Columnists

Editorial cartoon: How delightfully NDP of you

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Apr 18th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018
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Between the Lakes Pow Wow
4th Annual Ogopogo Bathtub Race
Relvis hanging up the blue suedes
Cutest pets in the South Okanagan-Similkameen contest

Editorial cartoon: Zuckerberg continues To apologize

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Auntie Says: With caring comes vulnerability

South Okanagan columnist Faye Arcand

Star Gazing: Mars, the wet planet

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

Editorial cartoon: #PrayersforHumboldt

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Patrick LaMontagne

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Mayors Minute: Housing new ideas to build on

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

  • Apr 9th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

Editorial cartoon: Brink of extinction support group

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Apr 6th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Brink of extinction support group

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Wineology: A new column explained

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

  • Apr 3rd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

Editorial cartoon: Biohazard Easter

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

Auntie Says: Bully? How about tormenter or bulldozer?—it’s a better fit.

Faye Arcand is a columnist for the Penticton Western News

  • Mar 31st, 2018

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

Star Gazing: The double planet

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

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: A Zucker punch

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

B.C. VIEWS: Premier John Horgan sees the light on LNG tax incentives

B.C.’s latest climate targets impossible, but that’s nothing new