Editorials

Addiction: no shame and no blame

It’s absolutely crucial to fight the stigma

EDITORIAL: The search for outstanding youths

A Summerland award for youth excellence has no nominees

  • Jan 27th, 2018

EDITORIAL: With harassment allegations, students deserve better at UBCO

The lack of communication with students isn’t good enough for the Kelowna campus

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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Fire near Quinsam coal mine

EDITORIAL: The historic value of a gas pump

An artefact to be displayed in the community should have some significance to the community’s story

  • Jan 18th, 2018

EDITORIAL: An ongoing need for support

Last year, 49 households in Summerland relied on the food bank for at least nine months

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8th, 2018

EDITORIAL: The increasing cost of housing

The increasing property values should be cause for concern in Summerland and in rest of the region

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

EDITORIAL: An ongoing need

Why do we, in an affluent country and an affluent community, continue to have a need for food banks?

  • Dec 27th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Thanks for dedicated service

Some in the community must work on Christmas Day

  • Dec 24th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Addressing the important issues

A recent prank is much less important than some local, provincial, national and international issues

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Column: Make it a green Christmas

Instead of purchasing a cuddly stuffie this year, put your money towards helping the real thing.

EDITORIAL: Trump is far from finished

It may be harder to impeach Trump than people hope

  • Dec 9th, 2017

High cost of housing in Vancouver

EDITORIAL CARTOON

  • Nov 29th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Proposal needs complete conclusion

It would be a mistake to reject the Banks Crescent proposal without a public hearing

  • Nov 23rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: Fall Fair requires effort

Organizers will need to work on resurrecting the Summerland Fall Fair and redefining it

  • Nov 19th, 2017

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

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