15% slayed the dragon

May 9, 2016 / 11:01 am

My response to West Kelowna Referendum by Peter and Deirdre Wannop and their letter to the editor titled "West Kelowna can't afford to cave-in to...

Paying the Premier

May 5, 2016 / 1:38 pm

Those who argue that Christy Clark's $195,000 salary is inadequate make a reasonable point. For services rendered, she should receive at least as much as...

West Kelowna referendum

May 4, 2016 / 2:31 pm

Dear Mayor and Council, We understand that the “AAP” group has rallied and may have enough names to force a decision on council, to either go ahead...

Re: Deterioration of services

May 4, 2016 / 2:27 pm

I appreciate the concerns expressed by the writer of the May 2 letter published under the headline “Deterioration of services,” however there is one...

Thanks to the 12 seniors

May 4, 2016 / 1:35 pm

As an opposing view to the Brad Miller's letter in the May 3, 2016 Castanet, I offer the following; I thank the 12 seniors who got together to stop the AAP...

Migrant issues

May 4, 2016 / 12:52 pm

Is any one in our Government Immigrant Officials Office vetting the people who are sponsoring these migrants? Just recently, I was reading in the paper that...

Biology lesson needed

May 3, 2016 / 2:34 pm

I always find it interesting how people on the left often accuse those on the right of being "anti-science," and then a letter like the one written by...

Billboard depicts the truth

May 3, 2016 / 2:29 pm

The Right to Life campaign is supporting all unborn children who, on their own, cannot exercise their right to live. A Fetus is simply the stage of life the...

West Kelowna AARP

May 3, 2016 / 12:44 pm

It appears that 12 seniors have banded together to stop the AARP for the new City Hall in West Kelowna. I know one of them very well and met briefly with...

Feedback on billboard

May 3, 2016 / 12:34 pm

Re: Offensive billboard As director of the organization that designed the billboard Ms. Callihan finds so offensive I feel compelled to provide an explanation...

Deterioration of services

May 2, 2016 / 3:09 pm

Interior Health can find 15 million dollars for a building in downtown Kelowna. Yet, because of a lack of money, patients in Kelowna and the surrounding areas...

Offensive billboard

May 2, 2016 / 1:55 pm

I was very disturbed by the latest advertisement by the Right to Life, Kelowna brigade, which is on the highway in West Kelowna. The add depicts a beautiful...

Response to neglected flag

May 2, 2016 / 1:29 pm

When I look at that flag, it's clear as day that it is a Canadian flag. Is it a little worse for wear? Yes. Would it be nice to have a brand new flag...

Jurisdiction over Aboriginals

Apr 29, 2016 / 5:04 pm

Re: Ottawa has jurisdiction over all indigenous people. We are all equal under the law - except you, and you, and you, and you ... The federal judiciary has...

What will it take?

Apr 29, 2016 / 3:32 pm

Why is it that we have to wait until countless people lose their lives before we act? Is our government so self-involved that they can’t see past their...

Re: Out of fiscal control

Apr 29, 2016 / 3:07 pm

The recent letter by Jim Sutherland was, in my opinion, on point and probably speaks for many of us. I am certainly no political expert, but a couple things...

Canadian flag neglected

Apr 29, 2016 / 9:52 am

The flag that is continually raised in front of Joe Rich Firehall 51 is a mess. Anyone can see that it has been neglected, left to fly in ripped condition,...

Security and access to parks

Apr 28, 2016 / 2:45 pm

At a time when our Okanagan population is not only aging, but mobility is becoming a challenge, has the city or the regional district proposed the notion of...

Re: Up in smoke

Apr 27, 2016 / 2:39 pm

Re: Going up in smoke I agree that having homes growing cannabis plants in densely-populated neighbourhoods isn't really the best solution, but switching...

Out of fiscal control

Apr 27, 2016 / 1:48 pm

Castanet reports "Kelowna property owners could face significant tax increases over the next five years." Why this news should come as absolutely no...