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Letters

Peace walk

Apr 1, 2016 / 3:15 pm

Wow, my heart's going pitter-pat. The City is organizing the peace walk this time: Saturday April 2nd 8:30-12:00. “Participants of the second annual...

Hidden agenda?

Apr 1, 2016 / 3:03 pm

Dear media, Thank you for your current support in regards to the closure of SD 67 schools. The community of Summerland - is still fighting to keep Trout Creek...

Gas prices

Mar 31, 2016 / 5:01 pm

Hey folks, want to teach gas station owners in Kelowna a lesson? Go drive to Vernon with a spare gas can or 2 and fill up you vehicle with gas for 94.9 cents a...

Teach a man to fish

Mar 31, 2016 / 4:57 pm

I want to thank Mr. Boucher for his letter. I appreciate and agree with his insight. Just yesterday, while going to pay for my car insurance, I was approached...

Support for visitor centre

Mar 31, 2016 / 10:38 am

On behalf of our family company, Prestige Hotels and Resorts, I fully support the relocation of the visitor centre to the Queensway Jetty downtown. The Harvey...

Skiing accident at Big White

Mar 30, 2016 / 4:53 pm

You reported recently about my 17 year old daughter, Carly, who had a skiing accident at Big White Ski Resort on March 20. The punch line of your article was...

Fire season zero tolerance

Mar 30, 2016 / 4:28 pm

Every year, we have the same old problem with camp fires starting forest fires, because of campfires left before being fully extinguished. I propose a simple...

The end of the Paramount

Mar 30, 2016 / 4:24 pm

When I was about 12, my dad would on occasion work on Saturdays. This meant a chance for a buddy and me to hitch a ride into town after dad came home for lunch....

Deserve what they earn

Mar 30, 2016 / 4:17 pm

It isn't as easy as pointing a magic wand at homeless people and saying "be homeless no more”, and it is very hard to care about someone who...

A centre for changing needs

Mar 30, 2016 / 12:08 pm

Visitor centres create a warm welcome and sense of place for visitors and residents looking to discover what to do in our community. Visitor centres play an...

Dogs at Crawford falls

Mar 29, 2016 / 12:06 pm

I am a dog owner and avid outdoor recreationist. Today, hiking at Crawford falls, I collected handfuls of baggies full of dog feces while returning from my...

Motorcycle mufflers

Mar 29, 2016 / 11:58 am

Re: MVA muffler laws letter to the city. The jurisdiction and enforcement aspect of loud motorcycle mufflers does not lie with the municipality, but with the BC...

Homeless deserve respect

Mar 29, 2016 / 11:52 am

I have heard and read a lot lately with regard to the rapidly increasing homeless population in Kelowna. There is one thing that is always the same, nobody has...

Visitor Centre not needed

Mar 29, 2016 / 11:47 am

I read with interest the comments made by Tourism CEO Nancy Cameron, where, it appears, she wants the tax payers of Kelowna to buy her, and her employees, a...

Thank you

Mar 24, 2016 / 1:43 pm

Thank you for running the story on the stolen quad. I'm the owner of the business that the quad was stolen from. These criminals did over $30,000 damage...

The budget?

Mar 23, 2016 / 1:59 pm

I have only two subjects to mention on this budget. 1. Why are they stopping the Child Care benefits at seventeen? Over 90% of our children attend school until...

MVA muffler laws

Mar 23, 2016 / 1:51 pm

OK Mr. Mayor, you're pretty tough when it comes to helpless homeless people. Well, motorcycle season is upon us. Show us how tough you are enforcing Motor...

Opening of the VAC office

Mar 23, 2016 / 12:01 pm

Well done MP Steve Fuhr and thank you very much for your efforts and succeeding in opening the VAC office. We need this very much. Cheers. Dale and Barb Dirk...

Clark's gambit on organic

Mar 23, 2016 / 11:00 am

They’re at it again. The last time officials in Victoria got involved in B.C.’s food industry, most meat-packing facilities throughout the province...

Persian New Year

Mar 22, 2016 / 3:04 pm

Nowruz is the name of the Persian New Year and marks the First day of spring. It has been celebrated for more than 3000 years not only in Iran, but in other...

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