Opinion

A personal “Black Box” would be helpful

Fitbits tally exercise buffs' 10,000 daily steps, calories burned, hours of sleep, blood pressure, and pulse rate. Cops wear camcorders in case of ensuing court arguments. Dementia patients with a penchant for wandering off can be outfitted with sneakers that have GPS trackers built into their soles. Even planes, trains and buses are manufactured with black boxes that survive horrific disasters to steer transportation investigators to what went wrong.

  • Nov 11, 2018

Editor, The Times:

Remembering The Great War

  • Nov 11, 2018

T.W. Paterson column: The story behind the lost certificate (part 1)

Honour and a privilege to have been able to bring a little bit of life back to another soldier

  • Nov 10, 2018

Sarah Simpson column: The best Halloween night treat

I wanted to know more about the mysterious young messenger so I emailed him back.

POLL: Have you mailed in your electoral reform ballot yet?

Question of the week for Nov. 12

  • Nov 10, 2018

A look at how hunters and anglers are faring in the Shuswap

Hank Shelley/Great Outdoors

  • Nov 10, 2018

Cartoon: Donald Trump’s fake news

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Nov 10, 2018

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1909

Week of November 4 - 10: Items compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Nov 10, 2018

Voting for your values

A measuring stick for undecided referendum voters

  • Nov 10, 2018

DAVE’S DIGS: The psychology of ‘denialism’ in the age of climate change

Leaders need new vision for economic security without ushering in climate chaos

  • Nov 10, 2018

Letter: Take a harder look at development proposals

When new proposals come through, please go to the site and walk around the neighbourhood

  • Nov 10, 2018

Warren Goulding column: Auspicious start for new North Cowichan mayor

The swearing in ceremony for the Municipality of North Cowichan was a breath of fresh air

From the Hill: The successes and failures of the Elections Modernization Act

Richard Cannings writes about Bill C-76 in From the Hill.

  • Nov 10, 2018

Being Young: One of the most beautiful places in Canada

'It's about an hour's drive from Vancouver.'

  • Nov 10, 2018

The octopus is getting tangled in its own tentacles

That may be the very least of Trudeau's troubles.

MP Report: Lest we forget our own duty

Alistair MacGregor is the Member of Parliament for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Nov 10, 2018

LETTER: Canada should not be selling weapons abroad

A Langley man is critical of Canada for selling arms that are being used to kill civilians.

  • Nov 10, 2018

Editorial: Have we forgotten?

Are we repeating the past?

  • Nov 10, 2018