Opinion

EDITORIAL: Accommodating Okanagan fruit pickers

Campsite for agricultural workers to open in Summerland

  • Jul 8, 2020

LETTER: Customer service builds strong support

Company showed positive attitude and swift response

  • Jul 8, 2020

COLUMN: Fiscal sticker shock

Deficit and debt increasing while Canada’s credit rating has been downgraded

  • Jul 8, 2020

LETTER: Summerland’s solar project should be scrapped

Flaws and objections have been raised

  • Jul 8, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

LETTER: Questions raised about Summerland solar project

Site of proposed project has been considered for previous initiatives

  • Jul 3, 2020
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LETTER: Solar project discussion should have been public

Decision by Summerland council was made during a closed session

  • Jul 3, 2020

Not a chef: Cooking in COVID

Okanagan resident Andrew Levangie writes a new food column for Black Press Media

  • Jul 3, 2020

Kootnekoff: B.C. Violated French Education Rights, Part 2

Lawyer Susan Kootnekoff discusses British Columbia’s only French language school board

  • Jul 3, 2020

HERGOTT: The right to resist unlawful arrest

Paul Hergott is a personal injury lawyer based in West Kelowna

  • Jul 2, 2020

COLUMN: Library branch presents Virtual Film Club

Summerland branch of Okanagan Regional Library to show next film on July 10

  • Jul 2, 2020

COLUMN: A celebration of Canada

Canadians found new ways to celebrate Canada Day during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Jul 2, 2020

EDITORIAL: Attitudes about alcohol have changed

The 1991 Penticton riot is not a good argument against allowing alcohol in public

  • Jun 27, 2020

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Canada despite COVID-19

Canada Day is not just about getting together for a flag-raising ceremony

  • Jun 25, 2020

Mitchell’s Musings: Leading the way through a pandemic

Columnist Glenn Mitchell sings Dr. Bonnie Henry’s praises in his latest Musings

  • Jun 25, 2020

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

COLUMN: Confusion surrounds CERB clawback

Initial payment is now described as an advance

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Letter: Who’s going to police the drinking?

“We can promote Penticton as a safe, respectable community, or we can promote booze on the beach.”

COLUMN: Graduation during the time of COVID-19

This year, the traditional graduation ceremonies could not proceed