Mayor’s Minute: Gathering as a community in a time of need

I admired Jeremy and Marianne for their courage to admit they struggled with anxiety and depression

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Stargazing: Ripples in space-time

Gravity wave astronomy is a newborn science, rather like radio astronomy

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

From the Hill: Support for those with PTSD

Bill C-211 instructs the government to create a federal framework to better deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Skookum bucks for B.C. Liberals

Wait until you see Christy Clark’s next money move

Star gazing: Touching the sun

NASA announced its intention to send a spacecraft far closer to the sun than ever before

  • Jun 13th, 2017
Burgers and ball for Jeremy McGoran


Thunder lose Interior Region championship


Peach City Beach Cruise


Harlequins touch rugby


From the Hill: Nuclear powers

We need to radically change the world view of the nuclear powers

  • Jun 12th, 2017

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Plot thickens at Victoria castle

Shades of Downton Abbey in fall of Christy Clark government

Nature Wise: Nature photography contest

The South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club is sponsoring a nature photography contest

  • Jun 4th, 2017

Auntie Says: More than 13 reasons why you should read this

Controversy around TV Show a start to conversation

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

Culture clash key to B.C. minority talks

Green leader Andrew Weaver compromised to get deal with NDP

Star gazing: Dim sun, warm Earth

How stromatolites played a major role in the breathable oxygen/nitrogen on Earth that we enjoy today

  • May 30th, 2017

MP Report: Immigrants helped build wine industry

The wine industry is now worth billions of dollars to the economy

  • May 30th, 2017

Yes, Christy Clark won the election

Even without Greens’ support, B.C. Liberals will attempt to govern

Patient care tower continues to rise impressively

We’re still almost $7 million short of our $20-million funding commitment

  • May 27th, 2017

Mayor’s Minute: A visit to our sister-city Ikeda

Andrew Jakubeit is the Mayor of Penticton and provides the Western News with a column twice a month

  • May 26th, 2017