Lori Welbourne

Pit bull propaganda a deadly proposition

The Huffington Post just published an irresponsible series of articles promoting pit bulls as safe family dogs for their “Pit Bull Week.”

I’ve gone thrifting

My idea of shopping is making a list, going to a store that has everything I need, purchasing the items and then rushing home.

Self first isn’t selfish

I’ve developed a bad habit of putting other people’s needs ahead of my own.

One crash is too many

Have you ever driven from one location to the next and realized once you reached your destination that you didn’t remember getting there?

Missing dogs of the Okanagan: a true tale

In the past two weeks, two puppies were stolen and later returned to their owners, and four additional dogs vanished without a trace.

Book sale this Friday and Saturday

A book sale, new ehibit and more on the Alberni arts scene this week.

Head over heels in laughter

I certainly learned why we’re encouraged to put our phones down and pay attention to what’s happening around us.

Without a trace: dogs go missing

The business of stealing dogs and selling them is happening all over, including right here in the Okanagan.

Think lost, not stray when approaching dogs

For more than two weeks my life has been consumed with trying to find our beloved dog, Charlie.

Lost dog means broken hearts at home

On Monday, March 23 I lost sight of our beloved pets down by Powers Creek in Glenrosa, West Kelowna.

Don’t be clothes-minded about this beach

He would skinny dip in our pool, hang out in the buff, and sometimes he’d take us to the clothing-optional Wreck Beach.

Music to him, noise to me

This past Sunday I went to my little film studio to write.

Famous dog breeds discontent over infamous owners

A new media star named Hulk has been appearing on popular talk shows and inspiring fantastical headlines.

It’s news to me

What colour did you think the dress was?

A BRIGHTER NOTE: Beauty is in the eye of the puck holder

While columnist Lori Welbourne loved Miss Canada's homegrown hockey outfit, there were many detractors.

Is it safe to be a free-range kid?

I think what’s best depends on the individual family, and in particular the kids.

Out of the mouth of dogs

As I type this week’s column I have four precious pups sleeping at my feet.

A father’s gifts are cherished

Two months ago my dad called and as soon as I heard the sound of his voice I knew something was wrong.

Focus directs our future for 2015

It’s that time of year again when I start talking about making a list of New Year’s resolutions.

So much more than a betrayal online

Imagine being in a loving, committed long-distance relationship and your fiancé requests nude pictures.