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Letters

Telecommunications pricing

Jul 27, 2015 / 1:39 pm

Regarding modern telecommunications pricing here in Kelowna. I had a good chat with a Telus salesperson on my lawn recently offering some deal or another. Shaw...

Sweet Dean

Jul 27, 2015 / 1:31 pm

After a speech to Conservative supporters at his riding association’s annual Stampede barbecue, Stephen Harper was joined by his band, the Van Cats, to...

KGH's old ward

Jul 21, 2015 / 2:32 pm

My sister recently had surgery in Kelowna General Hospital and afterwards she was taken to the surgical ward on 3 east. This ward is very old, overcrowded,...

Political power shift

Jul 21, 2015 / 2:28 pm

The Canadian political system has experienced an incredible shift of political power – away from the people – to the back rooms of the Prime...

Gas price controls

Jul 21, 2015 / 2:26 pm

With the latest hit at the pumps here in Penticton to $1.27.9 we are only 8c/L off the peak of $1.35.9 which was when oil traded at $106. Now oil is at $52....

Loud pipes

Jul 21, 2015 / 2:22 pm

I just wanted to put in my 2 cents worth to the debate on loud motorcycles. I normally drive a car daily, however, whenever I get a chance in my spare time and...

Check the laws

Jul 20, 2015 / 10:37 am

I've been following the article about 'boats being tied together creates a public space' and thought I'd bring something related to your...

Stolen tools

Jul 20, 2015 / 10:32 am

We were grocery shopping at the Real Canadian Superstore in West Kelowna, July 16, 2015 and between 5pm and 6pm tools were stolen out of the back of our truck....

Mall not a 'Park and Go'

Jul 14, 2015 / 10:34 am

Scanning license plates to monitor parked cars is not new. The mall owners are well with in their rights to employ this technology as long as they abide with...

Pooper planning questioned

Jul 14, 2015 / 10:22 am

It's July 9th and the washrooms for Hot Sands Beach in City Park have been under renovations since sometime in May. Even in June I was surprised to see them...

Traffic

Jul 14, 2015 / 10:14 am

I know that this is going to be very unpopular thing to say, but the first three lights off the bridge are cause huge problems getting into Kelowna. I know...

Hospice Society Event

Jul 14, 2015 / 10:01 am

I am writing to say how disappointed I am that Castanet has provided no news or coverage of the wonderful "Butterfly Effect" fundraising event put on...

Thank you!

Jul 9, 2015 / 10:37 am

I would like to send out a huge shout out to the Department of Transportation and the Eco-Pavers who just completed the highway paving from the Kelowna...

Corridor tax transparency

Jul 9, 2015 / 10:33 am

I submitted a letter on June 29 about the way that Lake Country had applied the approved 1.68 percent tax increase for the rail purchase as it was not being...

Lies

Jul 9, 2015 / 9:14 am

Prime Minister Harper says abolishing the senate is "off the table" now, yet this same prime minister all but assured us Canadians that he would do...

Mall license plate scanning

Jul 8, 2015 / 11:27 am

I just wanted to write in and express a concern. I have been informed of some new changes that will be happening at our local shopping centre. Effective August...

Lake weeds out of control

Jul 8, 2015 / 11:21 am

The weeds in the lake are out of control. Other than the public beaches, much of the water near the shores along Kelowna south of the bridge is infested with...

Strange light in the sky

Jul 7, 2015 / 2:34 pm

I know this is rather late, commenting on this story but I just read it tonight and I too was totally amazed and questioning what I saw in the sky on July 1st,...

CN Corridor tax increase

Jul 7, 2015 / 1:02 pm

District of Lake Country refuses to separate CN Corridor tax increase. When I received my tax notice this year I noticed a very big increase from last years...

World is not an ashtray

Jul 6, 2015 / 2:53 pm

First off, great work by the firefighters who contained the Huckleberry Fire in Joe Rich. Outstanding work! Now to the reason for this letter. I’m not a...

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