What’s COVID-19 doing to friendships?

Life and Faith column by Jim Taylor

  • Aug 13, 2020


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


Mitchell’s Musings: Leading the way through a pandemic

Columnist Glenn Mitchell sings Dr. Bonnie Henry’s praises in his latest Musings

  • Jun 25, 2020


A Gardener’s Diary: Offer plants a cup of compost tea

As I write this, it is still raining. The rain barrels are…

  • Jun 20, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

Mitchell’s Musings: On the road to reviving grad tradition

Columnist Glenn Mitchell looks at the once popular event of tagging Suicide Hill in Vernon

  • Jun 11, 2020

Armstrong retirement community fortunate to have in-house doctor

Columnist Carrie O’Neill shares Dr. America’s story since joining Heaton Place community

  • Jun 10, 2020

BOOMER TALK: Boomers and COVID-19

Columnist Carole Fawcett tackles pandemic and misrepresented information

  • May 21, 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.

Mitchell’s Musings: Turning the page on a downtown tradition

Bookland closure closes chapter in Vernon shopping experience

  • Mar 13, 2020

Get Outdoors! and give a hoot about owls

Nature columnist explores the benefits of an owl’s plumage in its predatory patterns

  • Mar 7, 2020

COLUMN: Pilkey Palooza comes to the Summerland Library

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

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

Put the phone away to escape bombardment of negativity

  • Mar 6, 2020

Mitchell’s Musings: Karma is king

One good turn leads to another and another…

  • Feb 28, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Losing and winning a book battle

Recalling a time when outraged parents spoke out against a book on the school curriculum

COLUMN: Acknowledging the freedom to read

We provide full access to material that some might find objectionable

  • Feb 21, 2020

Mitchell’s Musings: Recycling can be a slippery slope

What’s good for Mother Earth is not best for fake hips

  • Feb 14, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

BOOMER TALK: A trip to the sea

Columnist shares vacation story, bookended by the words of poet John Masefield

  • Aug 10, 2019