Columnists

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

video
10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow brought the courtyard at Okanagan College
10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow brought the courtyard at Okanagan College
Kelowna Rockets get ready for their home-opener
B.C. author tackles racism

Wineology: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles

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

  • Jun 1st, 2018

DeHart: Active Mobility Products moves into new digs

Maxine DeHart has the latest on Central Okanagan business scene

  • May 30th, 2018

Waters: A raise by any other name would be as steep

Kelowna council says raises for council members will offset federal claw-back of tax-free allowance

Hergott: How kids perceive using cell-phones while driving

Paul Hergott tackles the issue of hand-held devices from a child’s perspective

  • May 29th, 2018

Star Gazing: Magnetic storms, power outages and other disruptions

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

  • May 29th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

BURNETT: Tiptoeing through the tulips on memory lane

Don Burnett is a long-time Kelowna Capital News gardening columnist.

  • May 27th, 2018

HODGE: Living life and watching hockey tube free again

Charlie Hodge offers his thoughts on recent events once a week in the Capital News.

Hergott: A misunderstanding about our rights

Lawyer Paul Hergott writes about a recent small claims decision and the misunderstanding about our rights

  • May 25th, 2018

Column: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow after some Princeton, B.C. students gained considerable exposure throughout the province when they dropped their bras

DeHart: East Kelowna market teems with artists and artisans

East Kelowna Community Artisan Market is open each Sunday until November.

  • May 23rd, 2018

Steele: Managing the fallout from fast-growing elm trees

Part of their toughness is due to their drought-proof, deep taproot.

  • May 23rd, 2018

Ornamental grasses easy to maintain, deer-resistant

Many to choose from including drought tolerant species such as blue fescue and blue oat grass

Star Gazing: What can we do to avoid being hit by an asteroid?

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

  • May 23rd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Wineology: What makes a winery great?

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

  • May 18th, 2018