Editorials

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

Until retail stores are in place, it is too early to determine if the regulations are appropriate

  • Aug 14, 2019

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

So far this year, 598 fires have destroyed 18,608 hectares provincewide.

  • Aug 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

Recent incident of vandalism show need for rainbow crosswalks

  • Jul 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: An effigy incites anger

Piñata depicting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not address specific concerns

  • Jul 8, 2019

Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Risk isn’t the only factor for discarded needles

  • Jul 5, 2019

Vernon’s History in Pictures

Greater Vernon Museum and Archives photos give a snapshot of life for students in 1925

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A&R e-rideCanada electric vehicles
Okanagan Military Tattoo
Dachshund pool party
Tours offer a taste of Vernon

EDITORIAL: Examining a concert

Event held during Summerland Action Festival was poorly attended

  • Jun 13, 2019

What’s black and white and read all over?

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Former Vernon newspaper editor on the future of newspapers

  • Jun 13, 2019

EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival

Many volunteers and organizers have created an amazing event

  • Jun 7, 2019

Vernon history in pictures

Allan Brooks, whom the local nature centre is named after, loved to paint local wildlife

EDITORIAL: A woman’s right to life

We know this from history. It is dangerous, sometimes fatal, to presume…

Hergott: Reintroducing photo radar

The reintroduction of photo radar without talking about photo radar

  • May 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Deep concern after lifeguard charged with child sex offences

Many Summerland parents are wondering if they may have inadvertently put their children at risk

  • May 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: Considering cannabis retail stores

It is the location, not the non-medical cannabis business, that attracted attention and concern

  • May 16, 2019

EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us

Provincial governments are taking federal government to court over controversial tax

  • May 4, 2019

EDITORIAL: Controlling cannabis

Summerland and the province of B.C. already have regulations governing cannabis retail stores

  • May 3, 2019

Vernon adult spelling bee stumps Morning Star Word Nerds

Valiant, 12th annual effort to be champs falls short at Literacy Society of North Okanagan Bee

EDITORIAL: Time to end a pipeline feud

B.C. would not be the only one to lose if Jason Kenney makes good on his promise to turn off the tap

  • Apr 22, 2019

Economics 101.9 is a real gas in B.C.

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: I understand supply and demand…but even I can’t figure out why the price of gas is so high

  • Apr 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: Responding to a tragedy

The shootings in Penticton and Salmon Arm have affected lives up and down the Okanagan

  • Apr 16, 2019