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Letters

Thank you for the hand!

Jan 13, 2018 / 7:00 am

I wanted to thank the two seniors who helped me dig out my car on Raymer avenue a few days ago! They were walking by on the sidewalk, grabbed a shovel and went...

The math of home prices

Jan 12, 2018 / 3:00 pm

We received a phone call and my friend asked me if my assessment went up? I said “yes it did” and he said well we are millionaires now. It will only...

Perks vs wages

Jan 12, 2018 / 6:00 am

How much is enough profit? I realize the increase in minimum wage is a direct hit to a business owner's bottom line, but let's get real and look at some...

Lead by example, take bus

Jan 11, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Kelowna city council is trying to push our bus system to the extent that they are always finding ways to remove more and more parking spaces downtown to promote...

Save court costs

Jan 11, 2018 / 6:00 am

Peachland Mayor and Council, you voted to give one developer approval to construct a 5 storey high rise on Beach Avenue, Peachland against the zoning of the...

City making money on fees

Jan 10, 2018 / 4:00 pm

So Kelowna/Regional District have decided to charge the public dropping off garden waste at the landfill. What a racket. What business or company charges the...

$675K for new bathroom?

Jan 10, 2018 / 4:00 am

Nice to see the city can spend some tax dollars making a nice building when it is for tourism. What about the homeless?...

Government payroll

Jan 9, 2018 / 4:00 pm

How did the federal government get into such a mess? Did we not have a “working” payroll prior to the Phoenix system? How was the old system so...

Canada on the world scene

Jan 9, 2018 / 5:00 am

In answer as to why we Canadians don't stay at home and be nothing on the world scene during war. In World War One we had 400,000 involved and in World War...

Cabin fever

Jan 8, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I have cabin fever, I own a scooter and cannot cross Harvey to make it to Capri Mall. The pedestrian crosswalks are now over a foot high of packed snow and ice....

Judges should be elected

Jan 8, 2018 / 4:00 am

The unimaginable pain and heartache caused by the judge's decision to return shared custody of innocent souls Aubrey and Chloe Berry to their father is...

To stop or not to stop

Jan 7, 2018 / 3:00 pm

If you were to drive north on Irene Road to the intersection of Wallace Road in Rutland, you would never know there is a stop sign at the intersection. This was...

Learn your vehicle

Jan 7, 2018 / 7:00 am

I drive with all seasons on my vehicles year round. The issue isn't the tires, the issue is the driving habits. The only tires I don't recommend this...

Kelowna's fee for dumping

Jan 6, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Kelowna has recently changed it’s policy and is now charging $5.00 for the dumping of organic material. While this seems innocuous, here is my situation:...

Fix broken charter

Jan 6, 2018 / 7:00 am

We need to fix what we as a country have broken stated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his year end conversation with Lisa Laflamme. How I as a veteran agree...

Snow in Kelowna

Jan 5, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I was so dismayed at what I witnessed on my commute into work this week. As I was driving down Hwy 97 I watched a a bus picking up a young woman with a stroller...

Re: icy sidewalks

Jan 5, 2018 / 6:00 am

Carol, in a perfect world everyone with a sidewalk used by the general public would be young, healthy, strong, male, only because men's centre of gravity is...

Our military establishment

Jan 4, 2018 / 3:00 pm

With our little country being a dwarf among the huge countries, examples are China, USA and Russia, where should our military priorities lay? Should we not...

Come get information!

Jan 4, 2018 / 1:54 pm

As the busy Christmas season winds down this is a great time to reflect on the conversations we have had with our loved ones of different ages and places in...

Bannister gets it done!

Jan 4, 2018 / 4:00 am

The Tuesday before Christmas my husband and I went to Vancouver to take in a Canucks game and pick up our daughter from the airport so she could spend the...

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