Columnists

Nature Wise: A modest proposal for old RV’s

Bob Handfield is president of the South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club

  • Nov 12th, 2017

Mayor’s Minute: Lest we forget

Andrew Jakubeit is the Mayor of Penticton and provides the Western News with a column twice a month

  • Nov 11th, 2017

Auntie Says: Anorexia, parents listen up

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Nov 8th, 2017
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Penticton Fire Rescue ice rescue training
The Secret Garden
Penticton OCP expo
Washroom fire at Princess Maggie

Star Gazing: Piecing together the solar system

Astronomer Ken Tapping from the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory in Penticton

  • Nov 7th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: The limits of Indigenous rights

Jumbo Glacier Resort decision a harsh lesson for John Horgan

Okanagan Taste: Hot drinks for the cold season

It seemed appropriate, as I reach for a tissue, to come up with hot drinks for the cold season

  • Nov 6th, 2017

MP Report: Details on the proposed national park

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

  • Nov 6th, 2017

Michaels: What should the university do to engage more local students?

University gets close examination from one of its profs

B.C. VIEWS: Myths of our marine environment

MLA Lana Popham a long-time salmon farm protester

Halloween conjures up ghostly tales

Whether you believe in ghosts or not, have a Happy Halloween

Mayor’s Minute: Choose to make ‘every day a great day’

Challenge yourself to give back wherever your passions take you

  • Oct 28th, 2017

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. should learn from Norway’s example

B.C. salmon farming pioneer returns from European tour

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Star Gazing: Colliding stars

Astronomer Ken Tapping with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Oct 24th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Horgan fumbles salmon farm threat

Agriculture Minister Lana Popham falls for propaganda

View from the gallery: Art creating conversation

Penticton Art Gallery creating conversations with their exhibits

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

Auntie Says: Don’t bring your dope to my house

Don’t judge me and I won’t judge you, but if you try and smoke at my house, you’ll be asked to leave

  • Oct 20th, 2017

Okanagan Taste: Snacks and what to pair with them

Your guide to for the go-to snacks and beverage pairings for sports season

  • Oct 21st, 2017

Michaels: The case for a little less #MeToo and a little more, ‘it’s them’

It shouldn’t be women’s responsibility to continually point out the prevalence of predatory behaviour.

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

Star Gazing: Iron is important stuff

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

  • Oct 17th, 2017