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Letters

Lockup not up to snuff

Nov 20, 2014 / 10:04 am

I read with great dismay the complaints levelled at our city lockup by Connie Sargent, a Victoria woman who was lodged there recently for apparently breaching...

Surviving nurse gives thanks

Nov 14, 2014 / 1:43 pm

Dear Editor, A few weeks ago I was involved in a car accident that took the life of one of my very closest friends Erin, and completely changed my life. I...

Mayor's rant on Jumbo farce

Nov 14, 2014 / 6:32 am

Letter by Invermere Mayor, Gerry Taft When most of us think of a small town, we think of friendly neighbours and quiet streets - the type of place where you...

Media gas pass

Nov 12, 2014 / 8:36 pm

I cannot believe that the media, T.V., radio and print have not been up in arms about how the gas companies are taking the people in the Valley for a very...

Strathcona or bust?

Nov 12, 2014 / 8:13 pm

I live with my wife and three year old on the T intersection of Abbot St. and Christleton Ave. – affording us a view of a few blocks of Abbot St. In the...

Play on candidates

Nov 12, 2014 / 8:05 pm

Since I don't know the candidates in the election and they all spout the same platitudes without specifics, this is my take on the election. For mayor is...

Letters: God, dignity & death

Nov 9, 2014 / 8:48 am

I followed the last month or so of Brittany Maynard's life and I was saddened at her passing even though I knew that her life was going to end. I can't...

If you don’t vote, don’t complain

Nov 7, 2014 / 10:42 am

Remember if you don’t vote….then don’t complain. I have my suspicions about politicians at the best of times, but elections are their worst...

Dignified death

Nov 4, 2014 / 3:03 pm

Most of today I have thought about Brittany Maynard and her struggles and now her peace so I was looking on some of the face book pages set up , and again I am...

No more poop

Nov 4, 2014 / 2:49 pm

Dear Okanagan Dog Owners, I have recently become a dog owner myself and have been walking around the neighborhoods' of Kelowna and area and am appalled to...

Saving memories

Nov 4, 2014 / 2:43 pm

A few weeks back, some friends from the US came for a visit. While we were doing the Wells Grey-Jasper-Banff loop, her camera stopped working. She wasn't...

Letter to the editor: Pepsi scam

Nov 1, 2014 / 9:23 am

Here is a letter from one of our readers about a scam: I have been receiving emails for a couple of months now with regards to a company in California offering...

Disabled Funding for Veterans

Oct 30, 2014 / 12:28 pm

Members of the Canadian Forces are trained to the highest standard and are ready to challenge any threats identified by the Government of Canada. Billions of...

Withering from Conservatives

Oct 30, 2014 / 12:21 pm

The provincial government tells us that for a married couple, $18,000.00 is 'sufficient' to live on per year. Even more severe and damaging the federal...

Bad gas . . . prices

Oct 30, 2014 / 12:16 pm

All the complaints about gas-gouging are totally legitimate. We are literally getting "hosed" at the pump. I drive a car that cannot use Ethanol...

'I am going to' candidates

Oct 21, 2014 / 5:02 am

Dear Editor. The biggest challenge facing voters in any election is to identify the candidates that are going to represent the whole community, not just pursue...

Affordable housing

Oct 20, 2014 / 12:51 pm

It's all good saying Kelowna needs more affordable housing for families, I agree 100%. What about those that don't need the 2-4 bedrooms, not a lot of...

Fuelling rage

Oct 20, 2014 / 12:25 pm

GasBuddy is confirming this a.m. that Vancouver is paying 123.9 per litre for regular gas. They have a 10 cent per litre carbon tax. Kelowna does not have that...

Gas price follow

Oct 20, 2014 / 12:21 pm

Re: Gassed again When oil rose to $106 a barrel, gas jumped to $1.35.9/litre in minutes! Now with oil down 25% to $81 and change, gas in Penticton is only down...

Gassed again (still)

Oct 15, 2014 / 7:40 am

Here we go again. Gas here (Winfield) is $1.27.9 a litre and cheaper just about everywhere else in BC. Victoria $1.21.9, Vancouver $1.26.9 with $.10 transit...

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