Columnists

Editorial cartoon: Dinner with China and Russia

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 19th, 2018

Facing reality of death, B.C. man learns real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the end, something inside Keven Drews won’t let him stop living

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
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The Secret Garden
Penticton OCP expo
Washroom fire at Princess Maggie
Taking kindness to a new level

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

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 12th, 2018

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