Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

COLUMN: The simplicity and power of naps

We are, more than ever before a sleep deprived society

  • May 15, 2019

Hergott: Do you stop for ducks crossing the road?

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses how to safely avoid ducks crossing the road

  • May 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

A look back in time: The famous Clyde “Slim” Williams

Slim was known for wanting to connect the unchartered coastal range with the Canadian road system

  • May 10, 2019
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Bear runs across Highway 97 near Penticton
Osoyoos wildfire is an estimated 400 hectares
Okanagan Regional Heritage Fair
Okanagan Valley Weekday Weather

Piece of Okanagan history flattened but not forgotten

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: ‘She did good’

  • May 10, 2019

COLUMN: The future isn’t what we thought it would be

Dire dystopian predictions haven’t come true, but the warnings are still needed

Hergott: Working around pain from a car crash

Lawyer Paul Hergott writes about what to do and not to do following a crash

  • May 7, 2019

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

Kootnekoff: Social media privacy

In short, it is a fiction. Social media privacy does not exist.…

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

COLUMN: Honouring the one who stands by you

Since becoming a grandmother, I’ve started thinking about my own mom in a very different way

  • May 2, 2019

Hergott: Future income loss from an injury

Lawyer Paul Hergott takes a look at losses from an injury

  • Apr 30, 2019

A look back in time: The sinking of Skookum I

A new column from Brian Wilson, of the Okanagan Archive Trust Society

  • Apr 30, 2019

COLUMN: Are B.C. communities in boom?

CFIB’s Richard Truscott on how B.C. municipalities fared on annual report on small business sentiment

  • Apr 29, 2019

Kootnekoff: Easter Weekend and Statutory Holiday Pay in B.C.

Following the Easter long weekend, some employees may be receiving a little…

Take it from a “Nazi” – make your kid wear a bike helmet

Anyone who has spent any significant amount of time in my uterus…

COLUMN: Considering the price at the gas pump

At our current price, it costs $69.45 to fill a 50-litre tank — more for mid-grade or premium gasoline

Nature Wise: Startling numbers of animals end up as roadkill

Columnist Bob Handfield is the president of the South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club

  • Apr 23, 2019