Opinion

Editorial: Renter protection is needed more than ever

It's more important than ever to ensure measures are in place to secure the homes people do have

  • Jul 19th, 2018

It happened this week in Cranbrook:1909

Week of July 15th - 21st: Items compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Opinion: Regarding Water Meters

Was the decision to upgrade the city's water meters good governance?

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Greyhound’s departure opens door for BC Bus

After years of service cuts and declining service quality, Greyhound's corporate owners (UK based FirstGroup plc) are pulling the plug on bus service in all of western Canada.

  • Jul 19th, 2018

What’s your favourite part of the new Rushbrook Trail?

The Northern View asked Rupertites how they felt about the new Rushbrook Trail

  • Jul 19th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

EDITORIAL: ‘Dislike’ of homeless people a red herring

Negative actions of the few do little to engender empathy for plight of unhoused campers

  • Jul 19th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Highrise unwanted

Surely, council will not approve this rezoning application, says letter writer

  • Jul 19th, 2018

LETTER: DFO not listening

I find it interesting that areas that might be of interest for Orcas feeding on Chinook salmon are closed to the sport fishery. The first question that comes to mind is why Chinook salmon are the salmon of choice for Orcas. The first thing is their size: Chinook are larger than most, containing more protein. But I believe the main reason for the choice is availability. Chinook are the only salmon that can be found in local waters year around.

  • Jul 19th, 2018

LETTER: Politicians have lost touch

The writer of the letter 'We get what we tolerate' pretty well nails it - as long as the bureaucrats and politicians know we'll tolerate their agendas and pet projects they will force them on us.

  • Jul 19th, 2018

LETTER:SOS floral tribute eye-catching

I would very much like to commend the City of Parksville and the Society of Organized Services (SOS) for their delightful eye-catching floral tribute at the corner of Pym and the Island Highway in celebration of the 50th anniversary of SOS.

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Many offers of help after breakdown on Circle Route

While pushing my scooter, within 10 minutes no less than five vehicles stopped to offer assistance

  • Jul 19th, 2018

News Views: Health issue

Decriminalization acknowledges that health aspect involved.

  • Jul 19th, 2018

OUR VIEW: Candidates deserve our respect

Remember political candidates are people, too

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Painful Truth: Don’t forget the deep stupidity of this time

People of the future! Don't try to pretend we knew what we were doing!

Referendum agreement

Ditto to Jerry Filipski's letter (Corfield project needs referendum, July 17 edition)!

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Stargazing: Blowing dust on Mars

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Letter: Regarding the homeless in Vernon

We as a community must come together and stand up for our rights.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Column: Marijuana grow locations among sticking points of legalization

The issue of the legal marijuana industry taking over existing greenhouses and productive agricultural land is coming to the fore, as the industry prepares for the Oct. 17 legalization of marijuana in Canada.

  • Jul 18th, 2018