Editorials

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
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North Okanagan mobile home fire
Armstrong Professional Grilled Cheese Sandwich competition
Lead in hate flyer investigation: Vernon Mounties
Vernon-Monashee BC Conservative candidate Kyle Delfing

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

EDITORIAL: The wishes of the voters

While the results will not please everyone, this is, more or less, what Canadian voters have chosen

  • Oct 23, 2019

EDITORIAL: Considering the promises

During the election campaign examine how the various parties will fulfill their promises to voters

  • Oct 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: Keeping our past

A policy is needed to determine which objects belong in the Summerland Museum

  • Oct 9, 2019

EDITORIAL: Climate is a global concern

Factors in North America and Europe affect pollution in Asia

  • Oct 2, 2019

EDITORIAL: No the prime minister is not a racist, move on

Let’s be very clear about this. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not…

EDITORIAL: Past actions haunt candidates

Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer dogged by incidents from earlier years

  • Sep 19, 2019

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