Columnists

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

Cartoon: B.C. Halloween costumes 2018

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Nov 2, 2018

The View from Here: No better time to stand together against hatred

The historical cycle of scapegoating Jews shows itself with the killings in Pittsburgh

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Oliver's Increasing Taxes Again

Cartoon: Mortgage rates

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Oct 31, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

Auntie Says: When, and when not, to air dirty laundry

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Oct 27, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Dear Marie & Gerry: we need your advice

Marie and Gerry Prior, from Penticton, have over 35 years experience in counselling

  • Oct 27, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

Column: The future we will leave our grandchildren

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

  • Oct 20, 2018

Wineology: Italy and Portugal

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Oct 18, 2018

Kootnekoff: Sexual Harassment at Work

—By Susan Kootnekoff It changes lives. Perhaps it has happened to you.…

Armchair Book Club: Must-read authors

Miriam Toews and Patrick DeWitt

  • Oct 14, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Auntie Says: There is so many things to talk about

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Oct 13, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

Star gazing: Sand dunes

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

  • Oct 10, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt