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Letters

Uninformed hysteria

Sep 3, 2018 / 9:00 am

It astounds me to see the uninformed opinion of some in regard to pistols. There are many activities in Canada, especially once you are out of major city...

Unbelievable opposition

Sep 3, 2018 / 9:00 am

I was appalled to read the recent letter from Helen Schiele with respect to Ribfest. I am not a Rotarian, nor am I in any way connected to the KGH foundation. I...

Poop on Trump's lawn

Sep 2, 2018 / 9:00 am

Re: Mexico and U.S. appear to shut Canada out of NAFTA negotiations A suggestion to Canada’s NAFTA negotiators. Before we all get too concerned about some...

Evidence-based argument

Sep 2, 2018 / 9:00 am

As the mail-in referendum on electoral change draws nearer, voters are hearing a great deal about our current voting system, first past the post, and a new...

Losing faith in council

Sep 1, 2018 / 9:00 am

With municipal elections less than two months away, I'm really puzzled as to why and how Penticton city council has managed to get away with limping through...

City says road is safe

Sep 1, 2018 / 9:00 am

A recent letter to the editor declared the newly-installed roadway at the intersection of Ogden and Boucherie Roads in West Kelowna is too narrow, and...

Pricey, not cheap, thrills

Aug 31, 2018 / 11:48 am

Here in Kelowna-Lake Country, a CF-18 flew from Kelowna to Penticton and back on Aug. 26, in support of the Okanagan Dream Car Rally, which is a fundraiser for...

Changing our voting system

Aug 31, 2018 / 11:29 am

The fundamental principle of democracy is that the will of the majority should prevail. It is not that the party with the largest minority should have...

Horses on sidewalk illegal

Aug 30, 2018 / 2:10 pm

Speaking as a horseback rider, Jim Brown's concerns about horses on the sidewalk are quite valid. In fact, there are laws about this sort of thing. In the...

Thanks to staff at KGH ER

Aug 30, 2018 / 2:04 pm

KGH Emergeny has got a lot of negative attention over the years. Long wait times, staffing shortages and parking disasters lead people to think the community...

Take back our streets

Aug 30, 2018 / 2:00 pm

As a society, have we come to this? Effectively saying, if you don’t lock your car, then it’s your own fault that your belongings get stolen? ...

Almost homeless

Aug 29, 2018 / 3:29 pm

I am writing in a final plea for help, and hoping that perhaps my experience can save someone else from being in the same situation. I used to think that people...

Ridiculous boating antics

Aug 29, 2018 / 3:23 pm

I suspect the story about a boater hitting the rocks may have been a tourist without a boat licence. Reading it made me mad about another incident I saw...

No one needs a handgun

Aug 29, 2018 / 2:44 pm

Why would we want to allow handguns in Canada? What logical reason could Canadians have for supporting handguns? They are the No. 1 cause of...

BC polluting the Prairies

Aug 28, 2018 / 3:13 pm

Many people in British Columbia have spoken out about the pipelines, opposing them, referencing unproven studies that conclude pipelines are bad for the...

Disgusting way to raise $$$

Aug 28, 2018 / 3:04 pm

Perhaps organizers of the Kelowna Ribfest were unaware that the World Health Organization says processed meat (such as bacon) causes cancer. Unfortunately,...

One person, one vote

Aug 28, 2018 / 2:56 pm

Most of our everyday world runs on one person, one vote, which is proportional representation. How so? When union members vote on a new contract, the person...

Veterans still fighting

Aug 28, 2018 / 2:48 pm

Yes, the Liberals did bring back a pension for life for veterans, but it only affected about 12 per cent of severely disabled veterans. What about the other 88...

Other side of the story

Aug 28, 2018 / 2:43 pm

So our prime minister will always call out hate speech. That's what he says, but does he? No! When Sheikh Shafiq Huda gave a speech in a public park in...

Dancing on sinking ship

Aug 28, 2018 / 2:38 pm

Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Horgan: As you know, B.C. is on fire. (So are many other parts of Canada and the world.) Most of August, my eyes were...

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