Columnists

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

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Can't erase history by tearing down statues: McKenna
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Getting closer to pot-based medical products for pets
Dolphin rescue on Vancouver Island

COLUMN: Lessons from war must not be forgotten

World War II ended 73 years ago and the remaining veterans are now in their early 90s or older

Dr. Steve: Recognizing the signs of ADHD

Dr. Steve Lydiatt is a monthly columnist with the Penticton Western News.

  • May 10th, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: Every day should be Earth Day

Earth Week events helped to raise environmental awareness

  • May 8th, 2018

COLUMN: An ordinary hero — not hard to find

Most of the women on my block were “housewives,” a label not many would be happy to bear today

  • May 8th, 2018

COLUMN: An ordinary hero — not hard to find

Most of the women on my block were “housewives,” a label not many would be happy to bear today

  • May 8th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

COLUMN: When we fail inmates, we fail ourselves

Solutions for inmates go far beyond the walls of the Okanagan Correctional Centre

Wineology: The Similkameen wine region

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • May 4th, 2018

Taking a look at the Similkameen wine region

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • May 4th, 2018

Before his death, B.C.’s Keven Drews learned real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the inevitable end, something inside Keven Drews didn’t let him stop living

B.C. VIEWS: How to salvage a pipeline project

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

LETTER: Coal mining a serious concern

Coal is B.C.’s number one export and generates 25 per cent of world greenhouse gas emissions

  • Apr 25th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

COLUMN: Don’t be a chicken — recycle

Fabric with chicken pattern was reused and recycled many times over the years

  • Apr 21st, 2018

Wineology: The role of a sommelier

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • Apr 20th, 2018

COLUMN: It takes a village…

Summerland Asset Development Initiative has important role for community’s youths

  • Apr 18th, 2018