Columnists

There is something wrong with fruit that refuses to rot

Very, very scary berries

Star gazing: The wonders of Saturn

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

Editorial cartoon: Sears Canada officially dead

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Mayor’s Minute: It’s a big year for big ideas

Next week the City of Penticton is hosting several community outreaches

  • Jan 14th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: If the B.C. government operated a ride hailing service

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 12th, 2018
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Ikeda students visit Penticton
YES Project finally gets home, sweet home
Okanagan Valley Throwdown
Interview with Dave Mai about Ice Climbing documentary

Guest column: Youth shares her experience with YES Project

A young leader in Penticton shares her thoughts on building a youth centre

  • Jan 11th, 2018

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Nature Wise: Chilling out is for the birds

It takes some special smarts to be comfortable in the cold

  • Jan 8th, 2018

It is time to just do better for Penticton homeless

For Western News reporter Dustin Godfrey, housing and homelessness was the story of 2017

Auntie Says: What we think, we become

I’d like you to take a critical look at your thinking

Editorial cartoon: Stress test for mortgage qualification

Jan. 5 Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice.

  • Jan 5th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’

B.C. VIEWS: In 2018, ideology meets reality

Site C only the start of hard choices for Premier John Horgan

MP Richard Cannings reflects on the season of giving

South Okanagan - West Kootenay MP inspired by community groups helping out

  • Dec 31st, 2017

2017: Significant trends in the Okanagan wine industry

It’s been an interesting 2017 in B.C. wine and libations

  • Dec 30th, 2017