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It use to be called the ""Princess Margaret Bridge""

Jul 29, 2005 / 7:24 am

In regard to a recent letter complaining about the naming of the new bridge going across Okanagan Lake. I predate the existing bridge and still remember...

Parents Can Only Do So Much

Jul 29, 2005 / 6:05 am

Last week my son was released from jail. He has been detained for the past 9 months for various drug related crimes including the theft of several vehicles,...

US Upset With BC Drug Traffic

Jul 29, 2005 / 5:30 am

Our next door neighbors, the Americans, are very upset with the citizens of British Columbia for our lack of will in slowing down the drug trade. The tunnel dug...

Abusing Food Bank Services

Jul 29, 2005 / 5:30 am

I also know people who are abusing the food bank services, people who own brand new cars and very nice homes and the fact that they do not choose to stop all...

Rutland A Great Place To Live

Jul 29, 2005 / 5:00 am

Most of my life has been in Rutland. What a great place to live! I don""t understand why people have a bad rap for Rutland. There are many professionals and...

CSRs Have Rules

Jul 28, 2005 / 5:30 am

Thank you DV for speaking out for all of us unappreciated CSRs. Sorry to the general public, but customer service reps have a job to do and rules to follow just...

Name Of Bridge A Landmark

Jul 28, 2005 / 5:30 am

I travel the Okanagan Lake Floating Bridge every day to commute to work. This letter is not a letter about traffic or construction, it""s about the name change...

Stop Abuse Of Welfare System

Jul 28, 2005 / 5:30 am

I have known for the past 20 years of people who misuse welfare --the food bank and all other services available to the needy. WM is correct in saying that all...

Who Uses Food Bank?

Jul 27, 2005 / 5:30 am

In regards to the desperate needs of the Kelowna Food Bank, I would lend them a word of advice, ask for bank statements, ask for more proof of need before...

Never Enough Security

Jul 27, 2005 / 5:30 am

I went to the Black Eyed Peas concert on Saturday night and found it to be a great all around concert. The one fight that I noticed had started was quickly...

Telus Holding Monopoly

Jul 27, 2005 / 5:30 am

Although I have no affiliation with the TWU, I find the actions by Telus against Stephen Barber to be quite disconcerting. As a long-time Telus Internet...

Real Problems In Kelowna

Jul 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

I would like to start by saying I am on the Castanet site at least once a day and really enjoy the site. I read all of the letters people submit and it amazes...

Security Can""t Be Everywhere

Jul 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

In response to S.S.""s letter about City Park Security, I would like to know what time they happened to be "strolling around". The security guards at City Park...

Following The Rules

Jul 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

It frustrated me to read John Thompson""s report on customer service. The expectations of the Sandwich lady, Chinese food lady and the Video guy left me shaking...

Telus Tactics Questioned

Jul 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

Many of the reports in the media are referring to Voices For Change as a TWU run website. I think it is very important to clear this misconception up. The...

Concerts Need To Be Safe

Jul 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

This letter is in response to the 15 year old girls who left the concert on Saturday. When I read the letter I totaly related to the girls. On Friday night I...

Sailboats Disrupt Traffic

Jul 25, 2005 / 5:30 am

I have lived in Kelowna for 15 years. The bridge has never been an issue to me having come from the lower mainland. However during the past week I have been...

Stores Should Set Prices-Not Government

Jul 25, 2005 / 5:30 am

In response to Faye""s letter about liquor store privatization - isn""t the option to set your own prices a part of freedom? If you want the same price all...

What Has Become Of Our City

Jul 25, 2005 / 5:30 am

I have read a lot over the last little while about Evan and his early passing. First my condolences to his family. I am truly sorry for your loss, may God keep...

Where Is The Security?

Jul 25, 2005 / 5:30 am

Where is City Park Security? Last night (Saturday) we went down to City Park to enjoy the Festivities and the Car Show. We strolled around and looked at the...

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