Opinion

Tech talk: An accidental tech hub at the Shatford Centre

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

LETTER: Thanks for Summerland Fall Fair decorations

Volunteer decorated community for festival and fall season

  • Sep 13, 2019

LETTER: Hoping the election show improves

Conservative leader called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a liar during debate

  • Sep 13, 2019
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MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Canadian win at U.S. Open a historic moment

  • Sep 13, 2019

LETTER: Compassion needed for those addicted to opioids

First responder speaks from the front lines of the opioid crisis

  • Sep 12, 2019

Poll: Which common superstitions do you take seriously, if any?

Find a penny, pick it up. All day long you’ll have good luck… or not?

Editorial: Just put the phone down

September is distracted driving and occupant restraint month

  • Sep 12, 2019

COLUMN: Non-voters a symptom, not the problem

In the 2015 federal election, nearly one in three eligible voters did not cast ballots

Hergott: Are school zone speed restrictions necessary?

Lawyer Paul Hergott’s latest column

  • Sep 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

Mayor’s Minute: Shift gears into September with Pedal Penticton

City of Penticton wants to hear your thoughts on cycling issues

Letter: Money saving idea for the city

Writer asks that council look at replacing gas-powered police cruisers with electric vehicles

  • Sep 6, 2019

Letter: Pedal Penticton is your opportunity to have a say

Tell our politicians how you feel about bike lanes

  • Sep 6, 2019

Editorial: Learning the new polispeak

Our political vocabulary expands

  • Sep 6, 2019

Military Tattoo an Okanagan treasure

LETTER: Penticton resident sends kudos to Vernon crew for amazing event

  • Sep 6, 2019

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

COLUMN: ‘Only one green in the crayon box’

Discovering the Japanese concept of Shinrin-yoku or ‘Forest Bathing’

  • Sep 4, 2019

Spark Joy: 2 questions to ask before you tidy your home

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on the Black Press Media

  • Sep 4, 2019

Letter: Tone down the road rage behaviour

It seems like there is a lot of road rage type behaviour out there

  • Sep 4, 2019