Columnists

Star Gazing: The double planet

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

  • Mar 28th, 2018

COLUMN: Truth, lies, fabrications and fake news

Fabricating news stories is not common, but it does happen from time to time

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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Fire near Quinsam coal mine

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new

Star Gazing: The first spiral galaxies

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

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Star Gazing: A non-magnetic Earth?

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

  • Mar 18th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speculation tax, cabin tax or asset tax?

Targeting empty homes seems confused and ineffective

Column: Attending a Japanese wedding reception

Japanese marriage celebration a mix of eastern and western influences

  • Mar 17th, 2018

Naturewise: tales of ravens and their tricks

Quoth the raven, ‘Nevermore.’

  • Mar 16th, 2018

COLUMN: Why fans should continue watching the Canucks

After a tough season, Vancouver fans have promise for remaining 11 games

Sexists are like cottonmouths, hiding in the swamp

Press for Progress…hold someone’s head under the water

COLUMN: The end of the video store era

Today it’s difficult if not impossible to find a video store in many communities

B.C. VIEWS: These are taxing times for our new NDP government

Businesses, non-profits, local governments are feeling the pinch of payroll tax

COLUMN: A Dahl-icious reading challenge for spring break

If you are looking to create some lickswishy memories, pop into the Summerland Library

  • Mar 11th, 2018

OPINION: Health sector behind on women’s rights

The CEO of B.C. Women’s Hospital says the health sector has a long ways to go

  • Mar 8th, 2018

Thoughts on daycare – the good, the bad and the ugly

Experiences can range from rat poison to Jurassic Park

LETTER: Development should have been in town

Development at Banks Crescent location might not be over yet

  • Mar 6th, 2018

Star Gazing: A non-magnetic Earth?

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

  • Mar 6th, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: Summerland Museum helps uncover family stories

Discovering local history can also inspire us to improve, both individually and together

B.C. VIEWS: Protest industry prepares for war against Alberta oil

Leaked document describes ‘swarm’ and ‘hive’ anti-pipeline strategy