Columnists

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

COLUMN: Vernon teacher touched thousands of lives

AT RANDOM: Vernon school teacher taken too soon

Wineology: Making sense of natural wines

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Aug 7th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

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One last graduation
What's happening with Matthew Abrey
Canadian Armed Forces arrive in Vernon
Two West Kelowna homes gutted by fire

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

Column: The effects of diet on gout

Healthy Bites/Serena Caner

  • Jul 28th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Stargazing: Blowing dust on Mars

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Jul 18th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

Wineology: Let’s talk organic wine

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s bi-weekly column

  • Jul 13th, 2018

Stargazing: Lights in the sky

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Dehart: Celebrating fresh taps and local success

This week Maxine Dehart writes about a new brewery, some great local finds and blueberries.

  • Jul 11th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

Fuhr: Pair with strong Okanagan connections appointed to Order of Canada

Former RCMP commissioner Bev Busson and the WFN’s Deanna Hamilton named to the order

  • Jul 4th, 2018

Steele: Lavender, a high-performance xeriscape plant

Lavender looks good year round, providing winter interest in the landscape.

  • Jul 4th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?