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Shared tips no good

Jul 18, 2016 / 3:10 pm

There are a few countries where tips are included, Germany is one of them and I believe the same goes for Switzerland. Why, is the question. The answer is...

Thank you Dan Albas

Jul 18, 2016 / 2:52 pm

I just wanted to shout out a big thank you to Dan Albas. I was in Ottawa for the first time over the Canada Day long weekend, and was unable to secure a ticket...

Sports fields

Jul 18, 2016 / 2:47 pm

Recent letters to the editor paint a bleak picture of people subsisting on minimum wage while searching for affordable rental housing. Children and pets are...

In support of Sugarplum

Jul 14, 2016 / 10:40 am

With all due respect to Mr. Stariha, his world view clashes with the direction that Kelowna is going and that many of its citizens want to take this city. ...

Tipping

Jul 14, 2016 / 10:37 am

I have to be honest, Earls has never been one of my favourite places to eat. The staff have always been great but the menu just doesn’t have my kind of...

Re: Sleepless in Oyama

Jul 14, 2016 / 10:30 am

I can appreciate that living in an agricultural community where there are agricultural sounds can be quite bothersome. However, there are some logical reasons...

Canada Post strikes again

Jul 13, 2016 / 3:29 pm

A few years ago, Canada Post decided to move our mailbox from where we had been picking up mail for years to a different site. I have no problem with that...

Time to grow up

Jul 13, 2016 / 3:17 pm

In response to Mayor Sugarplum. Personally, I think the people of Kelowna should be more embarrassed to be known for some of their ignorant and shallow minded...

Attacks on billboard

Jul 13, 2016 / 3:15 pm

Open Letter to Mayor Colin Basran: I have been a resident of Kelowna for over 40 years. I love this city. I feel privileged and blessed to have had the...

Roundabout needed

Jul 13, 2016 / 11:58 am

Could the city planners please see the benefit of a roundabout at the intersection of Springfield and Rutland Road South? The traffic coming from Black...

Sleepless in Oyama

Jul 12, 2016 / 2:15 pm

I moved to Oyama five years ago, and understood when I moved here that there was going to be agricultural activity in my neighbourhood. One thing I didn't...

Effect of mail strike

Jul 12, 2016 / 11:47 am

This will affect me slightly. However, sadly, this could have an increased adverse affect on the postal service at large, and employees in particular. ...

Mayor Sugarplum

Jul 12, 2016 / 11:43 am

I am glad to see Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran seems to be enjoying his drag persona as Mayor Sugarplum. With all due respect, however, I might suggest this is...

Boucherie Mountain parking

Jul 12, 2016 / 11:39 am

West Kelowna Council had the opportunity to include the provision of parking spaces for people accessing Boucherie Mountain. This was part of the development...

Summer noise

Jul 8, 2016 / 2:31 pm

In response to the people that complained about the ungodly hour orchardists have to use their blowers/ helicopters etc. to try and save the splitting of the...

Rental problems

Jul 8, 2016 / 9:04 am

With all the troubles that Kelowna is having with affordable rentals, why are there not any tiny houses around? A tiny house doesn't have to be on wheels...

Re: Lawsuit over bee killers

Jul 8, 2016 / 9:01 am

We read with interest your coverage of our recent application for a judicial review of the registration of two pesticides in Canada. We thought your readers...

New Rutland playground

Jul 7, 2016 / 1:25 pm

Re: "Rutland playground opens" (July 4) Wayne Moore reports that the first phase of improvements to Rutland Centennial Park include "a new...

RSS grads clean up

Jul 7, 2016 / 11:39 am

My daughter graduated from Rutland Secondary School this year, and she was reading Castanet about the different schools that didn’t clean up after their...

Brent's Grist Mill

Jul 7, 2016 / 11:22 am

On behalf of all of us at the Central Okanagan Heritage Society (COHS), a big thank you to the city of Kelowna council and staff for providing the resources and...

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