Editorials

EDITORIAL: Examining energy alternatives

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

Editorial: The new normal

This may be the new spring weather

  • May 25th, 2018

EDITORIAL: A welcome and a hostile rant

The day after Summerland welcomed a refugee family, a video of a racist rant circulated online

  • May 16th, 2018
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As long as you are in line by 8 p.m. you can vote
Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax
Celebrating pot at the Legislature

EDITORIAL: Preparing for extremes

Flooding and other extreme weather conditions have affected Summerland and the South Okanagan

  • May 12th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Considering land exchanges

A recommendation calls for an equivalent amount of land to be added to the ALR if land is removed

  • May 2nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: An interprovincial pipeline dispute

This is not the first time Alberta and British Columbia have been at odds over the pipeline project

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Tragedy hits home

AT RANDOM: Humboldt crash prompts sports editor Kevin Mitchell to reflect on his time on the road

EDITORIAL: Preparing for flooding

A mudslide in Garnett Valley on Friday is cause for concern

  • Apr 4th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Debating budget items

A proposed skatepark in Summerland has generated considerable controversy in the community

  • Apr 2nd, 2018

Editorial: Unplug during Earth Hour, or at any time

Earth Hour is today (Saturday, March 24) from 8:30-9:30 p.m.

EDITORIAL: Outstanding efforts

Awards highlighted local businesses and individuals working to make Summerland a better place

  • Mar 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: A national embarrassment

Alberta’s ban on the sale of B.C. wines in that province heightens tensions and creates animosity

  • Mar 2nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25th, 2018

EDITORIAL: The cost of Olympic medals

An Olympic presence is not just the result of athletic training and effort

  • Feb 25th, 2018

EDITORIAL: No winners in wine dispute

This course of action does not encourage discussion or dialogue over the pipeline

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Towns need to get on the pot NOW

Province leaves little time for municipalities to get their acts together