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Letters

We need answers

Mar 6, 2021 / 7:00 am

It was recently announced that Interior Health will be withdrawing its funding to Pathways in Penticton as of May 31, 2021. That funding makes up 95% of...

Respect your neighbours

Mar 5, 2021 / 4:29 pm

Re: Come at me sister Denise Schleppe, no need to keep your lawyer on speed dial. I feel safe in saying nobody is enjoying the current covid situation but the...

Don't get carried away

Mar 5, 2021 / 4:26 pm

Re: Churches must resist Dear Robert van Bruinessen, are you attempting to compare how the government of BC is handling COVID-19 rules to Nazi Germany? The...

Stand up to dairy

Mar 5, 2021 / 4:25 pm

The news that our dairy farmers are incorporating palm oil into cattle feed is more than a little disturbing. There is nothing inherently wrong with palm oil,...

Let's ban knives then too

Mar 5, 2021 / 4:24 pm

Since we are introducing the “assault weapon” ban and providing the option for cities to decide if they wish to ban pistols in their jurisdictions...

Kudos to the mayor

Mar 5, 2021 / 4:22 pm

I would like to start by voicing my support for Penticton City Council, Mayor John Vassilaki, and MLA Dan Ashton. I admire their commitment to the City of...

Shame on BC

Mar 4, 2021 / 4:50 pm

We have just received information that our children in Alberta, who are 55 years of age, will be able to phone for a covid vaccination on March 15, 2021. My...

Churches must resist

Mar 4, 2021 / 4:50 pm

Re: Not in this together The letter posted from John S hitting the nail on the head. Let's look at the BC Churches and their response to BC lock down...

Remember this failure

Mar 4, 2021 / 4:24 pm

The opinion Poll Question “are you satisfied with the rollout of Covid 19 Vaccine in B.C.” is a little unfair to our province, because the province...

Thanks for your comment

Mar 4, 2021 / 4:19 pm

Re: A comment on guns Michelle, I applaud you for your take on gun control and the ability to safely own and use them. Well done to you and what you have...

Come at me sister

Mar 4, 2021 / 4:09 pm

Another two weeks of this tyranny? Maybe longer? Are you serious? I refuse. There. I said it. Want to arrest me? Put me a “isolation hotel”? You can...

Alcohol over the arts

Mar 3, 2021 / 6:29 pm

I have to start this letter by saying that my opinion is 100% biased since I run a local not-for-profit arts organization and only drink alcohol a handful of...

Abusing Okanagan Lake

Mar 3, 2021 / 6:13 pm

Arriving 1963 in Kelowna, as a teenager, I was very interested in the lake. I swam, fished and scuba dived. Down at the old ferry docks we could watch large...

Don't delay the 2nd dose

Mar 3, 2021 / 6:10 pm

I am done With Dr Bonnie Henry I have great respect for much of her hard work and appreciate her public service. But. She is not god and should stop pretending...

A comment on guns

Mar 3, 2021 / 4:14 pm

I will start off by saying that I am by no means an expert on guns. I won't pretend to know all the different ammunitions or styles of weapons. I will tell...

Waiting for what?

Mar 2, 2021 / 6:33 pm

I am extremely disappointed at Canada's and BC's vaccination strategy. As of this writing we were 57th overall in the world and we even are taking...

This won't do a thing

Mar 2, 2021 / 2:51 pm

Trudeau is at it again, targeting law abiding citizens for his feeble attempt to gain votes. These proposed gun bans don't apply to criminals, who are...

Not in this together

Mar 2, 2021 / 2:46 pm

Are we really all in this together? I think not! First the Canucks, now the WHL - its blatant discrimination! Why is the BC Government and Dr. Henry giving them...

What is with the backlash?

Mar 1, 2021 / 7:09 pm

What's with the backlash against snowbirds? I detect a definite tone of jealously and envy. First of all, I am not a snowbird and never have been. However I...

Just chase them away

Mar 1, 2021 / 7:07 pm

Anyone who knows anything about wildlife knows that wildlife are only interested in three things; eating, sleeping and making baby wildlife. Take away 1 of the...

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