Opinion

COLUMN: Mitchell’s Musings: Time flies faster in new millenium

Like Steve Miller before him, columnist feels time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping

Poll: Are you stressed about back to school costs?

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Cyclists don’t belong on sidewalks

LETTER: New Kal Road bike path not fit for avid riders or roadies

  • Aug 21, 2019

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

COLUMN: Much to enjoy at Ryga Arts Festival

As I learn about George Ryga and his contributions, it is clear why this festival carries his name

  • Aug 20, 2019

Spark Joy: Declutter and organize your home forever

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

  • Aug 21, 2019
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Hergott: Safe driving behaviours

Lawyer Paul Hergott writes about second nature “every time” behaviours on the road

  • Aug 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

LETTER: Summerland mayor should not have marched with NDP

Toni Boot was with NDP promoters, not Summerland, during Peachfest parade

  • Aug 15, 2019

COLUMN: An unflattering and inaccurate term

“Smokanagan” has been used to describe the Okanagan when fires burn

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: To Twitter or not to Twitter

Columnist imagines a world where White House aides ask president to stop tweeting

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

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

  • Aug 14, 2019

Hergott: Don’t villainize those involved in tragedy

Lawyer Paul Hergott says something good can come from the deepest of tragedies

  • Aug 13, 2019

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019

LETTER: World is in a climate emergency

We must act as if this were an emergency, rather than kicking the can to the next generation

  • Aug 12, 2019

LETTER: Carriage houses, secondary suites used for short-term rentals

In Summerland there are more than 213 short stay properties on Airbnb and more than 300 on VRBO

  • Aug 12, 2019

BOOMER TALK: A trip to the sea

Columnist shares vacation story, bookended by the words of poet John Masefield

  • Aug 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

‘Tis the summer of the earwig, say some Salmon Arm residents

Your ears are safe, but the six-legged critters do like dark, moist places with food nearby

COLUMN: Story Time: the heart and soul of the library

The library has your children covered from birth until Kindergarten

  • Aug 11, 2019