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Hergott: Happy New Year friends

Lawyer Paul Hergott thanks readers for tuning into his column every week

  • Jan 9, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

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Kootnekoff: Mandatory victim surcharges unconstitutional

— By Susan Kootnekoff Last month, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled…

Star Gazing: Patterns of stars

Seeing shapes among the stars

  • Jan 3, 2019

Straight from Dehart: A happy new year

A Save-On-Foods manager has created a unique piece of art out of Coca-Cola boxes

  • Jan 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

In Peachland, democracy in action was luck of the draw in 2018

Peachland picked its mayor by having her name drawn out of a box

Petrovich: To bargain or not to bargain

—By Gina Petrovich We are in the thick of the busiest shopping…

Hergott: Road safety and the holidays

Thank you, Santa Trudeau, for the road safety Christmas gift. Police can…

Kootnekoff: A Lawyer’s Christmas wish

—By Susan Kootnekoff Do you remember me? I sat upon your knee…

Wineology: If your grandma is drinking Sherry she’s a classy lady

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Dec 22, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

Straight from DeHart

When one door closes in the local restaurant scene, another opens.

  • Dec 19, 2018

Hergott: When a crash causes further injury

Lawyer Paul Hergott covers how those with pre-existing neck or back condition face extra hurdles after a crash.

  • Dec 17, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Kootnekoff: Ringing in the New Year with Random Testing

The union fought it, vigorously, for years. The squabble had Suncor and…

Waters: Kelowna growing up, in more ways than one

Council’s decision to go with a more urban development future is a major change

Straight from DeHart

Kelowna-based company wins huge bid for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles

  • Dec 12, 2018

Hergott: The slippery surface on injury claims

Lawyer Paul Hergott covers the issues behind slip and fall injuries

  • Dec 11, 2018