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Letters

Traffic control respect

Jul 30, 2015 / 12:26 pm

City of Kelowna residents: I am a traffic control person and have worked all over the Okanagan. I am amazed at how badly the people of Kelowna treat us out on...

My desire to serve

Jul 30, 2015 / 11:55 am

My desire is to serve the people of South Okanagan – West Kootenay and the people of Canada. Service has always been important to me. I have volunteered...

A letter of gratitude

Jul 29, 2015 / 2:44 pm

On July 31st, 2010 our Kirschner Rd. location was destroyed in the Stewart Centre fire. As we approach the 5-year mark it is important that we express our...

Faller needlessly killed

Jul 29, 2015 / 2:35 pm

You may have heard about a fatal logging accident on northern Vancouver Island. The death was caused by a tree knocked over by a machine working above the...

A deadly combination

Jul 29, 2015 / 2:28 pm

Do the Honourable Clark and Ms. Polak truly not know, or know but choose to ignore, the issue of Biosolids and Prions? They certainly believe that pathogens are...

Kanye West at Pan Am

Jul 29, 2015 / 1:33 pm

Kanye West, 13 minutes then had a supposed mic problem and threw it up in the air, dropped it, then walked off stage. Without giving any reason at the time. I...

Safe riding

Jul 27, 2015 / 2:30 pm

The tribute by Kelowna Critical Mass today in honour of the cyclist who was killed by "dooring" was a wonderful gesture. It was especially nice to see...

Gas prices around BC

Jul 27, 2015 / 2:25 pm

Here are some gas prices around BC, July 24th. Prince George - 110.9, Fort St. John 128.9, Golden 130.9, Revelstoke 127.9, Kamloops 124.9, Vernon 120.9,...

Child care benefits

Jul 27, 2015 / 1:51 pm

Child care benefit, what a travesty. I dare say there are lots of folks who could use the money and I have no problem with that. What I do have a problem with...

Telecommunications pricing

Jul 27, 2015 / 1:39 pm

Regarding modern telecommunications pricing here in Kelowna. I had a good chat with a Telus salesperson on my lawn recently offering some deal or another. Shaw...

Sweet Dean

Jul 27, 2015 / 1:31 pm

After a speech to Conservative supporters at his riding association’s annual Stampede barbecue, Stephen Harper was joined by his band, the Van Cats, to...

KGH's old ward

Jul 21, 2015 / 2:32 pm

My sister recently had surgery in Kelowna General Hospital and afterwards she was taken to the surgical ward on 3 east. This ward is very old, overcrowded,...

Political power shift

Jul 21, 2015 / 2:28 pm

The Canadian political system has experienced an incredible shift of political power – away from the people – to the back rooms of the Prime...

Gas price controls

Jul 21, 2015 / 2:26 pm

With the latest hit at the pumps here in Penticton to $1.27.9 we are only 8c/L off the peak of $1.35.9 which was when oil traded at $106. Now oil is at $52....

Loud pipes

Jul 21, 2015 / 2:22 pm

I just wanted to put in my 2 cents worth to the debate on loud motorcycles. I normally drive a car daily, however, whenever I get a chance in my spare time and...

Check the laws

Jul 20, 2015 / 10:37 am

I've been following the article about 'boats being tied together creates a public space' and thought I'd bring something related to your...

Stolen tools

Jul 20, 2015 / 10:32 am

We were grocery shopping at the Real Canadian Superstore in West Kelowna, July 16, 2015 and between 5pm and 6pm tools were stolen out of the back of our truck....

Mall not a 'Park and Go'

Jul 14, 2015 / 10:34 am

Scanning license plates to monitor parked cars is not new. The mall owners are well with in their rights to employ this technology as long as they abide with...

Pooper planning questioned

Jul 14, 2015 / 10:22 am

It's July 9th and the washrooms for Hot Sands Beach in City Park have been under renovations since sometime in May. Even in June I was surprised to see them...

Traffic

Jul 14, 2015 / 10:14 am

I know that this is going to be very unpopular thing to say, but the first three lights off the bridge are cause huge problems getting into Kelowna. I know...

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