Columnists

Liberal leadership hopeful takes advantage of outside lane

Dianne Watts discusses motivation and priorities

  • Dec 9th, 2017

COLUMN: Welcoming the winter season

December marks the beginning of the party season in Japan

  • Dec 8th, 2017

OPINION: Mandatory full face protection a smart move for hockey

‘I can relate more intimately than most; I lost my eye to a hockey stick in June of 1990’

  • Dec 5th, 2017
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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

GUEST COLUMN: Adult children care for their parents

It takes a great deal of communication and co-operation to live so closely together with family

  • Dec 7th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Untold stories of B.C. salmon farms

Indigenous people defend their jobs against constant protests

B.C. VIEWS: One political coalition is plotting to kill another

NDP-Green plan to conquer rural B.C. begins to take shape

COLUMN: Harassment and bullying observed

Over the years there has been a downward spiral in terms of what is acceptable

  • Dec 2nd, 2017

COLUMN: Angry responses to unpopular positions

When I started working here in the mid-1990s, the tone at our council meetings was different

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

GUEST COLUMN: Preparing for the Festival of Lights

Okanagan’s premier holiday event set for Nov. 24

  • Nov 24th, 2017

Traci Genereaux: Gone, but not forgotten

COLUMN: Family, friends want justice for Vernon teen

  • Nov 23rd, 2017

COLUMN: The high cost of assigning blame

A clause in the Treaty of Versailles placed responsibility for World War I entirely on Germany

COLUMN: Japanese school performs at autumn festival

The elementary school in the fishing village of Otsu held their performance at the end of October

  • Nov 18th, 2017

Star Gazing: Everything you need to know about Mercury

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

  • Nov 14th, 2017

GUEST COLUMN: The importance of Remembrance Day

A Summerland veteran reflects on what Nov. 11 means to him

  • Nov 13th, 2017