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OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

Grizzly hunt ban aims at cities

John Horgan’s NDP rushes announcement to raise money

Michaels: Children already know so much more than their adult counterparts

Navigating the world with a little person at your side is more complicated than they say.

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Celebration of life for Vernon Vipers owner Duncan Wray
Crook's Corner
Lake Country Winter Blues Fest features Vernon musician
Lake Country Winter Blues Fest

At Random: What would Dallas do

For as long as I can remember, people have been telling me to plan for the future

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

Michaels: Contemplating the ‘new normal’

This warmer, smokier planet is making for a real bummer summer

Common sense lacking

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Michaels: This is a safe community … mostly

“It is how a community deals with all these ever-moving elements that dictates its trajectory.”

Schell: Fooding around in the Okanagan

An insider’s guide to Okanagan food

  • Jul 28th, 2017

B.C. unions, protesters move up

John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Okanagan Taste: Cool drinks for hot days

Cocktails to sip on during the hot Okanagan summer days

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Michaels: Fire hit financially strapped victims hardest

Walnut Grove residents may suffer most from fire

Star Gazing: Dots in the sky

Some of them are much brighter than others, and some stars are coloured

  • Jul 12th, 2017

The conquest of rural B.C.

Urban environmentalists have occupied the NDP

At Random: Flying high again

The scent of jet fuel mixed with primordial fear permeates the 22-seater skyvan.