Editorials

Stepping into the superstar spotlight

Stepping into the superstar spotlight

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Canadian win at U.S. Open a historic moment

  • Sep 13, 2019
Stepping into the superstar spotlight
EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments

EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments

Caustic online retorts happen far too frequently

  • Aug 31, 2019
EDITORIAL: Disappointing comments
EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety

EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety

Care and attention are needed to prevent long weekend accidents on roads and highways

  • Aug 29, 2019
EDITORIAL: Weekend road safety
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Downed tree/wires
Snow returns to Shuswap
Family excited about car giveaway
Parkview Elementary Christmas concert goes virtual
On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families

If you can’t say something nice folks, don’t say anything at all.…

On Overdose Awareness Day think about the families
EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst

EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst

Negative messaging abandons the quest for the best and instead asks voters to choose the least worst

  • Aug 21, 2019
EDITORIAL: The best or the least worst
EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis

Until retail stores are in place, it is too early to determine if the regulations are appropriate

  • Aug 14, 2019
EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis
Salmon Arm was ranked number-one out of B.C. communities included in Maclean’s Magazine’s Best Communities in Canada list for 2019. Out of the 415 communities ranked nationwide, Salmon Arm earned sixth place. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Editorial: We’re the best, how can we be better?

Where do we go from here, Salmon Arm? On the morning of…

  • Aug 13, 2019
Salmon Arm was ranked number-one out of B.C. communities included in Maclean’s Magazine’s Best Communities in Canada list for 2019. Out of the 415 communities ranked nationwide, Salmon Arm earned sixth place. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
The Maple Mountain fire during the summer of 2018 brought the wildfire issue close to home. (File photo)

EDITORIAL: Preventing wildfires

So far this year, 598 fires have destroyed 18,608 hectares provincewide.

  • Aug 11, 2019
The Maple Mountain fire during the summer of 2018 brought the wildfire issue close to home. (File photo)
EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

EDITORIAL: When colours are covered

Recent incident of vandalism show need for rainbow crosswalks

  • Jul 24, 2019
EDITORIAL: When colours are covered
The co-owner of a bar in Red Deer, Alta. doesn’t regret hanging a large pinata of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, shown in a handout photo, in his establishment on the Canada Day weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rob Newell

EDITORIAL: An effigy incites anger

Piñata depicting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not address specific concerns

  • Jul 8, 2019
The co-owner of a bar in Red Deer, Alta. doesn’t regret hanging a large pinata of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, shown in a handout photo, in his establishment on the Canada Day weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rob Newell
Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk

Risk isn’t the only factor for discarded needles

  • Jul 5, 2019
Editorial: Evaluating acceptable risk
FESTIVAL CROWD                                While the free music events in Summerland’s Memorial Park were well attended during the Summerland Action Festival, the paid concert on Saturday evening did not draw many people.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

EDITORIAL: Examining a concert

Event held during Summerland Action Festival was poorly attended

  • Jun 13, 2019
FESTIVAL CROWD                                While the free music events in Summerland’s Memorial Park were well attended during the Summerland Action Festival, the paid concert on Saturday evening did not draw many people.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival

EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival

Many volunteers and organizers have created an amazing event

  • Jun 7, 2019
EDITORIAL: Dedication to Summerland’s Action Festival
Editorial: Diversify to survive

Editorial: Diversify to survive

Our economic drivers are at the mercy of nature

  • May 29, 2019
Editorial: Diversify to survive
The Alberta Handmaids held a silent protest at the UCP Founding AGM this weekend in Red Deer. The pro-choice non-partisan group focuses on women’s reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights, diversity and comprehensive sexual education for young people. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)

EDITORIAL: A woman’s right to life

We know this from history. It is dangerous, sometimes fatal, to presume…

The Alberta Handmaids held a silent protest at the UCP Founding AGM this weekend in Red Deer. The pro-choice non-partisan group focuses on women’s reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights, diversity and comprehensive sexual education for young people. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)
Hergott: Reintroducing photo radar

Hergott: Reintroducing photo radar

The reintroduction of photo radar without talking about photo radar

  • May 22, 2019
Hergott: Reintroducing photo radar
Column: Parallel parking surveys and precedent

Column: Parallel parking surveys and precedent

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • May 20, 2019
Column: Parallel parking surveys and precedent
EDITORIAL: Deep concern after lifeguard charged with child sex offences

EDITORIAL: Deep concern after lifeguard charged with child sex offences

Many Summerland parents are wondering if they may have inadvertently put their children at risk

  • May 18, 2019
EDITORIAL: Deep concern after lifeguard charged with child sex offences
EDITORIAL: Considering cannabis retail stores

EDITORIAL: Considering cannabis retail stores

It is the location, not the non-medical cannabis business, that attracted attention and concern

  • May 16, 2019
EDITORIAL: Considering cannabis retail stores
EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us

EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us

Provincial governments are taking federal government to court over controversial tax

  • May 4, 2019
EDITORIAL: Carbon tax divides us