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Auntie Says: The #metoo movement is now #hetoo. Take a stand

This last week has seen a veil lifted from the culture of…

  • Nov 25, 2018

Scoping out suitable binoculars

The Great Outdoors/James Murray

  • Nov 25, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

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Ammonia training exercise in Sicamous
Homeless camp displaced by highway work

Column: Strange encounters of conservation officers

Shuswap Outdoors/Hank Shelley

  • Nov 24, 2018

The cost of healthy food rises – again

Healthy Bites/Serena Caner

  • Nov 24, 2018

Column: Cannabis – from underground to mainstream

Shuswap Passion/Jim Cooperman

  • Nov 23, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Wineology: If your grandma is drinking Sherry she’s a classy lady

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Nov 16, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

Auntie Says: A time to remember the freedoms we have today

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer for the Penticton Western News

  • Nov 11, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Columnist: Taking back the time that rules us

The View from Here/Martha Wickett

  • Nov 10, 2018

Column: Angling for the Oncorhynchus nerka

The Great Outdoors/James Murray

  • Nov 10, 2018

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

While sockeye decline, kokanee remain abundant

Twice this past September I went salmon fishing on the Fraser River.…

  • Nov 4, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

The View from Here: No better time to stand together against hatred

The historical cycle of scapegoating Jews shows itself with the killings in Pittsburgh