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Civic arena

Nov 2, 2015 / 12:21 pm

By way of introduction, my name is Ryan Cramer, husband, father of 3 boys ages 12, 7 and 5, careersman, taxpayer, coach, volunteer and optimist. I was presented...

Clock change

Nov 2, 2015 / 12:18 pm

Regarding clock changing time... if we must change how about we fall forward and spring back. This would give us more daylight hours in the winter and the...

Value of a new arena

Nov 2, 2015 / 12:14 pm

As someone who is organizing the Bantam tier 2 hockey tournament November 27-29, I can see the value of a new arena - beyond the benefits to the hockey...

Automated ballot counting

Oct 30, 2015 / 11:31 am

Democracy at its bests and at its worst. Congratulation to all the candidates that where successful in the last Federal Election, and a thank you to all the...

Canada and USA

Oct 30, 2015 / 9:34 am

Sadomasochism in every full definition of the term was excused by Stephen Harper when in Office of Prime Minister. Offices in Canada and USA fully apprised of...

Highway of Tears

Oct 29, 2015 / 3:41 pm

Open Letter: UBCIC Demands Premier Clark Apologize for Highway of Tears Deleted Emails and Implement Recommendations from Privacy Commissioner’s Report ...

Performing Arts Centre

Oct 28, 2015 / 10:22 am

The Board of the Kamloops Wineries Association has unanimously voted to endorse the development of a Performing Arts Centre in Kamloops and encourages the...

Economic life preserver

Oct 26, 2015 / 12:47 pm

As a local organizer for Sensible BC and constituent of West Kelowna, I recently contacted the office of my MLA - Premier Christy Clark - regarding the election...

Virtual workers

Oct 26, 2015 / 12:26 pm

I think that virtual workers should not just be in Penticton, but in Parliament, and any Federal, and Provincial buildings that government workers work out of....

Keystone

Oct 23, 2015 / 9:56 am

Regarding the Keystone project, I hope PM Trudeau might consider building a refinery in southern Saskatchewan producing a value added jobs product close to the...

Keep traffic moving

Oct 23, 2015 / 9:45 am

Over the last couple of years, I've read time and time again where, in the area of a MVA, the police have closed the highway, sometimes for as much as 6-8...

Proud and happy Canadian

Oct 23, 2015 / 9:41 am

I’ve followed the campaigns of all four of our candidates in their race for Prime Minister. Mulcair’s and Harper’s ads were almost convincing...

Gouged for gas

Oct 21, 2015 / 12:16 pm

The price of gas in Metro Vancouver is currently at or about $110.7. This includes a 17-cent metro tax. We are being totally gouged in Kelowna! Price in Hope is...

Kids left in cars alone

Oct 21, 2015 / 10:44 am

At 4:15, I was at IGA in Rutland shopping and came out to find a minivan in the stall ahead of me. Dog inside barking sharply, I looked and what I found with...

Please follow through

Oct 20, 2015 / 10:38 am

Thank you Stephen Fuhr. I have never voted anything but NDP all my life, until this year when both my vote & my wife’s vote went to the Liberals....

The Fuhr campaign

Oct 19, 2015 / 3:15 pm

I don’t know why someone from the media is not questioning the ethics of Stephen Fuhr and the pro-Liberal faction of the Green Party. The Green Party EDA...

Sandwich boards & bylaw

Oct 19, 2015 / 12:10 pm

This is in response to a recent letter to the editor questioning why bylaw enforcement officers repeatedly require “sandwich board” advertising...

Stunned

Oct 19, 2015 / 12:09 pm

On Saturday, October 17, I was leaving the Kelowna Farmer’s Market with my baby and had to pass by a couple of male volunteers (wearing green shirts)...

ABC - Is it possible?

Oct 19, 2015 / 12:07 pm

Most voters fall into one of two categories: Conservative or Anyone-But-Conservative (aka ABC). Unfortunately for ABC’s, “vote splitting” is...

A great asset

Oct 19, 2015 / 12:03 pm

When I first met Ron Cannan in 1996, I was running for mayor and he was running for councillor. We worked together for nine years on Kelowna city council. I got...

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