Opinion

LETTER: Carriage houses, secondary suites used for short-term rentals

In Summerland there are more than 213 short stay properties on Airbnb and more than 300 on VRBO

  • Aug 12, 2019

COLUMN: Story Time: the heart and soul of the library

The library has your children covered from birth until Kindergarten

  • Aug 11, 2019

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

So far this year, 598 fires have destroyed 18,608 hectares provincewide.

  • Aug 11, 2019
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Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery Mixoff shakes up Kelowna
Cindy Derkaz: Liberal Party candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap
Mary Ann Murphy: Liberal Party candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola
John Barr: People's Party of Canada candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019

LETTER: Thanks for quick response to trail concerns

Summerland crews quickly addressed problems at James and Mary Gartrell Trail

  • Aug 9, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

‘Tis the summer of the earwig, say some Salmon Arm residents

Your ears are safe, but the six-legged critters do like dark, moist places with food nearby

A Gardener’s Diary: preventing blossom-end rot

Jocelyne Sewell is a longtime gardener and gardening columnist with The Morning Star in Vernon

  • Aug 7, 2019

MS Society closes North Okanagan doors

After 20 years of service, the local group is no longer

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

Health: The myth of degenerative diseases

A column to Black Press from CHIP HealthLine Solutions

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

LETTER: Thanks to heroes for lifesaving effort

Young people helped swimmer in distress

  • Aug 2, 2019

LETTER: Support shown for patio on Main Street in Summerland

Seasonal patio has been completed at bakery

  • Aug 1, 2019

Hergott: E-scooters, injuries and legal implications

Lawyer Paul Hergott continues to discuss e-scooters in his latest column

  • Jul 30, 2019

LETTER: Thanks for keeping porta potties clean

Facilities at Dale Meadows in Summerland are appreciated

  • Jul 30, 2019

COLUMN: Remembering the character of a wine legend

Speaking with Harry McWatters was a pleasant experience

Tales from the past: An Okanagan Haiku Master

As told by Brian Wilson from an interview with Ruth Koyama

  • Jul 29, 2019

LETTER: Hardy Falls an impressive spot for a hike

Improvements at creek near Peachland were done well

  • Jul 29, 2019