Speeding and texting!

Sep 24, 2018 / 2:58 pm

I drive in and around the Okanagan professionally. I drive a minimum of eight hours a day, and I rarely see cops out and about doing speed traps, or stopping...

Oh, fuddle duddle!

Sep 24, 2018 / 2:49 pm

A trade deal with the U.S. is in jeopardy because of Canadian dairy tariffs. Why are we protecting millionaire dairy farmer families? A large percentage are in...

Reforming City Hall

Sep 24, 2018 / 2:43 pm

We know that one person does not make a reform movement, and simply changing faces at City Hall will not do that either, unless those individuals recognize that...

Could traumatize people

Sep 24, 2018 / 7:00 am

While I think it's good to remind people to be careful, I wonder how many rear-enders this may cause if it startles people and they slam on their brakes....

Don't confuse for oil patch

Sep 23, 2018 / 2:00 pm

I have another oilpatch opinion. I have worked 40 years in the oilpatch drilling oil wells all over the world, from Canada to Asia the middle east and the north...

Thank you Rose Valley!

Sep 23, 2018 / 5:00 am

I along with many many other people and animal lovers would like to say a huge thank you to Dr Oz and his staff, at Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital. Not just...

Where is the protest?

Sep 22, 2018 / 12:00 pm

Last week 3 oil tankers passed through straits of Juan de Fuca. Two of the tankers were from Alaska, one tanker was from Vladavostek port in Russia. These...

Bring on bacon and eggs

Sep 22, 2018 / 6:00 am

I hate seeing all of these billboards, it's one thing for a person to make the decision that they don't want to eat meat. I respect their decision as it...

Need to clean up!

Sep 21, 2018 / 1:00 pm

I live in the Upper Room Mission area, and have since August 2006. When we moved into this area, there was a lot of drug and prostitution. At the height of...

Understanding politics

Sep 21, 2018 / 7:00 am

With municipal elections October 20th, I’m glad that I went to the recent pre-election workshop – candidate bootcamp and citizen school. Christina...

Sighting in lake

Sep 20, 2018 / 5:00 pm

I was working on the 22nd floor of a new highrise condo in Kelowna. I am working from out of town so I was taking in the views at approx 9am Tuesday morning, I...

Gas jump again

Sep 20, 2018 / 1:00 pm

It was noted early this week that gas prices had jumped to $1.45 again! Calgary prices dropped as low as $1.13, who are these stations trying to kid! We may be...

Building more refineries

Sep 20, 2018 / 7:00 am

Large transportation pipelines act like railways in the sense they can and do carry different products in series, with pumping stations being the...

Councils planning

Sep 19, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Once again West Kelowna’s City Council is setting the taxpayers’ up for tax Increases without corresponding benefits! So to pay for a new Civic...

Want to see good theatre?

Sep 19, 2018 / 12:00 pm

Just came home from the New Vintage Theatre production “The Russian Play” and “The Essay”. Both one act plays were thought provoking,...

Ludicrous charge

Sep 19, 2018 / 7:00 am

Just the other day I agreed to meet a friend downtown Kelowna at the new Craft Brewery for lunch as we had not seen each other for awhile. I usually never go...

Rude or tough?

Sep 18, 2018 / 6:00 pm

So, I just read an article on The Canadian Press about "travellers complaints about rude border officers." Or are they? I am sorry you misinterpret...

Random thoughts

Sep 18, 2018 / 1:00 pm

I sat down with three seniors at the Big M at Walmart this past Sunday, I never met them before. They were discussing some world events and made some...

Time for change

Sep 18, 2018 / 7:00 am

Civic Elections will soon be upon us, hopefully numerous of the incumbents will be replaced. It would be refreshing to have a Mayor and Council devoted to the...

A form of defense

Sep 17, 2018 / 1:00 pm

When we on the motorcycles ride/commute through our city of congestion, the no look lane changes by almost of the cars and tucks out there Is a constant battle....