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Letters Oct 2017

Traffic and parking crisis

Oct 21, 2017 / 7:00 am

I was one of the members of the public who attended this meeting to oppose the variances, as did elderly residents from Missionwood retirement community and...

Halloween cavities?

Oct 20, 2017 / 4:00 pm

This note is a response to “dentist will buy back candy”. What a self-serving load of hooey! A spike in cavities immediately after hallowe’en?...

Rest of the Yacht club story

Oct 20, 2017 / 9:00 am

In the early years, Okanagan Lake was the Valley’s main highway and every manner of vessel from rowboat, to scow and barge, to elegant sternwheelers,...

WiFi an addiction

Oct 19, 2017 / 7:00 am

Recently I suggested to someone they not use WiFi to connect to the Internet, they were sitting next to their cable modem and would get a more stable, faster...

Electric car dreaming

Oct 18, 2017 / 9:00 am

Folks, please don’t hold your breath waiting for electric cars to replace our old oil fired models unless scientists can produce some “new, very...

Another Monte lake crash

Oct 17, 2017 / 8:00 am

I am a class 1 driver who regularly runs this route every night have driven it 1000’s of times, I consider it to be the Nurburgring of B.C. Excessive...

Potholes need attention

Oct 16, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Have the appropriate authorities not noticed that many streets and highways have thousands of nuisance potholes and cracks? Are you waiting for the frost to...

The bear has been poked

Oct 16, 2017 / 7:00 am

Tuesday October 23 I received a call on my personal cell from the Penticton Mayor. He informed me that a couple of council members had asked him to speak to me...

Tax Grab

Oct 15, 2017 / 12:00 pm

I just wanted to add my two cents about the "insinuated" tax grab by the Liberals. I am a person who was charged extra taxes, months after I sent in...

Rose Valley Vet recognition

Oct 14, 2017 / 6:46 am

I wanted to speak of my exceptional above and beyond service I received from Rose Valley Vet. I believe Dr. Oz and his team need to be recognized for it. There...

Chemical analysis?

Oct 13, 2017 / 2:16 pm

We have talked pollution and what to do about it. So now that the talk is over, let us do a chemical analysis of the pollutants so we really know what we are...

Tax loophole

Oct 12, 2017 / 10:15 am

There has been a great amount of discussion about the tax that Trudeau and the Liberals are proposing. I’m wondering why they are not trying to close the...

Nuclear weapon hypocrisy

Oct 11, 2017 / 12:30 pm

Let’s be very clear. I do not support North Korea and its’ brutal totalitarian regime. Democracy rules and Canada is a leading example of how to do...

Smart meters better?

Oct 11, 2017 / 7:00 am

Just curious how many people actually saw a reduction in their electricity bills, like we were told we might see? Also just wondering if anyone out there has...

Yacht Club bad decision

Oct 10, 2017 / 5:52 pm

It’s no wonder the Yacht Club is in the situation that it is. It boils down to 2 things that someone made a bad decision over. It was either Ego or...

Democracy is failing voters

Oct 10, 2017 / 1:47 pm

The first past the post voting system that Canada currently uses results in bogus majorities and bogus mandates. Since World War 1, Canada has had 17...

Sad news Sears

Oct 9, 2017 / 12:00 pm

Will I miss Sears? Heck yeah! It was one of the big draws to the mall! I have many happy memories shopping with my Mom there and then with my own kids. One of...

Rail trail trouble

Oct 8, 2017 / 11:09 am

I was just sitting out on our porch which is about 100 feet from the rail trail. It grows Increasingly more popular every day, no surprise! This section runs...

Save local businesses

Oct 6, 2017 / 11:04 am

Local businesses are the backbone of our economy. Canadians expect their government to stand up for these local businesses. But Justin Trudeau’s Liberals...

Raise the concerns

Oct 5, 2017 / 6:00 pm

We call on you, Premier Horgan, to strongly raise the case on behalf of independent businesses, professionals, farmers, and taxpayers across all sectors of our...

Bigger dump not a fix

Oct 5, 2017 / 3:30 pm

Kelowna is making a large mistake in assuming bigger is better and that this will be a lasting solution to our pollution. Kelowna is mixing all their dump...

Apathy at the polls

Oct 5, 2017 / 9:10 am

I love British Columbia. We live in the greatest province in the greatest country in the world. We all want to ensure that our children and children's...

Memories of Sears

Oct 4, 2017 / 10:17 am

We are saddened by Sears closing in Kelowna. Many years ago, we were Sears catalogue agents in Rosthern, Saskatchewan. The community strongly supported Sears...

Lack of visibility an issue

Oct 3, 2017 / 11:03 am

Every fall and especially into winter the highways between Kelowna to Hope lack fundamental highway markings or safety lines. I've lived in many countries...

Climate change happening

Oct 2, 2017 / 4:23 pm

Hard to believe that last January was the start of the worst winter/spring/summer weather experience ever in the Okanagan. With all the the crazy weather...

Local vet giving back

Oct 2, 2017 / 10:09 am

Only a short time after the sad passing of well loved local Veterinarian, Dr. Barbara Coughlin, her protege Dr. Ellen Nicklassen can be found giving back to her...

Stop it late night crawler

Oct 1, 2017 / 12:25 pm

Dear late night crawler, In the last year you have victimized my family at least 6 times. You have victimized my neighbours also, countless times. You troll the...

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