Opinion

Mitchell’s Musings: At least there’s no zombies around

Former editor and columnist says hording unnecessary, but he gets it

  • Mar 20, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

LETTER: ‘I’ll read some history and make up my own mind’

Don’t blindly listen to politicians in Ottawa about hereditary chiefs

  • Mar 18, 2020
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Man plays piano downtown Vernon
Vernon family receives keys to new home
Flowers stolen from Vernon distillery
Flowers stolen from Vernon distillery

LETTER: Mayor’s pandemic plan not reassuring

To the editor: After reading Mayor Victor Cumming’s letter, I was left…

  • Mar 16, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

Workplace design: The happy green stuff

Columnist Jules Galloway is the founder/owner of Evolve Design| Build

  • Mar 13, 2020

COLUMN: Buying toilet paper in a time of panic

The response to the coronavirus outbreak is eerily similar to a number of previous panics

LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed

After 10 years in Summerland, I have learned which businesses are not accessible, and ignore them

  • Mar 11, 2020

LETTER: Excavating crew was thoughtful and professional

Workers dug up portion of Quinpool Road in Summerland

  • Mar 11, 2020

HAWTHORNE: Willpower versus motivation, part 4

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Mar 10, 2020

LETTER: Gardens should be encouraged

I have a good sized vegetable garden and a large box which my son built

  • Mar 9, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

International Women’s Day more than celebrating accomplishments

Vernon CFUW secretary offers tips to improve women’s rights in the workplace and at home

COLUMN: For women, the facts of life don’t really change

It’s all too edgy. So said the youngest DeMeer recently, whilst reviewing…

Liam’s Lowdown: To the mom I never had

She died from ovarian cancer in her mid 40s soon after I was born

COLUMN: Pilkey Palooza comes to the Summerland Library

Author’s works featured in this year’s Spring Break Reading Challenge

LETTER: Tolerance is a must in society

To the editor, As a society we are rightly taught to value…

  • Mar 6, 2020

LETTER: Kin Beach needs a cleanup

To the editor: Vernon city council, dream a little. Where do you…

  • Mar 6, 2020

LETTER: Geese need to be dealt with

To the editor: Once again the city has shown a complete lack…

  • Mar 6, 2020

Mitchell’s Musings: How to deal with a real-time overload

Put the phone away to escape bombardment of negativity

  • Mar 6, 2020