Editorials

EDITORIAL: The importance of civic elections

Decisions made at the council and school board tables will have affect our day-to-day lives

  • Oct 4th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Local governments make important decisions

Careful thought needed in approaching municipal council and school board elections

  • Sep 12th, 2018

EDITORIAL: The value of a nature preserve

Regulations by themselves are of no value unless there is a way to enforce them

  • Sep 6th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Reducing the risk of bear encounters

When garbage is set out too early, it serves to attract bears

  • Sep 2nd, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Wildfire danger was downplayed

Recent message minimized the risks from this year’s fires

  • Aug 24th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: The quest for tax relief

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is asking for cuts to help B.C. Interior residents

  • Aug 15th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Responding to a fire season

The fires this year have served as a reminder to be prepared, since wildfires can affect us here

EDITORIAL: Controlling cat numbers

While cats do not know how to add, they can multiply

EDITORIAL: Coping with gas pains

Motorists are stunned as gasoline prices jumped suddenly

  • Jul 14th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Every day is Canada Day

Not all parts of the world enjoy the quality of life we have in Canada

  • Jul 4th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Preparing our youths

Each of these graduates has a choice of futures open to them

  • Jul 4th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL: A slow repair process

Damage from the 2017 flooding has not yet been repaired in Summerland

  • Jun 24th, 2018

EDITORIAL: A reminder of an ongoing need

The food bank has launched its Christmas in June campaign to encourage donations during the summer

  • Jun 15th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Reducing plastic waste

Summerland students have suggested a ban on plastic bags in the community

  • Jun 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Examining energy alternatives

As fuel costs increase, alternative energy project will make more and more sense