Opinion

Pawsative Pups: Help your dog love their crate

Lisa Davies is a new columnist for Black Press who writes about dog training

  • Dec 11, 2019

Spark Joy: The art of giving and receiving

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on the Black Press Media

  • Dec 11, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

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

COLUMN: Light holiday movies, filmed here in B.C.

How is it possible to come up with so many holiday-themed movie scripts each year?

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Toyota takedown
Long time volunteer honoured
Downtown Vernon Safeway officially closed
Simply Delicious robbery video footage

Car break-ins all too common in Vernon

EDITORIAL: It seems we can’t even go a week without someone having their window smashed

LETTER: Not all can afford private health insurance

The private insurance industry is not in the business of covering those with high needs

  • Dec 4, 2019

LETTER: Health model profits from patents’ suffering and desperation

Health care should be based on need not the ability to pay

  • Dec 4, 2019

LETTER: Safety measures needed at Summerland Skatepark

Council must prevent accident before it happens

  • Dec 2, 2019

LETTER: Public solutions needed for surgical wait times

Private surgery centres increase health care costs without providing more positive outcomes

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER: Millennials not to blame for climate crisis

Boomer generation just as responsible for plastics, climate crisis

  • Nov 29, 2019

HAWTHORNE: Change your habits, change your lifestyle

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Dec 3, 2019

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Dec 2, 2019

Editorial: Smartphones are here to stay

A high school should be the last place you find opposition to…

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Quality control issue spells trouble ahead

Misspelled street sign in North Okanagan has (humorous) consequences

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER: Homeless people are not a ‘plague’

Dear editor, I am of the view the homeless population are human…

  • Nov 28, 2019

LETTER: Campaign supports Don Cherry, veterans with mental health issues

Purchase of pins established as a fundraising opportunity

  • Nov 28, 2019

LETTER: Sound system issues will be fixed

Complaints received about sound quality during Summerland’s Remembrance Day ceremony