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A happier ending

May 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

I was so sad to hear the story of the ducks that were run over on the highway. But wanted to share a good news story we came across. We were on our way to...

Fuming over fuel costs

May 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

Can someone please explain why gas prices in Summerland, Pentiction and farther south have been about 13 cents a litre less than in Kelowna? Other than the...

Government costs more

May 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

It's about time the government hears we are tired of paying through the nose for a service we were originally told was to keep costs down. Like virtually...

Shining a light on MCFD

May 18, 2019 / 9:00 am

Re: the article you published on MCFD Great, it's about time the truth starts coming out about the Okanagan office of the Ministry of Children and Family...

Man versus machine

May 18, 2019 / 9:00 am

The individual who wrote in regarding self checkouts killing jobs is correct. Self checkouts, like all automation, will kill many jobs, though they may generate...

Eye for an eye ... no thanks

May 18, 2019 / 9:00 am

I have a hard time reading the archaic points of view surrounding the death penalty. One local man wants us to bring about a public humiliation style sentencing...

Colin Basran, cry baby

May 17, 2019 / 3:33 pm

There is a thing called freedom of speech, but apparently Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran has his own agenda – make sure everyone feels sorry for him because...

Terrible drivers out there

May 17, 2019 / 3:28 pm

I just drove Highway 3 yesterday and took Highway 5A to get to Kelowna while the Coquihalla was closed. I am feeling so disheartened at the kind of drivers I...

Too many fires man-caused

May 17, 2019 / 3:22 pm

Just a suggestion, but year after year there seems to be an absurd amount of wildfires that are "human caused." Given what Okanagan communities have...

The Albertans are coming!

May 16, 2019 / 10:32 am

In response to the recent letter about making Albertans bring their own gas with them to B.C. if the pipeline taps shut off... Are you kidding? Just watch the...

WorkSafe tale of woe

May 16, 2019 / 10:29 am

My husband was injured at work about 13 years ago. He tore a ligament in his wrist, which caused major chronic pain issues and loss of some hand function. The...

Rug pulled out on rental

May 16, 2019 / 10:24 am

I would like to sincerely thank the City of Kelowna for their proposed reversal of allowing short-term rentals in secondary suites and carriage houses....

Only enabling the addicts

May 16, 2019 / 10:20 am

The City of Kelowna should not have free rein to use my tax dollars to build a "wet supportive housing facility." I am totally against it. This is...

Can't afford to pay more

May 16, 2019 / 10:17 am

For 20 years, I have watched and listened to those in B.C. who tell the rest of us to get off fossil fuels, to remove our carbon footprint. The minority...

Struggle to make ends meet

May 16, 2019 / 10:13 am

I am sitting in a motel room with my son and daughter. The past year has been problematic, to say the least. My daughter is a Type 1 brittle diabetic. The bones...

Bring back death penalty

May 14, 2019 / 2:52 pm

By all means, bring back the death penalty. I believe that a premeditated murder or murder of an officer of the law or a terrorist act that kills innocent...

A real career killer

May 14, 2019 / 2:49 pm

For almost 40 years, my mother worked at a grocery store. When she was first employed in the 1970s it was a job in hopes of saving enough money to go to school...

What about the batteries?

May 14, 2019 / 2:44 pm

Has anyone who is so keen on electric cars, electric energy, etc., ever thought of how you are going to get rid of all those batteries when their life is over?...

Highway lights need timing

May 13, 2019 / 2:48 pm

Re: the millions of dollars that were spent at the intersections from Gordon and Highway 97 to the bridge. Please take a day and watch how just tweaking the...

Credit score discrimination

May 13, 2019 / 2:43 pm

Discrimination is alive and well when it comes to credit. I moved recently to a place that uses BC Hydro. I hadn’t needed to go through them directly at...

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