Jim Taylor, who usually occupies this coveted space in our weekend edition, is off this week.
With two kilometres of track, 1,900 hand-painted houses and 19,000 “little people,” the Osoyoos Model Railway, tucked away in the town’s industrial area, is easily worth the drive.
Sometime in the fall of 2017, I was returning to my office after attending a brief reception at a winery located off Eastside Road between Penticton and Okanagan Falls.
Craig Henderson is one of Naramata’s greatest ambassadors. A resident of the village (population: 1,800) for nearly 25 years, he loves its history, beauty and the people who live there.
Sunday night’s Academy Awards telecast had its moments — a celebration of diversity, small films being recognized, the charming setting of a railway station.
When community relations manager Debra Saunders was working on bios for the Summerland Seniors Village newsletter, she spent significant time interviewing Les Johnson, a long-time Summerlander who had recently celebrated a milestone birthday.
With COVID now entering Year 2, Interior Health and the Ministry of Health have one important job to do — get the people of British Columbia vaccinated.
This week, directors with the Regional District Okanagan Similkameen will receive a first draft of a new communications policy. Included is who should be the official media spokesperson for the board.
With the news cycle we’ve been having in Penticton, today seems like the perfect day for an All-Good-News edition. Keeping with the theme of today’s special edition, I offer these pleasant observations.
A common question that’s been asked of us in the media for years — especially in Kelowna — “Why does our city keep electing the same people to municipal council?”
With the announcement of Jake Kimberley stepping down from Penticton city council comes speculation on who will run to replace him in a byelection, tentatively scheduled for early June.
As much as everyone appreciates a day off with pay, I’ve never been a fan of this holiday. It was a vote-buying strategy by Christy Clark and the BC Liberals just prior to an election.
With the Julie Payette fiasco, along with revelations that high-ranking bureaucrats and police resign before they can face disciplinary action, there needs to be a review of how public-sector pensions are administered.
Due to COVID, for two months people weren’t able to get a hair cut or their teeth cleaned. After early review, veterinarians were deemed an essential service.
With the incredible amount of resources the federal government has available, why did Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fail to conduct a proper background check on Julie Payette?
During Donald Trump’s Jan. 6 rally in Washington, the pump-up music included the disco classic “YMCA” by the Village People.