Editorials

OPINION: Local journalism matters

OPINION: Local journalism matters

Support local journalism during COVID-19

  • Apr 13, 2020
OPINION: Local journalism matters
EDITORIAL: Grocery workers deserve gratitude, not more stress

EDITORIAL: Grocery workers deserve gratitude, not more stress

A 20-minute visit to Princeton’s Save-On-Foods last week was pause for reflection,…

EDITORIAL: Grocery workers deserve gratitude, not more stress
The B.C. and Alberta governments as well as the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have asked that residents of both provinces do not travel and stay at home over the Easter weekend. (File photo)

Column: Looking north for direction on B.C./Alberta border concerns

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • Apr 10, 2020
The B.C. and Alberta governments as well as the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have asked that residents of both provinces do not travel and stay at home over the Easter weekend. (File photo)
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EDITORIAL: Stay home

Message about COVID-19 must be taken seriously to slow spread of pandemic

  • Mar 25, 2020
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EDITORIAL: When hate shows in comments

Disturbing ideologies can flourish, in part because their messages can spread in online environments

  • Mar 5, 2020
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CARE FACILITY                                An administrator has been appointed to manage operations at Summerland Seniors Village (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

EDITORIAL: Standards of care

The decision to appoint an administrator at Summerland Seniors Village raises important questions

  • Feb 27, 2020
CARE FACILITY                                An administrator has been appointed to manage operations at Summerland Seniors Village (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
A cannabis plant. (From Kelowna Capital News)

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis regulations

Recent retail license application has brought up concerns about present policy in Summerland

  • Feb 19, 2020
A cannabis plant. (From Kelowna Capital News)
EDITORIAL: Thoughtless posts to Facebook cause real harm and stress

EDITORIAL: Thoughtless posts to Facebook cause real harm and stress

At the risk of resembling a broken record, it needs to be…

EDITORIAL: Thoughtless posts to Facebook cause real harm and stress
COMMEMORATING HOCKEY                                Canada Post’s stamp for Black History Month 2020 is a recognition of the Colored Hockey Championship, a Maritime hockey league in place from 1895 to the early 1930s. (Canada Post photo)                                (Canada Post photo)

EDITORIAL: Black History Month stamp a reminder that there’s more to the story

A Canada Post stamp for Black History Month represents inadequate understanding of Canada’s past

  • Feb 6, 2020
COMMEMORATING HOCKEY                                Canada Post’s stamp for Black History Month 2020 is a recognition of the Colored Hockey Championship, a Maritime hockey league in place from 1895 to the early 1930s. (Canada Post photo)                                (Canada Post photo)
Breaking News :	Princeton mayor has sense of humor

Breaking News : Princeton mayor has sense of humor

Generally a joke is considered not funny if a) nobody laughs or…

Breaking News :	Princeton mayor has sense of humor
MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Leave our currency alone

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Leave our currency alone

The Bank of Canada is considering replacing Wilfrid Laurier on the five dollar bill

  • Jan 24, 2020
MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Leave our currency alone
EDITORIAL: Examining finances

EDITORIAL: Examining finances

Municipal budget will likely mean higher taxes

  • Jan 22, 2020
EDITORIAL: Examining finances
Editorial: Salmon Arm court decision a victory for vaccination

Editorial: Salmon Arm court decision a victory for vaccination

Judgment based on current best evidence

  • Jan 21, 2020
Editorial: Salmon Arm court decision a victory for vaccination
EDITORIAL: Healing process continues after verdict reached

EDITORIAL: Healing process continues after verdict reached

It is possible to have children and teens at risk, even in an environment where they should be safe

  • Jan 15, 2020
EDITORIAL: Healing process continues after verdict reached
Where did all these snowflakes come from?

Where did all these snowflakes come from?

Well this has been a snow show. The storm of December 2019,…

Where did all these snowflakes come from?
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EDITORIAL: The need for conversation

Dialogue is needed in order to address issues facing us in the year ahead

  • Dec 27, 2019
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First responders and health care workers will be on the job to help to keep us safe

First responders and health care workers will be on the job to help to keep us safe

On Wednesday, Dec. 25, millions of people will gather with friends and…

  • Dec 22, 2019
First responders and health care workers will be on the job to help to keep us safe
(Black Press file photo)

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on a tragedy, 30 years later

While the Montreal Massacre made headlines because of its scale, gender-based violence is not new

  • Dec 6, 2019
(Black Press file photo)
Car break-ins all too common in North Okanagan

Car break-ins all too common in North Okanagan

EDITORIAL: It seems we can’t even go a week without someone having their window smashed

Car break-ins all too common in North Okanagan
Editorial: Smartphones are here to stay

Editorial: Smartphones are here to stay

A high school should be the last place you find opposition to…

  • Dec 2, 2019
Editorial: Smartphones are here to stay