Columnists

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

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  • Aug 10th, 2018

Wineology: Making sense of natural wines

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Auntie Says: Look past the obvious

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Aug 5th, 2018
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Grand opening of Coast Oliver Hotel
Summerland zucchini race advancer
Penticton Peach Festival Wrap
Peach Fest Concert Finale

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

Mayors Minute: Taking a second look at the Crime Severity Index

Penticton mayor told that crime rates have decreased for the second quarter of 2018

  • Jul 29th, 2018

Foundation Notes: Campaign rolling along

John Moorhouse is communications officer for the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation

  • Jul 28th, 2018

Column: The effects of diet on gout

Healthy Bites/Serena Caner

  • Jul 28th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Auntie Says: A little respect please

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Stargazing: Blowing dust on Mars

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

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial: MP Report: Taking it slow

Richard Cannings is a member of the NDP and the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding MP

  • Jul 18th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

Godfrey: A few parting words as this reporter moves on

Dustin Godfrey is moving from the Penticton Western News to their sister paper in Abbotsford