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Better driver education

May 17, 2016 / 2:09 pm

Re: Distracted driver fines The difference is the person driving distracted isn't deliberately intending to murder you. Try not to over-react to things! The...

Distracted driving fines

May 16, 2016 / 3:07 pm

Let's get realistic here. Cell phone users are simply easy targets for the police. Who can't notice a dude talking or texting. Hey, we might even be...

The Prime Minister's wife

May 16, 2016 / 2:50 pm

What an awful, snarly bunch of selfish, jealous, mean spirited stick-in-the-mud's we live with in the Okanagan. Nothing on earth gets under their oh-so-thin...

Tourism Centre by the lake?

May 16, 2016 / 2:28 pm

I just want to comment that I think having the tourism centre down by the lake is only going to be accessible to some of the tourists. What about the tourists...

Just the right shade

May 16, 2016 / 2:24 pm

We've been trained to feel guilty whenever a paper or plastic shopping bag is required. However, with online shopping, there is no thought to the amount of...

A dose of accuracy

May 16, 2016 / 12:42 pm

Yes, I agree that some of us out here have been finding that the BC Liberal Government of the past 8 years or so has been less than forthright about the...

Distracted driver fines

May 13, 2016 / 3:48 pm

The new fines for distracted driving are way too low. If I attempt to commit murder, and am charged with attempted murder, am I just given a $500.00 fine? I...

Little kids, big heart

May 13, 2016 / 11:53 am

I just read a story on Castanet 'Little kids big heart'. I thank you for your hard work and supporting Fort Mcmurray. I live in Fort Mcmurray and have...

A new tool for thieves

May 13, 2016 / 9:16 am

I live in Peachland and right now we have a rash of thefts and vandalism happening in the area. What I've finally realized today, caught it out of the...

An ounce of prevention

May 9, 2016 / 11:46 am

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Looking at the satellite pictures of Fort McMurray is a glaring example of what can happen when fire...

Re: A systemic problem

May 9, 2016 / 11:40 am

The claims made by Dermod Travis that there was a conflict of interest when BC Hydro awarded Corix the contract to install smart meters are untrue and...

It wasn't just 12 seniors

May 9, 2016 / 11:34 am

A reply to the “West Kelowna AARP” letter. Twelve seniors did not band together to stop the AAP to borrow money to construct a City Hall in West...

15% slayed the dragon

May 9, 2016 / 11:01 am

My response to West Kelowna Referendum by Peter and Deirdre Wannop and their letter to the editor titled "West Kelowna can't afford to cave-in to...

Paying the Premier

May 5, 2016 / 1:38 pm

Those who argue that Christy Clark's $195,000 salary is inadequate make a reasonable point. For services rendered, she should receive at least as much as...

West Kelowna referendum

May 4, 2016 / 2:31 pm

Dear Mayor and Council, We understand that the “AAP” group has rallied and may have enough names to force a decision on council, to either go ahead...

Re: Deterioration of services

May 4, 2016 / 2:27 pm

I appreciate the concerns expressed by the writer of the May 2 letter published under the headline “Deterioration of services,” however there is one...

Thanks to the 12 seniors

May 4, 2016 / 1:35 pm

As an opposing view to the Brad Miller's letter in the May 3, 2016 Castanet, I offer the following; I thank the 12 seniors who got together to stop the AAP...

Migrant issues

May 4, 2016 / 12:52 pm

Is any one in our Government Immigrant Officials Office vetting the people who are sponsoring these migrants? Just recently, I was reading in the paper that...

Biology lesson needed

May 3, 2016 / 2:34 pm

I always find it interesting how people on the left often accuse those on the right of being "anti-science," and then a letter like the one written by...

Billboard depicts the truth

May 3, 2016 / 2:29 pm

The Right to Life campaign is supporting all unborn children who, on their own, cannot exercise their right to live. A Fetus is simply the stage of life the...

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