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Letters

Safer on the sidewalk

Apr 18, 2012 / 5:00 am

I concur with the people writing in about riding their bikes on the sidewalk, especially while out with junior riders. Responsible sidewalk riding should be...

Cyclists not safe on the street

Apr 18, 2012 / 5:00 am

I have no argument with the general incompatibility of pedestrians and bicycles, but as other writers have alluded to, there are really no safe alternatives,...

Children worth more than the fine

Apr 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

I understand that the rules say one is to ride their bike on the side of the road or in a bike lane. I will also say that Kelowna does have a lot of bike lanes...

Save your head and wear a helmet

Apr 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

RE: Unlawful cyclists to be given the gears. I am a cyclist in Kelowna and I always wear a helmet, use lights after dark, signal and ride in the bike lane. I...

Science about more than theory

Apr 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

RE: Arguing against 'factual science' The author, in his letter, claims that evolution is not “factual science,” seeming to infer that it...

Not fine with bible ban

Apr 14, 2012 / 5:00 am

Re: Fine With Bible Ban I realize people are entitled to their opinions. However, I too have my own opinion about the distribution of Gideon Bibles in public...

Arguing against 'factual science'

Apr 13, 2012 / 5:00 am

Re: Fine with Bible Ban The author infers that the school curriculum demands its texts meet certain standards, of which "fact" must be one. When...

Sidewalk by-law not fine with riders

Apr 13, 2012 / 5:00 am

All the fines in the article, "Unlawful cyclists to be given the gears," are fine except one glaring one. As a motorist with two cyclists in the...

Not 'fine' with the risk on the streets

Apr 13, 2012 / 5:00 am

I just read that if you get caught riding your bike on a sidewalk, you could face a fine of $109 Hmm, a hundred bucks or risk my life with most of the morons...

The challenge not taken

Apr 10, 2012 / 5:00 am

There have been a few challenges put out for Mayor Grey and our elected Councillors. I check letters to the editor every day and there has not been so much as...

Fine with Bible ban

Apr 10, 2012 / 5:00 am

RE: Bible ban sparks flood of hate mail: At some point people must wake up and realize that God did not come to earth and write a book. Any book. Not the...

PM is in control

Apr 10, 2012 / 5:00 am

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is a control freak. He controls everything. Nobody moves, speaks, or does anything without his knowledge and consent. Nobody. To...

Mayor challenged to take the bus

Apr 9, 2012 / 5:00 am

I fully agree with having Walter Grey use transit and only transit for one whole month. Have him keep a log of the number of times the bus is late/doesn't...

Transit not so 'new and improved'

Apr 9, 2012 / 5:00 am

I feel compelled to comment on the new "improved" service for the Lower Mission area. I am not quite sure what exactly was improved. It cut off the...

Emergency flights not the answer

Apr 9, 2012 / 5:00 am

I find it very frustrating trying to get it through the heads of the fine folks at Interior Health that their solution to transfer patients from Princeton by...

Left turns not safe on Hwy 97

Apr 7, 2012 / 5:00 am

I was so pleased when I saw this headline "Council turns to road safety" I was however, very disappointed to see all the roads listed were on the...

Cancer Society volunteer says thanks

Apr 7, 2012 / 5:00 am

As a volunteer of the Canadian Cancer Society I would like to thank the community of Vernon for their never ending support! The residents of Vernon are so...

Transit service lacking

Apr 7, 2012 / 5:00 am

My son takes the # 10 bus from Plaza 33 to the bus stop at Ziprick road so he can get to Springvalley Middle School. He rang the cord to stop the bus at the...

Council challenged to 'bus it'

Apr 7, 2012 / 5:00 am

I agree with Christine Sullivan's response to Mayor Grey's challenge. He and council should take the bus everywhere for a month. This is my official...

Hockeyville committee speaks out

Apr 6, 2012 / 5:00 am

As Co-Chairs of West Kelowna’s Hockeyville committee, we want to congratulate the town of Stirling-Rawdon, on behalf of all of us, for their Hockeyville...

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