Opinion

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

Until retail stores are in place, it is too early to determine if the regulations are appropriate

  • Aug 14, 2019

Hergott: Don’t villainize those involved in tragedy

Lawyer Paul Hergott says something good can come from the deepest of tragedies

  • Aug 13, 2019

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
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Cindy Derkaz: Liberal Party candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap
Mary Ann Murphy: Liberal Party candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

LETTER: World is in a climate emergency

We must act as if this were an emergency, rather than kicking the can to the next generation

  • Aug 12, 2019

LETTER: Carriage houses, secondary suites used for short-term rentals

In Summerland there are more than 213 short stay properties on Airbnb and more than 300 on VRBO

  • Aug 12, 2019

COLUMN: Story Time: the heart and soul of the library

The library has your children covered from birth until Kindergarten

  • Aug 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

So far this year, 598 fires have destroyed 18,608 hectares provincewide.

  • Aug 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

‘Tis the summer of the earwig, say some Salmon Arm residents

Your ears are safe, but the six-legged critters do like dark, moist places with food nearby

A Gardener’s Diary: preventing blossom-end rot

Jocelyne Sewell is a longtime gardener and gardening columnist with The Morning Star in Vernon

  • Aug 7, 2019

MS Society closes North Okanagan doors

After 20 years of service, the local group is no longer

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

Health: The myth of degenerative diseases

A column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

LETTER: Thanks to heroes for lifesaving effort

Young people helped swimmer in distress

  • Aug 2, 2019

LETTER: Support shown for patio on Main Street in Summerland

Seasonal patio has been completed at bakery

  • Aug 1, 2019

5 new winery, cidery, distillery and brewery tasting rooms to try

Check out this events column from Okanagan events guru Christina Ferreira

  • Jul 31, 2019

Hergott: E-scooters, injuries and legal implications

Lawyer Paul Hergott continues to discuss e-scooters in his latest column

  • Jul 30, 2019