Stargazing: Where and when in Canada

Canada’s first national time was distributed from an observatory

  • Jun 27th, 2017

All parties throwing your billions around

Christy Clark promises to match NDP, Greens spending spree

Suzuki: Trump is a pariah in face of climate crisis

Scientists have anticipated the crisis of catastrophic climate change from humans for decades

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Taylor: Rules can never create fluency

Lake Country columnist Jim Taylor plays with words in his latest column

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Stargazing: Ripples in space-time

Gravity wave astronomy is a newborn science, rather like radio astronomy

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Skookum bucks for B.C. Liberals

Wait until you see Christy Clark’s next money move

Armed men make off with cash and cigarettes
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Mounties get their…building
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Ukulele grand jam in Salmon Arm


Donation improves families home


Okanagan Taste: Combining music, wine and sunshine

It is patio season in the Okanagan

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Taylor: Learning lessons from evolution

Lake Country - Darwin did not invent evolution. He recognized what had been there all along

Latimer: Poll shows which Canadians have mental health risk

According to this year’s data, 41 percent of Canadians are considered “high risk” for mental illness

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Star gazing: Touching the sun

NASA announced its intention to send a spacecraft far closer to the sun than ever before

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Taylor: Road building for dummies

Road reconstruction parallels the way churches, political parties, community organizations operate

  • Jun 10th, 2017

Suzuki: Protecting oceans is paying off

That we’re still discovering new wonders in the oceans is even more reason to protect them

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Auntie Says: More than 13 reasons why you should read this

Controversy around TV Show a start to conversation

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

Moto-Baecker: Designed for racers; built for riders

New Capital News columnist Marissa Baecker takes a ride on the 2016 Aprilia RSV4 RR

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Patience floats my boat

Despite the allure of the sun and surf, stay off the lakes!

Greens set up for power beyond king-making

With ability to support or oppose legislation, Greens maintain the blance of power.

Suzuki: Oil and plastic are choking the planet

Most plastics are also made from oil—which presents another set of problems

  • May 25th, 2017