Editorials

EDITORIAL: This is our election

It is up to the voting public to identify the issues in the upcoming federal election

  • Sep 14, 2019

Tech talk: An accidental tech hub at the Shatford Centre

Keith MacIntyre writes a tech column exclusively for the Penticton Western News

Stepping into the superstar spotlight

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Canadian win at U.S. Open a historic moment

  • Sep 13, 2019

Editorial: Just put the phone down

September is distracted driving and occupant restraint month

  • Sep 12, 2019

Editorial: Learning the new polispeak

Our political vocabulary expands

  • Sep 6, 2019

EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments

Caustic online retorts happen far too frequently

  • Aug 31, 2019
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'It's almost surreal': Penticton fire chief, sidekick Sammy recap rescue mission in Bahamas
A Reason to Smile: South Okanagan Breakfast Club benefits from Tim Hortons fundraiser
Flowers for seniors - a family tradition
Kaleden Volunteer Fire Department opens house to public and new recruits

Editorial: Lies, damn lies and election promises

Can you believe politicians?

  • Aug 30, 2019

EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety

Care and attention are needed to prevent long weekend accidents on roads and highways

  • Aug 29, 2019

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

If you can’t say something nice folks, don’t say anything at all.…

Editorial: Putting a chill on debate

Climate change ads aren’t partisan

  • Aug 23, 2019

EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst

Negative messaging abandons the quest for the best and instead asks voters to choose the least worst

  • Aug 21, 2019

Editorial: Troubling aspect of speed cameras

There are troubling aspects to this new provincial-government program

  • Aug 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

Until retail stores are in place, it is too early to determine if the regulations are appropriate

  • Aug 14, 2019

Our View: A summer of policies, please?

We’d like to see some actual platforms from the federal parties

  • Aug 13, 2019

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

So far this year, 598 fires have destroyed 18,608 hectares provincewide.

  • Aug 11, 2019

Editorial: Thou shalt not kill

It’s not really hard to understand

  • Aug 7, 2019

EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

Recent incident of vandalism show need for rainbow crosswalks

  • Jul 24, 2019

Editorial: Love, hope and horror

The promise of summers past

  • Jul 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: An effigy incites anger

Piñata depicting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not address specific concerns

  • Jul 8, 2019

Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Risk isn’t the only factor for discarded needles

  • Jul 5, 2019