Columnists

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

Michaels: Contemplating the ‘new normal’

This warmer, smokier planet is making for a real bummer summer

Suzuki: A healthy environment is our right

Canada should recognize the right to a healthy environment in its Constitution

  • Aug 4th, 2017
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West Kelowna accident sends person to hospital

Common sense lacking

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Letter: Deer culls don’t work; education needed

Former Kelowna SPCA manager and Upper Mission resident responds to petition for deer cull

  • Jul 30th, 2017

Living Well: Smoke free places are a breath of fresh air

Cigarette smoke, second-hand smoke, interferes with our enjoyment of outdoor public spaces

  • Jul 31st, 2017

Suzuki: Local action needed to resolve world’s biggest problems

David Suzuki says humans are amazing but our ability to embrace shared values has been challenging

  • Jul 31st, 2017

Steele: Experiment with watering in your garden

Now is a great time to evaluate your landscape and to check how each plant is managing

  • Jul 29th, 2017

Taylor: The life cycle of our dream home

Lake Country columnist Jim Taylor talks the evolution of a home in his weekly column

Of Prime Interest: Will you be able to qualify for a mortgage?

In addition to the new mortgage rules, rates have also increased in the past few weeks

  • Jul 29th, 2017

Michaels: This is a safe community … mostly

“It is how a community deals with all these ever-moving elements that dictates its trajectory.”

Schell: Fooding around in the Okanagan

An insider’s guide to Okanagan food

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Star gazing: Hit by objects from space

Earth is moving deeper and deeper into a stream of meteors

  • Jul 25th, 2017

B.C. unions, protesters move up

John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

Science Matters: Plastic straws suck

David Suzuki says Americans discard 500 million straws every day, or more than 180 billion a year

  • Jul 23rd, 2017

Michaels: Low income B.C. residents need out of a jam

“People look at us like we’re drug addicts and wonder, ‘how can you be so poor?’” he said.

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Michaels: Fire hit financially strapped victims hardest

Walnut Grove residents may suffer most from fire