RSS grads clean up

Jul 7, 2016 / 11:39 am

My daughter graduated from Rutland Secondary School this year, and she was reading Castanet about the different schools that didn’t clean up after their...

Brent's Grist Mill

Jul 7, 2016 / 11:22 am

On behalf of all of us at the Central Okanagan Heritage Society (COHS), a big thank you to the city of Kelowna council and staff for providing the resources and...

The future is up to us

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:51 pm

This is a hard letter to write. It’s an emotional topic and I foresee it will be misconstrued as a lack of sympathy for victims of crime. It is really a...

Very Canadian

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:46 pm

I grew up with “The Maple Leaf Forever”. Sang it in school, sports games and at social occasions. But since the '50s I only hear it from the odd...

Rent: wants vs choices

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:26 pm

We'll have to agree on one main "given": Kelowna is one of the top destinations for 'well off' hockey players, retired CEOs, others with...

Proud to sing 'O Canada'

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:10 pm

I know our national anthem is not the greatest ever written, but it's ours & I am proud to sing it. We are too worried about hurting other people's...

The Maple Leaf Forever

Jul 6, 2016 / 12:09 pm

The Maple Leaf Forever is a nursery rhyme, set to a pleasant nursery rhyme tune. Leave it at that. We have a stirring, appropriate, National Anthem –...

Rental housing a priority

Jul 5, 2016 / 3:10 pm

Open letter to Mayor Colin Basran: I woke up this morning and read something on Castanet, that seemed almost like a response to the letter that myself and...

It's all about the experience

Jul 5, 2016 / 11:10 am

To the recent post: Fintry Queen The Fintry Queen is not about "heritage value", it's not about what the ship looks like from the outside....

Property taxes

Jul 5, 2016 / 10:32 am

So this year I misplaced my Property Tax Notice. I phoned the West Kelowna Office, (all I needed was my Roll Number) but they would not help me over the phone....

Mission accomplished

Jul 5, 2016 / 9:56 am

This has been a long hard road to accomplish what many said was impossible! Mission accomplished! From January 13 until June 30, this has been my fight for our...

Fintry Queen

Jul 4, 2016 / 2:27 pm

With all the letters and comments about the Fintry Queen, I figured it was time I gave my two cents worth. First of all, the Fintry Queen has little or no...

Well done Premier

Jul 4, 2016 / 2:21 pm

After many career years in a real estate industry that was always very well regulated I was still pleased to see a Superintendent appointed. As an agent, I...

Kelowna cherries

Jul 4, 2016 / 2:18 pm

I am confused. I was talking to my sister, in Stettler Alberta, and she just bought a basket of Kelowna cherries. She paid $1.49 a pound at the local super...

Thank you, kind strangers

Jul 4, 2016 / 12:06 pm

On Friday, July 1st, my elderly father went for a walk near city park. He had a very bad fall, and was injured. He was lying on the ground thinking to himself...

Callous and unconscionable

Jul 4, 2016 / 12:01 pm

Re: Nowhere for them to go. And some of them are being offered the prospect of living in a tent. This will be the final chapter of a piece of legislation that...

Riding for a cause

Jun 30, 2016 / 8:33 am

I am raising money for the SickKids Foundation to help kids who are fighting cancer. I have already achieved my personal goal of $300, but am hoping for a lot...

Not a bunch of crybabies

Jun 29, 2016 / 11:07 am

Re: Grow up Canada Post First of all, we do not go on strike every other year. The last time there was a labor disruption, employees were locked out. Second of...

Grow up Canada Post

Jun 28, 2016 / 2:17 pm

I'm getting sick and tired of these crybabies going on strike every other year for more raises. If you can count to ten, you can deliver the mail. It...

Hot weather, cold hearts

Jun 28, 2016 / 2:10 pm

Recently, I had a medical scare that was life or death. I suffer from COPD and ran out of my medication. I went to London Drugs to see if there was anything I...