Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018
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The Kikinee Salmon Festival
Fork And Spoon Fundraiser: Kai Koroll takes on a heirloom salad
10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow brought the courtyard at Okanagan College
10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow brought the courtyard at Okanagan College

Steele: Caring for your shade trees in the heat

Shade trees create natural, free air conditioning.

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Berry: Saving planet entails more than banning straws

Kelowna - Why not ditch the straw? Or stop buying plastic entirely?

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

Letter: Minimum standards shouldn’t be the bar for developers

Maybe we need more people on council who will work to make all of Kelowna a more attractive city.

  • Jul 28th, 2018

Letter: Trump’s accomplishments aren’t so great

If you want to see what our air will be looking like, check out the London smog of 1952.

  • Jul 28th, 2018

Letter: Thank you for covering short-term rental issues

Thank you for covering this issue in Kelowna short-term rental loophole raises concerns

  • Jul 28th, 2018

Letter: Restore essential bus and other lost social services

How many lives have been lost on the highway of tears, for lack of services and money?

  • Jul 26th, 2018

Letter: Long-term renters concerns arise with new development

Deep controversy is brewing in Kelowna on the issue of short-term rentals.

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Steele: Free presentation at the unH2O Xeriscape Garden

Plants in bloom, characteristics of drought tolerant plants, water-wise gardening will be discussed.

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Hergott: Staying protected while out on B.C trails

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses ATVing and insurance in his latest column

  • Jul 24th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Stargazing: Blowing dust on Mars

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

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Hergott: What is a dog owner’s responsibility?

This week lawyer Paul Hergott continues his issue over dog attacks

  • Jul 17th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly