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Rock chips

Nov 21, 2017 / 6:00 am

I have thought about this for a few days now, do l complain or don't l? So here l am and I'm going to complain. I know our highways crew are there to...

CRA phone scam

Nov 20, 2017 / 3:00 pm

I had a call from 613 703 7691, the person named Adam Kilian claimed to be from the CRA. He gave me a case number #CF74169 and an ID number 4947. He stated that...

Airbnb is a good thing!

Nov 20, 2017 / 7:00 am

Leave the issue alone, 50 complaints a year? I am guessing none of them were much more than parking, jealous neighbors, and dogs. The people who use this type...

Visible minority

Nov 19, 2017 / 6:00 pm

Regarding the news article titled "White People Everywhere", the reporter says that "residents of Penticton remain overwhelmingly caucasian"...

The Sears experience

Nov 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

I would like to share my experience getting a "deal" during Sears closing ceremonies. On October 31st, my wife purchased a queen size bed in a bag...

BC made voting system

Nov 18, 2017 / 5:00 pm

According to the 2017 federal Electoral Reform survey results, most Canadians want a political system that encourages cooperation over conflict. 70 per cent of...

Gas price fixing

Nov 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

Well, it looks like the Okanagan has been chosen again to rip us off at the pumps ok, Vancouver is in it as well. I don't know about Chilliwack which is...

Remember brave sacrifices

Nov 17, 2017 / 5:00 pm

I found it very disheartening to see the results of a recent poll on Remembrance Day observance. Of those in the Okanagan that took the poll over 13% did not...

Discrimination while visiting

Nov 17, 2017 / 4:00 am

While visiting BC, I have been subjected to discrimination for having a serious medical condition. First a bit of background, I have a medical condition that...

Campaign promises to vets

Nov 16, 2017 / 3:00 pm

Canadian veterans, who felt betrayed by the Harper government and campaigned to remove them from power during the 2015 election, are now pressuring the Trudeau...

Landscape littering

Nov 16, 2017 / 9:00 am

Having lived in Kelowna since 1974, I have seen many great changes to our city. Of course there are always growing pains as we develop as a city. I would love...

Vets lifelong challenge

Nov 15, 2017 / 6:00 pm

There is no doubt in my mind that local staff in our Veterans Affairs office are to be commended in what they do and how they do it. All office staff across...

Fixing traffic congestion?

Nov 15, 2017 / 7:00 am

It seems our Mayor and Mayor Moonbeam in Vancouver are drinking the same Kool-Aid when it comes to traffic congestion. Instead of building roads that improve...

RE: Council sidestepping

Nov 14, 2017 / 3:00 pm

I found your comments though suggesting our City Council is sidestepping the homelessness issue divisive and unhelpful and untrue. I was peeved to read your...

Let Canada dam rivers

Nov 14, 2017 / 6:00 am

Canada needs to dam our rivers to even the playing field with Trump's current agenda, for Canada. If all of the rivers from Canada were damned it would cut...

Lake Country trouble?

Nov 13, 2017 / 4:00 pm

I could not believe it when I read the paper this morning and saw that the District of Lake Country was trying to sell of a strip of land at Gable Beach which...

Much larger issues

Nov 13, 2017 / 9:00 am

There have been few articles circulating lately with respect to shutting down marijuana dispensaries for not operating with active business licenses and...

Too quick to criticize

Nov 12, 2017 / 2:00 pm

I read where some in Canada battered PM Trudeau for not being in Canada for the ceremonies honouring our war dead, veterans and those who are still serving....

Veterans are hurting

Nov 12, 2017 / 7:04 am

With integrity, honour, trust, guts, courage, dedication and nerve. When held at gunpoint they see their life flash before their eyes, to fulfill their promise...

Distracted fines not enough

Nov 11, 2017 / 5:00 pm

The recent increase is not near high enough, I have watched people texting and start to drive right into oncoming turning traffic. It is proven that it is a...

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