Editorials

EDITORIAL: Reconsidering compost

The Summerland council decision to reject the regional compost facility was a decisive 6-1 vote

  • Nov 9th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Housing solutions

Two development applications and a bylaw change represent a shift in housing for Summerland

Editorial: Sex workers in need of help

Kelowna editorial calls for more creative community thinking to help women at risk

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EDITORIAL: Rejecting a compost location

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen must find another location for its compost facility

  • Oct 26th, 2017

EDITORIAL: The effects of high housing costs

For those who live in the Okanagan, the cost of housing is a significant obstacle

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: A tedious process

The proposed Banks Crescent development was first made public last year in November

  • Oct 12th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Providing affordable housing

Now it’s time to do something about an ongoing problem in Summerland

EDITORIAL: A process for decision-making

Without adequate information, it is impossible to make a wise decision

  • Sep 4th, 2017

EDITORIAL: The high cost of housing

It is not feasible to continue with the status quo or to ignore the topic of housing costs.

  • Sep 20th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Preparing for future wildfires

This year is the worst fire season on record in B.C., with far more damage than 2003 or 1958

  • Sep 13th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Living on the edge of disaster

You really don’t need a campfire

  • Sep 6th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Questions deserve answers

Concerns raised about proposed Summerland projects must be considered

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: Answering the wrong question

The question is whether to approve the development at the Banks Crescent location

  • Aug 16th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Racism is not OK

In light of violence south of border, we must all speak out against hate, intolerance and racism

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

EDITORIAL: Rebuilding the lakefront

It will take time to complete the cleanup and repair work along the water

  • Aug 9th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Considering composting

The facility would compost food waste, yard waste, wood waste and water treatment sludge

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

EDITORIAL: Changes in the details

The developers spoke of a 404-unit concept and since Monday, the plan is for 424 units

  • Jul 26th, 2017

A responseto wildfires

  • Jul 19th, 2017

EDITORIAL: The risk of wildfires

Communities have been evacuated because of the danger from wildfires

  • Jul 12th, 2017