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Letters

Nurses and addiction

Jan 25, 2017 / 7:07 pm

Nurses are not immune to addiction, so let's just put it out there: there are nurses working in health care who suffer with addictions. Some are in recovery...

Help us fill out the seats

Jan 25, 2017 / 6:38 pm

This is an open letter to the residents of West Kelowna, of Westbank, of the area. Last year, the Warriors put our name on the map. We're not just the city...

Washroom?

Jan 25, 2017 / 6:19 pm

While I'm very disappointed by the recent decision regarding the location of the visitor's centre, I am intrigued by one comment made by Councillor Luke...

Minds made up?

Jan 25, 2017 / 5:56 pm

Sounds like City Council has already made up its mind and the meeting was just a token jester, whether the public opposes the location or not. It’s the...

Referendum please

Jan 25, 2017 / 3:04 pm

I would like to see the public tax payer recall this city counsel. This tourism issue should be brought to a public referendum. I think this is criminal for a...

Turning away from Trump

Jan 18, 2017 / 2:28 pm

Someone asked me recently what I would do if given the opportunity to meet Donald Trump. Despite my respect for the office to which he was voted, I would turn...

Penticton's history

Jan 13, 2017 / 10:09 am

The Memorial Arena will become Penticton's “hot button” item in the upcoming provincial election. I truly believe Dan Ashton will be front and...

A matter of democracy

Jan 10, 2017 / 11:23 am

It seems to me there are clear parallels when looking at Kelowna's proposed tourist centre, West Kelowna's proposed city hall, and proposed changes to...

Camille's is a special place

Jan 4, 2017 / 2:46 pm

Open letter to Regional District of North Okanagan, Director Mike McNabb, Director Bob Fleming, Hank Cameron & Herman Halvorson My name is Brook Perkins and...

Horrible service

Dec 21, 2016 / 11:34 am

My husband and I bought a mobile home in the Peace Valley Mobile Home Park on Senger Road in South East Kelowna. We took possession November 24h and moved in...

Open letter to Christy Clark

Dec 19, 2016 / 10:51 am

Dear Premier Clark, Re: Your acceptance of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion seven fold tanker increase, and the danger to the Second Narrows highway...

Circus comes to town

Dec 13, 2016 / 11:36 am

Prime minister Trudeau's promise he made in Paris to reduce GHG emissions was identical to the promise Stephen Harper made before he met his demise at the...

Organic GMOs

Dec 8, 2016 / 12:09 pm

Organic activists would like you to believe their brand preexists in nature the way fresh air and clean water do. It does not. Organic food only exists because...

KGH parking problems

Dec 7, 2016 / 10:22 am

When asked to weigh in on KGH privatizing jobs from KGH laundry workers, Mayor Basran stated "We don't put our nose in their business. Health care is a...

Diabetes awareness month

Dec 7, 2016 / 10:07 am

Students and teachers of Glenrosa Elementary school wore blue on November 29th to support 2 of their students, Danielle and Ben who both have type 1 diabetes. ...

Wrong move

Dec 6, 2016 / 10:51 am

Dear Colin, I told you we would be keeping an eye on what you do. Today the Kelowna City Council made a very poor decision to fine homeless people for sleeping...

Sentence in case an outrage

Dec 2, 2016 / 2:42 pm

As a committed advocate for the right to life of children before birth, one of the many pro-abortion canards repeatedly thrown my way goes something like this:...

Rental help on its way

Dec 2, 2016 / 2:28 pm

I noticed from this article Rental help on its way though this would be helpful is not the actual reason that there is a rental crisis in Kelowna. People...

Kelowna safe injection site

Dec 2, 2016 / 2:18 pm

In response to Bethany Wright's letter. First and foremost, Canada, and BC in particular are in the midst of the worst drug crisis ever seen in BC....

Harm reduction strategy

Dec 2, 2016 / 2:16 pm

In response to Safe injection sites While I understand the argument Bethany Wright is trying to make, it is important to understand that safe injection sites...

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