Editorials

EDITORIAL: Time to end a pipeline feud

B.C. would not be the only one to lose if Jason Kenney makes good on his promise to turn off the tap

  • Apr 22, 2019

Editorial: Council shows forward thinking on cannabis

Kudos to council and the village’s staff on their foresight to put…

EDITORIAL: Volunteers keep Keremeos community going

A community cannot function without volunteers

EDITORIAL: Responding to a tragedy

The shootings in Penticton and Salmon Arm have affected lives up and down the Okanagan

  • Apr 16, 2019

Moving forward together from tragedy

“I can’t believe something like this could happen in Salmon Arm.” This…

EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

Instead of sympathy, some have worked to distance themselves from these attacks or to assign blame.

  • Mar 18, 2019
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Two men receive the BC Ambulance Good Samaritan Award
Facebook users speak on privacy concerns
SPCA investigating hen cull at Salmon Arm egg farm
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Cougar stalks Girl Guide selling cookies in Okanagan neighbourhood

AT RANDOM: Mother issues safety concerns following cougar sighting

EDITORIAL: Scandal shows government held to a high standard

Canadians expect ethical behaviour from those in elected office and in government roles

  • Mar 7, 2019

Editorial: Seatbelts overdue on school buses

Should there be seatbelts on school buses? Increasingly, people seem to think…

  • Feb 25, 2019

EDITORIAL: Keremeos and area swimming with options

Regional District Okanagan Similkameen directors will debate applying for a new outdoor pool grant

EDITORIAL: Lower Similkameen not ready for indoor pool

Population not large enough to float operations of indoor pool

  • Jan 11, 2019

Ask candidates tough questions

Municipal election is Oct. 20

  • Sep 21, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Get off the bench, help reshape recreation in Keremeos

Have an idea for a rec program you’d like to see? Go talk to Shane Marsh the rec facilities manager.

  • Jul 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018