Editorials

EDITORIAL: Clearing the smoke

Wildfires have resulted in heavy smoke and poor air quality

  • Sep 23, 2020

EDITORIAL: A pandemic continues

Measures to control the spread of COVID-19 were introduced six months ago

  • Sep 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: Continuing caution to control COVID-19

New cases of pandemic continue to increase in British Columbia

  • Aug 31, 2020

Editorial: Parents, students must be prepared for a very different school year

North Okanagan-Shuswap School District safety plan will hopefully provide answers

  • Aug 24, 2020

EDITORIAL: Preparing for wildfires

Wildfires have come close to populated areas this summer

  • Aug 22, 2020

EDITORIAL: It has always been ‘okay to be white,’ it’s a racist way of legitimizing white privilege

It’s time to do more than just take inventory of your advantages, it’s time to use them to make change

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Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap

EDITORIAL: Managing wildfires

Wildfires have the potential to cause significant damage within our province

  • Aug 8, 2020

EDITORIAL: Improving highway safety

Highway 97 has seen plenty of collisions and accidents over the years

  • Aug 4, 2020

EDITORIAL: Counting the costs of a pandemic

As COVID-19 continues, Canada’s debt and deficit are growing while credit rating drops

  • Jul 16, 2020

EDITORIAL: Accommodating Okanagan fruit pickers

Campsite for agricultural workers to open in Summerland

  • Jul 8, 2020

Editorial: Silver lining to those rain clouds

Heavy rains prolong high water but reduce wildfire risk in Shuswap

  • Jul 6, 2020

EDITORIAL: Attitudes about alcohol have changed

The 1991 Penticton riot is not a good argument against allowing alcohol in public

  • Jun 27, 2020

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Canada despite COVID-19

Canada Day is not just about getting together for a flag-raising ceremony

  • Jun 25, 2020

Pandemic is worse for women

The effects of COVID are felt, particularly, by women. Stop right there.…

Editorial: Intolerance not contained by borders or travel restrictions

Intolerance known to rear its ugly head in the Shuswap

  • Jun 1, 2020

Editorial: Help local businesses help keep community safe

COVID-19 requirements impacting cost of doing business

  • May 25, 2020

Is it time to ground the Snowbirds?

As a group, they are an iconic Canadian symbol that rivals the…

Editorial: New math may prompt parents to send kids back to school

Province announces greater detail on plans for Jan. 1 in-class instruction

  • May 15, 2020

EDITORIAL: Restrictions continue

COVID-19 directives will not be lifted all at once

  • May 8, 2020

Sorry – alcohol does not protect you from COVID-19

And spraying it on your body doesn’t work either