Columnists

Standing up to staged tent squatters

Communities fight back against ‘travelling circus’ for media

Auntie Says: Let’s have a chat

New columnist Auntie Says doesn’t shy away from difficult discussions

  • May 21st, 2017

ELECTION 2017: This is your election on TV

Campaigns are no time to discuss serious issues

Stargazing: Campfires in the cosmic dark

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

  • May 16th, 2017

Okanagan Taste: Rosé for spring days

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News

  • May 10th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

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Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Star Gazing: Cassini’s Odyssey

If the spacecraft survives, in September it will be controlled to enter Saturn’s atmosphere

  • May 9th, 2017

Tech Talk: The coding curriculum

It’s an exciting time in education in our province

  • May 8th, 2017

Mayor’s Minute: There is a new sheriff in town

This week was a busy first week for our new RCMP Superintendent Ted De Jager

  • May 5th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

Nature Wise: When you vote, give some thought to the environment

B.C. is still the only jurisdiction in Canada that does not have any endangered species legislation

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Stargazing: A very serious problem

The Canadian Space Agency plays a role in a key research tool being sent to space

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Tech talk: B.C. Tech Summit

Columnist Keith MacIntyre recently attended the B.C. Tech Summit

  • Apr 26th, 2017

BC ELECTION 2017: ‘Hulk Horgan’ hides health hole

John Horgan’s Irish bully routine avoids key NDP questions

BC ELECTION 2017: ‘Hulk Horgan’ hides health hole

John Horgan’s Irish bully routine avoids key NDP questions