Editorials

EDITORIAL: Providing power

More charging stations will be needed as demand for electric vehicles grows

  • Feb 21, 2019

EDITORIAL: Measuring snowfall

Snow measurements show less snowfall than usual, and a considerably less than last year

  • Feb 17, 2019

EDITORIAL: Observing weather

A heavy snowfall, a cold spell or a heat wave do not prove or disprove climate change

  • Jan 31, 2019

EDITORIAL: The value of trades

Demand exists for those who train for a skilled trade

  • Jan 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: Revisiting Banks Crescent

Summerland had earlier considered controversial development at same location

  • Jan 18, 2019

Editorial: New Year, new you!

Be kind to yourself in 2019

  • Jan 2, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Tougher laws for impaired driving

Two legal changes over the past year could affect the celebrations on New Year’s Eve

  • Dec 27, 2018

EDITORIAL: Showing generosity at Christmas

It is important to remember there are those among us, right here in our community, who are in need

  • Dec 20, 2018

EDITORIAL: Considering carriage houses

Changes in established neighbourhoods can also result in changes to the character of the area

  • Dec 12, 2018

EDITORIAL: The cost of docks

A lot of money will be spent on replacing two of Summerland’s public docks

  • Nov 30, 2018

EDITORIAL: Deciding on electoral reform

There are arguments for and against switching to a proportional representation system in B.C.

  • Nov 1, 2018

EDITORIAL: This is what we have

Not everyone is completely satisfied with the outcome of Summerland’s municipal election

  • Oct 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Time for wise, careful voting

Council members and school board trustees will make important decisions over next four years

  • Oct 20, 2018

EDITORIAL: The importance of civic elections

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

  • Oct 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: Local governments make important decisions

Careful thought needed in approaching municipal council and school board elections

  • Sep 12, 2018

EDITORIAL: The value of a nature preserve

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

  • Sep 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Reducing the risk of bear encounters

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

  • Sep 2, 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 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: The quest for tax relief

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

  • Aug 15, 2018