Opinion

B.C. wine ban lifted too soon, Alberta’s Jason Kenney says

Premier John Horgan’s anti-pipeline strategy ‘100 little ankle-biting efforts’

LETTER: Problem is tankers using Inside Passage

I would stop all heavy ship traffic except coastal vessels from using the Inside Passage

  • Mar 6th, 2018

LETTER: Environmental concerns must be priority

Climate change is continuing to have a detrimental impact on hundreds of millions of lives

  • Mar 6th, 2018
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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Family of 30-year cold case victims speak to the public

Star Gazing: A non-magnetic Earth?

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

  • Mar 6th, 2018

LETTER: Tune Agers offer musical opportunities

Group singing is the most exhilarating and transformative of all activities

LETTER: Development will change Trout Creek

Summerland neighbourhood is quickly losing its charm

  • Mar 5th, 2018

LETTER: Demand for oil is diminishing

Three cheers to John Horgan for standing up to Rachel Notley

  • Mar 5th, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: Summerland Museum helps uncover family stories

Discovering local history can also inspire us to improve, both individually and together

B.C. VIEWS: Protest industry prepares for war against Alberta oil

Leaked document describes ‘swarm’ and ‘hive’ anti-pipeline strategy

EDITORIAL: A national embarrassment

Alberta’s ban on the sale of B.C. wines in that province heightens tensions and creates animosity

  • Mar 2nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25th, 2018

EDITORIAL: The cost of Olympic medals

An Olympic presence is not just the result of athletic training and effort

  • Feb 25th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our not-so-New Democrats don’t rock the boat

Finance Minister Carole James takes the wheel, steers similar course

LETTER: Surveillance satellites circling the earth

The drone I have has a little camera which allows me to take pictures during daylight hours

  • Feb 23rd, 2018

COLUMN: The lingering effects of bullying

Someone had reached out to make amends for what had happened

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

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

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

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