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Letters

$400 for a car key???

May 21, 2019 / 9:00 am

My granddaughter, a student, has a 2012 Kia Rio 5 motor vehicle. The key, at a crucial joint, has broken, and according to the dealership in Kelowna has to be...

Hit the nail on the head

May 21, 2019 / 9:00 am

Re: Lanny Hoffman's letter "Zero tolerance doesn't work" Lanny, you hit the nail on the head! There is a millennial in this town who dreams...

More buck passing

May 21, 2019 / 9:00 am

Re: “Ministry knows about car” Now that you’ve all done your required buck passing about the crashed car left in the ditch on Commonage Road,...

Lift the lid on MCFD

May 20, 2019 / 9:00 am

I am pleased Castanet is looking into MCFD. We were foster parents for 12 years and had four young high-needs boys from Kelowna. We adopted our youngest, who...

To kill a hummingbird

May 20, 2019 / 9:00 am

The hummingbird is an incredible and wonderful example of how even the smallest animals can not only survive but prosper, given the proper environment. They are...

Never had chance to thank

May 20, 2019 / 9:00 am

I experienced a semi truck rollover last June on Highway 8 near Spences Bridge. I was remarkably unshaken after the event, and after the truck and trailers came...

A happier ending

May 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

I was so sad to hear the story of the ducks that were run over on the highway. But wanted to share a good news story we came across. We were on our way to...

Fuming over fuel costs

May 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

Can someone please explain why gas prices in Summerland, Pentiction and farther south have been about 13 cents a litre less than in Kelowna? Other than the...

Government costs more

May 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

It's about time the government hears we are tired of paying through the nose for a service we were originally told was to keep costs down. Like virtually...

Shining a light on MCFD

May 18, 2019 / 9:00 am

Re: the article you published on MCFD Great, it's about time the truth starts coming out about the Okanagan office of the Ministry of Children and Family...

Man versus machine

May 18, 2019 / 9:00 am

The individual who wrote in regarding self checkouts killing jobs is correct. Self checkouts, like all automation, will kill many jobs, though they may generate...

Eye for an eye ... no thanks

May 18, 2019 / 9:00 am

I have a hard time reading the archaic points of view surrounding the death penalty. One local man wants us to bring about a public humiliation style sentencing...

Colin Basran, cry baby

May 17, 2019 / 3:33 pm

There is a thing called freedom of speech, but apparently Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran has his own agenda – make sure everyone feels sorry for him because...

Terrible drivers out there

May 17, 2019 / 3:28 pm

I just drove Highway 3 yesterday and took Highway 5A to get to Kelowna while the Coquihalla was closed. I am feeling so disheartened at the kind of drivers I...

Too many fires man-caused

May 17, 2019 / 3:22 pm

Just a suggestion, but year after year there seems to be an absurd amount of wildfires that are "human caused." Given what Okanagan communities have...

The Albertans are coming!

May 16, 2019 / 10:32 am

In response to the recent letter about making Albertans bring their own gas with them to B.C. if the pipeline taps shut off... Are you kidding? Just watch the...

WorkSafe tale of woe

May 16, 2019 / 10:29 am

My husband was injured at work about 13 years ago. He tore a ligament in his wrist, which caused major chronic pain issues and loss of some hand function. The...

Rug pulled out on rental

May 16, 2019 / 10:24 am

I would like to sincerely thank the City of Kelowna for their proposed reversal of allowing short-term rentals in secondary suites and carriage houses....

Only enabling the addicts

May 16, 2019 / 10:20 am

The City of Kelowna should not have free rein to use my tax dollars to build a "wet supportive housing facility." I am totally against it. This is...

Can't afford to pay more

May 16, 2019 / 10:17 am

For 20 years, I have watched and listened to those in B.C. who tell the rest of us to get off fossil fuels, to remove our carbon footprint. The minority...

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