Columnists

Biocover test site at Campbell Mountain Landfill. Photo courtesy of Sperling Hansen.

Dyer: Campbell Mountain Landfill project stops powerful greenhouse gas

Kristy Dyer has a background in art and physics and consulted for Silicon Valley

  • Nov 20, 2020
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)

Kootnekoff: Maple Leaf Foods owed no duty of care to Mr. Sub Franchisees

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

  • Nov 20, 2020
A man wears a face mask as he waits outside a COVID-19 testing clinic in Montreal, Sunday, September 27, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world.  (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes photo)

Column: Overcoming worry by focusing on the now

Opening Our Eyes by Nan Dickie

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
Let’s practice compassion and perhaps the world could be a gentler place amid these trying time. (K-J Millar - The Northern View)

COLUMN: COVID-19 creating a heartless society?

Now is not the time to ‘should’ on each other

Let’s practice compassion and perhaps the world could be a gentler place amid these trying time. (K-J Millar - The Northern View)
Summerland’s Remembrance Day ceremonies have provided people with the opportunity to consider the sacrifices made by those who served during times of war. (Summerland Review file photo)

Many veterans have repeated messages about the importance of preventing another war

There’s a picture in our files at the Summerland Review showing a…

Summerland’s Remembrance Day ceremonies have provided people with the opportunity to consider the sacrifices made by those who served during times of war. (Summerland Review file photo)
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Crash on Highway 97C near Brenda Mine
Shuswap BC Liberal candidate Greg Kyllo
Shuswap BC Green Party candidate Owen Madden
Shuswap BC NDP candidate Sylvia Lindgren
(Vancouver Renewable Energy Coop photo)

HOLM: Renewable Natural Gas

Margaret Holm is a new columnist writing about solutions to global warming

  • Nov 10, 2020
(Vancouver Renewable Energy Coop photo)
The majority of the Adams River flow has moved north and has swept away some of the beach at the mouth. (Jim Cooperman photo)

Column: The Shuswap’s Adams River is moving north at the mouth

Shuswap Passion by Jim Cooperman

  • Nov 10, 2020
The majority of the Adams River flow has moved north and has swept away some of the beach at the mouth. (Jim Cooperman photo)
Protesters hold letters that spell Count Every Vote as they cross an overpass while marching in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, following Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Column: Attacks on democracy warrant reflection on November 11

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • Nov 5, 2020
Protesters hold letters that spell Count Every Vote as they cross an overpass while marching in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, following Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)

Kootnekoff: When does an expert lack impartiality, independence?

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

  • Nov 4, 2020
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)
Cartoon, Kristy Dyer.

Dyer: Penticton offers the best financing program in Okanagan

Kristy Dyer has a background in art and physics and consulted for Silicon Valley

  • Nov 4, 2020
Cartoon, Kristy Dyer.
Signs in Homer, Alaska, offer inspiration during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Michael Armstrong-Homer News)
Signs in Homer, Alaska, offer inspiration during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Michael Armstrong-Homer News)
The bicycle is a brand new black Raleigh Sprite IE Electric. (VicPD)

Column: Notion of seniors bike gang inspires neighbourhood ride

Great Outdoors by James Murray

  • Nov 3, 2020
The bicycle is a brand new black Raleigh Sprite IE Electric. (VicPD)
Salmon Arm's Visitor Information Centre sits empty on Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, 2020. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Column: Help Salmon Arm business, services build their online presence

Council Report by City of Salmon Arm Coun. Chad Eliason

  • Nov 3, 2020
Salmon Arm's Visitor Information Centre sits empty on Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, 2020. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)

Kootnekoff: RCMP’s pension violated job-sharing officers charter rights

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

  • Oct 30, 2020
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)
Elections BC has been overwhelmed by request for vote-by-mail packages. (File Photo)

Column: B.C. voters go medieval at the ballot box

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • Oct 28, 2020
Elections BC has been overwhelmed by request for vote-by-mail packages. (File Photo)
The Adams River Salmon society wants to see a ban enforced on trout anglers wading in the river during the sockeye salmon's spawning season. (File Photo)

Column: Trout anglers on the Adams, think about what you’re doing

Great Outdoors by James Murray

  • Oct 28, 2020
The Adams River Salmon society wants to see a ban enforced on trout anglers wading in the river during the sockeye salmon's spawning season. (File Photo)
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COLUMN: Voting by itself is not enough

Not all countries with elections are strong democracies

(File photo)
Kristy Dyer Cartoon

Dyer: Wood pellets cause carbon emissions in more ways than one

Kristy Dyer has a background in art and physics and consulted for Silicon Valley

  • Oct 22, 2020
Kristy Dyer Cartoon
Common redpolls on a thistle seed feeder in Quesnel. Steve Smith photo

Column: Feeding birds through fall and winter requires commitment

Great Outdoors by James Murray

  • Oct 20, 2020
Common redpolls on a thistle seed feeder in Quesnel. Steve Smith photo