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Letters

Takeaways from forum

Oct 5, 2018 / 10:40 am

I went to the mayoral all-candidates forum in Penticton. 1. No female candidates; not a problem, unless you’re a woman. If a female candidate did her...

Put your big boy pants on

Oct 5, 2018 / 10:27 am

B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson has challenged Premier John Horgan to a public debate on the NDP’s proposal to fundamentally change the manner in...

Downtown danger

Oct 5, 2018 / 10:25 am

Over the last two years, my family has witnessed and has been impacted by the escalating dangers in downtown Kelowna. Over the years, we have noticed changes...

Christmas in September?

Oct 5, 2018 / 10:17 am

After working for a major retailer for over 10 years, Christmas in September is a normal occurrence. The first couple years it's kind of cool. You get to...

A brighter future

Oct 4, 2018 / 3:55 pm

Anyone watching the hearing into the lifetime appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court will have had a front-row seat to political...

Happy to see them go

Oct 4, 2018 / 3:27 pm

So, the Inn From the Cold can't find a new home? Apparently, they have some strong good neighbour policies. I guess, if defecating in parking lots and...

Too early for Christmas

Oct 4, 2018 / 3:24 pm

Re: Retailing Christmas way too early I understand the need businesses have to make money, to survive. And quite often a factor is getting "the jump"...

Choose wisely on Oct. 20

Oct 4, 2018 / 3:21 pm

The Audience Group is made up of 71 dedicated voter households (150+ people) ranging the span of West Kelowna who are citizens concerned with how our municipal...

Save the bacon!

Oct 3, 2018 / 11:50 am

Re: the letter 'Bring on the bacon and eggs' Do you have any pets? Do you eat them? Would you zap them with an electric probe, almost killing them, let...

Reserved campsites panned

Oct 3, 2018 / 11:43 am

I recently heard they are make a bunch of B.C. campsites 100 per cent reservable. We went camping a few time in the Central Interior this past summer, and...

Misinformed on oilpatch

Oct 3, 2018 / 11:30 am

Re: the recent letter ‘Don’t confuse for oilpatch’ I highly doubt your claim of 40 years working in the patch, unless you were working as a...

West Kelowna mismanaged

Oct 3, 2018 / 11:13 am

With the candidates for West Kelowna council now established, it is important for voters to look at what they want – decisions to build grand schemes or...

Pet owners - beware coyotes

Oct 2, 2018 / 2:04 pm

Alas, I sadly see another lost cat poster on the mailbox in my Glenmore neighbourhood. It is a regular thing here, and why is that? Cat owners have to...

Worried for her brother

Oct 2, 2018 / 2:01 pm

Something needs to be done about ir health-care system. This is the type of care my brother has been provided at Kelowna General Hospital: They injected him...

Wine trail disaster

Oct 2, 2018 / 1:55 pm

I live on Boucherie Road where Phase 2 of the wine trail is taking place. Once it got closer to completion, I saw the absolute ridiculous planning and...

Why give tax breaks?

Oct 2, 2018 / 1:43 pm

Kelowna and West Kelowna have recently published lists of properties getting tax exemptions. As this matter affects finances for the next three years, it...

Weary of Dyas attacks

Oct 1, 2018 / 5:26 pm

I’m weary of Tom Dyas’s attacks throwing Kelowna city staff, council, and Mayor Colin Basran under the bus. To lead a city as mayor, it takes the...

Cycle path confusion

Oct 1, 2018 / 5:23 pm

I applaud the City of Kelowna for creation of the cycle path to UBC Okanagan. However, what were they thinking putting traffic lights at the crossings? I...

School zone speeders!

Sep 30, 2018 / 9:00 am

Re: Pavement Patty Wow, good idea! I am a noon-hour supervisor at A.S. Matheson School. It's unbelievable how many people speed through the school zone. I...

Please hold for service...

Sep 30, 2018 / 9:00 am

I am probably one of many individuals who have been "on the line" with Telus, trying to ask a simple but necessary question regarding service. I...

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