Columnists

COLUMN: Much to enjoy at Ryga Arts Festival

As I learn about George Ryga and his contributions, it is clear why this festival carries his name

  • Aug 20, 2019

Hergott: Safe driving behaviours

Lawyer Paul Hergott writes about second nature “every time” behaviours on the road

  • Aug 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

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Vernon power pole fire
Neighbour delivers pleasant surprise
Thieves steal potted plants from Vernon residence
Thieves steal potted plants from Vernon residence

COLUMN: An unflattering and inaccurate term

“Smokanagan” has been used to describe the Okanagan when fires burn

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: To Twitter or not to Twitter

Columnist imagines a world where White House aides ask president to stop tweeting

Hergott: Don’t villainize those involved in tragedy

Lawyer Paul Hergott says something good can come from the deepest of tragedies

  • Aug 13, 2019

COLUMN: Story Time: the heart and soul of the library

The library has your children covered from birth until Kindergarten

  • Aug 11, 2019

BOOMER TALK: A trip to the sea

Columnist shares vacation story, bookended by the words of poet John Masefield

  • Aug 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

A Gardener’s Diary: preventing blossom-end rot

Jocelyne Sewell is a longtime gardener and gardening columnist with The Morning Star in Vernon

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

Health: The myth of degenerative diseases

A column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

Silver Star easiest place to spot black bears

Get Outdoors: Black bears part 1

  • Aug 4, 2019

COLUMN: Mitchell’s Musings: The rights and wrongs of writing

Scribe’s handwriting would make any doctor jealous

5 new winery, cidery, distillery and brewery tasting rooms to try

Check out this events column from Okanagan events guru Christina Ferreira

  • Jul 31, 2019

Hergott: E-scooters, injuries and legal implications

Lawyer Paul Hergott continues to discuss e-scooters in his latest column

  • Jul 30, 2019

COLUMN: Remembering the character of a wine legend

Speaking with Harry McWatters was a pleasant experience