Editorials

EDITORIAL: Keeping our past

EDITORIAL: Keeping our past

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

  • Oct 9, 2019
EDITORIAL: Keeping our past
EDITORIAL: Climate is a global concern

EDITORIAL: Climate is a global concern

Factors in North America and Europe affect pollution in Asia

  • Oct 2, 2019
EDITORIAL: Climate is a global concern
EDITORIAL: No the prime minister is not a racist, move on

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: No the prime minister is not a racist, move on
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan in the summer of 2018. (Citizen file)

EDITORIAL: Past actions haunt candidates

Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer dogged by incidents from earlier years

  • Sep 19, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan in the summer of 2018. (Citizen file)
EDITORIAL: This is our election

EDITORIAL: This is our election

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

  • Sep 14, 2019
EDITORIAL: This is our election
Stepping into the superstar spotlight

Stepping into the superstar spotlight

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

  • Sep 13, 2019
Stepping into the superstar spotlight
EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments

EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments

Caustic online retorts happen far too frequently

  • Aug 31, 2019
EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments
EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety

EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety

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

  • Aug 29, 2019
EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety
On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

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

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families
EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst

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: The best or the least worst
EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

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

  • Aug 14, 2019
EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis
The Maple Mountain fire during the summer of 2018 brought the wildfire issue close to home. (File photo)

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

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

  • Aug 11, 2019
The Maple Mountain fire during the summer of 2018 brought the wildfire issue close to home. (File photo)
EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

Recent incident of vandalism show need for rainbow crosswalks

  • Jul 24, 2019
EDITORIAL: When colours are covered
The co-owner of a bar in Red Deer, Alta. doesn’t regret hanging a large pinata of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, shown in a handout photo, in his establishment on the Canada Day weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rob Newell

EDITORIAL: An effigy incites anger

Piñata depicting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not address specific concerns

  • Jul 8, 2019
The co-owner of a bar in Red Deer, Alta. doesn’t regret hanging a large pinata of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, shown in a handout photo, in his establishment on the Canada Day weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rob Newell
Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Risk isn’t the only factor for discarded needles

  • Jul 5, 2019
Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk
Woodworking class at the Vernon Preparatory School circa 1925. (Greater Vernon Museum & Archives)

Vernon’s History in Pictures

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

Woodworking class at the Vernon Preparatory School circa 1925. (Greater Vernon Museum & Archives)
FESTIVAL CROWD                                While the free music events in Summerland’s Memorial Park were well attended during the Summerland Action Festival, the paid concert on Saturday evening did not draw many people.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

EDITORIAL: Examining a concert

Event held during Summerland Action Festival was poorly attended

  • Jun 13, 2019
FESTIVAL CROWD                                While the free music events in Summerland’s Memorial Park were well attended during the Summerland Action Festival, the paid concert on Saturday evening did not draw many people.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
Robyn de Wet takes a look through The Morning Star newspaper. The Grade 12 student at King’s Christian School in Salmon Arm, was one of 34 students at the school taking part recently in Career Week by spending a week at local businesses in Vernon, Enderby and Salmon Arm. (Contributed)

What’s black and white and read all over?

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

  • Jun 13, 2019
Robyn de Wet takes a look through The Morning Star newspaper. The Grade 12 student at King’s Christian School in Salmon Arm, was one of 34 students at the school taking part recently in Career Week by spending a week at local businesses in Vernon, Enderby and Salmon Arm. (Contributed)
EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival

EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival

Many volunteers and organizers have created an amazing event

  • Jun 7, 2019
EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival
Noted wildlife painter Allan Brooks working on one of his paintings in 1939. (Greater Vernon Museum & Archives photo #18329)

Vernon history in pictures

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

Noted wildlife painter Allan Brooks working on one of his paintings in 1939. (Greater Vernon Museum & Archives photo #18329)