Editorials

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Leave our currency alone

The Bank of Canada is considering replacing Wilfrid Laurier on the five dollar bill

  • Jan 24, 2020

Vernon Carnival brings back historic ice palace for Queen Silver Star LX

Check it out during coronation, one of hundreds of Winter Carnival events

EDITORIAL: Examining finances

Municipal budget will likely mean higher taxes

  • Jan 22, 2020

Editorial: Salmon Arm court decision a victory for vaccination

Judgment based on current best evidence

  • Jan 21, 2020

Editorial: Sympathy for Shuswap snow plowers and adapting to exceptional conditions

Residents acknowledge it has been a difficult winter for road maintenance

  • Jan 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: Healing process continues after verdict reached

It is possible to have children and teens at risk, even in an environment where they should be safe

  • Jan 15, 2020
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Dragon Parade at Vernon's Beairsto Elementary
Dragon Parade at Vernon's Beairsto Elementary
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Editorial: Unplug and Play activities offer healthy distraction in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Free events include magic shows, swimming, skating, juggling and games

  • Jan 10, 2020

Editorial: Resolving for change

What’s your New Year’s resolution?

  • Jan 1, 2020

EDITORIAL: The need for conversation

Dialogue is needed in order to address issues facing us in the year ahead

  • Dec 27, 2019

Editorial: The real gift is hope

Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays has eased, it’s time to reflect

  • Dec 26, 2019

First responders and health care workers will be on the job to help to keep us safe

On Wednesday, Dec. 25, millions of people will gather with friends and…

  • Dec 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on a tragedy, 30 years later

While the Montreal Massacre made headlines because of its scale, gender-based violence is not new

  • Dec 6, 2019

Car break-ins all too common in Vernon

EDITORIAL: It seems we can’t even go a week without someone having their window smashed

Editorial: Smartphones are here to stay

A high school should be the last place you find opposition to…

  • Dec 2, 2019

EDITORIAL: Uncomfortable questions about religion, spirituality and culture

A court case on Vancouver Island has centred on an Indigenous smudging ceremony

  • Nov 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: When confrontation replaces dialogue

A number of recent comments making news headlines in Canada have shown…

  • Nov 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: Pageant transition

Expanding Summerland’s Blossom Pageant to include male and female candidates means important changes

  • Nov 10, 2019

EDITORIAL: An ongoing call for peace

The quest for peace today seems just as elusive as it was during the First World War

  • Nov 8, 2019

EDITORIAL: Providing support

Refugee family will need assistance from community of Summerland

  • Nov 1, 2019

COLUMN: Extreme expressions of political hatred

Online anger against Trudeau reached extreme levels