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Letters

New Rutland playground

Jul 7, 2016 / 1:25 pm

Re: "Rutland playground opens" (July 4) Wayne Moore reports that the first phase of improvements to Rutland Centennial Park include "a new...

RSS grads clean up

Jul 7, 2016 / 11:39 am

My daughter graduated from Rutland Secondary School this year, and she was reading Castanet about the different schools that didn’t clean up after their...

Brent's Grist Mill

Jul 7, 2016 / 11:22 am

On behalf of all of us at the Central Okanagan Heritage Society (COHS), a big thank you to the city of Kelowna council and staff for providing the resources and...

The future is up to us

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:51 pm

This is a hard letter to write. It’s an emotional topic and I foresee it will be misconstrued as a lack of sympathy for victims of crime. It is really a...

Very Canadian

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:46 pm

I grew up with “The Maple Leaf Forever”. Sang it in school, sports games and at social occasions. But since the '50s I only hear it from the odd...

Rent: wants vs choices

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:26 pm

We'll have to agree on one main "given": Kelowna is one of the top destinations for 'well off' hockey players, retired CEOs, others with...

Proud to sing 'O Canada'

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:10 pm

I know our national anthem is not the greatest ever written, but it's ours & I am proud to sing it. We are too worried about hurting other people's...

The Maple Leaf Forever

Jul 6, 2016 / 12:09 pm

The Maple Leaf Forever is a nursery rhyme, set to a pleasant nursery rhyme tune. Leave it at that. We have a stirring, appropriate, National Anthem –...

Rental housing a priority

Jul 5, 2016 / 3:10 pm

Open letter to Mayor Colin Basran: I woke up this morning and read something on Castanet, that seemed almost like a response to the letter that myself and...

It's all about the experience

Jul 5, 2016 / 11:10 am

To the recent post: Fintry Queen The Fintry Queen is not about "heritage value", it's not about what the ship looks like from the outside....

Property taxes

Jul 5, 2016 / 10:32 am

So this year I misplaced my Property Tax Notice. I phoned the West Kelowna Office, (all I needed was my Roll Number) but they would not help me over the phone....

Mission accomplished

Jul 5, 2016 / 9:56 am

This has been a long hard road to accomplish what many said was impossible! Mission accomplished! From January 13 until June 30, this has been my fight for our...

Fintry Queen

Jul 4, 2016 / 2:27 pm

With all the letters and comments about the Fintry Queen, I figured it was time I gave my two cents worth. First of all, the Fintry Queen has little or no...

Well done Premier

Jul 4, 2016 / 2:21 pm

After many career years in a real estate industry that was always very well regulated I was still pleased to see a Superintendent appointed. As an agent, I...

Kelowna cherries

Jul 4, 2016 / 2:18 pm

I am confused. I was talking to my sister, in Stettler Alberta, and she just bought a basket of Kelowna cherries. She paid $1.49 a pound at the local super...

Thank you, kind strangers

Jul 4, 2016 / 12:06 pm

On Friday, July 1st, my elderly father went for a walk near city park. He had a very bad fall, and was injured. He was lying on the ground thinking to himself...

Callous and unconscionable

Jul 4, 2016 / 12:01 pm

Re: Nowhere for them to go. And some of them are being offered the prospect of living in a tent. This will be the final chapter of a piece of legislation that...

Riding for a cause

Jun 30, 2016 / 8:33 am

I am raising money for the SickKids Foundation to help kids who are fighting cancer. I have already achieved my personal goal of $300, but am hoping for a lot...

Not a bunch of crybabies

Jun 29, 2016 / 11:07 am

Re: Grow up Canada Post First of all, we do not go on strike every other year. The last time there was a labor disruption, employees were locked out. Second of...

Grow up Canada Post

Jun 28, 2016 / 2:17 pm

I'm getting sick and tired of these crybabies going on strike every other year for more raises. If you can count to ten, you can deliver the mail. It...

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