Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Native bees pollinating flowers for centuries

Unlike honey bees, native bees do not produce surplus honey or wax

COLUMN: The year we almost lost Canada Day

Members of the Summerland Legion have ensured our national holiday is celebrated here

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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

Childhood facts revisited

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Former newspaper editor older and wiser

  • Jul 5, 2019

When God moved the mountain: The Hedley slide of 1939

Tales from the past by Brian Wilson

  • Jul 4, 2019

COLUMN: BOOMER TALK: Practically perfect

Columnist is not a fan, at all, of ageism and tells you why

A street by any other name

Columnist would rather his adopted hometown of Vernon have streets with names rather than numbers

COLUMN: Imagine the possibilities at the library

Programs at Summerland Library promote reading among children

  • Jun 26, 2019

Hergott: Moral obligations and your will

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses wills and moral obligation

  • Jun 25, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

It’s down to the last straw

Columnist Glenn Mitchell is working on his recycling habits

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

COLUMN: Get your paddle on in Vernon

Columnist Carole Fawcett has been missing the ability to paddle the area’s lakes

Hergott: Contribution and Expectation of a will

Lawyer Paul Hergott continues his column on wills

  • Jun 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

Kal Lake Provincial Park a gem

North Okanagan lucky to have this beauty in its backyard, but how did the area get so lucky?

COLUMN: An ode to Dad for Father’s Day

Dads deserve to be celebrated, and the best way to celebrate dads is to hold an epic competition!

  • Jun 13, 2019

The true story of the Hope-Princeton Gallows

Tales from the past by Brian Wilson

  • Jun 13, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019