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Letters

Why is my pool brown?

Jul 15, 2018 / 9:00 am

Just during the last few years or so, my pool water at the time of initial fill up, has been loaded with algae. At first, I thought it was iron in the water or...

Don't let it happen here

Jul 14, 2018 / 9:00 am

We moved with our three kids from Vancouver four years ago. My wife was transferred to Kelowna. We were so stressed. We realized other than the area around...

Majority support pipeline

Jul 14, 2018 / 9:00 am

A recent poll showed B.C. had a 54 per cent agreement with the Trans Mountain pipeline being installed. About half in the Vancouver and Victoria areas, rising...

Drug problems nothing new

Jul 13, 2018 / 4:38 pm

I have lived in Kelowna for 50 years, and can honestly say the city talks but doesn’t do the walk. When I was a teenager, we did drugs in the park...

Drug priorities backwards

Jul 13, 2018 / 4:34 pm

It is getting harder and harder to understand the logic of governments. On one hand, they are closing down medical pot shops even though the feds say it will be...

Marijuana ruined summer

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:47 pm

I've always been accepting of the use of recreational cannabis for adults. As with everything in life, there’s a time and a place, so let me explain...

Downtown is dangerous

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:40 pm

It is definitely not safe downtown. I have lived in Kelowna for 38 years and have seen a steady decline in the downtown area. I have worked at a lot of...

Losing respect for Trump

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:35 pm

I was a huge supporter of President Trump from the get-go. But, in the last several months, I don't understand what he says and does. He name calls and...

Civic Arena legacy

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:33 pm

Important decisions lay ahead for City of Vernon and Regional District of North Okanagan citizenry. We have long discussed the pros and cons of enhancing our...

Prop-rep is just a mess

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:31 pm

There is clearly a well financed and structured group of left-leaning activists working tirelessly to promote a “better democracy” if we only switch...

Where is civic pride?

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:22 pm

Have you walked Bernard Avenue recently? Do you take your visitors for a stroll downtown? Is it any longer your favourite destination? I suspect not, as having...

Clean up downtown

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:17 pm

Just when is council going to start cleaning up the downtown area in Kelowna? The recent stabbing at the Queensway bus depot has me really worried for the...

Shocking visit to Kelowna

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:15 pm

Recently my wife and I stayed at a hotel adjacent to Kelowna City Park for a night on the town and a short getaway from our home in Summerland. We walked...

The system is broken

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:12 pm

Just before the finance rules for the proportional representation referendum were implemented, big money was in full force in B.C.’s newspapers. One ad...

A beef with the beach

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:08 pm

All the beaches were ready for the long weekend except the dog beach (former Mushroom Beach), which was fenced off all spring for one reason or another. The...

Know where your kids are?

Jul 11, 2018 / 5:04 pm

Recently, at 2:20 a.m., there was the sound of broken glass and a girl screaming on Gordon Drive in the Mission. I went outside to see three teenage kids 14 to...

Greed rules, casinos prove it

Jul 11, 2018 / 4:57 pm

The recent Attorney General's report on casinos and proceeds of crime coming up against the plight of casino workers trying to get a decent wage is...

In support of cab co.

Jul 11, 2018 / 4:54 pm

In support of the local taxi company Kelowna Cabs. I use this company, and only once did they not come. I am in a wheelchair, and Tuesday evenings I phone once...

He's loving Trump

Jul 10, 2018 / 11:49 am

All the negative rhetoric pumped out by the mainstream media about Donald Trump unfortunately resonates with a lot of people. But, for the rest of us, who...

Liberals getting it done

Jul 10, 2018 / 11:41 am

Re: Mark Strahl's letter Paying More Under Trudeau Without wallowing too much in the mud and pointing to the dismal economic, social and environmental...

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