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Letters

Government payroll

Jan 9, 2018 / 4:00 pm

How did the federal government get into such a mess? Did we not have a “working” payroll prior to the Phoenix system? How was the old system so...

Canada on the world scene

Jan 9, 2018 / 5:00 am

In answer as to why we Canadians don't stay at home and be nothing on the world scene during war. In World War One we had 400,000 involved and in World War...

Cabin fever

Jan 8, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I have cabin fever, I own a scooter and cannot cross Harvey to make it to Capri Mall. The pedestrian crosswalks are now over a foot high of packed snow and ice....

Judges should be elected

Jan 8, 2018 / 4:00 am

The unimaginable pain and heartache caused by the judge's decision to return shared custody of innocent souls Aubrey and Chloe Berry to their father is...

To stop or not to stop

Jan 7, 2018 / 3:00 pm

If you were to drive north on Irene Road to the intersection of Wallace Road in Rutland, you would never know there is a stop sign at the intersection. This was...

Learn your vehicle

Jan 7, 2018 / 7:00 am

I drive with all seasons on my vehicles year round. The issue isn't the tires, the issue is the driving habits. The only tires I don't recommend this...

Kelowna's fee for dumping

Jan 6, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Kelowna has recently changed it’s policy and is now charging $5.00 for the dumping of organic material. While this seems innocuous, here is my situation:...

Fix broken charter

Jan 6, 2018 / 7:00 am

We need to fix what we as a country have broken stated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his year end conversation with Lisa Laflamme. How I as a veteran agree...

Snow in Kelowna

Jan 5, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I was so dismayed at what I witnessed on my commute into work this week. As I was driving down Hwy 97 I watched a a bus picking up a young woman with a stroller...

Re: icy sidewalks

Jan 5, 2018 / 6:00 am

Carol, in a perfect world everyone with a sidewalk used by the general public would be young, healthy, strong, male, only because men's centre of gravity is...

Our military establishment

Jan 4, 2018 / 3:00 pm

With our little country being a dwarf among the huge countries, examples are China, USA and Russia, where should our military priorities lay? Should we not...

Come get information!

Jan 4, 2018 / 1:54 pm

As the busy Christmas season winds down this is a great time to reflect on the conversations we have had with our loved ones of different ages and places in...

Bannister gets it done!

Jan 4, 2018 / 4:00 am

The Tuesday before Christmas my husband and I went to Vancouver to take in a Canucks game and pick up our daughter from the airport so she could spend the...

Selective health care?

Jan 3, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I was under the impression that health care is generally free in Canada. For example, we can now access a naloxone kit, free of charge, to prevent deaths...

Winter driving conditions

Jan 3, 2018 / 5:00 am

For ten years I commuted from the Okanagan to work in the lower mainland. In that time, I drove ten winters over the Coquihalla, in mostly a rear wheel drive...

Get parked cars off street

Jan 2, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I wish the City would think of winter when they are making decisions as allowing multiple basement/secondary suites in Kelowna. I live in the Black Mountain...

MPs and the three stooges

Jan 2, 2018 / 5:00 am

One can remember the Three Stooges if you are old enough. I recall Moe (Prime Minister Justin Trudeau), Curly, (the caucus) and Larry. So, what are the rest of...

Tourist information center

Jan 1, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Apparently, the ever important information center that is so critically necessary for attracting visitors, doesn't need to be open at all over the holidays....

Bad drivers are scary

Jan 1, 2018 / 4:00 am

After observing a very large number of people on the roads recently, I have come to the conclusion that the Okanagan needs its very own television show on bad...

Gas price gouging again

Dec 31, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Happy holidays from the oil companies. The Canadian dollar is up, and crude is down in price but since there are a lot of people travelling for Christmas the...

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