Opinion

A look back in time: The famous Clyde “Slim” Williams

Slim was known for wanting to connect the unchartered coastal range with the Canadian road system

  • May 10, 2019

Piece of Okanagan history flattened but not forgotten

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: ‘She did good’

  • May 10, 2019

COLUMN: The future isn’t what we thought it would be

Dire dystopian predictions haven’t come true, but the warnings are still needed

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Okanagan Regional Library opens makerspace
Truck fire knocked down on Highway 97

LETTER: Land should be used for affordable housing

Site location for Summerland’s solar power project questioned

  • May 9, 2019

LETTER: Concerns raised about Summerland solar site

Reports should be studied carefully before making decision

  • May 9, 2019

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

LETTER: Cannabis petition should be examined carefully

Whether you are an adult or a youth, cannabis will always be available

  • 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

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us

Provincial governments are taking federal government to court over controversial tax

  • May 4, 2019

EDITORIAL: Controlling cannabis

Summerland and the province of B.C. already have regulations governing cannabis retail stores

  • May 3, 2019

LETTER: Toxic bitumen is the problem

Alberta’s neglect over the tar ponds and its unfunded liability of $260 billion raise concerns

  • May 3, 2019

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

LETTER: Limits needed on locations of cannabis retail stores

Consult our two-page municipal policy and regulations relating to cannabis retail establishment

  • May 1, 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

Take it from a “Nazi” – make your kid wear a bike helmet

Anyone who has spent any significant amount of time in my uterus…

LETTER: Inaccuracies seen in gun control rebuttal

There is so much false news and misrepresentation that it would take a dozen pages to respond to all

LETTER: Summerland needs traffic control measures

Signal devices suggested for busy downtown street

  • Apr 26, 2019