Columnists

GUEST COLUMN: In celebration of physical activity

Committing to long-term lifestyle changes is challenging but making excuses has life-long impacts

  • May 31st, 2018

Star Gazing: Magnetic storms, power outages and other disruptions

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • May 29th, 2018
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B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

Column: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow after some Princeton, B.C. students gained considerable exposure throughout the province when they dropped their bras

Star Gazing: What can we do to avoid being hit by an asteroid?

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • May 23rd, 2018

COLUMN: Award winning author to visit the Library

Today, authors write for the young adult age group and publishers scramble to get them into print

  • May 20th, 2018

COLUMN: Legalized cannabis presents new challenges

Summerland council to consider regulations for licensing and production of marijuana

  • May 20th, 2018

COLUMN: Exploring Japan as a tourist

I’ve been motivated in my explorations this spring by the visit from two dear Summerland friends

  • May 20th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Wineology: What makes a winery great?

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

  • May 18th, 2018

What I know for sure: Lessons from the Giants Head Grind

Annual event, held Saturday, May 19 in Summerland, raises money and awareness of colorectal cancer

  • May 16th, 2018

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

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