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Water in remote areas

Dec 22, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Our federal government has $30 billion to spend/waste in Afghanistan, billions for old no damn good submarines, money for all types of military hardware, money...

Canadians count blessings

Dec 22, 2017 / 5:00 am

It's the holiday season again and the third Christmas since the Liberals formed government. It's time for us Canadians to count our blessings! Our...

Wonderful neighbours

Dec 21, 2017 / 3:00 pm

'm fortunate to live in an area of Peachland where the neighbours look after each other. The last few days my neighbour cleared my driveway with his...

Teddy bear toss

Dec 21, 2017 / 6:00 am

I went to both the West Kelowna Warriors and Penticton Vees Teddy Bear toss nights this past weekend. I have to say it is really cool watching the bears fly...

Road plowing on Hwy 97?

Dec 20, 2017 / 6:00 pm

Comment about snow storm on Dec 19th, anyone else scared to death driving home to Vernon from Kelowna because of road conditions that evening? It seems road...

Left without leftovers

Dec 20, 2017 / 2:58 pm

So recently Kelowna Gospel Mission had their Christmas dinner and I always take my friend Dodie to it every year and she goes there almost everyday so staff all...

Understand tax changes?

Dec 20, 2017 / 6:00 am

How does the mathematics work in the government financial minds? They can keep on lowering the taxes on certain groups while borrowing more money from all the...

RE: Distracted parking

Dec 19, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Colonial rule strikes again. It’s no wonder Gordon Marshall is confused about getting that ticket, but there is a very simple explanation for his dilemma....

Advocate for seniors

Dec 19, 2017 / 4:00 am

Allow me to give you an interesting timeline on the above results from Ms. Isobel Mackenzie’s office. I was considered my mothers most frequent visitor...

In support of PR

Dec 18, 2017 / 4:00 pm

I support proportional representation (PR) for many reasons. Good research shows countries using PR do better than countries such as Canada, that use winner...

RE: ICBC head moving on

Dec 18, 2017 / 4:00 am

Mike Bell's letter (ICBC head moving on, Dec.11) is insightful and accurate. Hopefully, it will spur others to scrutinize those in office that control our...

Voter turnout

Dec 17, 2017 / 3:00 pm

If some countries can obtain 86% or more in voter turn out, then why are we satisfied with 56%? How do we improve this? Making voting compulsory may not be the...

Tests are not the answer

Dec 17, 2017 / 6:00 am

More testing for drivers is not where the problem is. Oh sure there are some that do not know the rules of the road but it is those who do know and choose to...

Distracted parking?

Dec 16, 2017 / 5:00 pm

I have always felt that much of the distracted laws is just a cash grab. Talking on a hand held phone is less dangerous than having a conversation with a back...

Renting all about money

Dec 16, 2017 / 5:00 am

Well Mitch, I see as a landlord you have a problem with new regulations on rental properties. These new guidelines were put in place so that landlords...

Plan needed before change

Dec 15, 2017 / 5:00 pm

How Proportional Representation (PR) is to be designed, is the question that needs addressing. The details are important and a proposal needs to be constructed...

A mess left by government

Dec 15, 2017 / 6:00 am

Much has been written and talked about re-site C dam. How did the dam come about to be started without consulting the utility demand? When we had the last...

More tests, less accidents

Dec 14, 2017 / 2:00 pm

'Vehicle slams building' Not too surprised when this happens, or any other accidents really, ICBC, and people in general are very reactive instead of...

Sockeye returning to river

Dec 14, 2017 / 5:00 am

Yes, over fishing and habitat problems are affecting our sockeye returns. We also have to take into account the dirty Fraser River. Salmon are very sensitive to...

Vet applications gets worse

Dec 13, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Beginning in 1992 I began to challenge Veterans Affairs as to why they took their sweet time in processing claims. Never a logical answer except we are working...

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