Yes, Christy Clark won the election

Even without Greens’ support, B.C. Liberals will attempt to govern

Hodge: Only in BC politics you say?

Between Trump antics and donnybrooks in Montana at least politics are proving entertaining

  • May 28th, 2017

Suzuki: Oil and plastic are choking the planet

Most plastics are also made from oil—which presents another set of problems

  • May 25th, 2017

Star gazing: Looking at the moon

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • May 25th, 2017

Steele: Lawns replaced with love

I have found that most of my drought-tolerant plants also seem to be deer-proof

  • May 25th, 2017

Davis: New Pirates; Baywatch on big screen

Movie columnist Rick Davis talks water and excitement in this week’s movie column

  • May 24th, 2017
60th annual Knox Mountain Hill Climb


Dike Building


Scotty Creek at Sunset Ranch


Scotty Creek at Sunset Ranch


Waters: Manchester bombing was ‘pure evil’

Now is not the time to fracture a response to terrorism.

Hergott: There are ‘N’ drivers for a reason

Some sound advice after Hergott’s teenage daughter asked permission to get a ride home with a New Driver who was taking other friends home as well

  • May 23rd, 2017

Standing up to staged tent squatters

Communities fight back against ‘travelling circus’ for media

Auntie Says: Let’s have a chat

New columnist Auntie Says doesn’t shy away from difficult discussions

  • May 21st, 2017

Hodge: Take nothing for granted

For the past four and a half months I have largely lived on soup, power shakes, and mush

  • May 21st, 2017

Albas: Canada’s new passenger bill of rights

Overall I believe the majority of these changes will be welcome

  • May 21st, 2017

Hergott: Sweet Justice

Sweet justice was achieved after an animal rights activist in Ontario gave a pig some water and was charged for it

  • May 19th, 2017

Steele: Wet weather weeding

The good news is it’s easier to pull them out now. It’s important not to walk on wet soil

  • May 18th, 2017

Senior’s column: The banks to which wisdom flows

Columnist Marjorie Horne says living fully in each moment is living on purpose

  • May 18th, 2017

Hergott: Stopping to help can cost you

Lending a hand can leave you with serious injury

  • May 17th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: This is your election on TV

Campaigns are no time to discuss serious issues

Stargazing: Campfires in the cosmic dark

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • May 16th, 2017

Michaels: Pondering motherhood for Mother’s Day

“Motherhood, by necessity, changes us….”

Steele: Water-wise plants for Mother’s Day

Many annuals available are native to hot, dry regions like South Africa so thrive in our summers

  • May 11th, 2017