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Letters

Breast feeding compromise

Apr 6, 2015 / 3:20 pm

I know this is a controversial issue and people are either for it or strictly against; but I think breast feeding in public should just compromise. I personally...

Postpone the referendum

Apr 6, 2015 / 3:17 pm

I am writing this letter to ask the District of Lake Country to please postpone the upcoming referendum to borrow money for the purchase of the old CN rail...

Super Tanker BC

Apr 1, 2015 / 3:05 pm

Dear Cathy McLeod, MP Kamloops, Thompson, Cariboo Tomorrow you will be asked to vote on Bill C-626, a bill that would prohibit oil supertankers in BC’s...

Proud local sports achievement

Apr 1, 2015 / 2:59 pm

Just a very proud local sports achievement of late. Jamie Watson (12) of Kelowna BC, (resident of Joe Rich) was only 1 of 3 Canadians to travel south of the...

Lake Country Rail Trail

Mar 30, 2015 / 11:43 am

In regards to the Rail Trail in Lake Country and the recently come to light claims to the land by the OKIB. I have no real issue with this claim to the land. It...

In support of acquisition

Mar 30, 2015 / 11:40 am

I believe the acquisition of the CN rail corridor for the Lake Country Rail Trail is a critical component in making Lake Country a better place to live, work...

Long time resident opposed purchase

Mar 30, 2015 / 11:38 am

I have lived in Lake Country for 52 years and feel it is time for me to speak up about the upcoming referendum to borrow money to purchase the old CN railroad....

Not opposed to trail

Mar 30, 2015 / 11:35 am

I cannot understand the opposition to owning a 50-km recreational corridor along Wood and Kalamalka Lakes. They don't want the municipality to borrow $2.6...

Regarding Best Before Dates

Mar 27, 2015 / 7:00 am

Now I don't agree with tampering with Best Before dates on any type of packaging, however, when it says Best Before it does not mean the the product in the...

Lake Country Rail Trail

Mar 26, 2015 / 1:04 pm

Thirty-five years in Lake Country, how lucky is that? Including thirty on an orchard adjacent to Wood Lake, so my family has many times walked lakeside portions...

What a waste

Mar 26, 2015 / 12:52 pm

I was at Costco last night to buy a roast chicken and the shelves were empty. I saw that the oven was full of chicken about ready to come out. There must have...

Cigarette warning labels

Mar 26, 2015 / 12:48 pm

Get rid of cigarette warning labels that portray graphic images on them. It is unnecessary to use any other format than text warning labels on any products sold...

Get the kids off the street

Mar 26, 2015 / 12:36 pm

Slow down children playing! I am sorry but I have twice been harassed by parents doing the speed limit on the road. Last I looked the speed limit was 50 unless...

A perspective on taxation

Mar 24, 2015 / 3:04 pm

It is always a joy to read Dan’s reports from the House of Commons. The message delivered March 18 was no exception. I have to challenge Dan, though, on...

Degrees vs Trades

Mar 24, 2015 / 2:58 pm

I am writing in response to a letter written by Allen Boyd, regarding how trades is not a program that should be entered as everyone should be going towards a...

United response to Government's failure

Mar 23, 2015 / 12:01 pm

Our united response to the Government's failure to address our issue: The Friends of the Nicola Valley, now almost a 1,000 strong (and supported by a local...

What if we don’t purchase the CN rail bed?

Mar 23, 2015 / 11:57 am

The referendum on the acquisition of the CN rail bed through Lake Country will decide the future of the corridor and also the future of Lake Country,...

Opinions on C51

Mar 23, 2015 / 11:51 am

Steven Harper will be the fear candidate in the upcoming election. Here’s an example: Bill C51 is ommibus anti-terrorist legislation made up of five...

Above and beyond

Mar 19, 2015 / 9:54 am

Every now and then we hear about someone in our community who goes up and above the call of duty. We are very fortunate to have met someone who did just that,...

Dog control lacking

Mar 19, 2015 / 9:49 am

RDCO is spending 1.5 million on dog control in this new budget, but there is no dog control whatsoever in my subdivision. In fact I have been listening to...

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