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Prop-rep is just a mess

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:31 pm

There is clearly a well financed and structured group of left-leaning activists working tirelessly to promote a “better democracy” if we only switch...

Where is civic pride?

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:22 pm

Have you walked Bernard Avenue recently? Do you take your visitors for a stroll downtown? Is it any longer your favourite destination? I suspect not, as having...

Clean up downtown

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:17 pm

Just when is council going to start cleaning up the downtown area in Kelowna? The recent stabbing at the Queensway bus depot has me really worried for the...

Shocking visit to Kelowna

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:15 pm

Recently my wife and I stayed at a hotel adjacent to Kelowna City Park for a night on the town and a short getaway from our home in Summerland. We walked...

The system is broken

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:12 pm

Just before the finance rules for the proportional representation referendum were implemented, big money was in full force in B.C.’s newspapers. One ad...

A beef with the beach

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:08 pm

All the beaches were ready for the long weekend except the dog beach (former Mushroom Beach), which was fenced off all spring for one reason or another. The...

Know where your kids are?

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:04 pm

Recently, at 2:20 a.m., there was the sound of broken glass and a girl screaming on Gordon Drive in the Mission. I went outside to see three teenage kids 14 to...

Greed rules, casinos prove it

Jul 11, 2018 / 4:57 pm

The recent Attorney General's report on casinos and proceeds of crime coming up against the plight of casino workers trying to get a decent wage is...

In support of cab co.

Jul 11, 2018 / 4:54 pm

In support of the local taxi company Kelowna Cabs. I use this company, and only once did they not come. I am in a wheelchair, and Tuesday evenings I phone once...

He's loving Trump

Jul 10, 2018 / 11:49 am

All the negative rhetoric pumped out by the mainstream media about Donald Trump unfortunately resonates with a lot of people. But, for the rest of us, who...

Liberals getting it done

Jul 10, 2018 / 11:41 am

Re: Mark Strahl's letter Paying More Under Trudeau Without wallowing too much in the mud and pointing to the dismal economic, social and environmental...

When will parks be built?

Jul 10, 2018 / 11:31 am

A big thank you to the Kelowna city staff and local developers who made presentations at the KLO Neighbourhood Association meeting recently. They faced a large...

Slow down downtown!

Jul 10, 2018 / 11:29 am

Re: Is downtown Penticton safe? I have absolutely zero concerns for my personal safety. My daughter and I walk downtown frequently. We live two blocks off Main...

What happened to city?

Jul 10, 2018 / 11:25 am

From what I have read and heard recently, I am very disappointed in what Penticton has become. I was born and raised there, and moved for work, but I had full...

Hatred must be condemned

Jul 10, 2018 / 11:22 am

I'm a 54 year old white Canadian male watching my country go down a scary path. A couple of weeks ago, a man named Sheikh Shafiq Huda gave a speech at a...

Made in America

Jul 9, 2018 / 10:53 am

Re: the letter 'I’m still going south' I personally like what was said, and will continue to go south and spend my hard-earned dollars for...

NATO must be dismantled

Jul 9, 2018 / 10:49 am

Statements about the lofty values and benign intent of NATO are repeated so often in popular media and by all mainstream political parties that they are...

Trump getting it done

Jul 9, 2018 / 10:46 am

Re: the letter Ticked Off By Trump Like you say, you have not been to the U.S. very much. If you had, perhaps you would see that President Trump has...

Does Kelowna care?

Jul 9, 2018 / 10:43 am

I read about homelessness and people being driven out of Vancouver by high rents and aggressive gentrification. A homeless man was reported to have died in a...

Will support referendum

Jul 9, 2018 / 10:39 am

Is it any wonder Canadians view politicians with disdain? A large part of the problem may have more to do with the voting system than the people we elect. Only...

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