Columnists

Star gazing: Mars – the Red Planet

Mars is part of our culture, currently of extreme scientific interest, and sufficiently like Earth

  • Dec 13th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: B.C. Liberal battle getting bitter

Front-runners Andrew Wilkinson, Todd Stone target Dianne Watts

Liberal leadership hopeful takes advantage of outside lane

Dianne Watts discusses motivation and priorities

  • Dec 9th, 2017

BOOMER TALK: The Christmas Cake

“I have a kitchen because it came with the house” reads the sign on my fridge

  • Dec 8th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Untold stories of B.C. salmon farms

Indigenous people defend their jobs against constant protests

One coalition killing another

Legislative reporter votes no to voting changes

  • Dec 6th, 2017
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      OPINION: Mandatory full face protection a smart move for hockey

      ‘I can relate more intimately than most; I lost my eye to a hockey stick in June of 1990’

      • Dec 5th, 2017

      B.C. VIEWS: One political coalition is plotting to kill another

      NDP-Green plan to conquer rural B.C. begins to take shape

      AT RANDOM: Under the spotlight

      Rumblings of hushed talking can be heard as the scene closes and the spotlights avert their gaze

      Column: Shopping for anglers on your list

      Columnist James Murray offers gift ideas for fellow fly fishers

      • Dec 1st, 2017

      COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

      News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

      • Nov 29th, 2017

      B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

      Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

      Traci Genereaux: Gone, but not forgotten

      COLUMN: Family, friends want justice for Vernon teen

      • Nov 23rd, 2017

      Social media blues

      Columnist contemplates taking break from social media

      Star Gazing: Everything you need to know about Mercury

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

      • Nov 14th, 2017

      B.C. VIEWS: Dam decision a big test for NDP

      Alternatives to completing Site C not pleasant for John Horgan

      Star Gazing: Piecing together the solar system

      Astronomer Ken Tapping from the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory in Penticton

      • Nov 7th, 2017