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Letters

Casino exploits goodwill

Aug 1, 2018 / 4:22 pm

Last year, BC Lotteries generated $1.3 billion in tax revenue for the province. Many of the public services we benefit from would evaporate without casinos....

Just the facts, please

Aug 1, 2018 / 4:06 pm

It seems necessary to correct the record as far as statements about the current Liberal government under Justin Trudeau. Letter writer Keith Gossen claims...

City of impatient drivers

Aug 1, 2018 / 3:57 pm

I am so disappointed in Kelowna drivers. My daughter just got her "L" last week, so with that will come a bit of learning and, of course, slower...

Don't want your rules

Jul 31, 2018 / 3:46 pm

Beaches are a big topic these days. Everyone wants their own. We only have so many, so I guess we have to share them. When we were young, the beach was for all...

Make a safer smoke

Jul 31, 2018 / 3:42 pm

I have emailed one of the big tobacco companies with a suggestion I'm sure they will ignore. I suggested they develop cigarettes with butts that go out...

Why do we put up with this?

Jul 31, 2018 / 3:03 pm

Another judge, another drug dealer, another verdict – all too minimal for the crime. Drug dealers and those who provide the drugs do our society the most...

It's a proportional world

Jul 31, 2018 / 2:59 pm

Electoral reform is no big deal. We already live in a proportional representation world. How so? Under first past the post, one vote gets skewed to be worth...

Too hot for dogs

Jul 31, 2018 / 2:57 pm

I was driving on Highway 33 in Kelowna recently, when I paused to let a pedestrian and his really hairy, black as black could be dog cross in front of me. The...

Punishment - help fight fires

Jul 31, 2018 / 2:51 pm

I was one of the many who lived through the Okanagan Mountain Fire and also grew up in Northwest Ontario, where wildfires were an every-year fact of life. I was...

Ease up on the F bombs

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:26 pm

We have lived in Peachland for over 15 years and love just about everything the gem of the Okanagan has to offer. We enjoy going out after a day at home to look...

Last chance for reform

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:19 pm

It is not so much a better method of accounting votes and assignment of seats that people want in electoral reform. Past surveys show what people really want is...

Accept some responsibility

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:11 pm

Re: your latest poll asking should parents pay when their kids set fires? My opinion is they should partly pay. I think the kids, no matter what age, should be...

Too much booze and drugs

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:09 pm

I am a mom of two kids, one of whom is an adult. We all know that we cannot keep tabs on everything they are doing, and can do everything in our power to raise...

COG is worth it

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:01 pm

Is Center of Gravity festival worth it? In a word, Yes! To the writer who only saw two officers, I saw a couple of unmarked cruisers parked at the fence,...

Thank you, firefighters

Jul 30, 2018 / 9:00 am

A big thank you to all the firefighters everywhere, and especially those working in the Okanagan. I was one of the lucky ones to only be on evacuation alert,...

Hit it hard and fast

Jul 29, 2018 / 9:00 am

Forgive me, but I don’t mean to be disrespectful of the firefighters in this valley as they are real heroes. I wouldn’t want nor could I ever do...

Trump not my leader

Jul 28, 2018 / 9:00 am

Some may think that CNN and the majority of the media is anti Trump. Certainly, Donald Trump thinks they are against him. These people should view the news...

Drinking on the beach?

Jul 27, 2018 / 5:18 pm

I have had the privilege of being on many of the world's beaches. Like the U.S., it is considered breaking the law to have alcohol on the beach in our fine...

Kicking tires on reform

Jul 26, 2018 / 11:17 am

I must admit I was quite bemused by Keivan Hirji’s July 12 letter in the Sun and Province papers (Eby’s electoral reform referendum looks like the...

Don't put eggs in 1 basket

Jul 26, 2018 / 11:12 am

What to do with the U.S.A. under Trump? If you cannot predict or understand where Trump is coming from or where he is heading, there is only one thing to do...

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