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Letters

Counterflow on Hwy 97?

Sep 21, 2019 / 9:00 am

There is one way to easily and more affordably alleviate traffic congestion along Harvey Avenue/Highway 97 in Kelowna, without breaking the bank. ...

In praise of Stephen Fuhr

Sep 21, 2019 / 9:00 am

In recent months, there have been several letters commenting on Stephen Fuhr’s hard work for the people of Kelowna Lake Country, both individually and...

Schools are out of touch

Sep 21, 2019 / 9:00 am

I find it quite interesting how teachers and the province could not come to an agreement before the start of the new school year. How many times have we heard...

Brownface - what now?

Sep 20, 2019 / 12:43 pm

There are no words to describe the bombshell that dropped when it was revealed how Justin Trudeau was out of line with his repeated use of blackface/brownface...

Opinions on 'brownface'

Sep 20, 2019 / 12:38 pm

Call it what you want, he has displayed racist dress-up clothes and mockery of marginalized people and tried to brush it off as a thing he's so sorry for....

Solution for hospital parking

Sep 20, 2019 / 12:29 pm

If automatic parking machines at hospital entrances dispense time-stamped tickets, the patients and their family can get voucher tickets from the clinic or...

License bicycles - and cats!

Sep 20, 2019 / 12:25 pm

I must be missing something. After having done a great job with the bike trails that now allow walkers and horses and bicycles, the move should be made to...

Worried about election

Sep 20, 2019 / 12:23 pm

With the provincial election of 2017, the BC Liberals had clearly won. With an election, you either win or you lose. That's it. The Liberals had won. Did...

Water protection ignored

Sep 20, 2019 / 12:14 pm

The District of Peachland recently asked the minister of forests to stop clear cut logging in our watersheds long enough to do a comprehensive study; a full...

Waterfront not private

Sep 19, 2019 / 4:27 pm

Re: Richest house in tax default I couldn't help but notice the concrete lakefront deck of this sumptuous residence, it appears to be right up to the...

It's dangerous out there

Sep 19, 2019 / 3:59 pm

Why do we teach children to look before crossing the road? As a pedestrian, I wish drivers would be more aware and cautious. A man in a black truck recently...

Why all the honking?

Sep 19, 2019 / 3:52 pm

Thank you to Ana-Maria Sarria for her letter "Quiet the sirens at night." We also have spent much time in Europe and noticed the importance European...

Not sad to see it close

Sep 19, 2019 / 3:46 pm

Re: Tolko mill curtailment I am not an environmentalist, but if the Tolko mill in Kelowna was to disappear, it would not bother me one bit. This would be a...

Grander vision is lacking

Sep 19, 2019 / 3:44 pm

As a citizen of Kelowna for the past 14 years and a regular attendee of Kelowna Community Theatre, I am extremely disappointed to read that the land previously...

What a fool believes

Sep 19, 2019 / 3:36 pm

I recently viewed an ad featuring Andrew Sheer telling me he wants to leave a few extra bucks in my pocket. What he doesn’t tell you is those few extra...

School zone speed limits

Sep 18, 2019 / 12:19 pm

Re: Paul Hergott's legal column on school zone speed limits I agree with the writer's stance that 30 km/h as a blanket speed limit in school zones might...

Daylight savings forever?

Sep 18, 2019 / 12:10 pm

John Horgan says 93 per cent of British Columbians want daylight saving time forever. He is BS-ing us – do the math. Only 223,000 voted. Of those, 93 per...

OK Falls is growing up

Sep 18, 2019 / 11:55 am

Re: incorporation of Okanagan Falls This little gem in the South Okanagan is about to come of age. For years, OK Falls has been embarrassing and neglected, but...

Coverage far from adequate

Sep 18, 2019 / 11:48 am

I recently attended an all-candidates forum for the two federal ridings in Kelowna. I took special notice of one position taken by the two local Conservative...

Worried about Green threats

Sep 18, 2019 / 11:43 am

During the most recent proportional representation referendum (and hopefully last), 71% of people in the Okanagan voted to keep our current first-past-the-post...

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