Editorial

EDITORIAL: Training facilities

If Brock Leitner, a motocross competitor from Summerland is to advance in his sport, he needs a training facility close to home.

RCMP’s annual Cops For Kids Ride set to push off Friday

The 10-day ride will pass through 18 communities in the southern B.C. Interior, raising money for sick kids.

EDITORIAL: A focus on our economy

Summerland’s economic sector, particularly the downtown core of the community, needs some attention.

EDITORIAL: The need for reliable funding

The Summerland Food Bank and Resource Centre, which provides food and other assistance to those in need, is operating on a tight budget.

EDITORIAL: An interprovincial trade agreement

The regulations governing interprovincial wine trade within Canada are in need of an overhaul.

EDITORIAL: Adding doctors

When a significant number of patients are having a difficult time finding a family physician, something has gone wrong.

EDITORIAL: The needs of the students

The needs of the students come first. This should be the guiding principle when making any decisions about education.

EDITORIAL: A culture of sport

Summerland is showing itself as a community that believes in the importance of sport and recreation.

EDITORIAL: The need for an investigation

The police-involved shooting here, early on Saturday morning is cause for concern.

EDITORIAL: The need for better negotiations

If Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers cannot reach an agreement, mail service across Canada could be disrupted

Golf BC raises $150,000 for charity with inaugural PGA of Canada event in Kelowna

The Mackenzie Tour raised $75,000 matched by GolfBC’s charitable arm, for a total of $150,000 awarded to the BC Cancer Foundation

The effects of uncertainty

When the school year comes to an end, Trout Creek Elementary School will say goodbye to its students for the last time. Or will it?

Revisiting school closures

the province is now asking to re-examine recent school closures within the Okanagan Skaha School District.

Building for education

A $1.2-million upgrade project at Summerland Secondary School will be difficult for some in the community to watch.

Expanding a pathway

A path for cyclists and hikers would provide a safer route for non-motorized transportation between Penticton and Summerland.

Time to study school funding

Despite the best efforts of Summerland parents and others from the community, Trout Creek Elementary School will close its doors.

The cost of education

The impending closure of three schools, including one in Summerland, is difficult for the students, families and communities involved.

Ongoing efforts

Summerland celebrated Earth Week with plenty of special events and activities to raise awareness of environmental issues.

Taking action for businesses

There’s a lot to be said about the benefits of the Business Walk initiative, happening on Thursday morning.

A sense of permanence

For artists and arts organizations, the coming weeks will be a difficult time of transition as the Summerland Arts Centre will move.