Columnists

Mayor’s Minute: Youth make a strong impression

We still need to do more to bridge the gap between the young and the old in Penticton

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Stargazing: Asteroid near misses

Today (April 19) an asteroid passed close by.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

MP Report: Canada on the leading edge of wood construction

Richard Cannings is the Member of Parliament for the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Okanagan Taste: The rise of the community dinner

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

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Guest column: legalizing marijuana worth the complications

It seems, that with legalization, we have little to lose and a lot to gain

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Stargazing: A 3,000 kilometre radio telescope

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

  • Apr 12th, 2017
video
BCHL Fred Page Cup final
  • 9 hours ago
  • 9 views

 

Pen High drama heads to Wonderland
  • 18 views

 

Egg hunters chip in for charity
  • 53 views

 

Rotary Student of the Month: Wynn Nordlund
  • 13 views

 

Mayor’s Minute: No April foolin’

We managed to create some controversy along with our fun last weekend with an April Fools joke

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Stargazing: Rocks from Mars

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

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Letter: Catering to a lifestyle that values location

As far back as 2008, people in Penticton were asking for mini-suites of 300 square feet and under

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Forest policies need to add up

China is buying a lot more lumber than logs

Forest policies need to add up

China is buying a lot more lumber than logs

MP Report: Low morale in RCMP force

I was surprised one issue dominated my visits to area RCMP detachments — declining morale in the force

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

McRann: What is a smart and caring community?

Together we can build a smarter and more caring community

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Okanagan Taste: So, you want to work in a wine shop?

You can increase your chances of getting a job – full or part time – with a few tips

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Stargazing: The oldest stars and bright, hot young ones

Light from the most distant galaxies takes billions of years to get here

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has 140 innovation programs, with more to come

MP Report: Income inequality

It looks like we’ll have to wait another year to see measures to stop the growing income inequality

  • Mar 27th, 2017

MP Report: Pressuring the government into action

Our economy should work for everyone, not just for the few at the top

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Mayor’s Minute: A matter of perspective

Penticton Mayor Andrew Jakubeit on parking, population and perspective

  • Mar 24th, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry