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Letters

Bridge speeders a menace

May 7, 2018 / 1:00 pm

Re: racing on the bridge and Highway 97. I would like to know where all the police are early in the morning, or anytime during the day. As a professional...

Little left after pension

May 7, 2018 / 10:57 am

I am a 72-year-old widow living on a fixed income. Everything goes up all the time – except for our pensions. Old age pension went up $1.17 a month this...

The news we really want

May 7, 2018 / 9:00 am

I am so fed up with the national news. I, along with many many others, are sick of hearing about Trump and his affair with a porn actress and a Playboy bunny,...

A gift, or sock it to 'em?

May 6, 2018 / 10:00 am

Re: “Taxpayers get a break,” reported by Wayne Moore on April 29. The news report appears to portray that Kelowna city council has given Kelowna...

End carbon tax cover-up

May 5, 2018 / 10:00 am

Justin Trudeau remains hell-bent on ramming through his carbon tax, which will raise the price of home heating, electricity and groceries, but has failed to...

Where guns come from

May 4, 2018 / 11:47 am

Chantelle Deacon's report "74 guns seized from home" in Spallumcheen (April 23) deserves revisiting for the stubborn recurrence of a fallacious...

Fort Mac fire memories

May 4, 2018 / 9:00 am

I am home – it feels good. We arrived home on July 15, 2017. We had moved to Fort McMurray to be near my husband’s home and family back in September...

Something needs changing

May 3, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I am talking about that court case that is in the news in Kelowna. The story in Saturday's edition shows clearly that our justice system is messed up beyond...

Cat catcher's capers

May 3, 2018 / 12:35 pm

I thought the feral cat would come blasting out of the kennel like a rocket, hissing, growling and spitting. Not so. However, the black and white spayed female...

Restrictions on land use

May 3, 2018 / 7:00 am

In a presentation to the Urban Development Institute, my colleague pointed out that the core of the housing ‘crisis’ we face in Kelowna is the fact...

More insight on bad driving

May 2, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Regarding David Bell's letter on Kelowna drivers; I agree with you 100%. ICBC tends to penalize the young, new drivers when I personally think 95% of the...

Bad day for transit

May 2, 2018 / 5:00 am

On Saturday April 28th, I headed out for a morning cup of coffee and a muffin and was looking forward to going to visit my grandchildren in West Kelowna. I use...

Tax anti-Canadian

May 1, 2018 / 5:00 pm

My wife and I sailed into Nanaimo harbour 20 years ago and immediately fell in love with the place, so much so that we thought we would retire here. Years...

Time to change ways

May 1, 2018 / 5:00 am

Why should citizens care about ongoing news of data breaches, such as the major Aggregate IQ issue with Facebook? “Lots of people don’t even use...

Trans Mountain Expansion

Apr 30, 2018 / 4:00 pm

While people disagree about the TMX, oil shipments by rail continue to increase. The risk to freshwater ecosystems are higher from oil-by-rail than they are...

Living Positive Community

Apr 30, 2018 / 6:00 am

I understand this establishment is undergoing an expansion and moving their Rutland location right next door to Rutland Centennial Park. I’m just...

Alberta under siege

Apr 29, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Since Horgan has become premier it seems an orchestrated shutdown of Alberta resources are in play. Quebec is against Alberta resources and now with Horgan...

Misinformation, deception

Apr 29, 2018 / 7:00 am

The current stand against pipelines and Alberta Diluted Bitumen is founded on misinformation and deception about the governments position on protecting the...

Bombing Syria, why?

Apr 28, 2018 / 4:00 pm

The USA sent 103 cruise missiles into Syria claiming Syria used chemicals against the population. There was no evidence of “who” actually did the...

Demolishing nature

Apr 28, 2018 / 6:00 am

I live on along side Mill Creek, the last couple of weeks there have being crews removing trees that are growing along the creeks edge. This is within the...

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