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Letters

Turkey Tomorrow

Oct 10, 2004 / 11:35 am

Good Morning! I just voted in your poll on when we celebrate Thanksgiving and in our family we celebrate on the Monday. The reason we do this is that for the...

Outraged By Tactics

Oct 10, 2004 / 6:15 am

I am outraged at the Liberal Party! Our 9th grade daughter came home today with a Liberal Member receipt. Our daughter was under the impression, as she was told...

Prayer Meeting No Place For Gov""t

Oct 10, 2004 / 5:30 am

I recently received an invitation in the mail to participate in a Leadership Prayer Breakfast Program. "The sponsorship committee (of this Leadership Prayer...

Just Doing Their Job

Oct 9, 2004 / 5:30 am

In regards to NIGHT REPAIRS ON BRIDGE, your comment "And the workers wonder why they get the rude remarks they do as people drive by at 10 KM/h." was totally...

Turn Yourself In!

Oct 9, 2004 / 5:30 am

When I read the story about Maria Hammond""s accident, I was brought to tears. The thought that someone would hit a child, and continue on, is completely...

Turning On Red Light

Oct 8, 2004 / 5:30 am

Dear Cop, Is it not legal to make a right hand turn on a red light--after, of course, making a complete stop first? How about the same right hand turn at a red...

Fighting City Hall

Oct 8, 2004 / 5:30 am

Thank goodness someone in our judicial system saw how ridiculous it is to allow the City of Kelowna to charge 10% late fees.I wasn""t even aware of this until...

Jobs Won""t Pay Mortgage

Oct 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

I agree with the sentiments regarding the sunshine tax. I, too had to leave the Okanagan to gain education and a well paying job. I returned once I had...

Late Charges Big Problem

Oct 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

The City will now lose $200,000 per year because of the recent Supreme court case Garland v. Consumers’ Gas Co. Since, many municipalities base their budgets...

Right of Way

Oct 6, 2004 / 9:43 am

Question For Dear Cop I was wondering who has the right of way when at an intersection with a green light. I am making a right turn and the driver across the...

Not Cities Fault

Oct 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

In response to Jared Comeau""s comments about Bridge Repairs being done at night, when a Rockets game is scheduled. It is not the City that does bridge repairs,...

Changes For Gellatly Farm

Oct 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

You are so right in saying that the property hasn’t altered much over the last two years. That will soon change! The Gellatly Nut Farm Society has spent a...

Where Does It Stop?

Oct 5, 2004 / 4:30 pm

Not only does it seem that Rhonda rightfully fears for her safety, how much will this raise her house insurance? Insurance companies have a habit of dropping...

Surprised At Good Samaritan

Oct 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

Following is a letter that just needed writing.... I had a pleasant surprise this weekend. Late Sunday afternoon my 3 1/2 year old son and I headed off to Rona...

Legal Go Thru Red Light

Oct 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

Dear Cop In a pedestrian controlled intersection, is it legal to go through the red light once the pedestrian has crossed and the intersection is clear? Answer...

Knowledge Of Pornography

Oct 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

This is just a short note to let the public know about a website that I think is very, very important regarding pornography. With the amount of pornography on...

Night Repairs On Bridge

Oct 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

WHY? Why does to city schedule bridge repairs for nights that the Kelowna Rockets play home games. That 4 way stop on Water and Doyle is bad enough, but to wait...

Sick Of Sunshine Tax

Oct 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

I agree with you 100%. Kelowna is just terrible when it comes to paying people good wages. I have had seven years of experience in the current field that I am...

Sick About Thefts

Oct 4, 2004 / 5:15 am

I just read the article "Stolen Vehicles" and am sick to my stomach over just how many vehicles are stolen a day in the Okanagan. I live in Penticton and the...

More Laws Needed

Oct 3, 2004 / 5:58 am

After listening to Murphy Shewchuck""s comments, I would like to offer these: Conflicts are few and far between, but yes, they will occur. Both motorized and...

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