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MICHAELS: It’s harder for you than them, goodbye Ogie

For a moment, it felt natural to get caught up in the destruction of a Kelowna Ogopogo.

Star Gazing: Supersized solar storms

The more we get connected, the more damaging a big solar storm could be

  • Apr 5, 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

5 roses to try this spring

Check out this new column from Okanagan events guru Christina Ferreira

  • Apr 4, 2019

Hergott: Vehicle-bicycle collision scenarios

Lawyer Paul Hergott looks at varying scenarios involving bicycles and vehicles

  • Apr 3, 2019

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

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

  • Apr 3, 2019

Kootnekoff: Employee entitlement to view personnel file

Does an employee in the private sector have a right to see…

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Good people, bad people and guns

Do strict gun regulations open the door to mass shootings?

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

It’s okay to ask for Naloxone – nobody here is going to judge you

The walls are covered in posters – pictures of babies nursing at…

Kootnekoff: R v. Sidhu, was he asleep?

Driver in Humboldt crash wasn’t distracted at time of collision with bus,…

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

COLUMN: Getting to the truth in a trial

A decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal from more than half a century ago sheds light on those questions

  • Mar 21, 2019

Kootnekoff: What’s age got to do with it?

Is age relevant in dismissals? Under Canadian common law, an employer is…

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Morton: Arming children with language to combat predators

During the interview of a lifetime with Tarana Burke, founder of the…

COLUMN: I can recite E=mc², but I’m no Einstein

Knowing the famous equation is not the same as understanding what it means

Hergott: Support while recovering from serious injury

Lawyer Paul Hergott’s latest column

  • Mar 12, 2019