Columnists

Workplace design: Are you grown up enough to work from home?

Workplace design: Are you grown up enough to work from home?

Columnist Jules Galloway is the founder/owner of Evolve Design| Build

  • Aug 5, 2020
Workplace design: Are you grown up enough to work from home?
Kootnekoff: CEWS expanded and extended

Kootnekoff: CEWS expanded and extended

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Aug 5, 2020
Kootnekoff: CEWS expanded and extended
Dyer: Replacing dam and solar power

Dyer: Replacing dam and solar power

Research indicates Canada could replace 100% of power from dams with solar, using only 13% of the land

  • Aug 5, 2020
Dyer: Replacing dam and solar power
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Helicopter training at Kin Beach in Vernon
Apartment flooded
Vernon-Monashee MLA Harwinder Sandhu's Diwali message
Coldstream remembers
Rattlesnakes prefer to warn you to back off and let them get away. (Andrew Nydam photo)

Get Outdoors!: Rattlesnakes Are Fascinating! Part 2

Columnist Roseanne Van Ee provides information about rattlesnakes in the North Okanagan

  • Aug 4, 2020
Rattlesnakes prefer to warn you to back off and let them get away. (Andrew Nydam photo)
Crews prepare to film a holiday movie in Summerland on July 29, 2020 (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

COLUMN: Bringing British Columbia’s stories to the screen

The movies are often American stories, with B.C. communities serving as stand-ins for U.S. locations

Crews prepare to film a holiday movie in Summerland on July 29, 2020 (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Medium is the message, once again

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Medium is the message, once again

Former newspaper editor reflects on the changes in media

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Medium is the message, once again
This 1953 advertisement features a woman wearing red lipstick and looking at the reader while holding a Del Monte ketchup bottle with the appearance of being about to open it. The tagline directly below it is, “You mean a woman can open it?” with the word woman underlined. The first sentence of the article it accompanied stated, “Easily—without a knife blade, a bottle opener, or even a husband!” - Wikipedia

Sexist images hurt, like racist symbols, but fewer people care

There are a lot of bad isms in the world. We’re witnessing…

This 1953 advertisement features a woman wearing red lipstick and looking at the reader while holding a Del Monte ketchup bottle with the appearance of being about to open it. The tagline directly below it is, “You mean a woman can open it?” with the word woman underlined. The first sentence of the article it accompanied stated, “Easily—without a knife blade, a bottle opener, or even a husband!” - Wikipedia
BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care

BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care

More care needed for seniors and more support for care aids

BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care
Dyer: Summerland envy

Dyer: Summerland envy

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • Jul 27, 2020
Dyer: Summerland envy
Kootnekoff: Temporary layoffs during COVID-19

Kootnekoff: Temporary layoffs during COVID-19

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Jul 24, 2020
Kootnekoff: Temporary layoffs during COVID-19
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A Gardener’s Diary: More sun makes for better salads

Shift in weather produces more green eats from garden

  • Jul 23, 2020
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Columnist Glenn Mitchell has a real problem with razor blades. (Stock)

Mitchell’s Musings: On the cutting edge of razor technology

Enough about Trump, Trudeau and Tucker (Carlson), I want to rant about…

  • Jul 23, 2020
Columnist Glenn Mitchell has a real problem with razor blades. (Stock)
Not a chef: Buying local

Not a chef: Buying local

Okanagan resident Andrew Levangie writes a new food column for Black Press Media

  • Jul 21, 2020
Not a chef: Buying local
No, this isn’t a view of the surface of Mars, although it may resemble some earlier visions of the red planet. The image shows the Highland Valley Copper mine, near Logan Lake, B.C. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

COLUMN: Longing to return to a world that never was

What we know of Mars today is nothing like the depictions of the planet in earlier times

No, this isn’t a view of the surface of Mars, although it may resemble some earlier visions of the red planet. The image shows the Highland Valley Copper mine, near Logan Lake, B.C. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Sandra Webster may be the most loved cashier in the history of grocery stores. Photo Andrea DeMeer July 2020.
Sandra Webster may be the most loved cashier in the history of grocery stores. Photo Andrea DeMeer July 2020.
President Donald Trump wears a face mask as he walks down a hallway during a visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Mitchell’s Musings: Trump targets winning strategy with staff

Yet another strategy meeting behind closed doors at the White House: Donald…

  • Jul 16, 2020
President Donald Trump wears a face mask as he walks down a hallway during a visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Kootnekoff: New workplace harassment and violence requirements

Kootnekoff: New workplace harassment and violence requirements

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years.

  • Jul 15, 2020
Kootnekoff: New workplace harassment and violence requirements
Dyer: Buying an electric car

Dyer: Buying an electric car

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • Jul 15, 2020
Dyer: Buying an electric car
HERGOTT: Goodbye column

HERGOTT: Goodbye column

Paul Hergott is taking a break from writing for Black Press

  • Jul 15, 2020
HERGOTT: Goodbye column
The rules of science taught in school can be subject to interpretation. (Pixabay photo)

Mitchell’s Musings: Putting the facts, figures and folly in context

I’m by no means a scientist. I did take Biology 11 and…

  • Jul 10, 2020
The rules of science taught in school can be subject to interpretation. (Pixabay photo)