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Better luck next year

Apr 4, 2017 / 1:13 pm

I thought Sky Edwards was joking with that quote from Penticton’s Mayor Andrew Jakubeit. Nope! Unfortunately, that statement was not only printed but also...

No reason for road closure

Apr 4, 2017 / 10:49 am

Yesterday we got stuck right behind the road closure 15km outside of Merritt northbound on Hwy 5. Slowly traffic inched up every 30-40 mins, a few cars at a...

Parks fiasco

Apr 3, 2017 / 2:32 pm

April 1, was the first day of the opening of the parks whose caretakers have been removed and what a fiasco it was. The very first day of the "new...

Joke taken too far

Apr 3, 2017 / 2:28 pm

Citizens of Penticton should prepare themselves when they watch their mayor Andrew Jakubeit talking about the decision to change the iconic peach into a grape...

BCUC study flawed

Apr 3, 2017 / 2:15 pm

The BCUC cannot see that if a community does not have access to gas, their electricity rates will go up! The study was flawed. Fortis did not include all of...

A despicable act

Apr 3, 2017 / 2:08 pm

Re: Urinated on at school A despicable act condoned by the school as an “unfortunate incident”. The boys responsible for this atrocious act should...

A wall of silence

Mar 31, 2017 / 3:23 pm

At the March 27th RDCO Board meeting, after a member of the public stood up to ask questions about the costs and budget around the dismantling of resident park...

Woodhaven caretakers

Mar 31, 2017 / 11:53 am

I read today that the RDCO Board has agreed to review the decision to dispense with the caretakers after receiving public feedback and public input and that...

Working together?

Mar 31, 2017 / 10:32 am

In response to “Developers can do better” posted on March 28th, while the city claims they would like to see more affordable housing, the...

Serving the Shuswap

Mar 31, 2017 / 5:00 am

As March comes to a close, we’re quickly approaching my four-year anniversary as your MLA for the Shuswap. Representing Shuswap residents is a distinct...

Time for a big change

Mar 30, 2017 / 2:04 pm

I've been participating in the forum of two tiered billing from BCHydro and Fortis. It is determined that being charged a higher rate per kilowatt when a...

Second crossing options

Mar 30, 2017 / 2:00 pm

It seems very strange to me that any second crossing options are being considered so close together with the existing bridge. I strongly suggest that any new...

City planning?

Mar 30, 2017 / 1:47 pm

West Kelowna planning several years ago decided the Lakeview Water Treatment Plant would be delayed to 2022 as Civic Centre - City Hall took higher priority....

Snowmobile club groomer

Mar 30, 2017 / 1:33 pm

Open letter to Kelowna Snowmobile Club directors and membership from the Kelowna Snow Wheelers club and membership: As it is currently public knowledge, we have...

National Park proposal

Mar 30, 2017 / 1:29 pm

The following is what I have observed happening in the proposed National Park after living for over 20 years next door to the Provicial Park near Kilpoola...

Are we building too much?

Mar 29, 2017 / 2:55 pm

According to the annual 2016 Development Summary Report issued to council Monday, building permit issuances for residential housing in 2016 rose 36% to 1,950...

Downtown parking

Mar 29, 2017 / 2:42 pm

It’s time for Kelowna to get serious about providing parking downtown. Parking in Kelowna’s downtown core has steadily been eroded over the last 20...

It just makes sense

Mar 29, 2017 / 2:39 pm

When is the government going to stop the ridiculous amount of studies over a second crossing of Okanagan Lake that does not include a city bypass? Harvey Ave...

Questions for candidates

Mar 29, 2017 / 2:17 pm

Kelowna has amazing natural beauty within the city and all around it. For many people, Okanagan Lake is their favourite Kelowna feature. All of the world's...

Liberal spending

Mar 28, 2017 / 2:19 pm

The amount of money the BC Liberals are throwing around less than 2 months before the election just has to be record breaking. I would love to see a graph...

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