Opinion

COLUMN: Bringing British Columbia’s stories to the screen

The movies are often American stories, with B.C. communities serving as stand-ins for U.S. locations

LETTER: Irreversible harm done to Summerland business

Summerland mayor’s confrontation over Confederate flag has harmed store

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER: Disappointed with Summerland mayor’s confrontational manner

Confederate flag incident at store should have been handled differently

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER: Confederate flag is a potent symbol of hate

We cannot erase history and what it symbolizes — but we can deem it as unacceptable in our community

  • Jul 29, 2020

North Okanagan park back to being beautiful

LETTER: City thanked for keeping Linear Park clean

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Beach Chik/Island Time open in new Sicamous location
Sicamous Canada Day parade 2020
Rehabilitated bald eagle released in Malakwa
Salmon Arm demonstrators show solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Weeds taking over Okanagan hillsides

LETTER: Doesn’t anyone care anymore?

BOOMER TALK: Bureaucracy and health care

More care needed for seniors and more support for care aids

LETTER: Evaluate the risk of harm associated with specific actions

For example, marketing racist symbols has the effect of making minority families feel unsafe

  • Jul 27, 2020

LETTER: Mayor’s actions won’t effectively address racism in Summerland

The situation could’ve been resolved without blame and degradation

  • Jul 27, 2020

LETTER: Solar farm could’ve been solar installations on homes instead

Local homeowners should encourage council to have a ‘buy-in’ program to augment the solar farm

  • Jul 27, 2020

Dyer: Summerland envy

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

  • Jul 27, 2020

LETTER: Mayor should resign for handling of Confederate bandanas

Toni Boot’s actions in dealing with store owner were inappropriate

  • Jul 22, 2020

Kootnekoff: Temporary layoffs during COVID-19

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Jul 24, 2020

LETTER: Summerland mayor embarrassed dollar store owner

Quiet phone call, not public display, should have been used in Confederate flag incident

  • Jul 22, 2020

Not a chef: Buying local

Okanagan resident Andrew Levangie writes a new food column for Black Press Media

  • Jul 21, 2020

LETTER: Summerland mayor’s actions unprofessional and inappropriate

Summerland mayor Toni Boot confronted store owner over selling Confederate bandanas

  • Jul 21, 2020

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Summerland mayor demonstrates strong leadership

Toni Boot’s recent actions against racist symbols applauded

COLUMN: Longing to return to a world that never was

What we know of Mars today is nothing like the depictions of the planet in earlier times