Columnists

Star Gazing: Iron is important stuff

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Oct 17th, 2017

Don’t be a statistic: Stay safe this fall

Fall is known as a bad time for pedestrian accidents in Kelowna and across the Sourthern Interior

  • Oct 17th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

Okanagan Taste: The academics of B.C. wine

A number of wine-geek education opportunities in the Okanagan

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Star Gazing: How many Earths?

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

  • Oct 3rd, 2017
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B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

Star gazing: The edge of the universe

The universe began about 14 billion years ago in an event that is called the “Big Bang”

  • Sep 27th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

Tech talk: Building a community

Break the boundaries down and connect all the communities in B.C.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Okanagan Taste: A bounty of fall events

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Star gazing: The art and the science

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

  • Sep 19th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

Star gazing: Red sun, red moon

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

  • Sep 13th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Little integrity left to protect

Darryl Plecas taints an already shabby B.C. political scene

Okanagan Taste: Back to school for wine drinkers and foodies

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Stargazing: Ink blots and paper jams

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

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Indigenous bureaucracy grows again

B.C. offers stalled development, gambling money

Auntie Says: Hit the reset button this September

South Okanagan-based columnist Faye Arcand

  • Aug 30th, 2017

B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

I’ve got a job that should be top priority for our new Highways minister