Editorials

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

Cougar stalks Girl Guide selling cookies in Okanagan neighbourhood

AT RANDOM: Mother issues safety concerns following cougar sighting

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Christmas light show near Salmon Arm
Vigil held in Salmon Arm to mark Montreal massacre, honour murdered & missing women
Shuswap students learn traditional games
Maureen Kennah-Hafstein has Deep Brain Stimulation surgery

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: Seatbelts overdue on school buses

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

  • Feb 25, 2019

Editorial: Tune out of tech, tune into real-world fun

Unplug and Play week runs Jan. 26 to Feb. 2 througout the Shuswap

Opinion: High gas prices send shoppers out of town

Nothing new to gas price disparity faced by Salmon Arm and Sicamous residents

  • Jan 16, 2019

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

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Salmon Arm Silverbacks’ quick action commendable

Hockey organization shows true colours following billet incident

  • Aug 3, 2018

EDITORIAL: City right to remain resolute with rainbow crosswalk

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

  • Jul 31, 2018

Observer Editorial: Hats off to Multicultural Fest’s organizers, participants

Hearty congratulations are due to all of those people who helped plan,…

  • Jul 8, 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: There is no excuse for drinking and driving

There is no excuse to drink or do drugs and drive. Much…

  • May 22, 2018

Editorial: MLA starts food fight

A rookie Liberal MLA has started a food fight in the B.C.…

  • May 19, 2018

Editorial: An information overload

Greater exposure to technology is having an impact on mental health

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