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Letters

National volunteer week

Apr 18, 2018 / 6:00 am

April 15 to 21, 2018, is National Volunteer Week, a time to celebrate the too-often unsung labour of ordinary citizens accomplishing extraordinary feats....

Real estate licensing in BC

Apr 17, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Over the past few years I have twice signed up for the BC real estate licensing course and had to prove to them that I could speak English as there is an...

Traffic tragedies

Apr 17, 2018 / 7:00 am

Tragedy and mourning has been felt across our nation and the world. While we mourn this event and reflect on it, we should consider the changes that we can make...

Kinder Morgan pipeline

Apr 16, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Why are some people in BC against the Kinder Morgan pipeline? Please look up Kinder Morgan Oil Spill History on Google: 80 recorded spills since 1961, (six in...

What about dash cams

Apr 16, 2018 / 4:00 am

Since we seem to be unable to live without electronic gadgets, why not add one more to the collection? This one however will be helpful and not distracting at...

Election just around corner

Apr 15, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Contemplating the next federal election should put most people into a severe state of mental agony, as the three main political parties are in various stages of...

Re: Owning two homes

Apr 15, 2018 / 5:00 am

The letter recently sent in stating that if you can't afford Kelowna, then move, hit a very bad nerve for me. This mentality is wrong and it will hurt the...

No mystery here

Apr 14, 2018 / 4:00 pm

This is a response to “smelly slime fills beaches”. I was raised on a lakefront property less than a mile north of Cedar Creek. When the water is...

Humboldt jersey day

Apr 14, 2018 / 5:00 am

We were so saddened by the tragedy of the Humboldt disaster, we decided to wear a sport jersey today for the national remembrance, we didn’t have a...

Thank you from Hamilton's

Apr 13, 2018 / 2:00 pm

The family of Lawrence Hamilton would like to thank Central Okanagan Search and Rescue, West Kelowna RCMP, dozens of volunteers from search and rescue groups...

Housing shortage?

Apr 13, 2018 / 6:00 am

The Residential Tenancy Branch is shooting itself in the foot with the heavy handed rules that are being imposed to landlords. I have a rental unit in my home...

Financial advantage

Apr 12, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Although I am not in favour of taxes, especially house taxes, I am okay with the recent NDP Speculation Tax, albeit far from perfect. The worst part of the...

Do we learn from tragedy?

Apr 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

Well, it depends what we call "learning" and it also depends on the tragedy itself. This question came up after that crash in Saskatchewan that has...

Protect the elderly

Apr 11, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Families can get a "tile" or set of tiles and sync it with their smart phone (we all have one nowadays). Attach the tile to their parents clothing or...

Lights are essential

Apr 11, 2018 / 7:00 am

As a commercial driver of over 50 years; the need for people to turn on lights in rain or after dark is highly essential. People are running on daytime running...

Warriors send condolences

Apr 10, 2018 / 12:23 pm

It goes without saying how devastated our organization is over this terrible tragedy. Words cannot express the pain we all feel for the families, the community...

Speeding in neighbourhood

Apr 10, 2018 / 6:00 am

The amount of vehicles I see going over 50 km/h in narrow, backroad family neighbourhoods is appalling. The street I grew up on in North Glenmore used to be a...

Equal rights

Apr 9, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Good Neighbor bylaw, I agree be good to your neighbor. Then I read, include busking and panhandling. Well it’s about time that we are good neighbor to all...

Band together

Apr 9, 2018 / 6:00 am

To John and all seniors, thank you John for your outstanding reply filled with truth. I know better then to say I won't vote. I have not to date given up on...

RCMP in action!

Apr 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

On Tuesday morning April 3, I was driving south on Highway 97 just approaching Cooper with a green light. I noticed an RCMP cruiser in the northbound curb lane...

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