Opinion

Letter: Citizens should hold incumbents accountable

As a resident of the village of Harrison Hot Springs, I am totally opposed to the proposed gravel quarry at 3628 Hot Springs Rd. in Agassiz, only about a kilometre from the entrance of our resort municipality.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

LETTER: Westporte construction means one less park to play in

Such a shame it had to be the playground and park that had to be sacrificed...

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial: MP Report: Taking it slow

Richard Cannings is a member of the NDP and the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding MP

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial cartoon: Welcome to the club

Penticton Western News editorial cartoon by Ingrid Rice

  • Jul 18th, 2018

LETTER: Alberni city councillor apologizes for fake Facebook account

'I am sorry that my actions did not live up to that standard'

  • Jul 18th, 2018

ZYTARUK: File it under ‘Who cares?’

Surely you've seen that Pulitzer prize-winner this week about the Florida cop who 'heckled' a tortoise?

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Column: A service we can’t afford to lose

When Greyhound announced last week that it will end service in Western Canada, effective Oct. 31, the news, while disappointing, probably shouldn't have come as a huge surprise to any of us.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial: Merging of RCMP detachments seems likely

It also puts police a long way from the Malahat Highway 1 corridor

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Bob Castle’s Under the Glacier cartoon for July 19, 2018

Bob Castle's Under the Glacier cartoon for July 19, 2018

  • Jul 18th, 2018

City residents truly affected by unaffordability not speaking out

Those in ownership positions more often complain about Victoria housing strategies, reader writes

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial cartoon for July 18

By Rob Buchanan

  • Jul 18th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Rezoning would unravel red tape for business in Port Alberni

Harbour Quay is traditionally for tourist and marine-based businesses...

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Letter: Housing plan not well thought out

It is monstrous to its neighbours.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

LETTER: Kootenay alternatives to Greyhound?

From reader Denise Seguin

  • Jul 18th, 2018

LETTERS: Consider the source

Editor: Re: Guesswork gives rise to false facts, June 8 letters.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Nathan’s Notes: The power of ‘I don’t know’

As a generally reserved person, being thrown into the mix in Revelstoke is probably the best thing that could have happened for me.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Web poll: Do you look forward to legalized recreational marijuana?

Retail marijuana stores will open in B.C. on Oct. 17.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Web Poll: Have you ever had trouble finding parking in downtown Revelstoke due to patios?

Revelstoke city council has directed city staff to conduct a review of the city's patio policy out of limited parking concerns.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Editorial: Lifejackets: it’s even more uncool to die

Few people outside of young children make use of a personal flotation device

  • Jul 17th, 2018

LETTER: A solution to tent city

In the movie Contact with Jodie Foster, the government constructs a spaceship/dimensional portal from instructions given to them from an alien deep space communication. They take it upon themselves to add a secured chair to the otherwise spherical interior. A chair that subsequently interferes with the vessel operation and spoils the launch, injuring Foster's character.

  • Jul 17th, 2018