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Letters

Promises have been broken

Mar 24, 2019 / 12:00 pm

The Liberals tabled their latest budget with 13 highlights that in my mind are simply promises that are proven far too easily broken. They are designed to buy...

Politicians are to blame

Mar 24, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Solutions to radical behaviour around the world requires a clear and bias-free analysis. Of concern to many are the actions of leaders like Angela Merkel,...

Good luck in Trumpland

Mar 23, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Ken Quesnel asks, in his recent letter about trading Trudeau for Trump, "where do I sign?" I can answer that question for you, Ken. You sign right at...

Something smells fishy

Mar 23, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Re: Ben Reiner's letter, Who am I to disagree? I have a very short assignment or you. Study the Mediaeval Warming Period (900-1400 AD). I know there are...

Stop signs for a reason

Mar 22, 2019 / 12:50 pm

There are stop signs for a reason. They are not there to remind you to stop; they are there to tell you to stop. I live near the busy three-way Baron and...

Hands off our parks!

Mar 22, 2019 / 12:40 pm

With regard to the proposed permanent stage at Okanagan Lake Park, we the Protect Penticton Park Society, formerly Save Skaha Park Society, have been working on...

And here's the proof...

Mar 22, 2019 / 12:30 pm

Re: Steve Winser's letter, Can we save our salmon? This is an overhead shot of the mouth of the Skeena River. And it's the salmon farms' fault? Sure...

Don't dump in our yard

Mar 22, 2019 / 12:20 pm

Spring is here, and people are busy cleaning out their garages and sheds. This can be a satisfying task, provided all the rejected items are disposed of...

Grasping at hope for planet

Mar 22, 2019 / 12:10 pm

Kelowna students skipped classes last Friday to stage a protest march. Their aim was to awaken politicians to the imminent danger climate change will bring to...

Missing the point

Mar 22, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Re: Ben Reiner's letter of March 16, Who Am I To Disagree? It appears Reiner missed the point of Roger Von Dach's letter. The letter was in response to...

Come on, Costco gas!

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:39 pm

What can we do about gasoline prices? A recent price comparison: In Kelowna, 137.9 per litre. Kamloops Costco 119.9 Prince George Costco 116.9 Calgary...

It's all about greed

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:34 pm

I applaud Kelowna city council (something I don’t often do) with at least trying to regulate short-term rentals. Say what you want about apps like Airbnb...

Really is that simple

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:29 pm

Re: Jack Greene’s letter, Measles reports overblown. The reason why there haven't been so many outbreaks and deaths related to measles is because of...

No phones in classroom!

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:28 pm

Cellphones in school... this is crazy, why are they needed? No parents need to contact their kids during school so badly they cannot go through the school...

Follow the money

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:22 pm

Re: the letter submitted by Peter Haslock about how the City of Kelowna is making a big mistake regarding Airbnb. Firstly, why is Kelowna wanting to get...

Her truth, my truth, yours?

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:20 pm

The House of Commons justice committee, which heard more than three hours of testimony from former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould on Feb. 27, was a...

That's the way to do it

Mar 20, 2019 / 2:54 pm

It's a shame the City of Kelowna didn't take this approach on short-term rentals. Seems like a win-win to me: According to PR Newswire, "Airbnb and...

What an eyesore

Mar 20, 2019 / 2:49 pm

I drive across the bridge every day and am absolutely disgusted with the first thing you see when you head to the Westside. An abandoned wakeboard cable park....

Flood source covered up?

Mar 20, 2019 / 2:40 pm

It has been a year since there was flooding in the Black Mountain and Kirshner Mountain subdivisions, and the city and BMID stand by the “ground...

We need more like Sully

Mar 20, 2019 / 2:23 pm

Re: the Boeing Max 8 crisis Captain Sully of the "miracle on the Hudson" said it best. He felt it physically, smelled it, saw it, heard it. Gut...

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