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Lack of police no big surprise

Dec 20, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Kelowna last in per capita protection That we have fewer police than any other city is no surprise. Our top RCMP officer has been asking for more officers...

Premier""s secret meeting sickening

Dec 20, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Campbell""s Bilderberg trip no conflict: official So an “official” has determined that Premier Gordon Campbell’s trip to Spain to attend the Bilderberg...

Not all taxes are wasted

Dec 19, 2010 / 5:00 am

Kudos on widening Lakeshore! Finally, I can ride my bike in an actual bike lane! To everyone complaining about tax hikes because the city "wasted" money on...

Christmas spirit still alive

Dec 19, 2010 / 5:00 am

I was hurrying to finish errands and shopping before picking my granddaugther up from school recently. When I arrived at Costco I realized I had left my purse...

Get tough on crime

Dec 19, 2010 / 5:00 am

I can not for the life of me figure out how some people think, especially the bleeding hearts. People squawk about building the jail, they complain about the...

Penticton needs bigger stores

Dec 18, 2010 / 5:00 am

Visiting retail stores in Penticton isn’t much different from shopping in West Kelowna, Kelowna or Vernon. But there’s one major difference in Penticton –...

More than just CO detectors needed

Dec 18, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Woman dies of CO poisoning Such a tragedy has occurred, and of course there have been many references to carbon monoxide detectors as a means to avoid CO...

Pregnant woman sent home

Dec 18, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Special delivery comes in car This is the 3rd such incident in the past three years involving women in labor being sent home from KGH that I know of. My...

An alternative to a new jail.

Dec 18, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Kelowna still bullish on jail site Instead of building more jails we might legalize marijuana, release everyone who is in jail for marijuana offenses,...

Family left out of Parade of Lights

Dec 18, 2010 / 5:00 am

I just thought I would drop you a note to say thank you for Kelly Hayes"" coverage on our light display, it was awesome. However I would like to express our...

Cab shortage open to debate

Dec 17, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Cab shortage open to debate Last Friday night we tried for a half hour to get a cab and could not get through the lines on all the cab companies. When they...

Why not more independants

Dec 17, 2010 / 5:00 am

It would be nice to see at least 50% of the new MLAs elected on an “independent” slate with no more NDP or Liberal majority. Maybe we can get something...

Thanks to KGH

Dec 17, 2010 / 5:00 am

I wanted to send a letter of "Thank You" to the wonderful staff at KGH. Recently I had to be admitted for an emergency operation. From the front staff to the...

NDP Blamed in recall campaign

Dec 14, 2010 / 5:00 am

BC LIBERAL MLA claims that NDP are involved in recall campaign. Well that is news! Ida Chong is the one making this claim. This is the same Ida Chong that...

2% tax hike riles some

Dec 12, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Proposed tax hike under 2% I noticed yet another “Statue/Tribute/Monument” thing at the end of the bridge coming into Kelowna. Are we expected to pull...

Adopting the ward system

Dec 12, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Adopting the ward system? When are we going to get a ward system in Kelowna as opposed the councilor at large system we now have? Some of the advantages...

Costly photo op

Dec 10, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Council torn on path dedication To erect two more feel good monuments is an utter waste of taxpayer’s money. How about the hundreds of thousands of other...

Prison with a view

Dec 10, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Kelowna still bullish on jail site I live in Lake Country and like the quiet peaceful surroundings here. Who wants or needs a jail in their backyard? Let’s...

Pathway for all survivors

Dec 9, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Council torn on path dedication Why can""t the path be dedicated to all ""survivors"" -- and not ""victims?"" Anyone who has survived a terrible loss, anyone...

Bah humbug!

Dec 9, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Done with music and commercials It seems Scrooge is alive and well and living in Kelowna. Bah humbug to you too! Julie...

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