Daylight savings

Mar 17, 2018 / 7:00 am

Why is it twice per year, every year, the media is all abuzz about the apparent (or at least claimed) ill effects of the changes to and from daylight savings...

Too dramatic for kids

Mar 16, 2018 / 5:00 pm

When I read of this decision, I had my issues with it to but not for the same reasons, I wondered about 11 and 12 year old's (from grade 6) moving on to...

Proposed tax

Mar 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

My husband and I have raised 6 fabulous, very successful children and spent most of our summer vacations and many winter ski holidays in beautiful B.C. We love...

A change of management

Mar 15, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I just read about a law suit between ICBC and the owner of a Ferrari. After reading the news article, it is obvious to me that the staff at ICBC has dropped the...

Support Hedley

Mar 15, 2018 / 6:00 am

I have to agree with a previous comment from Laura about all the controversy surrounding Hedley. My friends and I have been fans of the group for years and...

Unduly harsh tax

Mar 14, 2018 / 3:00 pm

The proposed punitive 2% annual speculation tax on non-resident owners of vacation or investment property in Kelowna and other identified locations is...

School Trustees decision

Mar 14, 2018 / 6:00 am

At a Feb 28, 2018 School Board Meeting, our elected trustees voted in favour (5 to 2) of a staged grade reconfiguration in West Kelowna and Peachland, effective...

Deserve this government?

Mar 13, 2018 / 3:00 pm

There is not a single day I would not find a reason to write a letter. I would write letters to individual politicians, but I found out that they either...

Get priorities in order

Mar 13, 2018 / 4:00 am

It was interesting, although not surprising, to hear at the recent tourism conference in Kelowna, the keynote speaker, Destination BC President Marsha Walden,...

Do not judge on allegations

Mar 12, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I really don't think that the Hedley concert should be cancelled based on allegations. There is so many sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations in...

Absurd tax will affect all

Mar 12, 2018 / 7:00 am

It is unimaginable that Canadian non-resident property owners in British Columbia are being put in a position of defending against the virtual confiscation of...

Gas price jumps

Mar 11, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I would like to know why the media does not bring the government or the oil companies to task for the sudden rise in gas prices at the pumps. The price per...

Danger due to concert

Mar 11, 2018 / 6:00 am

I have 2 daughters aged 12 & 15 who have VIP tickets to Hedley March 23rd. Regardless of whether the allegations against the band are true or not I feel...

Hate and hatespeech

Mar 10, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Those are two words we hear and read about almost every day, that got me thinking if I to hate somebody. Well you can hate something, but that is not the same...

Do not cancel Hedley

Mar 10, 2018 / 6:00 am

Is this not a horrifying world we live in? Where someone can say something on Twitter and twelve of their friends can say something similar and destroy...

Speculators flip properties

Mar 9, 2018 / 5:00 pm

I shop at Save On, T-bones, Paynter’s, Bylands and Home Hardware, to name just a few places. I buy wine at Quail’s Gate and Little Straw and...

From one mom to another

Mar 9, 2018 / 1:20 pm

On Tuesday morning on her way to school our daughter had a pretty bad seizure, she woke up on the sidewalk near Shoppers in Lake Country, scared and hurt. I...

Short sighted decision

Mar 9, 2018 / 6:00 am

The Board of Trustees for SD#23 recently approved reconfiguration of West Kelowna schools effective September 2018, moving grade 6 to middle school and grade 9...

Stop the tax!

Mar 8, 2018 / 4:00 pm

With the new tax looming, the banks will not be able to rely on any appraisals they obtain for new mortgage applications in the province as they can’t be...

North End Connector

Mar 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

It is interesting to note that the rail trail did not even exist when the plans were laid for the North End Connector. Work has already commenced on the trail...