Opinion

Dyer: Replacing dam and solar power

Research indicates Canada could replace 100% of power from dams with solar, using only 13% of the land

  • Aug 5, 2020

Get Outdoors!: Rattlesnakes Are Fascinating! Part 2

Columnist Roseanne Van Ee provides information about rattlesnakes in the North Okanagan

  • Aug 4, 2020

EDITORIAL: Improving highway safety

Highway 97 has seen plenty of collisions and accidents over the years

  • Aug 4, 2020
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North Okanagan mobile home fire
Armstrong Professional Grilled Cheese Sandwich competition
Lead in hate flyer investigation: Vernon Mounties
Vernon-Monashee BC Conservative candidate Kyle Delfing

Vernon’s History in Pictures

Legendary Vernon hockey player Larry Kwong was fast off the ice as well

Vernon Cultural Centre smoke and mirrors?

LETTER: Considering the state of the economy, writer suggests most would not support this project today

Vernon park back to being beautiful

LETTER: City thanked for keeping Linear Park clean

COLUMN: Bringing British Columbia’s stories to the screen

The movies are often American stories, with B.C. communities serving as stand-ins for U.S. locations

Dog poop takes away from Vernon trail

LETTER: Pick up after your pooch

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Medium is the message, once again

Former newspaper editor reflects on the changes in media

Weeds taking over Vernon hillsides

LETTER: Doesn’t anyone care anymore?

LETTER: Irreversible harm done to Summerland business

Summerland mayor’s confrontation over Confederate flag has harmed store

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER: Disappointed with Summerland mayor’s confrontational manner

Confederate flag incident at store should have been handled differently

  • Jul 29, 2020

Our History In Pictures

Back to a time when Vernon’s Polson Park housed an actual swimming pool

LETTER: Confederate flag is a potent symbol of hate

We cannot erase history and what it symbolizes — but we can deem it as unacceptable in our community

  • Jul 29, 2020

BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care

More care needed for seniors and more support for care aids

LETTER: Evaluate the risk of harm associated with specific actions

For example, marketing racist symbols has the effect of making minority families feel unsafe

  • Jul 27, 2020

LETTER: Mayor’s actions won’t effectively address racism in Summerland

The situation could’ve been resolved without blame and degradation

  • Jul 27, 2020

LETTER: Solar farm could’ve been solar installations on homes instead

Local homeowners should encourage council to have a ‘buy-in’ program to augment the solar farm

  • Jul 27, 2020

Dyer: Summerland envy

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • Jul 27, 2020

Kootnekoff: Temporary layoffs during COVID-19

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Jul 24, 2020