Opinion

MP’s Report: Bank of Canada Resport speaks to strength of Canadian economy

Kelowna-Lake Country MP says economy continues to be supported by solid job and wage growth.

  • Jul 18, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Your plants need to feed, too, as they produce your food

Growing plants require extra nutrients beyond what they begin with when sown or planted.

  • Jul 18, 2019

LETTER: Strong leadership needed to grasp mine opportunity

Time to grasp an opportunity that may be once in a lifetime

  • Jul 18, 2019

LETTER: Clearing up men’s conference confusion

From conference organizer Jeff Zak

  • Jul 18, 2019

COLUMN: Three Card Monte: the political clamour goes on

Three card monte is only one of many con games whose aim is to part a sucker from his money. Although it relies on misdirection to accomplish its goal, it also depends upon the greed, gullibility, and overconfidence of the mark to succeed. It's a simple game, as well, which lends unwarranted assurance to the dupe. Flipping a few cards - what could go wrong?

  • Jul 18, 2019

COCULLO: Prince Rupert, more stop signs won’t kill you

Believe it or not, what irks me about driving in the city is not the potholes

  • Jul 17, 2019

COLUMN: Don’t reject interurban proposal out of hand

A proposal to use the former B.C. Electric Railway interurban line from Surrey to Chilliwack for passenger rail service has sparked a lot of interest and debate in recent months.

  • Jul 17, 2019

Our History In Pictures

Today, courtesy of the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, we travel back to 1958

Editorial: New road could be key to future growth for Lake Cowichan

It could be a good way to increase the vibrancy of the community

  • Jul 17, 2019

COLUMN: Language police are annoying but necessary

The English language is suffering a decline

  • Jul 17, 2019

Rickter Scale: The chicken’s ready when pigs fly

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Jul 17, 2019

LETTER: Spartan Race

"Dear Residents of Kimberley and Staff of KAR,

COLUMN: BOOMER TALK: A most difficult decision

Columnist writes about being pro-choice, but does not believe in censorship

  • Jul 17, 2019

Artisans, teddy bears, curling and roller derby

Have reached Cranbrook with 12,916 extra steps. Heading to Fort Steele, a heritage town in the East Kootenay region of B.C. The governing body is Friends of Fort Steele Society (non-profit) Heritage Branch of BC. Fort Steele was a gold rush boom town founded in 1864 by John Galbraith. In 1888 it was renamed Fort Steele after legendary Canadian lawman Superintendent Sam Steele of the North-West Mounted Police.

  • Jul 17, 2019

OPINION: Victims too often pushed aside in B.C.’s criminal justice system

What do the complainants in criminal cases want to see done? No one is asking

Jocelyn’s Jottings: The world doesn’t stop for the summer

I miss the days when the world stopped for summer time.

  • Jul 17, 2019

LETTER: Have your say on the fate of daylight savings in BC

We only have until July 19 to participate...

  • Jul 17, 2019