Opinion

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us

Provincial governments are taking federal government to court over controversial tax

  • May 4, 2019
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Bear runs across Highway 97 near Penticton
Osoyoos wildfire is an estimated 400 hectares
Okanagan Regional Heritage Fair
Okanagan Valley Weekday Weather

EDITORIAL: Controlling cannabis

Summerland and the province of B.C. already have regulations governing cannabis retail stores

  • May 3, 2019

LETTER: Toxic bitumen is the problem

Alberta’s neglect over the tar ponds and its unfunded liability of $260 billion raise concerns

  • May 3, 2019

COLUMN: Honouring the one who stands by you

Since becoming a grandmother, I’ve started thinking about my own mom in a very different way

  • May 2, 2019

LETTER: Limits needed on locations of cannabis retail stores

Consult our two-page municipal policy and regulations relating to cannabis retail establishment

  • May 1, 2019

Hergott: Future income loss from an injury

Lawyer Paul Hergott takes a look at losses from an injury

  • Apr 30, 2019

A look back in time: The sinking of Skookum I

A new column from Brian Wilson, of the Okanagan Archive Trust Society

  • Apr 30, 2019

COLUMN: Are B.C. communities in boom?

CFIB’s Richard Truscott on how B.C. municipalities fared on annual report on small business sentiment

  • Apr 29, 2019

LETTER: Inaccuracies seen in gun control rebuttal

There is so much false news and misrepresentation that it would take a dozen pages to respond to all

LETTER: Summerland needs traffic control measures

Signal devices suggested for busy downtown street

  • Apr 26, 2019

Check out this tax break

LETTER: Okanagan resident finds a trick to not paying taxes in Canada

  • Apr 25, 2019

Spot the danger before you play

LETTER: War Amps sends Playsafe message

  • Apr 25, 2019

COLUMN: Considering the price at the gas pump

At our current price, it costs $69.45 to fill a 50-litre tank — more for mid-grade or premium gasoline

Nature Wise: Startling numbers of animals end up as roadkill

Columnist Bob Handfield is the president of the South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club

  • Apr 23, 2019

Hergott: Avoiding collisions with cyclists

This is the last column in a four part series by Paul Hergott on motorists and cyclists in common collision scenarios.

  • Apr 23, 2019

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

Letter: National park offers ‘boots on the ground’

Why we must say ‘Yes’ to the national park

Editorial: Council shows forward thinking on cannabis

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