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A large maple tree provides shade at a cemetery in Port Alberni. The maple leaf is a symbol of Canada, but some portions of Canadian history have been overlooked. (Black Press file photo)

COLUMN: Embracing conflict can lead to positive change

Conflict is important because conflict creates conversation

A large maple tree provides shade at a cemetery in Port Alberni. The maple leaf is a symbol of Canada, but some portions of Canadian history have been overlooked. (Black Press file photo)
Aerial view of the Kelowna campus. (Okanagan College photo)

Okanagan College year in review

Okanagan College looks back on 2021

Aerial view of the Kelowna campus. (Okanagan College photo)
Castlegar Rebels and Grand Forks Border Bruins in a September pre-season game. Photo: Jennifer Small

KIJHL launches app featuring real-time game scores

Follow the Castlegar Rebels, Nelson Leafs or your favourite KIJHL team on the new app

Castlegar Rebels and Grand Forks Border Bruins in a September pre-season game. Photo: Jennifer Small
The White Rock Lake wildfire, seen here on Aug. 24. Photo: Roger Knox
The White Rock Lake wildfire, seen here on Aug. 24. Photo: Roger Knox
Ryan Bavin of Bavin Glassworks in Invermere. Photo: Submitted

Call for entries for Columbia Basin Culture Tour

Deadline for registration for artists and venues is April 15

Ryan Bavin of Bavin Glassworks in Invermere. Photo: Submitted
Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison. File photo

COMMONS CORNER: Challenging the government on vaccine availability and more

The first of a quarterly column from Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison. File photo
Okanagan resident Debra Ceravelo grabbed this photo of the planetary conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn Dec. 20, 2020. (Submitted)

South Okanagan astrophotographer captures out-of-this-world shot from Anarchist Mountain

A Western News reader snapped a photo of the rare celestial event

Okanagan resident Debra Ceravelo grabbed this photo of the planetary conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn Dec. 20, 2020. (Submitted)