Columnists

Mayor’s Minute: Celebrating local business achievements

Penticton can be just as proud of the driven business community as we are of our beautiful landscape

  • Oct 13th, 2017

Column: JoeAnna’s House a worthy cause

Fundraising underway to construct facility where families can stay during crisis

B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

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Artist stages kitten fundraiser
    Home for the holidays at Westview Place
      Reunion with life-saving paramedics

        Lessons learned early in the day

        Penticton Western News reporter shares his path to waking up early

        Okanagan Taste: The academics of B.C. wine

        A number of wine-geek education opportunities in the Okanagan

        • Oct 6th, 2017

        Michaels: Tragedy is best served without conspiracies

        Conspiracy theorists are undermining the very basis of the society we live in.

        Star Gazing: How many Earths?

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

        • Oct 3rd, 2017

        B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

        Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

        Nature Wise: The novelty of nature

        Interesting research supports healthy contact with the ground beneath our feet

        • Oct 1st, 2017

        Star gazing: The edge of the universe

        The universe began about 14 billion years ago in an event that is called the “Big Bang”

        • Sep 27th, 2017

        B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

        John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

        It’s time to fall for fresh-baked pies

        Pumpkin, apple, cherry and pecan are just a few of the favourite pies waiting to be enjoyed

        • Sep 24th, 2017

        Tech talk: Building a community

        Break the boundaries down and connect all the communities in B.C.

        • Sep 22nd, 2017

        Okanagan Taste: A bounty of fall events

        Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News

        • Sep 22nd, 2017

        Star gazing: The art and the science

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

        • Sep 19th, 2017

        B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

        B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

        From the hill: Crushing debt for post-secondary students

        South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding MP on the rising amount of debt for post-secondary students

        • Sep 18th, 2017

        Mayor’s Minute: It’s in our culture

        Andrew Jakubeit is the Mayor of Penticton

        • Sep 15th, 2017