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New hospital would ease wait times

Dec 31, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Update: Patient plows into hospital If you have had the pleasure of going to the emergency at Kelowna General Hospital the wait time is usually six hours or...

Cush missing the point

Dec 30, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Cush supper club calling it quits I have to say I""m slightly disturbed by the comments made by co-owner Justin Marshall. It""s easy to pass the blame onto...

Simple solution for crowded prisons

Dec 29, 2010 / 5:00 am

A simple solution for our over-crowed prisons: The average annual cost to support a prisoner in Canada seems to range from $100,000 to $180,000 per individual....

Focus on hard drugs, not pot

Dec 28, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Drugs at the heart of most crime I don""t disagree with the need for more officers -- the city has been asking since I was a kid. Many people have...

Kingdom of Heaven not a building

Dec 27, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Have churches lost their relevance? The Lord says he came to preach the Kingdom of Heaven. He also says the Kingdom of Heaven was within us. Remember we are...

A brief note to retailers

Dec 27, 2010 / 5:00 am

A brief note to retailers: I will not pay for a reusable bag with your name or advertising on it. If you want me to carry around your advertising you will have...

It""s all very simple

Dec 26, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Drugs at the heart of most crime Without question, drugs and crime are intrinsically linked. Organized crime leverages simple supply and demand -- whether a...

Drugs at the heart of most crime

Dec 25, 2010 / 5:00 am

Hire part time police officers? In my opinion, Wayne Moore sounds like a five-year-old throwing a tantrum. I laughed reading his article and assertions to...

Samaritans help rekindle Christmas Spirit

Dec 25, 2010 / 5:00 am

Thursday, I experienced kindness from strangers and I want to send out a big thank you to them. I was driving down Carrs Landing Road with my two young...

Kelowna lends a helping hand

Dec 24, 2010 / 5:00 am

Recently I have come across some interesting reports on how certain cities across North America deal with homelessness issues. It surprised, saddened and...

New jails not the answer

Dec 24, 2010 / 5:00 am

To compare crime in Canada to a country like Mexico is ignorant and absurd. What most people are uneducated about, is that the overall crime rate in this...

No to more taxes on booze

Dec 24, 2010 / 5:00 am

I get a real kick out of the knee jerk reactions that we""re constantly bombarded with. So now we""re going to raise the price (taxes) of alcohol to an even...

Lack of traffic enforcement in Vernon

Dec 23, 2010 / 5:00 am

With current attention on the new impaired driving laws, this is the time to point out Vernon""s incredible lack of traffic enforcement. The only thing keeping...

Hire part time police officers?

Dec 22, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Kelowna last in per capita protection I""ve lived in Kelowna for over 20 years and every year the RCMP say the same thing: not enough manpower. Trust me,...

Have churches lost their relevance?

Dec 21, 2010 / 7:00 am

I grew up calling the Baptist church my home church and still do. God and religion are relevant in my life. However, in the face of what I see happening in the...

Lack of police no big surprise

Dec 20, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Kelowna last in per capita protection That we have fewer police than any other city is no surprise. Our top RCMP officer has been asking for more officers...

Premier""s secret meeting sickening

Dec 20, 2010 / 5:00 am

RE:Campbell""s Bilderberg trip no conflict: official So an “official” has determined that Premier Gordon Campbell’s trip to Spain to attend the Bilderberg...

Not all taxes are wasted

Dec 19, 2010 / 5:00 am

Kudos on widening Lakeshore! Finally, I can ride my bike in an actual bike lane! To everyone complaining about tax hikes because the city "wasted" money on...

Christmas spirit still alive

Dec 19, 2010 / 5:00 am

I was hurrying to finish errands and shopping before picking my granddaugther up from school recently. When I arrived at Costco I realized I had left my purse...

Get tough on crime

Dec 19, 2010 / 5:00 am

I can not for the life of me figure out how some people think, especially the bleeding hearts. People squawk about building the jail, they complain about the...

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