Recent Castanet poll

May 24, 2017 / 2:53 pm

I was quite surprised to see that 1/3 of the people ticked diplomacy. Diplomacy: the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations. Isis is not a...

Beach parking reduction

May 24, 2017 / 1:19 pm

Boyce-Gyro Beach is Kelowna's second largest beach, jam-packed with families and all the toys and essentials they bring along to have a successful beach...

Please stay off the water

May 24, 2017 / 1:13 pm

Not everyone on the lake is a millionaire – please stay off the water! I would first of all like to thank those boaters who were respectful to news...

Proportional ballot

May 24, 2017 / 1:10 pm

On May 31st, our MPs will be voting on whether or not to adopt the ERRE/all-party committee’s report that overwhelmingly recommended Proportional...

Who is to blame?

May 23, 2017 / 3:19 pm

According to an article on Castanet, the lake level is higher than in 1997. And there is apparently nothing that can be done about it. Well, in my opinion that...

Lost wallet

May 23, 2017 / 3:15 pm

There are good people in this world. To the person who found my wallet, and put it in my mail slot at home in the downtown area, thank you! Wish you would have...


May 23, 2017 / 3:14 pm

Everyday I think of at least one thing I am grateful of. Today it's the fantastic nurses and orderlies of KGH. Unfortunately, they have made my...

Current state of facility

May 23, 2017 / 3:04 pm

I am bringing to your attention the current state of the IHA Intensive Case Management Outreach facility located at 437 Martin St in Penticton. I am a resident...

Downstream affairs

May 23, 2017 / 2:50 pm

So, you have had a good meal and feel the urge to visit the dual flush item in your closet. Ah, that was good, flush and we get on with our day. With the aid of...

Appreciation for caregivers

May 19, 2017 / 1:47 pm

Community Connections would like to thank all the Home Share “Heroes”. We know that families and individuals become home share providers for a...

Why not Rutland?

May 19, 2017 / 1:45 pm

How come all around Kelowna and other areas (Mission/Glenmore) you have gorgeous flower beds/planters, cool sidewalk benches/tables/art statues, and then you...

Health & parking concerns

May 18, 2017 / 1:58 pm

Dear Mayor Fortin, members of council, Peachland staff and members of the media, I am writing to you today with serious concerns about the proposed water park...

Electoral reform

May 18, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Mr Stephen Fuhr, The provincial election results have British Columbians thinking about electoral reform again. 31,924 British Columbians signed petition e-616...

Info about lake levels

May 16, 2017 / 2:31 pm

Thank you Castanet for your constant update about potential flood warnings and lake levels, in particular the website link from Environment Canada showing why...

Carbon taxes

May 15, 2017 / 3:28 pm

We are bombarded constantly about how carbon taxes will save the world, that they will save civilization. BC has a carbon tax that has no measurable effect...

People in Kelowna

May 15, 2017 / 3:24 pm

What makes people show me the finger when I am just waiting and not doing anything? This is not the first time either. I was just waiting in front of Superstore...

Gas pricing

May 11, 2017 / 2:02 pm

In January 2015, the Canadian dollar was worth 84.5 cents/USD. Now CAD is 73.3 cents/USD, a drop of 15%. Oil is priced per USD not CAD. The oil price in...

Crazy people in Ottawa?

May 11, 2017 / 1:58 pm

Latest from Ottawa: considering buying 12 submarines, 120 attack helicopters and much more. Are we in need of more submarines? The four we bought from Britain...

Amazing people

May 10, 2017 / 12:36 pm

This is a big bouquet to all the people at KGH last Tuesday, May 2nd, who played a part in finding my purse and ensuring that I got it back safely. Thank you...

Bylaw opposition

May 10, 2017 / 12:33 pm

Please be advised of my opposition to amend the Zoning Bylaw No. 8000 for 550 Truswell Rd; 3814 to 3838 Capozi Rd and 3786 Lakeshore Rd. I feel that the City...