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Letters

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...

In praise of a good man

Sep 29, 2018 / 9:00 am

In the fall of 2009, a group of anglers proposed a pier be built in the middle of Shannon Lake. The neighbourhood association opposed it. As editor of the...

Wine Trail embarrassment

Sep 29, 2018 / 9:00 am

Come and enjoy our brand-new, Phase 2 Wine Trail. Some say it’s too narrow and feels restricted, but don’t be afraid, it’s legal even if you...

Other Prairie folk out there?

Sep 28, 2018 / 2:54 pm

I have a question from former Prairie people: Are there any fall suppers in the Okanagan? These are mainstays in Saskatchewan in the fall, and there are many,...

Her vote's for Jakubeit

Sep 28, 2018 / 2:51 pm

With six candidates to choose for mayor of Penticton for the next four years, there's only one choice for me. That Penticton's current mayor, Andrew...

Let's hear it for Fuhr

Sep 28, 2018 / 2:44 pm

Like many Liberal supporters in Kelowna-Lake Country, I was happy to read the news that our member of Parliament, Stephen Fuhr, has been acclaimed to stand as...

Findlater's flip-flop

Sep 28, 2018 / 2:28 pm

Doug Findlater has had a solid political career on the Westside. Chair of the Westside Governance Committee. Councilor on the first council of the new...

You don't have to suffer

Sep 28, 2018 / 2:16 pm

I enjoyed reading Reen Rose’s column on Sept. 16 titled “You choose to suffer,” as she shared so much wisdom on the nature of the human...

I want my share of that RV

Sep 28, 2018 / 2:08 pm

It makes my blood boil to think that someone would write a cheque for the motorhome for the drug addicts to go to inject their illegal drugs. I’m sure...

Thanks from the food bank

Sep 27, 2018 / 12:20 pm

What a great community! What a great day it turned out to be during the eighth annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. Thanks to the communities’ generosity,...

City responds to letter

Sep 27, 2018 / 12:13 pm

A letter published Sept. 11, Plan is good, follow it, contained some statements that require clarification. The writer states: “Over the last four years,...

Don't let Costco leave

Sep 27, 2018 / 12:06 pm

What the heck is Kelowna city council doing? Do they want Costco to move to a different jurisdiction? It sure seems to me that this council is being controlled...

Changed mind on marijuana

Sep 27, 2018 / 12:02 pm

Given the policy options available at the time, I originally supported the proposal to legalize marijuana. As is always the case, however, the devil is in the...

33 years clean and sober

Sep 27, 2018 / 11:59 am

At one point in my life, I was lost to a drug and alcohol addiction. I ended up in the hospital one time because I OD'd on LSD. I came down off of that drug...

A national disgrace

Sep 27, 2018 / 11:54 am

One hundred and fifty-eight brave Canadians died in Afghanistan fighting for their country. More than 2,000 of our brave troopers were maimed and injured, many...

Kelowna's slow death

Sep 25, 2018 / 3:13 pm

Costco will be just another victim of another blind city council. Fifty years ago, this was a warm and wonderful place to live and raise a family. City council...

Where's the rent money?

Sep 25, 2018 / 3:06 pm

After 30 years of collecting over $2 million in rental income from 11 properties in Pandosy Waterfront Park, Kelowna council needs to explain where the money...

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