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Editorial

Editorial

Anxiety among pupils big deal

While we may not agree with teachers’ wage demands (they make good money), we back them 100  per cent when it comes to more...

Do your kids a big favour

As a parent, it’s frustrating to no end. You come home from work and see your child on the computer playing “Animal Jam” or some...

Photos are worth many words but they can be too powerful

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. That expression probably originated in a US newspaper early in the 20th century,...

Auto recycling has its benefits

The regional district made the right decision by sending a zoning amendment application to a public hearing on May 26. If it doesn’t disturb the...

Wind machine tale of woes

What the heck is a helicopter doing hovering above an orchard at 3 am . . . waking up the whole damn neighbourhood? Groggily, I...

Fire prompts questions

Oliver could have been mourning the death of an entire family on April 21 all because of an alleged “well-known drug house.” The basement suite...

Letters the Editor

Young girl a real CHAMP I was born with a partial left hand and was enrolled in The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program when...

Stop spreading the misery

Desperate times make desperate people, but why spread your misery to others? That’s the question we are struggling to answer in the aftermath of a...

Failure isn’t all that bad

If you want to be a “bum” in life, be a good one. That’s what my dad told me before I nervously left home to...

Thanks for speaking out

This was supposed to be a “sweet cherries” last week, but it deserves more ink. I went to 7-Eleven hoping to snap a photo of...

Letters to the Editor

A sign suggestion (The following letter is addressed to the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.) The South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce applauds your efforts to remove unsightly...

It’s a deja vu moment

Last week’s strike vote by teachers certainly feels like a déjà vu moment. Didn’t we go through this not long ago? It’s hard to keep...

Big Ray was a bully

Fwump! The punch to my back didn’t hurt, but I feigned great suffering just to appease big Ray. He was pursuing me for a week in...

Letters to the Editor

Post offices under threat by service cuts, changes The Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association (CPAA), is the bargaining agent that represents over 7,800 permanent employees...

Early childhood help so crucial

When we were going to school, there was little attention paid to early childhood education or social, emotional learning. School was cut and dried back...