Columnists

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
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Don’t be a statistic: Stay safe this fall

Fall is known as a bad time for pedestrian accidents in Kelowna and across the Sourthern Interior

  • Oct 17th, 2017

Mayor’s Minute: Celebrating local business achievements

Penticton can be just as proud of the driven business community as we are of our beautiful landscape

  • Oct 13th, 2017

Column: JoeAnna’s House a worthy cause

Fundraising underway to construct facility where families can stay during crisis

B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

Lessons learned early in the day

Penticton Western News reporter shares his path to waking up early

Okanagan Taste: The academics of B.C. wine

A number of wine-geek education opportunities in the Okanagan

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Michaels: Tragedy is best served without conspiracies

Conspiracy theorists are undermining the very basis of the society we live in.

Star Gazing: How many Earths?

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

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

Nature Wise: The novelty of nature

Interesting research supports healthy contact with the ground beneath our feet

  • Oct 1st, 2017

Star gazing: The edge of the universe

The universe began about 14 billion years ago in an event that is called the “Big Bang”

  • Sep 27th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

It’s time to fall for fresh-baked pies

Pumpkin, apple, cherry and pecan are just a few of the favourite pies waiting to be enjoyed

  • Sep 24th, 2017

Tech talk: Building a community

Break the boundaries down and connect all the communities in B.C.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Okanagan Taste: A bounty of fall events

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News

  • Sep 22nd, 2017