Opinion

Word on the street: Facebook and personal information

This week the Observer asked: Are you concerned about Facebook leaking personal…

LETTER: Inaccuracies seen in gun control rebuttal

There is so much false news and misrepresentation that it would take a dozen pages to respond to all

LETTER: Summerland needs traffic control measures

Signal devices suggested for busy downtown street

  • Apr 26, 2019
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Third Annual Hit 2 Fit Fundraising Event, 2019
Third Annual Hit 2 Fit Fundraising Event, 2019
Bear runs across Highway 97 near Penticton
Osoyoos wildfire is an estimated 400 hectares

Check out this tax break

LETTER: Okanagan resident finds a trick to not paying taxes in Canada

  • Apr 25, 2019

Spot the danger before you play

LETTER: War Amps sends Playsafe message

  • Apr 25, 2019

COLUMN: Considering the price at the gas pump

At our current price, it costs $69.45 to fill a 50-litre tank — more for mid-grade or premium gasoline

Hergott: Avoiding collisions with cyclists

This is the last column in a four part series by Paul Hergott on motorists and cyclists in common collision scenarios.

  • Apr 23, 2019

EDITORIAL: Time to end a pipeline feud

B.C. would not be the only one to lose if Jason Kenney makes good on his promise to turn off the tap

  • Apr 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019

COLUMN: Bunnies, sexuality and the freedom to read

A book about a gay bunny has been the subject of challenges

Give Canada geese at Okanagan beaches a break

LETTER: Tour busses, full of photographers, local goose guides and an annual goose festival

  • Apr 18, 2019

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: 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

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

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