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EDITORIAL: Government expenses at whose expense?

When elected officials start expensing thousands on frivolous things, it shows how easy it is to abuse an expense account.

  • Sep 6th, 2016 6:00am

U.S. Consulate General to hold pop-up consul in Kelowna

Calling all Americans looking for information on absentee voting and more

  • Sep 6th, 2016 5:00am

EDITORIAL: Back to school speed zones

The leaves are edging towards their fall colors and the days are cooling off; in short, summer is quickly drawing to a close.

  • Sep 1st, 2016 12:00pm

EDITORIAL: Time for Penticton to bring out the welcoming mat

Just as businesses need to put out the welcome mat, so do all members of the community.

  • Aug 25th, 2016 7:00pm

EDITORIAL:Time to upgrade our courthouse

Penticton is a big enough city that it is time for the courthouse upgrades rather than move trials to Kelowna.

  • Aug 23rd, 2016 1:00pm

EDITORIAL: It takes a village to beat homelessness

When it comes to the problem of homelessness, it’s easy to think of it as only a “real” problem in big cities, like Vancouver.

  • Aug 18th, 2016 8:00pm

EDITORIAL: City hall stuck in the middle on marijuana debate

The situation the City of Penticton finds itself in is very real, and it’s nothing to joke about.

  • Aug 16th, 2016 6:00am

EDITORIAL Communication breakdown:

When it comes to setting examples for engaging the community, Penticton is not the first place that is going to be chosen.

  • Aug 9th, 2016 8:00pm

EDITORIAL: Pot issue not going away

Council separated out the issue of storefront marijuana sales from whether Jukka Laurio should have a business licence.

  • Jul 21st, 2016 7:00am

EDITORIAL: Feds need to move on marijuana

If a law is bad, we need to have the law changed, not complain that the authorities are upholding it.

  • Jul 19th, 2016 4:00pm

EDITORIAL: Apology needed

At some point or another, everyone says something they really wish they hadn’t.

  • Jul 14th, 2016 8:00pm

EDITORIAL: Parking spot mathematics

If you are the owner of an empty lot, charging for parking on it can make for a nice steady income.

  • Jul 12th, 2016 6:00am

EDITORIAL: Dream destination

There is something to be said for living in B.C., more so in the Okanagan, and even more in Penticton.

  • Jun 30th, 2016 11:00am

EDITORIAL: Rainbow message

It is hard to imagine a better place for a rainbow crosswalk than leading up to the entrance doors of a high school.

  • Jun 28th, 2016 6:00am

EDITORIAL: Power of public art

Public art can have a powerful effect on a community.

  • Jun 23rd, 2016 1:00pm

EDITORIAL: Wary of political pronouncements

It’s a time-worn tradition, in the months leading up to an election, to give away or re-announce a whole bunch of money for stuff.

  • Jun 21st, 2016 9:00am

EDITORIAL: Education funding

A rural education fund that may take Trout Creek Elementary off the list of schools to be closed at the end of this school year.

  • Jun 16th, 2016 10:00am

EDITORIAL: No easy fixes for housing rental market

House prices are in stunning ascent around B.C. with no clear end in sight.

  • Jun 14th, 2016 9:00am

Golf BC raises $150,000 for charity with inaugural PGA of Canada event in Kelowna

The Mackenzie Tour raised $75,000 matched by GolfBC’s charitable arm, for a total of $150,000 awarded to the BC Cancer Foundation

  • Jun 13th, 2016 7:00pm

EDITORIAL: Tax Freedom Day

It is fitting Tax Freedom Day usually falls in mid-June.

  • Jun 7th, 2016 12:00pm