Opinion

EDITORIAL: Answering the wrong question

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

  • Aug 16th, 2017

COLUMN: The importance of building community

Many cases can be resolved with a compromise or good conversation

  • Aug 16th, 2017

GUEST COLUMN: Reflecting on the legacy of Elvis

Legendary singer died 40 years ago, on Aug. 16, 1977

  • Aug 16th, 2017

LETTER: Traffic report must be considered

The discussion at hand is generated by a development that is the wrong density in the wrong location

  • Aug 16th, 2017

LETTER: Proposed location seems wrong

I wonder whether anyone has addressed costs that such a project in its proposed location might incur

LETTER: Fire penalties are too low

An $1,100 fine sounds more like a financial inconvenience than a financial deterrent

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          LETTER: Business boycott hurts everyone

          The direct and indirect impacts of a boycott can be devastating to our community

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          LETTER: iCasa project would have benefits

          We all know that public health care for seniors is pushed to the max providing care

          Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

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

          BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

          Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

          Michaels: Contemplating the ‘new normal’

          This warmer, smokier planet is making for a real bummer summer

          LETTER: An uncomfortable change in tone

          I’m disappointed with the sneering, condescending attitude I’m noticing

          COLUMN: All in the family — summertime reunions

          Family gatherings a mix of delight and aggravation

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          EDITORIAL: Rebuilding the lakefront

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

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          LETTER: Thoughts on the Banks Crescent proposal

          Developer should try for another location in Summerland

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          LETTER: Council to consider form-based zoning

          The OCP allows flexibility to accommodate specific circumstances

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          LETTER: iCasa development supported

          It is exactly the sort of development that our community needs in order to survive and thrive

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          LETTER: Road capacity must be considered

          I can only hope the road measurements are being done to an appropriate standard for the proposed use

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          LETTER: Development needs to be built on solid rock

          If the clay banks are stable, why are gravestones in the cemetery on Peach Orchard Road falling?

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Star gazing: Eclipses and space weather

          Monitoring the sun’s behaviour at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, near Penticton

          • Aug 8th, 2017