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Here we go again

Jun 14, 2017 / 11:13 am

NDP in, taxes up, nothing new, however faster then ever before. And what gets me is the same all over again – Fuel price increases and Carbon taxes. Are...

Abused chickens

Jun 14, 2017 / 11:10 am

The employees who have abused the chickens should not just get away with being fired from their jobs. They are obviously mentally ill with sadistic tendencies...

CEOs cannot be trusted

Jun 14, 2017 / 11:07 am

Kudos to Dan Albas the MP representing Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola for asking the right questions during a parliamentary committee examining allegations of...

Supply and demand

Jun 14, 2017 / 11:04 am

Re: Affordable rental accommodation The media usually points the finger at the government for not providing affordable rental accommodation. blah blah blah....

Visitor centre support

Jun 12, 2017 / 11:15 am

I support the new visitor centre and believe it will be a project that will benefit residents and visitors. I have lived in Kelowna since 1980 and worked in air...

Water

Jun 12, 2017 / 11:12 am

There have been some very good letters to Castanet recently which have highlighted failures by our city government. On May 30 Brad Airey wrote a letter...

Ferry sailings

Jun 12, 2017 / 11:05 am

Ferry sailings are absolutely wrong in case you were wondering. First off, a tip of my hat to the people who operate the ferries. Very tough job. But I left...

Tourism centre fiasco

Jun 12, 2017 / 10:59 am

It keeps getting better, but not for the taxpayer or the tourist! The more one educates themselves on the workings between Tourism Kelowna and the City of...

Logging trucks and ATVs

Jun 12, 2017 / 10:44 am

As a long time Kelowna resident before moving to Christina Lake, I can remember seeing trains on the KVR, and messing around the trestles long before the trail...

The new war monger?

Jun 12, 2017 / 9:50 am

Will $62 billion spent on military up grade make Canada the “new War Monger?” Are we talking “defence of Canada” or are we talking...

Waterfront properties

Jun 8, 2017 / 2:06 pm

For about a month now, I have been watching sandbags being delivered to lakefront properties on Abbott Street, just south of Kinsmen Park. It has become an...

Regarding 'Rentals too high'

Jun 8, 2017 / 2:01 pm

As I read the letter regarding Rentals too high in the Okanagan, I felt very angry that the writer called out landlords as greedy, and suggested that all...

Tourist information office

Jun 8, 2017 / 11:56 am

Re: Submission in response to Application for Development Permit 16-0275 and Development Variance Permit 16-0276 With regard to the application for Development...

Out of sight, out of mind?

Jun 7, 2017 / 1:31 pm

The other day, we rode our bikes along the old rail road behind Marshall’s old feed lot. We managed to cross Mill Creek where the old feed lot used to be...

Shoreline "fresh start"

Jun 7, 2017 / 1:25 pm

Okanagan Lake is at an all-time high, and Kelowna's waterfront is getting battered as a result. Unfortunately, there will be lots of very expensive...

Giving up is not the answer

Jun 7, 2017 / 1:21 pm

Can someone please explain to me how a business can be attacked eight times in two years and nobody is caught? After the first incident, I would put in...

No vision - no leadership

Jun 6, 2017 / 3:08 pm

City Hall is at a critical time in its evolution and we, the citizens – and our beautiful city – are caught in its lack of foresight and refusal to...

Shaming illegal dumpers

Jun 6, 2017 / 3:03 pm

Whenever I read a article about illegal dumping I get very upset. Who does this kind of thing? Old mattresses, tires, disposable diapers, rotting food, broken...

Do the right thing

Jun 6, 2017 / 2:48 pm

On Friday, I had the misfortune to have someone do a hit and run to the front end of my car (a blue Honda) in the Prospera parking lot where I park. They did...

Lyme disease

Jun 6, 2017 / 2:46 pm

I'm a local woman, a stay at home mama, and a newly diagnosed Lyme fighter. After years of struggling with chronic health issues I have found my answer -...

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