Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

COLUMN: Looking back to a time of optimism

The first lunar landing 50 years ago was a time to celebrate dreams and accomplishments

Health: Living longer, a myth?

A new column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Jul 19, 2019
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Smash up at Okanagan Spirits in Kelowna
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
A hundred more fire officials called to fight Eagle Bluff wildfire
People swarm downtown Penticton for Peach Festival

Hergott: Medical cannabis and ICBC

ICBC might start reimbursing the expense of cannabis just like they do for prescription medications

  • Jul 17, 2019

COLUMN: Getting to the truth of the matter

We should read anything and everything from both sides, then form our own opinions

  • Jul 14, 2019

Nature Wise: How are Canada’s birds doing and do we even care?

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

  • Jul 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019

Getting across: Kelowna – Westbank ferry service 1885-1958

Tales from the past by Brian Wilson

  • Jul 10, 2019

Health: Gift or achievement?

A new column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Jul 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

COLUMN: The year we almost lost Canada Day

Members of the Summerland Legion have ensured our national holiday is celebrated here

When God moved the mountain: The Hedley slide of 1939

Tales from the past by Brian Wilson

  • Jul 4, 2019

COLUMN: BOOMER TALK: Practically perfect

Columnist is not a fan, at all, of ageism and tells you why

A street by any other name

Columnist would rather his adopted hometown of Vernon have streets with names rather than numbers

Rookie rider railed by snow

SilverStar Mountain Resort is now open for the summer season, despite recent snowfall

COLUMN: Imagine the possibilities at the library

Programs at Summerland Library promote reading among children

  • Jun 26, 2019

Hergott: Moral obligations and your will

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses wills and moral obligation

  • Jun 25, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019