Columnists

COLUMN: Books come back with curbside pickup

Okanagan Regional Library begins first phase of reopening process

  • May 25, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: Oversight of your tax dollars

As many as 200,000 CERB applications have been red-flagged as possibly fraudulent

  • May 20, 2020
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Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap
House fire in Hedley
Fire at Captain's Cove Marina, west of Canoe Beach

Anyone else see a UFO lately?

It wasn’t a flying toaster or a Ford Anglia.

Dyer: Split incentives: Renters vs. landlords

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • May 19, 2020

Kootnekoff: Legal framework amid COVID-19 fears

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice

  • May 19, 2020

COLUMN: Plenty to explore right here at home

Walking every street in Summerland has been a way to discover new things about this community

COLUMN: Should we ignore fraud?

MP Dan Albas raises concerns about fraud surrounding COVID-19 benefit program

  • May 13, 2020

Local Lizzie: Positive side of the Covid-19 pandemic

Lizzie Skelton is a UBC Okanagan student who writes a column for Black Press

  • May 12, 2020

Dyer: The mess that is plastic recycling

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • May 12, 2020

HERGOTT: Another dog attack in the Okanagan

Paul Hergott is a personal injury lawyer based in West Kelowna

  • May 12, 2020

Kootnekoff: Changes to the Employment Standards Act

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice

  • May 12, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

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

  • May 11, 2020

HAWTHORNE: What happens when we don’t know what to do?

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • May 11, 2020

Relationship advice for trying times

Nearly two months of being under what feels like house arrest is…

COLUMN: Calming voices of leadership

During a time of crisis, leaders set the tone for the public

COLUMN: Examining the federal firearms ban

Public has raised questions about Prime Minister’s decision to ban certain firearms

  • May 6, 2020

HERGOTT: Owner’s responsibility of unleashed pets

Paul Hergott is a personal injury lawyer based in West Kelowna

  • May 6, 2020

Dyer: Dont get too smug about B.C.’s hydroelectric

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • May 6, 2020

Column: Running a long marathon no one asked to take part in

Opening Our Eyes by Nan Dickie

  • May 5, 2020