.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Thanks to crews for water work

Everyone involved in work deserves thanks

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Not all have safe drinking water

In 150 communities, people must boil water every day

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Ryga history is worth celebrating

Play was written in 1967

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Surgery wait lists are upsetting

Lengthy hospital wait lists are a problem in Canada

  • Mar 15th, 2017

LETTER: Water upgrade was handled well

Congratulations to the District of Summerland for their excellent job handling the upgrade of Summerland’s water system.

  • Mar 8th, 2017

LETTER: Help wanted with Trout Creek history

As someone who grew up in Trout Creek and loves this area, I’m writing a history of the neighbourhood for publication this year.

  • Mar 8th, 2017

LETTER: Consider risks of development

I would respectfully ask the mayor and council to consider the below listed items when assessing the developer's application.

  • Mar 1st, 2017

LETTER: Enthusiasm shown at storytelling evening

Summerland appears to be a community of story lovers.

  • Mar 1st, 2017

LETTER: Cinderella was a phenomenal performance

The production of Cinderella by the students of the Summerland Secondary Drama Production at Centre Stage was a phenomenal performance.

  • Mar 1st, 2017

LETTER: 900 signatures is not everyone

When there is vehement opposition to an idea, people don’t speak up for fear of reprisal.

  • Mar 1st, 2017