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Winter driving conditions

Jan 3, 2018 / 5:00 am

For ten years I commuted from the Okanagan to work in the lower mainland. In that time, I drove ten winters over the Coquihalla, in mostly a rear wheel drive...

Get parked cars off street

Jan 2, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I wish the City would think of winter when they are making decisions as allowing multiple basement/secondary suites in Kelowna. I live in the Black Mountain...

MPs and the three stooges

Jan 2, 2018 / 5:00 am

One can remember the Three Stooges if you are old enough. I recall Moe (Prime Minister Justin Trudeau), Curly, (the caucus) and Larry. So, what are the rest of...

Tourist information center

Jan 1, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Apparently, the ever important information center that is so critically necessary for attracting visitors, doesn't need to be open at all over the holidays....

Bad drivers are scary

Jan 1, 2018 / 4:00 am

After observing a very large number of people on the roads recently, I have come to the conclusion that the Okanagan needs its very own television show on bad...

Gas price gouging again

Dec 31, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Happy holidays from the oil companies. The Canadian dollar is up, and crude is down in price but since there are a lot of people travelling for Christmas the...

Counting blessings?

Dec 31, 2017 / 6:00 am

10.2 Million Canadians rely on Food Banks in Canada annually. Your letter mentions dominating the G7 most influential country in the world, economic prosperity,...

Trying to understand

Dec 30, 2017 / 5:00 pm

I am not a teenager anymore and have now read many books on religions. I am not a scholar but I feel that I have a general picture of the goings on relating...

Patient or prisoner?

Dec 30, 2017 / 5:00 am

I was just wondering when it became legal in Canada to deny someone medical treatment if they are a smoker? I was recently in the Penticton hospital for a...

Icy sidewalks and streets

Dec 29, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Kelowna City Council should be commended for attempting to encourage people to get around by means other than private cars. Buses, taxis, car-pooling, bikes and...

Fined for lake construction

Dec 29, 2017 / 6:00 am

I was amused, though hardly surprised, that the man fined for unlicensed lake construction is a Kelowna resident. On August 27th, 2017, "Walk the...

Animal cruelty must stop

Dec 28, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Kelowna Vegan Advocates has launched a new billboard campaign to make Kelowna area residents think about why they love some animals (dogs, cats) yet eat other...

Lobbying and corruption

Dec 28, 2017 / 6:00 am

We have 1400 registered lobbyist in Victoria, 3300 registered in Ottawa and 70,000 registered in Washington, DC. So, what do lobbyist do? Let us refer to Brian...

The truth is out

Dec 27, 2017 / 3:00 pm

It was rather disturbing to read Rosemary Barton's interview with retiring Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin. Especially her reference to her...

Scrooged at Christmas

Dec 27, 2017 / 6:00 am

For the past 45 years Sutherland Hills Rest Home has been a family owned and operated long term residential care home. The previous owners the Wirtz family had...

Re: snowed in by plow

Dec 26, 2017 / 3:00 pm

That is exactly what happened to us as well. We live at the end of a cul-de-sac in Wilden. Not only did the plow operator block our driveway in leaving up to 3...

Boil water?

Dec 26, 2017 / 5:00 am

What does boiling water actually do in a boil water notice? I have seen people boil water and wonder what they think that they are doing. From high school I...

Many hands, light work

Dec 25, 2017 / 8:00 am

The 8th Annual “Cover with Kindness Blanket Drive” has now concluded, in the nick of time, with hundreds of people being served. Two full days of...

I'm sticking with Rudolph

Dec 24, 2017 / 2:00 pm

It seems the “me too” gang will stop at nothing. But that’s often what happens when a frenzy sweeps through a society and no scientific...

Photo radar and the budget

Dec 24, 2017 / 5:00 am

Councillor Given is not pleased that there are fewer speeders in the Okanagan. Either that or she believes the RCMP are not doing their jobs in catching them....

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