Columnists

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

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Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park
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

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

Hergott: Avoiding collisions with cyclists

This is the last column in a four part series by Paul Hergott on motorists and cyclists in common collision scenarios.

  • Apr 23, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

COLUMN: Bunnies, sexuality and the freedom to read

A book about a gay bunny has been the subject of challenges

COLUMN: Summerland celebrates 10 years of Earth Week

The District of Summerland invites the community to the 10th annual Earth…

  • Apr 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans

Panic in a McDonald’s restaurant – you deserve a breakdown today

A girl never forgets her first panic attack. It occurred on a…

GUEST COLUMN: A refugee and immigrant story

Couple chose Canada after postwar changes in Europe

  • Apr 10, 2019