Columnists

Okanagan Taste: The academics of B.C. wine

A number of wine-geek education opportunities in the Okanagan

  • Oct 6th, 2017

COLUMN: Summerland council meets with new government ministers

Council members participated in Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver

  • Oct 6th, 2017

COLUMN: Looking back on a century of changes

Some may feel a sense of longing for those halcyon days, but the past is gone and will not return

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Orcas in Ladysmith Harbour
Gil Penalosa in Cowichan
Winter photo gallery
Winter photo gallery

Michaels: Tragedy is best served without conspiracies

Conspiracy theorists are undermining the very basis of the society we live in.

Star Gazing: How many Earths?

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

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

Star gazing: The edge of the universe

The universe began about 14 billion years ago in an event that is called the “Big Bang”

  • Sep 27th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

Tech talk: Building a community

Break the boundaries down and connect all the communities in B.C.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Okanagan Taste: A bounty of fall events

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

COLUMN: What Happened to the book reviews

In order to comment intelligently on a book, one must first take the time to read it

Star gazing: The art and the science

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

  • Sep 19th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

From the hill: Crushing debt for post-secondary students

South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding MP on the rising amount of debt for post-secondary students

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Put your money where your mouth is, Kelowna

This decision says this corporation values and respects its employees …

GUEST COLUMN: A lack of skill in debating

Votes on community-wide issues must be based on thorough debate

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Star gazing: Red sun, red moon

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

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Michaels: Has the west been won by Trudeau?

Controversial townhall meeting raised ire, does it signal a shift in Trudeau-mania

BC VIEWS: Little integrity left to protect

Darryl Plecas taints an already shabby B.C. political scene

Okanagan Taste: Back to school for wine drinkers and foodies

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News

  • Sep 9th, 2017