Opinion

Vernon history in pictures

Horse racing dates back to 1885 at the Kin Race Track, which saw the historic grandstands demolished recently

Getting across: Kelowna – Westbank ferry service 1885-1958

Tales from the past by Brian Wilson

  • Jul 10, 2019

Health: Gift or achievement?

A new column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Jul 10, 2019
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A&R e-rideCanada electric vehicles
Okanagan Military Tattoo
Dachshund pool party
Tours offer a taste of Vernon

LETTER: Homelessness in Vernon

Resident suggests relocating the homeless and drug addicted and putting them in mandatory treatment

  • Jul 10, 2019

Gardener plants roots in Vernon

A GARDENER’S DIARY: 14 years and so many varieties

  • Jul 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

EDITORIAL: An effigy incites anger

Piñata depicting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not address specific concerns

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Native bees pollinating flowers for centuries

Unlike honey bees, native bees do not produce surplus honey or wax

Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Risk isn’t the only factor for discarded needles

  • Jul 5, 2019

Letter: Willingness to show anti-abortion film “despicable”

Writer critical of Salmar Theatres showing lack of concern for women’s rights

  • Jul 5, 2019

COLUMN: The year we almost lost Canada Day

Members of the Summerland Legion have ensured our national holiday is celebrated here

Vernon overdose prevention site challenged

LETTER: Solutions or a Band-Aid?

  • Jul 5, 2019

Childhood facts revisited

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Former newspaper editor older and wiser

  • Jul 5, 2019

Cultural centre referendum failed first step

LETTER: Research needed before referendum

  • Jul 4, 2019

When God moved the mountain: The Hedley slide of 1939

Tales from the past by Brian Wilson

  • Jul 4, 2019

COLUMN: BOOMER TALK: Practically perfect

Columnist is not a fan, at all, of ageism and tells you why

Vernon steps up support for kidney walk

Event raises $22,000

  • Jun 28, 2019

A street by any other name

Columnist would rather his adopted hometown of Vernon have streets with names rather than numbers

Rookie rider railed by snow

SilverStar Mountain Resort is now open for the summer season, despite recent snowfall