Columnists

Municipalities racing the pot legalization clock

With time running out, B.C. cities still are not sure what the retail landscape will look like once recreational pot is legalized.

Editorial cartoon: To look after their own

Feb. 7, Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice.

  • Feb 7th, 2018

A personal story on coping with grief

Stop asking what you can do to help - and start doing it

  • Feb 5th, 2018
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Penticton Rotary pioneers
Uplands Earth Day
Rural Oliver resident hopes for relief for overworked Hwy 97 culvert
Then and now: Oliver flooding changes over the course of a week

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning

Auntie Says: Not all guys are pigs

I recently spoke with some young men about the MeToo/Time’s Up movements

  • Feb 2nd, 2018

Editorial cartoon: ICBC

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Feb 2nd, 2018

Editorial cartoon: No smoking anywhere on B.C. Ferries

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 31st, 2018

From the Hill: Our natural resources

South Okanagan-Kootenay MP Richard Cannings

  • Jan 29th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

Mayors Minute: Curling rocks in Penticton

This weekend is the opening of the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton

  • Jan 26th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Canada Post’s “new vision”

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 26th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Bank Of Canada takes corrective action

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 24th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG won’t bring John Horgan’s NDP down

Green leader Andrew Weaver’s Donald Trump-like Twitter tirade is just for show

Canada Post pulls off miracle

Crown corporation perhaps aided by a higher power

Community support keeps pouring in for Penticton hospital

$16-million mark topped for South Okanagan-Similksmeen Medical Foundation campaign

  • Jan 20th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Dinner with China and Russia

Editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jan 19th, 2018

Auntie Says: It’s your responsibility to show up

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • 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