Opinion

LETTERS: Cast light on majority view

Editor: Re: Colourful community, Aug. 1.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

LETTERS: Other cities ask questions

Editor: The city of Port Coquitlam consults with its residents about where they want money spent

  • Sep 19th, 2018

LETTERS: No quick fix for speeders

Editor: Re: RCMP hand out 147 tickets, Sept. 12.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Private medical fees can be bad practice

I implore our general medical practitioner community to take a look at their private fees policies

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Growls and Hugs for Sept. 17

Someone or something got your hackles up? Or maybe someone made you smile today and you want to give them a bear hug!

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Future for nature not so bright unless we change something

Nature is in turmoil. Who put it there? We did.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

LETTER: Heartwarming honesty so very much appreciated

A Langley woman who attended the RCMP Musical Ride hopes a kind man reads her letter of thanks.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

OPINION: Crowded ballot contains reasons to be encouraged

Somewhere within a list of 44 candidates, there's a city council that can work in Nanaimo

Editorial cartoon: Humboldt rising

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Editorial: Community needs emergency shelter for women

Everybody thinks a shelter for women is a good idea, but few want it in their neighbourhood.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Letter: Please help me find a sentimental item

Penticton man searching for his lost Thompson Study Bible

  • Sep 19th, 2018

LETTER: Heritage, culture are assets for Port Alberni’s future

Revitalization may be an issue for upcoming election, says writer

  • Sep 19th, 2018

BOOMER TALK: Sorry, eh

Oh, I do love my fellow Canucks. We are just soooooooooo polite and 'nice'.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Back in the saddle again

Interim editor Ken Alexander weighs in on municipal elections

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Letter: ‘I enjoy hearing the trains’

Council could put its time to far better use.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Letter: Treatment of homeless woman felt discriminatory

Editor: I was sitting in a Starbucks (Safeway Langley, Fraser Crossing) when a woman pushed a cart to a fence by the store, pulled out some bags and set them down out of the way. Then she came and sat inside. A security person seemed to be photographing her and taking notes.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

LETTER: Who do we blame for the tragedy of Marrisa Shen’s death?

The B.C. girl was killed in a Burnaby park last July

  • Sep 19th, 2018

LETTERS: Nature trails already on riverside

Editor: Re: City seeks tips for 'most unique' park, Sept. 14.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

OUR VIEW: LRT offers Surrey’s next council a lesson on listening

Regardless of LRT's future, this council certainly won't be remembered for having finger on city's pulse

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Stage set for legal cannabis in B.C.

B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth on what to expect when cannabis is legal Oct. 17.

  • Sep 19th, 2018