Editorials

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

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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: 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

Moving forward together from tragedy

“I can’t believe something like this could happen in Salmon Arm.” This…

EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

Instead of sympathy, some have worked to distance themselves from these attacks or to assign blame.

  • Mar 18, 2019

Editorial: Spending our tax dollars

What is city hall’s role in promoting the downtown core?

  • Mar 15, 2019

Cougar scares Girl Guide selling cookies in Vernon neighbourhood

AT RANDOM: Mother issues safety concerns following cougar sighting

EDITORIAL: Scandal shows government held to a high standard

Canadians expect ethical behaviour from those in elected office and in government roles

  • Mar 7, 2019

Editorial: Make every day Pink Shirt Day

Anti-bullying discourse is the key to mitigating bullying’s devastating impact

  • Feb 26, 2019

At Random: The state of journalism in our modern world

With the advent of social media, proper journalism is more important than ever

Editorial: Seatbelts overdue on school buses

Should there be seatbelts on school buses? Increasingly, people seem to think…

  • Feb 25, 2019

Editorial: Seatbelts overdue on school buses

Should there be seatbelts on school buses? Increasingly, people seem to think…

  • Feb 25, 2019

Editorial: Homeless impact on Vernon businesses a complex issue

City of Vernon councillors have tough decisions ahead

  • Feb 13, 2019

At Random: Race track’s second chapter at the gate

While it won’t see horse races, there may be some life left in the old Kin Race Track lot

Editorial: Volunteers needed for Vernon Special Olympics BC

Donate a few hours of time to help give these athletes the experience they deserve

  • Jan 31, 2019

Vernon Winter Carnival pivotal in local history

Events may come and go, but the essence of Carnival remains

  • Jan 28, 2019