Columnists

COLUMN: Handmade gifts are the best made

Handmade gifts are perfect for the person that has everything, or just buys everything they want

  • Nov 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

COLUMN: Reflecting on a massacre, 100 years later

Families have been affected by wartime experiences

COLUMN: MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Staying together through thick and thin

Columnist understands Alberta’s frustrations with Ottawa but wants them to say as part of dominion

Star Gazing: A Transit of Mercury

Rarely visible stellar event happening next week

  • Nov 7, 2019

Clouds are worth watching in the North Okanagan

Get Outdoors! this November to study to the sky

  • Nov 7, 2019
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Lumby Teen Hangout
Vernon drivers in top-five at Alberta rally race
City Dance Studio Showcase
Drive-by shooting in Vernon

98-year-old Armstrong woman designs clothes for Barbie

Hazel Thompson on love and war… and knitting

  • Nov 6, 2019

Ask Auntie: Remembrance Day isn’t just another holiday

Remember those who fought for our freedoms but also those who continue to protect them

  • Nov 5, 2019

Ask Auntie: Remembrance Day isn’t just another holiday

Remember those who fought for our freedoms but also those who continue to protect them

  • Nov 5, 2019

Hergott: Who is responsible when a child gets hurt in the street?

Lawyer Paul Hergott looks at parents responsibility for when a child is hurt playing in the street

  • Nov 5, 2019

Downtown Vernon Safeway closure an end of an era

Saying goodbye 58 times

  • Nov 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

COLUMN: MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Halloween survives another year

Don’t even think about holding party after Halloween

I’m Just Saying: The world still needs love

Jordyn Thomson is a reporter with the Western News

Spark Joy: Decluttering with kids

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on the Black Press Media

  • Oct 30, 2019

COLUMN: All Hallows’ Eve: The passage into winter

As a child, I remember the excitement building as Halloween approached

  • Oct 29, 2019

A Gardeners Diary: Time to plant spring bulbs in Vernon

October a good time to divide perennials that have grown too big

  • Oct 28, 2019

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

True north, strong and divided

Glenn Mitchell gives his take on Monday’s federal election results

Armstrong couple has deep roots in town

The Maws have been married for more than 60 years

  • Oct 22, 2019