Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

EDITORIAL: The need for conversation

Dialogue is needed in order to address issues facing us in the year ahead

  • Dec 27, 2019

Editorial: The real gift is hope

Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays has eased, it’s time to reflect

  • Dec 26, 2019
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Wet'suwet'en peaceful protest in Vernon
Truck rollover
Truck rolls over embankment
Game 1 of Vernon's broomball tournament

Our history in pics

Sovereign Lake World Cup races, back in black and white

Our History in Pictures

Merry Christmas. But watch out for that tree!

Editorial: A time of giving

There’s a lot of good out there

  • Dec 24, 2019

Our History in Pictures

In protest at Vernon courthouse, circa 1971

Our History In Pictures

A look inside at a bottling factory in downtown Vernon at the turn of the 20th century

Pawsative Pups: The ‘howl’idays are here

Lisa Davies is a new columnist for Black Press who writes about dog training

  • Dec 23, 2019

HERGOTT: Don’t blame road conditions

Lawyer Paul Hergott addresses driver negligence in his latest column

  • Dec 23, 2019

Christmas characters can mislead kids

Letter to the editor

  • Dec 23, 2019

Patient gives thanks for medical care

Letter to the editor

  • Dec 23, 2019

COLUMN: Creating a positive shopping experience

The Summerland Sip N’ Shop on Saturday offered a relaxing atmosphere

First responders and health care workers will be on the job to help to keep us safe

On Wednesday, Dec. 25, millions of people will gather with friends and…

  • Dec 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

LETTER: Trudeau takes lesson from fable

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seems to be a lot like Grasshopper

  • Dec 20, 2019

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…

There is always magic in a white Christmas

  • Dec 20, 2019

LETTER: Utility rate increases will hurt those on fixed incomes

Summerland’s water, sewer and electrical rates will all increase in 2020

  • Dec 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities