Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

COLUMN: The challenge of growing a garden

When I was growing up, I spent countless hours in my grandparents’ huge garden

  • Mar 20, 2020

LOWDOWN: What to do at home during a pandemic

Just because there’s a global crisis, doesn’t mean we can’t have fun

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Vehicles in the Columbia River
Blowing shells for hermit crabs
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COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

Workplace design: The happy green stuff

Columnist Jules Galloway is the founder/owner of Evolve Design| Build

  • Mar 13, 2020

COLUMN: Buying toilet paper in a time of panic

The response to the coronavirus outbreak is eerily similar to a number of previous panics

LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed

After 10 years in Summerland, I have learned which businesses are not accessible, and ignore them

  • Mar 11, 2020

LETTER: Excavating crew was thoughtful and professional

Workers dug up portion of Quinpool Road in Summerland

  • Mar 11, 2020

HAWTHORNE: Willpower versus motivation, part 4

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Mar 10, 2020

LETTER: Densification is right, if well thought out

Open letter to Revelstoke city council and OCP planning team: I am…

  • Mar 10, 2020

LETTER: Gardens should be encouraged

I have a good sized vegetable garden and a large box which my son built

  • Mar 9, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Happy International Women’s Day!

Our Women of Inspiration supplement, which can be found on pages 9-20…

COLUMN: For women, the facts of life don’t really change

It’s all too edgy. So said the youngest DeMeer recently, whilst reviewing…

Liam’s Lowdown: To the mom I never had

She died from ovarian cancer in her mid 40s soon after I was born

COLUMN: Pilkey Palooza comes to the Summerland Library

Author’s works featured in this year’s Spring Break Reading Challenge

EDITORIAL: When hate shows in comments

Disturbing ideologies can flourish, in part because their messages can spread in online environments

  • Mar 5, 2020

Spark Joy: KonMari your garage

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on Black Press Media

  • Mar 4, 2020