Opinion

EDITORIAL: Preserving heritage

The future of the Summerland Bank of Montreal building is uncertain

  • Feb 4th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning

When your husband does something right, just enjoy it

What’s the best gift your partner has ever given YOU?

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Orcas in Ladysmith Harbour
Gil Penalosa in Cowichan
Near head-on crash
10-year anniversary of Lindsay Buziak murder

COLUMN: A crime scene in Summerland

At Peach Orchard Park, a scene was developing. At the scene, a fire truck and ambulance were set up

  • Feb 3rd, 2018

COLUMN: A sweet-smelling memory

Can a particular aroma unearth a memory with such accuracy? Apparently so.

  • Feb 3rd, 2018

Addiction: no shame and no blame

It’s absolutely crucial to fight the stigma

COLUMN: The day the microphone was turned

A public hearing is a time to address council, not a time to speak to the audience

  • Jan 28th, 2018

LETTER: Council should examine municipal documents

Re-read and consider the contents of the Lower Town Strategic Plan and the 2016 Cultural Plan

  • Jan 28th, 2018

LETTER: Senior care facility needed

Waiting lists in Summerland are extremely long

  • Jan 28th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

Summerland refugee group sponsoring family from Eritrea

If our application is accepted, the family should arrive in Summerland within six to 12 weeks

  • Jan 28th, 2018

LETTER: Statements provide guidance to museum

Mission statement, other documents should determine Summerland Museum policies

Facility needed, but location questioned

Facility should be constructed on a safe, flat site in Summerland

LETTER: Development will affect community

Apart from personal concerns there are real concerns that affect all of Summerland

  • Jan 28th, 2018

LETTER: Commitment must not be broken

Summerland council has adopted resolution that the hatchery issues be resolved first

  • Jan 28th, 2018

LETTER: Support given for Banks Crescent project

Let council know that Summerland needs this development

  • Jan 28th, 2018

EDITORIAL: The search for outstanding youths

A Summerland award for youth excellence has no nominees

  • Jan 27th, 2018

LETTER: Examining claims about development proposal

They are not interested in preserving the land. They are interested in preserving their view

  • Jan 23rd, 2018

LETTER: Thanks for support

Assistance following operation was appreciated

  • Jan 23rd, 2018

LETTER: OCP amendment should be considered carefully

Much of what should be discussed is dictated by your community plan and other support documents

  • Jan 23rd, 2018