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Letters

Protest the protesters

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:18 pm

I hate how people who have the COVID virus go into public places, but I believe we need an infected person to go find this group of idiots that think the virus...

Double standards

Aug 5, 2020 / 2:00 pm

Re: Let the speedway operate? I agree with you that there seem to be double standard when it comes to the government allowing places like the PNE opening, or...

Prayers for Beirut

Aug 5, 2020 / 1:48 pm

So, horrifically, sad, that Beirut looks so much like Hiroshima, in 1945, and Nagasaki. My thoughts and prayers are with the survivors, the Good Samaritains,...

Skeptical of virus response

Aug 5, 2020 / 1:44 pm

So apparently a half of all Canadians are willing to let someone inject a largely untested drug into their blood system, well I wish them luck. Let me state...

Invest in natural assets

Aug 5, 2020 / 1:44 pm

The Province of B.C. set aside a $1.5 billion economic stimulus fund in response to what is now the largest unemployment crisis on record. The government is...

Push back against this

Aug 5, 2020 / 1:20 pm

Re: Protest outside Castanet It is imperative that all clear-thinking people in Canada, regardless of political affiliation, quickly repudiate the claims of any...

On the idealistic 'South'

Aug 4, 2020 / 4:00 pm

Re: It is more complex than that Great letter. Not entirely accurate but well written nonetheless. I will concede that William Thompson may not have created the...

Planters over barriers

Aug 4, 2020 / 3:56 pm

I would like to suggest that for next year at least, if we continue to close Bernard St. to vehicle traffic (I sure hope we do) in the summer months, I am...

The abuse of farm land

Aug 4, 2020 / 3:54 pm

British Columbia has about 3 per cent arable land called “farm land." The farm land in the warm valleys is very important to growing foods. I have...

Floater traffic a nightmare

Aug 2, 2020 / 8:15 pm

Re: Solution to floater crowds? The City of Penticton has made a bad situation worse for channel goers and local residents by closing the parking lot at the end...

Unscheduled but routine

Jul 31, 2020 / 7:22 pm

Re: Unscheduled landing It happens just about every time a hot air balloon lands somewhere out of the ordinary, there is at least one person who knows...

Pay parking not the answer

Jul 31, 2020 / 5:49 pm

Re: Pay parking moving along The Penticton City council and staff are looking to change many areas of currently free parking to pay parking in an attempt to...

Let the speedway operate

Jul 31, 2020 / 5:47 pm

Re: No spectators at speedway I have been reading a lot in our local news regarding the Penticton Speedway, and not being able to operate with spectators...

Buying votes

Jul 30, 2020 / 1:07 pm

Re: Poll: virus cluster response I am completely shocked that not one person in our government leaders local and provincial did not see this coming. What did...

Anger misdirected

Jul 30, 2020 / 1:03 pm

Re: We must do our part I agree entirely with Brian Godfried’s letter concerning the COVID outbreak here in Kelowna. I have been finding myself shaking my...

City partly to blame

Jul 30, 2020 / 1:01 pm

Re: Stop blaming the gov't In response to the letter that stated we should not hold council responsible for the increase in local Covid numbers, I say they...

Provincial borders are open

Jul 30, 2020 / 12:58 pm

Re: Horgan: change to BC plates Premier Horgan advises drivers with non B.C. plates, the vast majority who are here from other provinces, to take the bus or...

Booze in parks a bad idea

Jul 29, 2020 / 1:03 pm

I've been noticing numerous articles regarding the approval of alcohol consumption in public parks in various locations around the province. While I realize...

A proud 'Seaman'

Jul 29, 2020 / 1:00 pm

Re: Navy to replace Seaman Why were we as Canadians, veterans and civilians not informed about the Canadian Navy's dropping of the word “Seamen”...

What about paramountcy?

Jul 29, 2020 / 12:57 pm

Re: Public hearings, old normal It's back to business as usual for public hearings in Kelowna, Castanet, July 27, 2020, I notice there is no mention of...

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