Opinion

Dyer: I left my heart in the desert

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • Jun 1, 2020

Kootnekoff: Re-opening to a new normal

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice

  • Jun 1, 2020

Location of Summerland’s solar project questioned

Proposal calls for location on prime housing land

  • Jun 1, 2020

LETTER: Be aware of telephone scam

Call about vehicle warranty raised suspicions

  • May 29, 2020

LETTER: Summerland solar project should be reviewed

Questions raised about feasibility of proposed power project

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020
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West Kelowna emergency crews rush injured quadder to hospital.
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Okanagan cleaning business helps the fight against COVID-19
Okanagan charities receive PPE

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Diminished Parliament means diminished accountability for Canadians

Bloc Quebecois and NDP use resumption of parliament as bargaining chip

  • May 27, 2020

Dyer: Community solar gardens

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • May 27, 2020

HERGOTT: Watching for pedestrians while driving

Paul Hergott is a personal injury lawyer based in West Kelowna

  • May 27, 2020

COLUMN: The gentle art of the disagreement

Differing opinions can work as a strength

COLUMN: Books come back with curbside pickup

Okanagan Regional Library begins first phase of reopening process

  • May 25, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: Oversight of your tax dollars

As many as 200,000 CERB applications have been red-flagged as possibly fraudulent

  • May 20, 2020

Dyer: Split incentives: Renters vs. landlords

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • May 19, 2020

Kootnekoff: Legal framework amid COVID-19 fears

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice

  • May 19, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

COLUMN: Plenty to explore right here at home

Walking every street in Summerland has been a way to discover new things about this community

LETTER: Garbage fine is too steep

$345 ticket for early garbage in Summerland is an inconvenience

Our species to save: Use this time to learn more about Canada’s endangered animals

We share our country with about 80,000 known wild species, 800 of them are endangered

  • May 15, 2020