Opinion

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

Health: The myth of degenerative diseases

A column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

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A&R e-rideCanada electric vehicles
Okanagan Military Tattoo
Dachshund pool party
Tours offer a taste of Vernon

Silver Star easiest place to spot black bears

Get Outdoors: Black bears part 1

  • Aug 4, 2019

COLUMN: Mitchell’s Musings: The rights and wrongs of writing

Scribe’s handwriting would make any doctor jealous

LETTER: Thanks to heroes for lifesaving effort

Young people helped swimmer in distress

  • Aug 2, 2019

LETTER: Support shown for patio on Main Street in Summerland

Seasonal patio has been completed at bakery

  • Aug 1, 2019

Vernon’s recreation facilities mismanaged

LETTER: I am one of a multitude who have complained how unavailable this pool and the weight room is for drop-ins

  • Jul 31, 2019

5 new winery, cidery, distillery and brewery tasting rooms to try

Check out this events column from Okanagan events guru Christina Ferreira

  • Jul 31, 2019

Hergott: E-scooters, injuries and legal implications

Lawyer Paul Hergott continues to discuss e-scooters in his latest column

  • Jul 30, 2019

LETTER: Thanks for keeping porta potties clean

Facilities at Dale Meadows in Summerland are appreciated

  • Jul 30, 2019

COLUMN: Remembering the character of a wine legend

Speaking with Harry McWatters was a pleasant experience

Tales from the past: An Okanagan Haiku Master

As told by Brian Wilson from an interview with Ruth Koyama

  • Jul 29, 2019

LETTER: Hardy Falls an impressive spot for a hike

Improvements at creek near Peachland were done well

  • Jul 29, 2019

COLUMN: Gender (in)equality in the modern world

After more than 50 years of feminism there are still places that deny education based on gender

  • Jul 28, 2019

COLUMN: Survey says time is on our side

Mitchell offers his thoughts on whether B.C. should go full-time to Daylight Savings Time

COLUMN: Reflecting on George Ryga’s legacy

Canadian playwright would have turned 87 this month

  • Jul 27, 2019

Mother pleads for recovery not safe injection sites in Vernon

LETTER: “Addiction has to be treated first. Not a safe injection site”

  • Jul 26, 2019

Our History in Pictures

A look at a gas station in the heart of downtown Vernon for many years

A life of crime nipped in the bud

Former editor contemplated thievery after a bowling outing at Vernon’s Lincoln Lanes