Opinion

EDITORIAL: Preparing for flooding

A mudslide in Garnett Valley on Friday is cause for concern

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Wineology: A new column explained

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • Apr 3rd, 2018

LETTER: Family information available online

Summerland pioneer William J. Beattie arrived in Canada in 1905 or 1907

  • Apr 2nd, 2018
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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Man amazed to film shrieking lynx at close range

LETTER: Tooth found at Summerland Aquatic Centre

One day a patron of our Aquatic Centre came complaining that a child’s tooth was lying on the floor

  • Apr 2nd, 2018

LETTER: Garbage bins only benefit contractor, manufacturer

Most Summerland households do not generate enough waste to justify new containers

  • Apr 2nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Debating budget items

A proposed skatepark in Summerland has generated considerable controversy in the community

  • Apr 2nd, 2018

COLUMN: Time to talk about Summerland’s future

Most evenings, summer or winter, Summerland streets and sidewalks are shockingly barren

  • Apr 2nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

Star Gazing: The double planet

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Mar 28th, 2018

LETTER: Electoral reform driven by party interests

In the past, both parties have demonstrated untrustworthy behaviour on electoral reform

  • Mar 27th, 2018

LETTER: Requirement violates fundamental freedoms

Individuals and organizations should not be forced to make an attestation of values

  • Mar 27th, 2018

LETTER: Solar project will benefit Summerland

Although a small project providing only a small percentage of Summerland’s needs, it is a good start

LETTER: Summerland has wasted money

We can only hope the citizens of Summerland throw these incompetents out in the coming election

  • Mar 27th, 2018

Equality, Indigenous equality

Letter from chiefs applauds efforts being made with federal budget

  • Mar 26th, 2018

COLUMN: Truth, lies, fabrications and fake news

Fabricating news stories is not common, but it does happen from time to time

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new

Editorial: Unplug during Earth Hour, or at any time

Earth Hour is today (Saturday, March 24) from 8:30-9:30 p.m.