Columnists

Hodgepodge: baffled by the U.S. Family Separation Policy

Kelowna columnist questions is this what it means to ‘make America great again?’

Steele: Shade trees should be chosen with care

The arrival of the Summer Solstice brings heat and the need for shade

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Star Gazing: Using a large telescope

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Unfiltered: IPAs explained with Cannery Brewing brewmaster

Checking out the new IPA created by Penticton brewery Cannery Brewing Company

Hergott, does he hate cell phones?

Lawyer Paul Hergott puts to rest the argument he has something against a handheld device

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Wineology: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles cont.

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • Jun 20th, 2018
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Power line sparking in Glenrosa
Car in ditch at Drought Road in Westbank
RCMP investigating overnight incident on Lakeshore Road
Beaver spotted building home in Kelowna

DeHart: Pharmasave introduces genetic testing program

This week Maxine DeHart dishes up career changes, anniversaries and of course birthdays

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Stargazing: Understanding the Northern Lights

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Jun 12th, 2018

Hergott: Cell phones vs. passengers

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses talking to your passenger vs. being on your cell phone while driving

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

Fuhr: Making the case for Trans Mountain Pipeline

MP says resolve of Canada’s confederation is being tested by provincial dispute over pipeline

  • Jun 8th, 2018

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

Free presentation at the unH2O Xeriscape Garden

Gwen Steele will discuss the plants now in bloom and how to maintain them

  • Jun 6th, 2018

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

Wineology: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s new bi-weekly column

  • Jun 1st, 2018