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Letters

Shepherd For Mayor

Aug 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

It""s time for some changes, and it has to start at the top. Mayor Gray has sat in his position for three terms and rumoured to possibly be going for a fourth....

What If There Was An Emergency?

Aug 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

How many people were late for work, late for important business and medical appointments or missed appointments altogether? How much money was wasted in gas at...

Wages Are Insulting

Aug 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

I am shocked and insulted when I open the local newspapers classified section and look at the employment want ads. There are actually a decent amount of jobs...

Is It A Crime To Sit In Park?

Aug 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

Why is it that I an no longer able to bike down to city park, lay my bike down and sit next to a tree for a few minutes. Is that such a crime nowadays? I myself...

Leave Angels Alone

Aug 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

Leave the Hell’s Angels alone. You know what, there are a certain amount of Hell’s Angels who do break the law, but there are those that just belong to the...

Your Fault You Pay

Aug 12, 2005 / 5:30 am

I was astounded to read and hear the comments of the man who was injured jumping from the cliffs at Kalamalka Provincial Park. I am happy to hear that he now...

Shepard""s Motion Appropriate

Aug 12, 2005 / 5:30 am

Counselor Shepard""s motion is not only very appropriate, but essential in my opinion. These guys are rebel biker gang""s who thrive on the attention they get...

Use Your Own Judgment

Aug 12, 2005 / 5:30 am

If a ban on cliff diving is imposed, I wonder who is going to enforce it? Are you going to hire two extra police officers to hang out at Kalamalka Lake all day...

Thank You Art Rush

Aug 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

A heart-felt thank-you to the North Okanagan community and to visitors from outside our region for making Gallery Vertigo""s first artist studio tour event, ART...

Frustrated Over Drug Activity

Aug 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

Living with a drug house in your neighborhood can be very frustrating and upsetting. This week we finally were able to rid our neighborhood of the problem that...

Why Stop At Hell""s Angels

Aug 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

I am somewhat perplexed by Councilor Shepard""s motion to ban the "colours of Hell""s Angels ". Why does she stop there: why not include a ban on all teenagers...

No Trespassing

Aug 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

I live in the Lower Mission area and regularly walk my dog up through what is locally referred to as the ""Sand lines"". It""s a well used trail and a...

Not Enough Buses Westside

Aug 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

I have to agree with the service of the bus system on the Westide and for me it is especially the Handi-Dart service that I have trouble with. I too believe...

Ashtrays There For A Reason

Aug 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

First off I will start by saying that I myself am a smoker. I smoke in my vehicle. I smoke outside my home, and I smoke when I am out. However I do not smoke in...

Where Are My Rights!

Aug 10, 2005 / 5:30 am

I have read many letters to the editor about smokers rights. I have some questions about this. Is it fair that my father just passed away from lung cancer...

Smoking Addictive Like Drugs

Aug 10, 2005 / 5:30 am

It is legal to smoke. Granted it is not good for you, but the fact remains, it is not illegal. Smoking in an enclosed area ...NO, but out in the open air with...

Better Bus Service Needed

Aug 10, 2005 / 5:30 am

The city should, once again, review their busing system before they start looking at other ways to help the individual commuter be environmentally friendly. I...

More Thought For No Color Rule

Aug 10, 2005 / 5:30 am

Imposing a ""No Color"" rule in nightclubs requires more thought. (or should I say ""some thought""?) Who is going to enforce it (the bouncer?)? And to what...

Banning Chocolate Vs Smoking

Aug 9, 2005 / 5:30 am

This letter is to all you chocolate eaters out there. Seeing you eat chocolate makes me disgusted because it is so unhealthy for the body. It makes you fat, it...

Freedom To Choose

Aug 9, 2005 / 5:30 am

With regard to smoking in bars or restaurants, I am going to suggest that we try a concept called freedom. Now don""t laugh. It has been tried quite...

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