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Nine Reasons To Wear Seatbelts

May 16, 2004 / 12:00 pm

Reasons why you should wear your seatbelt A.B.: #1 - So if you are in an accident, the paramedics do not have a messy scene to clean up after and the fire...

Money Washing Windows

May 16, 2004 / 5:30 am

To the person that wanted to know why "kids" are hanging out cleaning windows. First of all I would like to state I do not like having people coming up to my...

People Choose Poverty

May 16, 2004 / 5:30 am

I""d like to share an interesting, almost humorous observation. I often see people with signs that state, "need work" or "will work for food", on Harvey Avenue....

Avoiding Insanity

May 15, 2004 / 5:30 am

I commute on North Glenmore daily. My comment is that we (myself and several hundred other drivers) follow the curving contours of this road in an attempt to...

Wait For Profits

May 15, 2004 / 5:30 am

I see the PR types have come out of hiding to defend their companies against motorists who think that they are being ripped off. The companies present the same...

Seatbelt My Choice

May 15, 2004 / 5:30 am

It""s 2 am, and I am just writing because I""m confused. I understand that seat-belts are in cars for the safety of the passengers in case of an accident. I...

Health Care Superior

May 14, 2004 / 5:30 am

I just wanted to say with the negativity surrounding health care, and me, being probably the biggest pessimist of them all, I am totally in shock. My father is...

Unnecessary Distraction

May 14, 2004 / 5:30 am

I""m not opposed to the effort that the squeegee workers are putting forth, it is honest work and I salute them for that. It""s just that they are imposing on...

License Squeegee People

May 13, 2004 / 5:30 am

The letter entitled ""Ban Squeegee Boys"" (I prefer the term ""Squeegee People"", as their entrepreneurial behavior is not a gender-specific occupation), is...

Job Market Booming

May 13, 2004 / 5:30 am

Why are these kids on the street? I don""t feel there is any reason for them to be there. Kelowna""s job market is booming. New jobs are being created daily. My...

One-Way Streets

May 13, 2004 / 5:30 am

I have watched with great interest the pros and cons of making more one way streets in Kelowna. From my office window at the corner of Leon and Bertram I see...

Ban Squeegie Boys

May 12, 2004 / 6:20 am

I believe the proposed law to ban squeegie boys is wonderful. Most people in the Okanagan and within the Interior, or even in the north, know what is happening...

Oil Companies & Govt Crooks

May 12, 2004 / 6:16 am

Not sure who are worse the oil companies or the government? One thing is for sure - they are both crooks. You can be sure that we won""t get any help from the...

Traffic Congestion

May 11, 2004 / 5:30 am

The official Community Plan seems to be on a collision course with Traffic requirements. We as a community have just spent much time & money in developing &...

Why Are Kids On Street?

May 11, 2004 / 5:30 am

I just heard about MLA Lorne Mayencourt trying to pass a private legislature bill to ban aggressive squeegee kids. I have not laughed that hard in a long time....

Hansen On Patient Care

May 10, 2004 / 7:23 am

Colin Hansen has been saying all along that that it is patient care that is of utmost important since this dispute began. When asked if the government was...

Westjet Gloats

May 10, 2004 / 7:14 am

After reading your article about Westjet""s woes, I must state that it interests me somewhat. Mr. Beddoe certainly gloated so much about his airline""s approach...

Managers Got $5000 Bonus

May 9, 2004 / 6:00 am

The Managers of Hospitals in B.C. received a Bonus of around $5,000 and during the strike they had catered food brought in just for them. After all giving the...

In The Real World

May 9, 2004 / 5:30 am

In the real world the lazy man does not receive the promotion because he was hired first. In the real world an employer signs your paycheck. In the real world...

No Right To Appeal

May 8, 2004 / 5:30 am

It drives me nuts to read articles about hard-working foreigners, such as Blasted Church winemaker Willem Grobbelaar, who is being deported for technical...

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