Letters

Bear Main not up to par

Sep 9, 2011 / 5:00 am

I really feel sorry for our first responders and forestry fire fighters having to go up Bear Main forest service road. The wash boards and general shape of the...

Candidate lacking in morals

Sep 9, 2011 / 5:00 am

In reference to the article about Penticton mayoral candidate Benny Wolfe, who considered his using a prostitute and seeing nothing wrong with this practice....

HOV lanes creating a jam

Sep 9, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: HOV Lanes not working Mr. Lotochinski, have you used Highway 97 much? Have you been stuck in traffic, in the two left lanes and watched the traffic passing...

HST killed out of spite

Sep 9, 2011 / 5:00 am

I thought that the HST had several advantages over the old PST and GST taxes in that it was a single-tiered system, taxes were not hidden and it was simpler and...

Who wanted HOV anyway

Sep 4, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: HOV lanes Someone, please find me one person who said, "Wow HOV lanes through Kelowna, I'm taking the bus from now on, or carpool!" Just...

Close call still seems cruel

Sep 4, 2011 / 5:00 am

Although they might not read this letter, I wanted to say how ignorant and cruel it was for the driver of the small truck on Graham Street on Tuesday to drive...

HST vote not the end of the world

Sep 4, 2011 / 5:00 am

The sky is not falling, and for those who are concerned the BC government will lose much needed tax revenues as the HST is being phased out, have no fear. The...

Tragedy affects many

Sep 4, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE Victim's father speaks out As a long time resident of Kelowna, I would like to express my deepest sympathies to the family of Emily Chaplin. I would...

Challenge to candidates

Sep 4, 2011 / 5:00 am

I’d like to issue a challenge to all the candidates for council and for mayor. The challenge is, for this municipal election, instead of just promising to...

Kelowna does care

Sep 2, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: Boating victim’s father speaks out. Dear Mr. Chaplin, I am so sorry for your loss, and would really like you to know Kelowna has a big heart and...

Westside Road still dangerous

Sep 2, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: Westside Road crashes Two more accidents on Westside Road this weekend. I live in the stretch right before the spot where the truck and the tour bus went...

No surprise over local HST support

Sep 2, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: Okanagan voters liked HST It really does not surprise me that the outcome of the local HST vote was to retain the tax. Old Socred policies of restraint...

Noise bylaw unenforceable

Sep 2, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: Noise bylaw Here we go again with another total waste of tax payers money. How much time and money is going to be invested in this one? It’s not...

Wants proof HOV doesn't work

Sep 2, 2011 / 5:00 am

In regards to Mr. James' statement that the HOV lanes don't work: did he do an independent study to verify this? Without actual proof or evidence...

Boat licenses not working

Aug 31, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: Firefighter luck to be alive It's been a tragic week for boaters in the Okanagan and it appears that boat licenses are not working. A boat operates...

Bad government at its worst

Aug 31, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: Gov't loans local winery $1M I have to assume that there are a great many of us who are dismayed at the decision by Stephen Harper's Government to...

Applaud air ambulances

Aug 31, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: Air ambulance swoops in I am writing in response to an article announcing the approval for a full-time critical care emergency helicopter service for the...

Boxed wine a cash grab

Aug 31, 2011 / 5:00 am

Re: Boxed wine In today's Daily Courier there is an article about a federal government loan of $1 million dollars to Calona Vineyards to invest in boxed...

More noise about bylaw

Aug 27, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: Noise bylaw I have seen the plenty of news regarding the recently passed noise bylaw for cars, motorcycles, and boats. While I am not opposed to the...

Convenient timing for HOV lanes

Aug 27, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE: James: HOV lanes must go Isn't is convenient timing of Graham James to come out and say he is opposed to the HOV lanes. Most people are, but there is...

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