Opinion

Open letter to Premier John Horgan

LETTER: Group called First Things First Okanagan promotes action on climate change

Wineology: The role of a sommelier

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

  • Apr 20th, 2018

Albas: Trans Mountain pipeline dispute lacks solution

MP opts not to speculate on ‘what if’ scenarios

  • Apr 19th, 2018
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Mount Eneas Wildfire burning south of Peachland
One acre fire on Big White Road
Wildfire near Dee Lake
The Nicholson Matriarchs release butterflies to heal

Effort needed on Earth Day

LETTER: Vernon writer urges change in celebration of Earth Day Sunday

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Michaels: Turning a page and keeping it real

Kathy Michaels is the new managing editor of the Capital News

Hergott: Best way to spend GoFundMe memorial funds

Lawyer Paul Hergot wonders if there isn’t a better way to spend the Humboldt GoFundMe money

  • Apr 17th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Letter: Taking issue with political leadership

Mr. Horgan you changed the rules after the game was played

  • Apr 14th, 2018

Letter: Vaccinations empower women

In 2017 vaccines saved between two and three million lives around the world

Letter: Is it time to buy the pipeline?

The government of Alberta should start a publicly traded company

HODGE: Broncos, bus rides and predictions

We can also allow this horrible experience to serve as a reminder how fragile life is.

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Tragedy hits home

AT RANDOM: Humboldt crash prompts sports editor Kevin Mitchell to reflect on his time on the road

Star Gazing: Mars, the wet planet

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

Column: No one walks this painful road alone

Salmon Arm Observer editor reflects on the tragedy in Humboldt, Saskatchewan

Hergott: Lawyer analyzes Humboldt bus crash

Lawyer Paul Hergott weighs in on the cause of the Humboldt bus crash

  • Apr 9th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

Letter: Carbon tax is the wrong term

It’s unfortunate that “tax” has been applied to carbon emissions rather than fee or price.

Letter: When it comes to minimum wage, we need a better system

Kelowna letter-writer says the system is broken

  • Apr 3rd, 2018