Opinion

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

EDITORIAL: Responding to a tragedy

The shootings in Penticton and Salmon Arm have affected lives up and down the Okanagan

  • Apr 16, 2019

Word on the street: How much are you willing to pay for a litre of gas?

This week the Observer asked: What’s the most you would pay for…

Guest column: Salmon Arm mother warns parents about Whisper

Man says he likes to walk around the house naked in message to 10-year-old girl

  • Apr 16, 2019

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans

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Former Penticton city staff member charged with four counts of murder
Penticton Shooting Rampage

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

Panic in a McDonald’s restaurant – you deserve a breakdown today

A girl never forgets her first panic attack. It occurred on a…

LETTER: Peaceful protest is a democratic right

Teachers prepare students to participate in democracy

  • Apr 12, 2019

Horses belong on Okanagan Rail Trail

LETTER: Trail impressive, but why can’t horses be allowed

  • Apr 11, 2019

LETTER: Gun bans won’t stop mass murders

Dear Editor: Last week John Arendt posted a column titled Good people,…

  • Apr 10, 2019

LETTER: Governments are elected to make decisions

Our governments have had a history of believing that immigration is essential for Canada

  • Apr 10, 2019

Hergott: Cyclists on sidewalks

A look at who’s at fault in collisions between motorists and cyclists

  • Apr 10, 2019

Preparations underway for annual Salmon Arm Kids Fishing Derby

Great Outdoors by James Murray

  • Apr 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: A refugee and immigrant story

Couple chose Canada after postwar changes in Europe

  • Apr 10, 2019

Special Olympics coverage shameful

LETTER: Resident upset with lack of photos in the newspaper

  • Apr 9, 2019

OPINION: BC NDP has ‘change of heart’ on LNG

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo stunned by turnaround on issue by B.C. government

B.C. VIEWS: Hippie pseudoscience leaks into our NDP government

Energy minister clings to urban myths about gas drilling

Guest column: Shuswap mother warns parents about Whisper

Man says he likes to walk around the house naked in message to 10-year-old girl

  • Apr 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: David Suzuki has become the Don Cherry of TV science

Campaign against B.C. natural gas followed Alberta oil attack