Editorials

EDITORIAL: Working together

Summerlanders have been working together to fill and place sandbags and to provide other help

  • May 31st, 2017

EDITORIAL: A regional compost facility

The question is where to locate a facility within the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen

  • May 24th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Adding up the school numbers

Declining youth population may prompt future school closure discussions

  • May 10th, 2017
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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: Balancing work and lifestyle

It’s a juggling act we all have to do sometimes.

  • May 3rd, 2017

Honouring the fallen on National Day of Mourning

National Day of Mourning asks us all to remember those who have fallen

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Beyond Earth Week

Summerland has one of the largest Earth Week celebrations in Canada

  • Apr 19th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Opposition by the numbers

The decision on Banks Crescent must be about what is best for the community in the long term

  • Apr 12th, 2017

EDITORIAL: A place to dock

A proposal would see the Fintry Queen moored in Summerland

EDITORIAL: Providing funding

Paying for a new skatepark is a significant obstacle

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

EDITORIAL: The pursuit of excellence

Summerland honoured outstanding effort at the 79th annual Business and Community Awards celebration

  • Mar 15th, 2017

EDITORIAL: A time for careful thought

The proposed development is large and if approved it will have an effect on the surrounding neighbourhood and on the rest of Summerland.

EDITORIAL: The benefits of business growth

When a Summerland business gains international exposure, the effects can be felt throughout the community.

EDITORIAL: A time for questions

A public meeting about a proposed seniors care facility was intended as a question and answer session.

EDITORIAL: The purpose of a petition

More than 1,000 people opposed to a development proposal have signed a petition asking council not to approve the project.

EDITORIAL: Considering water use

A significant water maintenance project will not have as great an effect on the public as was initially anticipated.

  • Feb 8th, 2017

EDITORIAL: The need for manufacturing

The Revolution unit is new technology and while prototypes have been in place, production work has not yet started.

EDITORIAL: Clarifying water schedules

A scheduled water system maintenance project has resulted in some confusion within the community.

EDITORIAL: Preparing for the worst

Summerland’s water shutdown on the weekend turned out to be an inconvenience, but not a crisis.