Columnists

Auntie Says: Relax and go with the flow

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

  • Sep 28, 2018

See the amazing 2018 Adam’s River sockeye salmon run

By Roseanne Van Ee For the Morning Star Over 30 million four-year-olds…

  • Sep 26, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26, 2018
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Okanagan Bench Road closed again after landslide
Vernon Curling Club Championships
New sewing studio comes to Vernon
It's farm to bottle at Farmstrong Cider Company

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

Stargazing: A space column about nothing

Ken Tapping — astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Sep 21, 2018

BOOMER TALK: Sorry, eh

Oh, I do love my fellow Canucks. We are just soooooooooo polite and ‘nice’.

  • Sep 19, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

COLUMN: Celebrating Inclusion Month in Vernon

Venture Training organizations across the province are celebrating Community Inclusion Month.

  • Sep 12, 2018

COLUMN: Demystifying the homeless

Things are thrown at them, and some of them are physically assaulted.

  • Sep 10, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

Wineology: What is Biodynamics?

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Sep 8, 2018

AT RANDOM: Bad Driver Blues

Cars whizzing by at breakneck speeds, horns blaring, people shouting to be…

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

COLUMN: Plant pilgrimage set to begin

September is here and it reminds us we have to start bringing houseplants in.

  • Sep 5, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

COLUMN: Vernon’s relationship status with homeless is complicated

Unfortunately, no Band-Aid type of help (short term anything) will make that much difference.

  • Aug 29, 2018

Stargazing column: Life needs a sun like ours

Current thinking is that here on Earth, chemical-based life, like ours, started in bodies of water

  • Aug 29, 2018

AT RANDOM: 3,000 metres above sea level

Reporter decided walking for eight hours in mud up the side of a mountain was a good idea–it wasn’t

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite