Opinion

COLUMN: A peek into the forbidden

If books were removed based on what some people didn’t like, there would be many bare shelves

  • Feb 23rd, 2018

Nature Wise: Nature photography contest opens soon

South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club nature photo contest open residents of the RDOS

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

Letter: BC forest practices need to change

Letter writer says forestry is in need of an overhaul

LETTER: Thanks for Summerland council’s decision

We will grow in time, but I believe slowly and carefully is the way to grow

  • Feb 20th, 2018

LETTER: Thanks for a difficult decision

Council and staff had a hard task with Banks Crescent

  • Feb 20th, 2018

LETTER: A colossal waste of resources

Council put the community through an additional 14 months of angst, protest, updates and grief

  • Feb 20th, 2018
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Winter photo gallery

LETTER: Workable Urban Growth Area needed

Summerland residents must come together with open minds to discuss planning

  • Feb 20th, 2018

LETTER: Thanks to council for voting No

I firmly believe the right decision for Summerland was made

  • Feb 20th, 2018

LETTER: Costs should be disclosed

What should now be required is an independent audit of the costs borne by the people of Summerland

  • Feb 20th, 2018

LETTER: Hatchery has not had issues with turbidity

Mayor has suggested that the hatchery was unprofessional for not installing water monitoring devices

  • Feb 20th, 2018

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

With every fiber of my being as his mother, I have stood resolutely, phone in hand, and said No, I cannot help you with that.

  • Feb 23rd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Subsidy supercluster settles in B.C.

Ottawa, Victoria add to their overlapping ‘innovation’ budgets

GUEST COLUMN: In the midst of a sexual revolution

The “Me Too” and “Time’s Up” movements bring to light the sexual harassment and abuse of women

  • Feb 18th, 2018

EDITORIAL: No winners in wine dispute

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

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

Need exists for people with dementia

The Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s ultimate vision is a world without dementia

  • Feb 14th, 2018

LETTER: Pump was at old cannery building

Historic pump likely used to fuel trucks hauling fruit

  • Feb 14th, 2018

LETTER: Council must listen to the people

Summerland’s mayor and council were elected almost by default

  • Feb 14th, 2018