Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019

I’m Just Saying: The Penticton Facebook group needs a reboot

Jordyn Thomson is a reporter with the Penticton Western News

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'It's almost surreal': Penticton fire chief, sidekick Sammy recap rescue mission in Bahamas

LETTER: Thanks for quick response to trail concerns

Summerland crews quickly addressed problems at James and Mary Gartrell Trail

  • Aug 9, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

‘Tis the summer of the earwig, say some Salmon Arm residents

Your ears are safe, but the six-legged critters do like dark, moist places with food nearby

Editorial: Thou shalt not kill

It’s not really hard to understand

  • Aug 7, 2019

A Gardener’s Diary: preventing blossom-end rot

Jocelyne Sewell is a longtime gardener and gardening columnist with The Morning Star in Vernon

  • Aug 7, 2019

MS Society closes North Okanagan doors

After 20 years of service, the local group is no longer

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

Health: The myth of degenerative diseases

A column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Aug 6, 2019

Foundation notes: Attention turns to Phase 2 of Penticton hospital

Phase 2 of the $312-million Penticton Regional Hospital upgrade is starting

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

Auntie Says: With a heavy heart we say goodbye to an Okanagan artist

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Aug 3, 2019

LETTER: Thanks to heroes for lifesaving effort

Young people helped swimmer in distress

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: Owning a car is not a status symbol

I am a life long cyclist who uses a bike for transportation in urban environments

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: New chief of police

Wishing Penticton RCMP Supt. Ted De Jager the best of luck in his new role

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: Instrumental support from the community

I would like to thank Penticton residents for supporting the Walk for Alzheimer’s

  • Aug 2, 2019

Letter: We have the solutions

We should ensure a just transition for oil and gas workers

  • Aug 2, 2019

LETTER: Support shown for patio on Main Street in Summerland

Seasonal patio has been completed at bakery

  • Aug 1, 2019