Editorials

School District #83 recently received information on some of the challenges installing seatbelts on school buses would pose. (File photo)

Editorial: Seatbelts overdue on school buses

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

  • Feb 25, 2019
School District #83 recently received information on some of the challenges installing seatbelts on school buses would pose. (File photo)
School District #83 recently received information on some of the challenges installing seatbelts on school buses would pose. (File photo)

Editorial: Seatbelts overdue on school buses

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

  • Feb 25, 2019
School District #83 recently received information on some of the challenges installing seatbelts on school buses would pose. (File photo)
A group of street-entrenched people gather at Linear Park on 25th Ave. near People Place in 2017. (Morning Star file photo)

Editorial: Homeless impact on Vernon businesses a complex issue

City of Vernon councillors have tough decisions ahead

  • Feb 13, 2019
A group of street-entrenched people gather at Linear Park on 25th Ave. near People Place in 2017. (Morning Star file photo)
At Random: Race track’s second chapter at the gate

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

At Random: Race track’s second chapter at the gate
Editorial: Volunteers needed for Vernon Special Olympics BC

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
Editorial: Volunteers needed for Vernon Special Olympics BC

Vernon Winter Carnival pivotal in local history

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

  • Jan 28, 2019
Editorial: Out from the ashes

Editorial: Out from the ashes

The dispute began in 2010 when the society was evicted from the track.

  • Jan 18, 2019
Editorial: Out from the ashes
FILE — The Splatsin First Nation’s Red Dress Walk took place in Enderby in October. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

EDITORIAL: Stand-alone rallies more powerful

We worry the credibility of the movement may be tainted by these rallies.

  • Dec 17, 2018
FILE — The Splatsin First Nation’s Red Dress Walk took place in Enderby in October. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
FILE — Brenda Hora, a mental health case worker, demonstrates a seasonal affective disorder lamp.

EDITORIAL: When SAD is more than sad

The CMHA is working to spread the word about the prevalence of Seasonal Affective Disorder in B.C.

  • Nov 15, 2018
FILE — Brenda Hora, a mental health case worker, demonstrates a seasonal affective disorder lamp.
EDITORIAL: Prop Rep info rollout a hot mess

EDITORIAL: Prop Rep info rollout a hot mess

There should have been a yes/no, pass/fail approach.

  • Oct 31, 2018
EDITORIAL: Prop Rep info rollout a hot mess
EDITORIAL: North Okanagan voter turnout horrid

EDITORIAL: North Okanagan voter turnout horrid

Six communities average 30 per cent turnout for municipal vote Saturday

EDITORIAL: North Okanagan voter turnout horrid
EDITORIAL: Celebrate Newspaper Week with us

EDITORIAL: Celebrate Newspaper Week with us

Oct. 1 to 7 is National Newspaper Week, celebrating our communities and The Vernon Morning Star.

  • Sep 28, 2018
EDITORIAL: Celebrate Newspaper Week with us
Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Joe the cat. Photo: Facebook
EDITORIAL: Pay raise well earned

EDITORIAL: Pay raise well earned

Next Vernon council will get a salary increase

EDITORIAL: Pay raise well earned
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
EDITORIAL: Band-Aid on an open wound

EDITORIAL: Band-Aid on an open wound

The idea to ban shopping carts in public places is a prime example of missing the point entirely

  • Jul 27, 2018
EDITORIAL: Band-Aid on an open wound
EDITORIAL: It’s time for action

EDITORIAL: It’s time for action

It has become clear that we need forceful action, and now.

  • Jul 20, 2018
EDITORIAL: It’s time for action
EDITORIAL: People are people, no matter the desperation

EDITORIAL: People are people, no matter the desperation

Unfortunately, this turn of phrase pops up frequently.

  • Jul 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: People are people, no matter the desperation
People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

People gather for a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, Friday, June 29, 2018, in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the newsroom. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018
Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?