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Is Kelowna ""Snoozeville""?

Feb 20, 2011 / 5:00 am

On Wednesday February 16, one of our staff on their day off received a warning from the City of Kelowna that they had broken a bylaw by parking on the same...

Take care around wild animals

Feb 20, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Coyotes call Kelowna home I wanted to comment on your coyote in the city article, maybe you could also mention that people should not get complacent around...

Likes Lake Country logo

Feb 19, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Lake Country adopts new logo-slogan All I can say is "Wow". The new logo for Lake Country is fabulous and what a bargain! Too bad this artist wasn""t around...

In favour of jail

Feb 19, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Kelowna jail site off the table for good Kelowna really needs a Jail. We spend tax dollars shuffling around prisoners and paying our sheriffs and police to...

Good Samaritan helps cyclist

Feb 18, 2011 / 5:00 am

Wednesday morning I was on my bike, riding as fast as I could to try and make an appointment at the hospital when I hit a patch of ice on my bicycle that sent...

Jail could be a crime deterrent

Feb 18, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Jail sight off the table People are complaining about the crime in the valley and they say we should have police at every corner. Wouldn""t having a jail...

Transit pays off

Feb 18, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Transit report not what Mayor expected I believe if you look at the overall cost of public transit, it does pay off. What is really needed is a trolley...

Trying to understand why

Feb 18, 2011 / 5:00 am

Sometimes most of us don""t really understand why things are the way they are. Our Canadian troops are currently in far off lands fighting and dying for other...

Crime levels near jails?

Feb 17, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:You won""t even know the jail is nearby People are complaining about the crime in the valley and they say we should have police at every corner. Wouldn""t...

Coach McCall an influence for the better

Feb 17, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:McCall believes GM out to get him I write this letter in support of Peter McCall. He was my basketball coach when I played junior girls basketball for...

Boycott the Okanagan Sun

Feb 16, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:McCall believes GM out to get him Dear Bill Long, I am writing you this letter out of absolute disgust and outrage after hearing of the firing of Peter...

You won""t even know the jail is nearby

Feb 15, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Put prison where it is needed Kamloops Regional Correctional Center is now adjacent to new housing developments and despite its chronic overcrowding,...

Put prison where it is needed

Feb 14, 2011 / 5:00 am

We need a prison -- why have we been transporting prisoners to and from Kamloops daily? What a waste of time and money. The police station and courts are in the...

Wood smoke ban

Feb 13, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Seeks ban against wood smoke I would gladly be willing to switch to electric heat if Linda Beaudin would be willing to pay my electric bill during the...

Say no to jail in Kelowna

Feb 13, 2011 / 5:00 am

Sharon Shepherd doesn""t even want a public garden in front of her city hall, why should those of us living on the most northern boundry of Kelowna have to put...

Rutland gets ignored

Feb 13, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Rutland businesses frustrated by city It just reconfirms my belief in the fact that Rutland continues to get blatantly ignored by City Hall. Rutland is a...

In support of FSA""s

Feb 12, 2011 / 5:00 am

The BC teachers unions’ (BCTF) campaign to kill the Foundation Skills Assessment test (FSA) is not about little Johnny’s education. It is all about who...

Show respect instead

Feb 12, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Another Tavares rally in the works While there may be the odd case of police brutality, there are thousands and thousands of cases of police doing their job...

Beware of junk science

Feb 12, 2011 / 5:00 am

RE:Seeks ban against wood smoke I wonder where Linda Beaudin got her facts from. The proliferation of knowledge on the internet has led to a lot of good science...

Longs for pre-Harper days

Feb 10, 2011 / 5:00 am

To commemorate Stephen Harper’s 5 years of minority and inability to work with the opposition, I thought I’d compile a list of his greatest accomplishments...

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