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Letters

Thank you KGH staff!

Feb 19, 2016 / 10:13 am

Well, at age 53, I had to call an ambulance for myself for the first time in my life. The ambulance was here in less than 4 minutes. The medics were extremely...

Keep it up

Feb 19, 2016 / 10:11 am

I just wanted to say that I find myself far more respectful of your news lately. Whatever is happening at Castanet news, keep it up. You have so much power to...

Fictionaryism

Feb 18, 2016 / 3:44 pm

Fictionaryism: “commonly describing persons fearful of new words.“ Bill Gates said “emails within Microsoft should be short and to the...

Finish the job

Feb 18, 2016 / 3:40 pm

How many traffic deaths between Greata Ranch and the connector will it take before the powers that be finally finish the four laning or create a bone fide four...

Fictionary

Feb 17, 2016 / 11:39 am

Just a brief addendum to Mark Jennings-Bates article “Jennings-Bates Fictionary”. Unlike Mr. Jennings-Bates’ statement that he is “not...

Hwy deaths hwy caused?

Feb 17, 2016 / 11:32 am

I listened with interest to the radio this morning telling of another fatal accident near Peachland. The announcer said one vehicle apparently crossed over the...

Biosolid Russian roulette

Feb 17, 2016 / 11:14 am

Scientists' Open Letter on the Dangers of Biosolids: The land disposal of sewage sludge has resulted in significant controversy, and a resistance movement...

Off-leash dog park feedback

Feb 15, 2016 / 11:04 am

I am disappointed that city staff has made two crucial errors in two sentences on their home page for dog parks and then created a huge mess and wasted...

A major role?

Feb 15, 2016 / 10:39 am

Conservative MP James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake) was interviewed Feb. 13 on CBC Radio's The House about the government's announcement to end Canadian...

Selkirk students angered

Feb 12, 2016 / 3:29 pm

Students are angered to learn that Selkirk College is circumventing provincial tuition fee policy to vastly increase tuition fees. The BC Liberals have...

Bring home the CF18s

Feb 12, 2016 / 3:12 pm

Re: Canada’s decision to bring home the CF18s. Funny as it sounds, I have not heard one of the so called experts say anything about the cost to Canadians...

Re: Jobs in Kelowna

Feb 11, 2016 / 12:25 pm

I'm writing this letter in response to the woman from Calgary who said people from Kelowna only hire friends and people from here. Absolutely contacts help...

Family Day

Feb 10, 2016 / 4:59 pm

Did it ever occur to anyone that "Family Day" should be just that. A day where family can get together. Who out there has all of their family in the...

Full marks for remarks

Feb 10, 2016 / 4:57 pm

Full marks to Tracy Hurst on her thoughtful response to the poll regarding changing the date of BC Family Day to coincide with that of the other Western...

Change BC's Family Day?

Feb 10, 2016 / 10:02 am

I see on Castanet poll at this moment, over 50% of respondents think Family Day should be changed to align with Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario....

Jobs in Kelowna

Feb 10, 2016 / 9:55 am

Kelowna is definitely a horrible place to find a job – unless you are from Kelowna and you find one through your contacts. Kelowna industries do not look...

West Kelowna City Hall

Feb 9, 2016 / 3:23 pm

Regarding the referendum on the West Kelowna City Hall. Of course these people need a work place that reflects the 21st century. They are our neighbours, and...

Who makes these decisions

Feb 9, 2016 / 3:17 pm

I was just reading about Kelowna and the poor job prospects. A friend, whom was a past president of the Canadian Manufactures Association, came to visit and...

Walking in dark parking lots

Feb 9, 2016 / 2:36 pm

Last Friday evening, I was in the Plaza 33 mall parking lot in Rutland at around 5:30 PM. It was pitch black, wet and had just snowed heavily. I was backing...

Coffee thrown at a baby

Feb 9, 2016 / 2:21 pm

This letter is in response to something that happened to my family and close friend on the evening of Sunday, February 7th, as we were walking home from a...

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