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COLUMN: Supporting random acts of kindness

For each person, a random act of kindness has its own personal meaning.

Winter Games light up the night

To mark just over 100 days to go until the Penticton 2016 BC Winter Games, a symbolic flame will be lit on Nov. 12

Helping hand opens locks

There was a man parked beside me who called OK tire and “Marty” came and fished my keys out of my truck.

Compost guy has the recipe to make water work

Good soil, containing lots of compost, is the key to growing healthy plants; plants which need less water as a result.

LETTERS: Don’t politicize the smart meter issue

People are exposed to far more microwaves from leaking microwave ovens.

LETTERS: Incredible donations

Incredible Edible Penticton’s recent fundraiser event at the Downtown Market, yielded over $600 towards our supplies.

LETTERS: Peaceful solution

I believe that what has happened in Kiev starting with the Maidan may have been precipitated by actions of the U.S.

LETTERS: The unscientific life of the Harper government

The clamp-down has also meant a loss for the international science community.

LETTERS: The deer are back in town

The deer are back and destroying my apple tree, Saskatoon bush, tomato plants and rose bushes!

EDITORIAL: City of Penticton poorer for staff loss

We are as quick as any to call attention to mistakes, poor planning or just plain bad decisions made by City of Penticton staff and council.

Explore the art and culture of Naramata

Explore the tastes, sounds, talent and beauty of Naramata during a special exhibit, opening on May 12 at Penticton’s Shatford Centre.

Okanagan College students headed for national competition

Three of the Okanagan College Enactus teams made it to the podium at a recent regional business competition.

Lilith 400 accepting applications from motivated, educated young women

Citing a lack of women in powerful corporate positions, Lilith Professional is holding a 6-day conference in Squamish, B.C. this August.

LETTERS: Practise indiscriminate kindness

Take a moment right now. Imagine what it would be like if last week’s weather havoc was a relentless daily assault.

COLUMN: Road checks save lives

Some consequences of impaired driving are just easier to get your head around than others.

LETTERS: Don’t move a mussel

The new rules allow border agents to screen boats for aquatic hitchhikers.

LETTERS: Making families happy

Kudos to the caring community of the South Okanagan.

LETTERS: Mailboxes not secure

It did not appear that the box was vandalized, rather that it was left unlocked. We may never know if mail was lost or stolen.

LETTERS: Firefighters deserve it

No one should have to work out of a Butler Building with minimum creature comforts.

EDITORIAL: Economy will be challenged by oil prices

The plummeting price of oil may have a big impact on the Canadian and B.C. economies in the next year or two.