Columnists

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

Editorial cartoon: The riding of Nanaimo

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Star Gazing: Using a large telescope

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

  • Jun 21st, 2018
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Arts Rising Festival 2018
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Editorial cartoon: Legalizing pot for July 1

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Wineology: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles cont.

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

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

Mayor’s Minute: Marking grads and helping to shape their future

Andrew Jakubeit is the Mayor of Penticton

  • Jun 16th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Trump lauds Kim

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jun 15th, 2018

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Editorial cartoon: That speculation tax

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jun 14th, 2018

Stargazing: Understanding the Northern Lights

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

  • Jun 12th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won 649.

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

COLUMN: When we fail inmates, we fail ourselves

Solutions for inmates go far beyond the walls of the Okanagan Correctional Centre

Armchair Book Club: Hotel Silence and A Long Way from Home

Columnist Heather Allen is an avid reader and book reviewer for the Penticton Western News.

  • Jun 5th, 2018

Mayor’s Minute: Get engaged before the next election

This municipal election you have a chance to make a difference yourself

  • Jun 3rd, 2018