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Trudeau's oil agenda

May 25, 2018 / 3:01 pm

Gasoline is destined to go a lot higher than $2 a litre. Instead of allowing a private sector corporation with billions of shareholder dollars to invest, at...

Revenue versus reality

May 25, 2018 / 9:00 am

In its spring budget, the NDP government forecast a 2.6 per cent revenue increase to almost $2.4 billion from the property purchase tax. On the other hand, the...

Follow the rules, and live

May 24, 2018 / 12:52 pm

I am seeing complaints again about how cyclists behave on local roads. I saw a cyclist commandeer a section of Old Vernon Road where construction was going on....

Few ruin it for all

May 24, 2018 / 12:43 pm

I am a road cyclist, up to 500 kilometres a month on Kelowna roads, so I’ve seen it all. A few of my fellow cyclists are absolutely ruining it for the...

Thanks for help at crash

May 24, 2018 / 9:00 am

My daughter was in the blue Chevy Malibu that rolled over at the intersection of KLO and Benvoulin. We are hoping to find witnessess to the accident. In...

Hey cyclists - you rock!

May 23, 2018 / 3:23 pm

I'd like to shine some positivity on all you wonderful cyclists. Thanks for riding your bike instead of jumping into a car and creating more traffic and...

No strength to keep up fight

May 23, 2018 / 3:19 pm

This cycle of abuse has to end! As I lie in bed awake, again, I realize I don’t have the strength to fight back anymore. I have been bullied and beaten...

Gender identity in schools

May 23, 2018 / 2:19 pm

Recently, a letter was sent to parents by the Central Okanagan board of education stating the local school curriculum will adopt the Sexual Orientation and...

Let's play it safe out there

May 22, 2018 / 12:56 pm

Re: Cyclists ignore the rules I apologize that you've run into some people on bikes who don't follow the rules of the road. Though, in the same turn, I...

Cyclists are not invincible

May 22, 2018 / 12:46 pm

With warm weather here, more and more people are breaking out the bikes. While, as a driver, I do my best to be courteous of cyclists out on the streets, it...

Your effluent, my water?

May 22, 2018 / 12:40 pm

I recently received an 84-cent newsletter from the City of Kelowna and Interior Health, known as the water experts of the valley. With a small fee of $86...

Something wrong in city

May 22, 2018 / 9:00 am

Re: Castanet article Attracting the Homeless As a longtime resident, I have seen the degradation to our town. When our local politicians of the day supported a...

Left powerless, in the dark

May 21, 2018 / 10:00 am

I was greatful for your assistance during the winter months, helping to put the word out about my hardship with BC Hydro. We had family living with us who had...

Tread lightly in the woods

May 21, 2018 / 6:49 am

The efforts ATV riders make to preserve and monitor the wilderness go deeper than what people may think. It’s quite the opposite, when riders have seen...

A flagger's message

May 20, 2018 / 10:00 am

We all drive and experience the same general frustrations of any growing city. With growth, comes prosperity, and traffic. Don't tell me you haven't...

Solution in front of us

May 19, 2018 / 10:00 am

Emmanuel Church in West Kelowna hosted an outstanding musical “Big Band” night as a fundraiser for Freedoms’ Door, an addiction recovery...

Much ado over mining

May 18, 2018 / 4:30 pm

To the Summerland residents having a fit over mineral exploration behind the town: You have so many facts wrong. First of all, mineral exploration that consists...

Build it, they will come

May 18, 2018 / 4:23 pm

I think it's wonderful that so many builders are building absolutely gorgeous apartments and condos in Penticton. They are to be commended. However, I have...

Save-On-Booze?

May 17, 2018 / 4:00 pm

The centre of my local “food store” has been renovated to sell alcoholic products. They offer free samples to passersby, even those struggling with...

Giving cycling a bad name

May 17, 2018 / 2:00 pm

I agree with the recent letter concerning people parking on bike paths. It's stupid to do so! However, I'm laughing over the photo chosen to accompany...

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