Contributed

Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

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.

The Essentials for Pink Shirt Day – February 25, 2015 (VIDEO)

'We know the Internet can be a pretty negative place, and that this negativity can lower self-esteem and create bullying behaviour'

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

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.

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

REVIEW: Boeing Boeing

The Cawston Players rendition of Boeing Boeing was a laugh a minute.

Acting troupe brings Narnia to the stage

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is coming to the stage at the St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.

Environmental survey calls not coming from City of Penticton

City of Penticton warns about fraudulent phone survey

Penticton puts temporary ban on fires

Due to the high fire danger rating in the area, the City of Penticton is implementing a temporary fire ban.

Beach Party marks official opening of Okanagan Lake walkway

Penticton celebrates official opening of Okanagan Lake walkway and anniversary of the SS Sicamous' first crossing of the lake.

A reluctant renovator starts her renovation

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma was the winner of the RenoMe! With FortisBC contest and has recently started her outdoor space renovation.

Amateur photographers can enter the Your Best Shot contest

Contest open to participants across the province. Deadline to enter amateur photo contest is July 4. Time is running out. Enter today.