Opinion

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

Workplace design: Are you grown up enough to work from home?

Columnist Jules Galloway is the founder/owner of Evolve Design| Build

  • Aug 5, 2020

Dyer: Replacing dam and solar power

Research indicates Canada could replace 100% of power from dams with solar, using only 13% of the land

  • Aug 5, 2020

Kootnekoff: CEWS expanded and extended

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Aug 5, 2020

Get Outdoors!: Rattlesnakes Are Fascinating! Part 2

Columnist Roseanne Van Ee provides information about rattlesnakes in the North Okanagan

  • Aug 4, 2020

EDITORIAL: Improving highway safety

Highway 97 has seen plenty of collisions and accidents over the years

  • Aug 4, 2020
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Vernon Minor Football kicks off return-to-play training
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Cram The Cruiser
My Place marks first anniversary
Kids enjoy free golf clinic

Vernon’s History in Pictures

Legendary Vernon hockey player Larry Kwong was fast off the ice as well

COLUMN: Bringing British Columbia’s stories to the screen

The movies are often American stories, with B.C. communities serving as stand-ins for U.S. locations

LETTER: Irreversible harm done to Summerland business

Summerland mayor’s confrontation over Confederate flag has harmed store

  • Jul 29, 2020

Our History In Pictures

Back to a time when Vernon’s Polson Park housed an actual swimming pool

LETTER: Disappointed with Summerland mayor’s confrontational manner

Confederate flag incident at store should have been handled differently

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER: Confederate flag is a potent symbol of hate

We cannot erase history and what it symbolizes — but we can deem it as unacceptable in our community

  • Jul 29, 2020

Vernon Cultural Centre smoke and mirrors?

LETTER: Considering the state of the economy, writer suggests most would not support this project today

Vernon park back to being beautiful

LETTER: City thanked for keeping Linear Park clean

Dog poop takes away from Vernon trail

LETTER: Pick up after your pooch

Weeds taking over Vernon hillsides

LETTER: Doesn’t anyone care anymore?

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Medium is the message, once again

Former newspaper editor reflects on the changes in media

BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care

More care needed for seniors and more support for care aids

LETTER: Evaluate the risk of harm associated with specific actions

For example, marketing racist symbols has the effect of making minority families feel unsafe

  • Jul 27, 2020

LETTER: Mayor’s actions won’t effectively address racism in Summerland

The situation could’ve been resolved without blame and degradation

  • Jul 27, 2020