Opinion

LETTER: Dog dirt – hefty fines suggested

Okanagan might solve poop problem by implementing hefty fines like the U.K.

HAWTHORNE: Monitoring, the bathroom scale

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Jan 23, 2020

Carnival brings back historic ice palace for Queen Silver Star LX

Check it out during coronation, one of hundreds of Vernon Winter Carnival events

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Appreciation for health-care worker
Seniors' chair exercise class
Shuswap SPCA cat shelter rebuild
Fireworks duel at Salmon Arm car wash

EDITORIAL: Examining finances

Municipal budget will likely mean higher taxes

  • Jan 22, 2020

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020

Dyer: What should you do with the climate action plan?

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

  • Jan 21, 2020

HERGOTT: Honesty in the courtroom

Paul Hergott is a personal injury lawyer based in West Kelowna

  • Jan 21, 2020

Local Lizzie: Be kind, always

Lizzie Skelton is a UBC Okanagan student who writes a column for Black Press

  • Jan 21, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

COLUMN: Choosing a face to show the world

It will not be easy to select the face to display on Canada’s new $5 bill

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Ethical errors proving costly for baseball

Paltry punishment, gag orders opposite of what’s needed; house cleaning, real justice in order

  • Jan 17, 2020

Vernon City Hall now a pub

The building, built in 1903, is now where Marten Brewing Co. is

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER: Racial profiling was disgusting

Recent arrest of a First Nations grandfather and his granddaughter was appalling

EDITORIAL: Healing process continues after verdict reached

It is possible to have children and teens at risk, even in an environment where they should be safe

  • Jan 15, 2020

LETTER: Efforts needed to save B.C.’s forests

Our forests have been permanently, radically altered, now our forest industry must follow

  • Jan 15, 2020

HERGOTT: Traffic related crashes and the courtroom

Lawyer Paul Hergott writes about traffic related incidents in his latest column

  • Jan 14, 2020

Pawsative Pups: Why are we afraid to treat our dogs?

Lisa Davies is a new columnist for Black Press who writes about dog training

  • Jan 14, 2020

Local Lizzie: Ways to heal from a broken heart

Lizzie Skelton is a UBC Okanagan student who writes a column for Black Press

  • Jan 13, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?