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Letters

Thriving or surviving?

Nov 28, 2017 / 5:00 am

I am a Civics 11 student from Summerland Secondary School. We have done a lot of research on the Banks Crescent Development, we have had guest speakers from...

Misinformed on Airbnb

Nov 27, 2017 / 7:00 pm

“We don't need more mayhem in our neighborhoods.” Strong statement. I would like to see some examples of local, not world wide, mayhem that...

A loving family the answer

Nov 27, 2017 / 5:00 pm

We all long to live happy and valuable lives and we all urgently desire a world of peace. But if that is true, then why has it been an impossible goal to...

Kelowna and IHA water

Nov 27, 2017 / 4:48 pm

How will this new system work to make the Okanagan Lake water quality better, more improved and lasting into the future for our children. First, remember this,...

Homeless free housing

Nov 27, 2017 / 12:00 pm

I saw the news clip regarding the modular homes coming in for the homeless and have a few questions: 1) I sure hope the funding required for this project will...

Legal system in disrepair

Nov 27, 2017 / 4:00 am

Charles Manson died last week, for many of us his name conjures up memories of similar predators like Charles Ng, Clifford Robert Olson, Willy Pickton, and Paul...

Christmas, in due time

Nov 26, 2017 / 6:00 pm

Christmas and Christianity are part of the fabric that made this Country great! Of course we should sing Christmas songs and say "Merry Christmas" in...

The price is fixed as always

Nov 26, 2017 / 11:00 am

It seems in Vernon the gas prices are fixed as the same price pops up at every station. If the price goes up, all stations in Vernon raise the price within...

Handling of the opioid crisis

Nov 26, 2017 / 5:00 am

The news that more of my tax dollars are now to be spent on a machine and staff member to analyze the addict's drugs before being injected is appalling. If...

Airbnb not a good thing

Nov 25, 2017 / 3:00 pm

Ok, I understand and see clearly your point of view Len Merchant. However from a homeowner's point of view you are wrong sir. My family and I did not work...

Expensive medicine

Nov 25, 2017 / 10:00 am

I would like to say a few things in regards to that article about a treatment that costs $ 700'000.00 per year. Why is the name of that pharma company not...

Homelessness happens

Nov 25, 2017 / 6:00 am

I am writing you in regards to how people become homeless even though we have a government office that says they are here to assist the low income community....

Tired of theft!

Nov 24, 2017 / 6:00 pm

After watching some guy, go through my backyard at 1:30am Halloween morning on my security cameras, looking for something to steal! After having my boat...

Destruction and invasion

Nov 24, 2017 / 12:00 pm

There was a time when there were more bighorn sheep in the Okanagan than there were humans. Early in history humans routinely abused sheep populations through...

City revokes licenses

Nov 24, 2017 / 5:30 am

On October 19th I was saddened and outraged while viewing a video interview with West Kelowna city counselor Rusty Ensign, regarding the pulling of business...

Racial discrimination

Nov 23, 2017 / 5:00 pm

I am a 20 plus African student currently studying at the College, on Friday November 17th, 2017, I entered a store located at the Capri Center on Gordon Drive....

Dirt on distracted drivers

Nov 23, 2017 / 2:00 pm

It's great that they are raising the fines, as a motorcycle rider this is one of my biggest fears when on the road, being hit by some idiot playing with...

Stone damage on highways

Nov 23, 2017 / 11:00 am

I have to agree with a recent letter from Mike Mull regarding the use of large aggregate on our highways. Like many that travel the Connector and Coquihalla...

Impossible for a decent life

Nov 23, 2017 / 5:00 am

I was just reading about the new rules for mortgages and disability income tax credits. These "new" rules, I would expect from a Conservative...

Residents speak up!

Nov 22, 2017 / 3:00 pm

Lynn Kelsey, aka “Mama Bear” here with my thoughts on recent costly consequences to Penticton residents for the council to learn yet another lesson....

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