Opinion

Letter: Poor choice for arena seats

I wonder whose input went into installing these seats?

  • Nov 19, 2018

Letter: Encouraging signs at Vernon council

There are good reasons to run for City Council.

  • Nov 19, 2018

Letter: RE: Falsehoods unaddressed by voting reform debate

This referendum on electoral reform will have a profound impact on life in B.C.

  • Nov 19, 2018
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Letter: Letter of honour

I am writing this letter to share with you a very profound experience I had.

  • Nov 19, 2018

GARDENER’S DIARY: How to plant tulips in pots

We were very fortunate to have such mild weather last week.

  • Nov 19, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Letter: Election loss in Kelowna blamed on racism

For decades I have written in the local press about racism.

  • Nov 17, 2018

Wineology: If your grandma is drinking Sherry she’s a classy lady

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Nov 16, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

EDITORIAL: When SAD is more than sad

The CMHA is working to spread the word about the prevalence of Seasonal Affective Disorder in B.C.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Star reporter welcomed back to Vernon

It’s a thankless job, sometimes

Letter: Bus stop move not well thought out

Doesn’t the mall administration care?

  • Nov 14, 2018

Letter: Disaster potential shouldn’t be ignored

Until one has experienced wildfire, one cannot fathom how fast fire can move.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Letter: Kindness of strangers

I’ll be sure to try and pay this kindness forward.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Letter: Blessed hospital experience

I am so grateful to all involved getting me back to good health.

  • Nov 12, 2018

Letter: Debate illustrated FPTP issues

All parties have to work together to achieve policy in the public good.

  • Nov 12, 2018

Letter: RE: Falsehoods unaddressed by the voting reform debate

We face the most important choice of the decade in deciding on B.C.’s voting system.

  • Nov 12, 2018

Auntie Says: A time to remember the freedoms we have today

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer for the Penticton Western News

  • Nov 11, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong