RV bylaw

May 30, 2017 / 1:51 pm

Did you know that our fair City of Kelowna has a bylaw stating that you cannot have, on your private residential lot, any recreational vehicle over 5,500 kg? ...

Rose Valley water system

May 30, 2017 / 1:47 pm

We just walked the Bear Creek Park trail. The rushing water coming from Bear Lake etc. is not fit for drinking. Spending $19 million on a filter and clarifying...

Parking in the city

May 26, 2017 / 8:30 pm

Readers of a letter criticizing plans for the redevelopment of a parking lot beside Boyce-Gyro Park should be aware that it contained incorrect information....

Switch the dial

May 26, 2017 / 8:25 pm

It is perhaps more than obvious that ‘you’ do not listen to CBC. Comments that refer to CBC like, “people love their information” and...

End to illegal dumping

May 26, 2017 / 8:24 pm

As seen in the past while, you have been reporting on a growing issue of “illegal dumping” around the Okanagan. The attached picture was sent by a...

Good Samaritan to rescue

May 26, 2017 / 8:21 pm

I was recently riding my bike down Ritcher Street, with my young son, when my chain came off. I struggled to put it back on when a good Samaritan came to my...

Playing a vital role

May 26, 2017 / 8:18 pm

On behalf of Interior Health, I would like to respond to the letter to the editor that appeared May 23 regarding Martin Street Centre in Penticton. Martin...

Recent Castanet poll

May 24, 2017 / 2:53 pm

I was quite surprised to see that 1/3 of the people ticked diplomacy. Diplomacy: the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations. Isis is not a...

Beach parking reduction

May 24, 2017 / 1:19 pm

Boyce-Gyro Beach is Kelowna's second largest beach, jam-packed with families and all the toys and essentials they bring along to have a successful beach...

Please stay off the water

May 24, 2017 / 1:13 pm

Not everyone on the lake is a millionaire – please stay off the water! I would first of all like to thank those boaters who were respectful to news...

Proportional ballot

May 24, 2017 / 1:10 pm

On May 31st, our MPs will be voting on whether or not to adopt the ERRE/all-party committee’s report that overwhelmingly recommended Proportional...

Who is to blame?

May 23, 2017 / 3:19 pm

According to an article on Castanet, the lake level is higher than in 1997. And there is apparently nothing that can be done about it. Well, in my opinion that...

Lost wallet

May 23, 2017 / 3:15 pm

There are good people in this world. To the person who found my wallet, and put it in my mail slot at home in the downtown area, thank you! Wish you would have...


May 23, 2017 / 3:14 pm

Everyday I think of at least one thing I am grateful of. Today it's the fantastic nurses and orderlies of KGH. Unfortunately, they have made my...

Current state of facility

May 23, 2017 / 3:04 pm

I am bringing to your attention the current state of the IHA Intensive Case Management Outreach facility located at 437 Martin St in Penticton. I am a resident...

Downstream affairs

May 23, 2017 / 2:50 pm

So, you have had a good meal and feel the urge to visit the dual flush item in your closet. Ah, that was good, flush and we get on with our day. With the aid of...

Appreciation for caregivers

May 19, 2017 / 1:47 pm

Community Connections would like to thank all the Home Share “Heroes”. We know that families and individuals become home share providers for a...

Why not Rutland?

May 19, 2017 / 1:45 pm

How come all around Kelowna and other areas (Mission/Glenmore) you have gorgeous flower beds/planters, cool sidewalk benches/tables/art statues, and then you...

Health & parking concerns

May 18, 2017 / 1:58 pm

Dear Mayor Fortin, members of council, Peachland staff and members of the media, I am writing to you today with serious concerns about the proposed water park...

Electoral reform

May 18, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Mr Stephen Fuhr, The provincial election results have British Columbians thinking about electoral reform again. 31,924 British Columbians signed petition e-616...