Columnists

Stargazing: Ink blots and paper jams

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

  • Sep 5th, 2017

MP Report: Trails, fires and Donald Trump

South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP rides the riding

  • Sep 4th, 2017

GUEST COLUMN: Limited funding has hampered Summerland’s museum

When a museum is chronically underfunded, there are consequences

  • Sep 3rd, 2017
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Orcas in Ladysmith Harbour
Gil Penalosa in Cowichan
Near head-on crash
10-year anniversary of Lindsay Buziak murder

COLUMN: Returning to Japan after a vacation

I still don’t understand much, but I recognize it and am comforted by it

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Auntie Says: Hit the reset button this September

South Okanagan-based columnist Faye Arcand

  • Aug 30th, 2017

B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

I’ve got a job that should be top priority for our new Highways minister

No easy answers in ICBC mess

David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed

No easy answers in ICBC mess

David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed

COLUMN: Racism on parade at rallies

These rallies were held for the benefit of people like me — white people of European ancestry

COLUMN: Festival celebrates Ryga’s legacy

Numerous events planned for second annual festival.

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

Grizzly hunt ban aims at cities

John Horgan’s NDP rushes announcement to raise money

COLUMN: An uncomfortable change in tone

I’m disappointed with the sneering, condescending attitude I’m noticing

Michaels: Children already know so much more than their adult counterparts

Navigating the world with a little person at your side is more complicated than they say.

COLUMN: The importance of building community

Many cases can be resolved with a compromise or good conversation

  • Aug 16th, 2017

GUEST COLUMN: Reflecting on the legacy of Elvis

Legendary singer died 40 years ago, on Aug. 16, 1977

  • Aug 16th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

Michaels: Contemplating the ‘new normal’

This warmer, smokier planet is making for a real bummer summer

COLUMN: All in the family — summertime reunions

Family gatherings a mix of delight and aggravation

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Star gazing: Eclipses and space weather

Monitoring the sun’s behaviour at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, near Penticton

  • Aug 8th, 2017