Opinion

EDITORIAL: What were we talking about again?

Get a hobby. Develop skills. Do something.

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTER: COVID-19 is a wake-up call for the planet

From reader Brian Zacharias

  • Apr 2, 2020

We will miss reading Sarah’s column

We hope her absence from the Citizen will be both brief and temporary.

  • Apr 2, 2020

Take inspiration from the lowly dandelion

Any day now our lawns will be covered with cheery, yellow dandelions and the bees will be happy to see one of their earliest sources of nectar and pollen back again.

  • Apr 2, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Maple Ridge woman offers series of wellness tips amid COVID crisis

An Albion meditation and mindfulness instructor suggests how to calmly get through a chaotic time

  • Apr 2, 2020

Where will homeless go now?

I hope the only place left is not the river bank.

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus

What a condescending and snooty "we know what's best for you" statement from Island Health about revealing Coronavirus cases on Vancouver Island.

  • Apr 2, 2020

Editorial: It’s never too early to think about water conservation

The weir at Cowichan Lake resumed operations for 2020 on March 18.

  • Apr 2, 2020

Painful Truth: Missing that crowded feeling

We're in this together, but we're also alone

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners

The closure of the Yard & Garden Waste Drop Off is unnecessary and almost cruel. Gardening in your own yard while complying with social distancing recommendations is one of the last, worthwhile, satisfying activities that we can do under the pandemic restrictions.

  • Apr 2, 2020

Editorial: It’s never too early to think about water conservation

The weir at Cowichan Lake resumed operations for 2020 on March 18.

  • Apr 2, 2020

A casual stroll different during COVID-19

Is someone in our six foot comfort zone?

  • Apr 2, 2020

Our View: Honour bravery of those thrust into danger

From nurses and doctors to delivery drivers and grocery clerks, we have some new heroes

  • Apr 2, 2020

COLUMN: Gardening is balm for your soul

Some expert tips to help build your green-thumb this year

  • Apr 2, 2020

HERGOTT: COVID-19 and legal issues

Paul Hergott is a personal injury lawyer based in West Kelowna

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake

I am writing about the current Liberal government in Ottawa and their plans to bail out the oil and gas sector. I believe that this is a terrible mistake for several reasons:

  • Apr 2, 2020

Farm life: the little things that brought me joy in March

In celebration of the little things in life that bring us joy

  • Apr 1, 2020

LETTER: Ophthalmologist still needed in Nelson

Reader Kurt Hilger says the Star's March 12 story was misleading

  • Apr 1, 2020