Editorials

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

If you can’t say something nice folks, don’t say anything at all.…

EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst

Negative messaging abandons the quest for the best and instead asks voters to choose the least worst

  • Aug 21, 2019

Letter: LGBTQ2 are part of ‘our’ Canada

“It is all of our taxes that pay for all of us.”

  • Aug 18, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

Until retail stores are in place, it is too early to determine if the regulations are appropriate

  • Aug 14, 2019

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

So far this year, 598 fires have destroyed 18,608 hectares provincewide.

  • Aug 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

Recent incident of vandalism show need for rainbow crosswalks

  • Jul 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: An effigy incites anger

Piñata depicting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not address specific concerns

  • Jul 8, 2019

Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Risk isn’t the only factor for discarded needles

  • Jul 5, 2019

EDITORIAL: Examining a concert

Event held during Summerland Action Festival was poorly attended

  • Jun 13, 2019

EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival

Many volunteers and organizers have created an amazing event

  • Jun 7, 2019

Gerding: First-hand impact of D-Day fading with time

“June 6, 1944, was a crucial turning point in the Second World War.”

  • Jun 6, 2019

EDITORIAL: A woman’s right to life

We know this from history. It is dangerous, sometimes fatal, to presume…

Hergott: Reintroducing photo radar

The reintroduction of photo radar without talking about photo radar

  • May 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Deep concern after lifeguard charged with child sex offences

Many Summerland parents are wondering if they may have inadvertently put their children at risk

  • May 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: Considering cannabis retail stores

It is the location, not the non-medical cannabis business, that attracted attention and concern

  • May 16, 2019

EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us

Provincial governments are taking federal government to court over controversial tax

  • May 4, 2019

EDITORIAL: Controlling cannabis

Summerland and the province of B.C. already have regulations governing cannabis retail stores

  • May 3, 2019

EDITORIAL: Time to end a pipeline feud

B.C. would not be the only one to lose if Jason Kenney makes good on his promise to turn off the tap

  • Apr 22, 2019

Berry: Sayonara journalism, it’s been fun

Lake Country had more in store than I bargained for

EDITORIAL: Responding to a tragedy

The shootings in Penticton and Salmon Arm have affected lives up and down the Okanagan

  • Apr 16, 2019