Opinion

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on a tragedy, 30 years later

While the Montreal Massacre made headlines because of its scale, gender-based violence is not new

  • Dec 6, 2019

Letter: Examining the cause of anti-Semitism

“I was surprised to read how religious some in Penticton must be given the recent two letters”

Star Gazing: Binoculars on the Christmas list

Advice on buying a gift for the astronomer on your list

  • Dec 5, 2019
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Penticton Shriners Variety Show
Sneak Peek: Army of Sass - Penticton presents Joie de Vivre
2nd Annual St. Andrew's Ceilidh in Penticton
Penticton resident warns about attempted mail theft

COLUMN: Light holiday movies, filmed here in B.C.

How is it possible to come up with so many holiday-themed movie scripts each year?

Car break-ins all too common in North Okanagan

EDITORIAL: It seems we can’t even go a week without someone having their window smashed

HAWTHORNE: Change your habits, change your lifestyle

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Dec 3, 2019

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Dec 2, 2019

Editorial: Smartphones are here to stay

A high school should be the last place you find opposition to…

  • Dec 2, 2019

LETTER: Safety measures needed at Summerland Skatepark

Council must prevent accident before it happens

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

Auntie says: Learn to do the right thing

“I began writing a column about learning from your past mistakes but my mind started to wander…”

  • Nov 30, 2019

Letter: Prorep won’t work

“Politicians need a wakeup call.”

  • Nov 30, 2019

LETTER: Public solutions needed for surgical wait times

Private surgery centres increase health care costs without providing more positive outcomes

  • Nov 29, 2019

Star Gazing: Cautious excitement with oxygen on Mars

Traces of oxygen might indicate some form of life

  • Nov 29, 2019

Letter: The other side of the opioid crisis

Not all opioid users are addicts

  • Nov 29, 2019

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Quality control issue spells trouble ahead

Misspelled street sign in North Okanagan has (humorous) consequences

  • Nov 29, 2019

Letter: Protect Penticton Parks AGM coming up

Open letter to members of the Save Skaha and Protect Penticton Parks Society

  • Nov 29, 2019

Letter: World banking and fascism theory

“This update on the state of the western world’s economy contains the ‘F’ word.”

  • Nov 29, 2019

Letter: Not just middle class

Why not an advocate for lower income levels?

  • Nov 29, 2019

Mayor’s Minute: Continuing to build public participation

“Are things now perfect? No, but progress is being made”

  • Nov 28, 2019