Editorials

EDITORIAL: This is our election

It is up to the voting public to identify the issues in the upcoming federal election

  • Sep 14, 2019

Stepping into the superstar spotlight

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Canadian win at U.S. Open a historic moment

  • Sep 13, 2019

EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments

Caustic online retorts happen far too frequently

  • Aug 31, 2019
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Man plays piano downtown Vernon
Vernon family receives keys to new home
Flowers stolen from Vernon distillery
Flowers stolen from Vernon distillery

EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety

Care and attention are needed to prevent long weekend accidents on roads and highways

  • Aug 29, 2019

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

If you can’t say something nice folks, don’t say anything at all.…

EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst

Negative messaging abandons the quest for the best and instead asks voters to choose the least worst

  • Aug 21, 2019

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

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