Columnists

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

Wineology: Let’s talk organic wine

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s bi-weekly column

  • Jul 13th, 2018

Creative Community: Changes coming to Penticton arts scene

If change is inevitable, then why do we try so hard to avoid it?

  • Jul 11th, 2018
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Penticton Peach Festival Wrap
Peach Fest Concert Finale
Peachfest Kiddies parade
Peach Festival 2018 Day Four Highlights

Stargazing: Lights in the sky

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Naturewise: The bird-insect conundrum

Dianne Bersea is a member of the South Okanagan Naturalists Club

  • Jul 9th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

Stargazing: Signs of life

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Jul 4th, 2018

Mayor’s Minute: Driving past our memories

Andrew Jakubeit is the Mayor of Penticton

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Naturewise: A bird in the hand

Bob Handfield is president of The South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Happy Canada Day

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jun 30th, 2018

Mayors Minute: Follow your passions to make a difference

Last week I presented at PechaKucha Penticton

  • Dec 15th, 2017

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

Stargazing: Little green men

Perhaps fortunately, a non-alien theory for these objects was already available.

  • Jun 27th, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. mayor takes on Trump

Summerland Mayor Peter Waterman calls statements Trump disturbing

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Canada’s legalizing pot

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jun 27th, 2018

MP Report: Cannabis will be legal, but regulated

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

  • Jun 26th, 2018

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular

Auntie Says: Watch out world — here comes the 2018 grad class

Donning that cap and gown is significant in that it is the beginning of a life full of choice

  • Jun 23rd, 2018