Columnists

Stargazing: Where exactly are we?

Through observations of the sun or other celestial objects we determine the local time

  • Jul 6th, 2017

B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

John Horgan, Christy Clark posture on poltical donations

Nature Wise: Feeding the hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are the most amazing little creatures to watch

  • Jun 28th, 2017
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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

Stargazing: Where and when in Canada

Canada’s first national time was distributed from an observatory

  • Jun 27th, 2017

All parties throwing your billions around

Christy Clark promises to match NDP, Greens spending spree

Stargazing: Ripples in space-time

Gravity wave astronomy is a newborn science, rather like radio astronomy

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Skookum bucks for B.C. Liberals

Wait until you see Christy Clark’s next money move

Okanagan Taste: Combining music, wine and sunshine

It is patio season in the Okanagan

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Sale of the wrong century

Village Idiot columnist Jim Mullen writes about hosting a garage sale

  • Jun 11th, 2017

At Random: Cassette revival

When I moved to Vernon I was faced with a terrible decision

Auntie Says: More than 13 reasons why you should read this

Controversy around TV Show a start to conversation

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

Plot thickens at Victoria castle

Shades of Downton Abbey in fall of Christy Clark government

Patience floats my boat

Despite the allure of the sun and surf, stay off the lakes!

Culture clash key to B.C. minority talks

Green leader Andrew Weaver compromised to get deal with NDP

Yes, Christy Clark won the election

Even without Greens’ support, B.C. Liberals will attempt to govern

Star gazing: Looking at the moon

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • May 25th, 2017

Auntie Says: Let’s have a chat

New columnist Auntie Says doesn’t shy away from difficult discussions

  • May 21st, 2017