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Letters

Wavy lines on Westside confusing

Sep 25, 2011 / 5:00 am

Please, people, let's get this construction under control! I'm writing out of great concern about the incredibly ridiculous Hwy 97 road construction...

Good deal for the WFN

Sep 25, 2011 / 5:00 am

We needed the land the W.F.N. owned and they took the land we offered them. We can not do without the land they own and they really don't need the land we...

Land swap proves costly

Sep 24, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: Land swap appraisal favours WFN. When we consider that the Westside Interchange will be paid for in full by BC taxpayers, it is difficult to imagine that...

Fed up with the Feds

Sep 24, 2011 / 5:00 am

I am writing this in part, to try to make sense of our new federal majority landscape. Politics in Canada has hit a new low in my opinion. The new federal...

Pedestrians taking too many chances

Sep 24, 2011 / 5:00 am

I hope the cops or someone that may care to save a life or two reads this. This past week, on more than one occasion, I have nearly hit a pedestrian running...

Candidate slate offers little change

Sep 24, 2011 / 5:00 am

In his recent letter, Grant Rice defends the present city council or at least the so-called moderates on council, i.e. Charlie Hodge, Michele Rule, Angela...

HST vote proof democracy works

Sep 24, 2011 / 5:00 am

In my opinion, the HST was simply voted down because the current government went back on its promise not to implement it. We are not holding our politicians...

Fish farms cause for concern

Sep 23, 2011 / 5:00 am

Be warned Canadians, we are on the cusp of losing our coastal values and coastal ecosystems to open net fish feedlots. Ask the Norwegians battling to save...

Who is fourchange for?

Sep 23, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: Agree with fourchange? I am curious about who fourchange.org endeavours to inspire with such a vague website. Fourchange.org states "It’s time...

Don't blame us

Sep 23, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: HST People are saying we should be ashamed that we voted down the HST because it will cost the people of B.C. plenty to pay back the Federal Government....

A thank-you to Kelowna residents

Sep 22, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: Thanksgiving in Sept. for Food Bank On behalf of the Kelowna Community Food Bank and the hundreds of volunteers, we would like to personally thank each an...

Olsen will not be missed

Sep 22, 2011 / 5:00 am

Castanet has reported that Clifford Olsen is near death and has been moved to a hospital in Laval Quebec. That is too much freedom for him. Presumably, he...

Grassroots change seems like status quo

Sep 17, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: Grassroots citizens want change headline. A bit disingenuous don't you think? More like they don't like change. The council and mayor have...

Jury duty proves costly

Sep 16, 2011 / 5:00 am

I was recently summoned for jury duty this past week for the Jennifer Cusworth case. Weeks prior to this, I was also contacted by a sub-section of the...

Vote for council

Sep 16, 2011 / 5:00 am

Kelowna is not great because it is one thing, it is great because it is a balance of many. The life of our city is like the lives of its citizens, they all...

Referendum about more than taxes

Sep 16, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: HST killed out of spite I personally think it was dirty and underhanded to make such a huge change from GST and PST to HST. It may be more effective for...

Taking a look at the new PST

Sep 15, 2011 / 5:00 am

The defeat of the HST was a way of making sure future tax decisions are made in BC not Ottawa. It was simple under the HST, if it had GST then it also had PST,...

What does a red light mean?

Sep 15, 2011 / 5:00 am

I am not sure exactly why so many adults in Vernon are either color blind or running late all the time? It's was a beautiful September morning and I was...

HST vote more than spiteful

Sep 11, 2011 / 5:00 am

This is in response to Terry Martin's letter "HST Killed out of Spite". In my opinion your analogy should read something like this: A...

Gives noise by-law a blast

Sep 11, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: Noise by-law Concerns with making a city quieter have very little to do with boats or motorcycles. Trucks, aircraft, railways and tools, lawnmowers and...

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