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Letters

History is a teacher

Jun 23, 2016 / 11:50 am

I feel the ship (Fintry Queen) should be saved and used. It is part of Kelowna’s heritage. History is a teacher for all people. Liz Gerlat...

The invitation is the same

Jun 21, 2016 / 10:24 am

In response to Mr. Buckna's letter, "Smith's failed prophecies" on June 17th. As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,...

Dying with dignity

Jun 17, 2016 / 5:07 pm

In the dying with dignity debate, most people who are being vocal are advocating for Advanced Directive. Advanced Directive is exactly what it sounds like; you...

Court action by veterans

Jun 17, 2016 / 5:03 pm

The election of Steve Fuhr as our new MP allowed me to think we have finally a person, a veteran himself, who will finally get something done for veterans....

Bike Safe Clinic

Jun 17, 2016 / 4:56 pm

On June 4th, Interior Health Emergency Network & Trauma Services held their second annual Bike Safe clinic at City Park. We feel it’s important to...

Scooter laws

Jun 16, 2016 / 1:59 pm

Re: No laws for scooters Some people are dangerous (to themselves and others), no matter what type of vehicle they’re operating. That said, there are...

Coyotes are no threat to us

Jun 16, 2016 / 12:11 pm

Re: Aggressive coyotes sighted I was reading your letter about the "aggressive" coyotes with a little amusement, but mostly the urge to educate you...

Smith's failed prophecies

Jun 16, 2016 / 11:51 am

In his June 10 letter (Thoughts on His nature), Dustin Lee Burnham quoted from the Mormon's Doctrine & Covenants 30:22, which states in part: "The...

Open up our shoreline

Jun 15, 2016 / 3:30 pm

Little known fact: It's illegal for most lake-front homeowners in Kelowna to block you from walking along the foreshore in front of their houses. The...

Aggressive coyotes sighted

Jun 15, 2016 / 3:26 pm

I’m sending this note to hopefully get the word out and warn other hikers. A friend and I, along with two large dogs, came across coyotes at approx. 6pm...

Graphic protests

Jun 15, 2016 / 3:15 pm

I am aware that the debate on abortion is a somewhat difficult matter. No matter what you do or say, the people you argue with will never seem to see your side....

Thank you Special Olympics

Jun 15, 2016 / 3:09 pm

A heartfelt thanks to all Motionball participants, volunteers and supporters. Despite the cold and wet weather conditions, your community spirit toward this...

No laws for scooters

Jun 15, 2016 / 2:50 pm

The afternoon of April 27th, I was in a scooter versus pedestrian accident while walking down the sidewalk on 27th street in Vernon. I was hit from behind, and...

Where are the cops?

Jun 14, 2016 / 11:23 am

While most are in deep sleep, criminals on bicycles and electric scooters are stealing anything and everything they can throughout the streets of Kelowna. Your...

Extremists

Jun 14, 2016 / 11:17 am

Over the weekend we watched in horror as yet another senseless mass murder occurs to innocent people who were out at a nightclub in Orlando. Each week, we watch...

Fresh fruit 4 kids

Jun 14, 2016 / 11:13 am

I came across this display at the Glenmore IGA in Kelowna and it made me smile! What a great way to start the discussion. The photo says it all. Cheers to the...

A doggone good location

Jun 13, 2016 / 11:41 am

The best and most logical location for a waterfront dog park is at the south end of City Park next to the bridge. Unfortunately, it was excluded from the...

Rail Trail will cost more

Jun 13, 2016 / 11:37 am

I read with interest Ron Seymour’s story in the Saturday Okanagan Paper “Old railway corridor turning into a freeway at night.” This was one...

Driver beware

Jun 13, 2016 / 11:18 am

My car is severely damaged on the driver side because an elderly lady decided the parking lot was a free for all and rammed my car. I was parked inside the...

Hot island effect

Jun 13, 2016 / 11:09 am

I truly do not understand the rationale of the City of Kelowna’s Planning Department. High density buildings and businesses are eagerly approved for...

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