Opinion

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

Nature Wise: The missing birds of summer

The sure signs of summer in the South Okanagan was the appearance of certain birds

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Indigenous bureaucracy grows again

B.C. offers stalled development, gambling money

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Silver Creek search continues on Day 2
    Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property
      Search of Silver Creek property continues

        Stargazing: Ink blots and paper jams

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

        • Sep 5th, 2017

        Former faller says wildfire response mismanaged

        The initial firefighters should be loggers and first responders living in the same area as the fire

        • Sep 2nd, 2017

        Speed and weed aren’t helping ICBC

        Readers call for electronic enforcement, car insurance competition

        • Aug 31st, 2017

        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

        No easy answers in ICBC mess

        David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed

        No easy answers in ICBC mess

        David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed

        Killing bears, one way or another

        B.C. hunters speak out about grizzly hunt, wildlife management

        • Aug 23rd, 2017

        OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

        A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

        Grizzly hunt ban aims at cities

        John Horgan’s NDP rushes announcement to raise money

        EDITORIAL: Racism is not OK

        In light of violence south of border, we must all speak out against hate, intolerance and racism

        Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

        Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

        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

        Guest column: Why walk a mile in her shoes

        Debbie Scarborough is the executive director of the South Okanagan Women In Need Society

        • Aug 2nd, 2017

        Stargazing: A cosmic coincidence — the eclipse

        The thrill of solar eclipses can be highly addictive

        • Aug 2nd, 2017

        Auntie Says: What are you afraid of?

        Faye Arcand is a freelance writer living in the South Okanagan

        • Jul 28th, 2017