Opinion

EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

Recent incident of vandalism show need for rainbow crosswalks

  • Jul 24, 2019

Okanagan Rail Trail stats questioned

LETTER: Apparently there have been 400,000 people who have used the trail in a four-month span

  • Jul 24, 2019

Crossing Vernon intersection like playing Russion Roulette

LETTER: Highway 6 and Pottery Road deserves attention

  • Jul 24, 2019
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A&R e-rideCanada electric vehicles
Okanagan Military Tattoo
Dachshund pool party
Tours offer a taste of Vernon

Our History In Pictures

A look inside at one of Vernon’s biggest employers back in the mid-2oth century, Bulmans Foods

Hergott: Concerns with e-scooters

Lawyer Paul Hergott takes a look at the issues around e-scooters

  • Jul 23, 2019

COLUMN: A Gardener’s Diary

Cabbage, kohlrabi and again broccoli are on the list for this season

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Our History In Pictures

Band entertains crowd at downtown Vernon Eaton’s in 1960

COLUMN: Looking back to a time of optimism

The first lunar landing 50 years ago was a time to celebrate dreams and accomplishments

Health: Living longer, a myth?

A new column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Jul 19, 2019

Hergott: Medical cannabis and ICBC

ICBC might start reimbursing the expense of cannabis just like they do for prescription medications

  • Jul 17, 2019

Our History In Pictures

Today, courtesy of the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, we travel back to 1958

COLUMN: BOOMER TALK: A most difficult decision

Columnist writes about being pro-choice, but does not believe in censorship

LETTER: Summerland school was not on skatepark site

MacDonald School faced Rosedale Avenue, near present Summerland Secondary School parking lot

  • Jul 15, 2019

LETTER: Development, not solar, needed on hillside

Summerland site should not be used for solar project

COLUMN: Getting to the truth of the matter

We should read anything and everything from both sides, then form our own opinions

  • Jul 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

LETTER: Hope helps

Square foot gardens for homeless a step in the right direction

  • Jul 13, 2019

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

On track to landing a legacy

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: The long wait for the recreational evolution of the Kin Race Track site is going to be even longer