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Soccer dome fiasco

Oct 19, 2018 / 12:19 pm

Starting in January 2016, several West Kelowna council meetings gave approval to the design and construction of a soccer dome. The project was contingent on...

A vote for Toni Boot

Oct 19, 2018 / 12:09 pm

As I read Ian Macintosh’s letter on Summerland’s mayoral candidates, I found myself wondering if he was being deliberately ironic given the...

Four more years of this?

Oct 19, 2018 / 12:04 pm

Unfinished Business? Keep the momentum? One thing in Kelowna we have heard over and over again from the incumbents is “keeping the momentum of the past...

Vote for change, vote Dyas

Oct 19, 2018 / 11:52 am

We cannot take another four years of 16 per cent tax increases, unprecedented homelessness and crime. Transportation gridlock, filth and danger in our parks is...

Her vote is for Basran

Oct 19, 2018 / 11:48 am

I have had the opportunity to meet with Colin Basran several times over the years while he held a seat on council and as our mayor. I have found he and his team...

Choice for mayor is clear

Oct 19, 2018 / 11:35 am

In 1987, I chose to move to Kelowna, to start a family and later a business. I continue to enjoy the amazing community and all it offers. As an active citizen...

The facts on new firehall

Oct 18, 2018 / 11:21 am

Re: the Oct. 14 letter “No more blank cheques” This letter is to properly inform readers about the firehall referendum in the District of Lake...

Incumbent reluctance

Oct 18, 2018 / 11:15 am

We are longtime residents of Kelowna, and are extremely dismayed at several of the actions from our Kelowna city council over the past couple of years. They...

Change is badly needed

Oct 18, 2018 / 11:02 am

What's the great hurry for this frantic construction and wholesale change of Kelowna's character? The public who voted you in and pay your salaries were...

A vote for experience

Oct 18, 2018 / 10:52 am

I had the memorable experience of growing up on an orchard in East Kelowna. My grandparents, parents, our generation and our offspring, still work and live in...

A vote for lower taxes

Oct 18, 2018 / 10:42 am

Are you having a hard time finding someone with a realistic platform to vote for? Well, here is an idea our association is putting forward to help you make an...

Strategic vote for change

Oct 18, 2018 / 10:37 am

If you would like to see a change in direction for the City of Kelowna, we have to think of voting strategically. First, the average voter does so based on name...

She's loyal to Loyal

Oct 17, 2018 / 11:10 am

It was 2007; I was sitting at home at the kitchen table when my brother and his friend walked into the kitchen. They threw open some cupboards and started...

Don't turn back the clock

Oct 17, 2018 / 11:02 am

Kelowna is a progressive city and is attracting people to live here from all over the world. We have a vibrant cultural district filled with local artists. We...

Vote for man of integrity

Oct 17, 2018 / 10:56 am

We must make the right choices for our city and for our residents when we vote. It is imperative that our elected mayor and council continue to work together...

Don't believe the gossip

Oct 17, 2018 / 10:52 am

Over the last several years, the use of social media in political arenas has become common practice. In many cases, tidbits of information are sprinkled around...

A voice for our schools

Oct 17, 2018 / 10:43 am

I am writing in support of Chantelle Desrosiers in the upcoming election for West Kelowna school trustee. Over the past four years, I have experienced...

Cops deserve weed, too

Oct 17, 2018 / 10:34 am

People who have never used weed are so hypocritical. They might not be wife or child beaters, or hateful, angry people, if they did. Their blood pressure would...

A big no on prop rep

Oct 16, 2018 / 10:54 am

The upcoming referendum on electoral reform has been postured to make it as confusing as possible. It is not a yes or no vote, and has been designed this way...

A vote for Basran

Oct 16, 2018 / 10:42 am

I’ve listened to several forums in which Mayor Colin Basran has spoken, and one thing strikes me. He is fiscally responsible, and I don’t get that...

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