Opinion

Editorial: Troubling aspect of speed cameras

There are troubling aspects to this new provincial-government program

  • Aug 19, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

Auntie Says: A different spin on to the bullying problem

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Aug 17, 2019

Letter: Glossing over the impact of vacation rentals

Vacation rentals jeopardize local service jobs because of unfair competition

  • Aug 16, 2019

Letter: When will we get water bombers?

We in the Okanagan are putting up with bad air quality and many are losing their homes

  • Aug 16, 2019

Letter: We want your input on Skaha Lake marina

Come down and tell us what we’re doing wrong or what we’re doing right

  • Aug 16, 2019
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2019 Penticton Punjabi Mela
2019 Pow Wow Between Two Lakes
2019 Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race
Fallen hiker rescued in Peachland

Letter: The greatest gift for Trump

An excellent gift for the President of the U.S.

  • Aug 16, 2019

LETTER: Summerland mayor should not have marched with NDP

Toni Boot was with NDP promoters, not Summerland, during Peachfest parade

  • Aug 15, 2019

Column: Time Canada closed tax loopholes

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

COLUMN: An unflattering and inaccurate term

“Smokanagan” has been used to describe the Okanagan when fires burn

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

Letter: The time for a singe-player, public pharmacare program is long overdue

I’ll be voting for a party that promises to deliver a universal pharmacare plan for all Canadians

Hergott: Don’t villainize those involved in tragedy

Lawyer Paul Hergott says something good can come from the deepest of tragedies

  • Aug 13, 2019

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019

LETTER: World is in a climate emergency

We must act as if this were an emergency, rather than kicking the can to the next generation

  • Aug 12, 2019

LETTER: Carriage houses, secondary suites used for short-term rentals

In Summerland there are more than 213 short stay properties on Airbnb and more than 300 on VRBO

  • Aug 12, 2019

COLUMN: Story Time: the heart and soul of the library

The library has your children covered from birth until Kindergarten

  • Aug 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

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

  • Aug 11, 2019

Letter: Check out the plans for Lake Skaha marina

People will be remiss if they choose to ignore this outstanding effort