Letters

Warning Okanagan Drivers!

Jan 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

Be on the lookout for me. I am a cautious driver. I admit it. Snow and ice scare me. I creep along at a snail""s pace and take the corners with too much care....

Give Workers A Break

Jan 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

I too, have lived in Kelowna a long time. My whole life, in fact. People, it snows here. Weather forecasts are hardly an exact science, and sometimes, our city...

Drivers Perspective

Jan 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

I am writing in regards to the readers that are having problems with the highways contractors. I work for one of them as a shift foreman and senior equipment...

Road Crews Fantastic

Jan 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

I live on Lakeshore Rd and I have to say that I think the road crews did a fantastic job of keeping up with the snowfall. I work late hours and I could hear the...

Throw The Book!

Jan 12, 2005 / 5:30 am

The "not guilty" street racers are truly cherished and valuable citizens of our community, aren""t they? (Said as facetiously as I possibly can in writing.)...

Cut Management Jobs

Jan 12, 2005 / 5:30 am

I support the person who was complaining about the road plowing service in our area. The person who thinks it is great obviously doesn""t get around the area...

Hardworking Maintenance

Jan 12, 2005 / 5:30 am

Hardworking Maintenance Folks? In response to the letter from T.S. who mentioned how great the main road clearing has been and that the drivers are hard...

Shocked At Changes To City

Jan 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

I just returned home from spending close to a month in Kelowna for the holidays and I was shocked when I got there. I have been reading over the last few months...

Careless Snowblow Driver

Jan 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

I agree with S. Rekis, our roads are not being take care of properly. This is what happens when our road maintenance becomes "privatized". Usually the lowest...

Opposition To Development

Jan 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

I wish to record my resolute opposition to the proposed modification to the City of Kelowna Official Community Plan to permit creation of a Comprehensive...

The Super Driver

Jan 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

Following the recent poor driving conditions we have had to endure I think it is time we all acknowledged that special breed, the Superdriver!! Despite it being...

First Hand Tsunami Account

Jan 10, 2005 / 7:58 am

My company mostly works with clients based in the UK and U.S. One of our UK clients outsources work to companies all over the world. One of these companies was...

Stay Away From Me

Jan 10, 2005 / 5:15 am

Hi just a short note in regards to the young "men", oops I mean punks, that hit and killed that poor lady last August. How proud you must be of yourselves, not...

Road Service Great

Jan 10, 2005 / 5:00 am

To the person complaining about the road conditions, you do not live in the "City" of Kelowna. You are on the Westside which is part of the Regional District....

Where Are Low Prices?

Jan 9, 2005 / 5:30 am

In response to B.H.""s letter, WHERE IS THE 69.9 GAS on the lower mainland? I would love to know. We are paying 84.9 just as you are. The odd day you may catch...

GVRD Makes Difference

Jan 9, 2005 / 5:30 am

In response to B.H. I live in the lower mainland and continually read Castanet, because I have family up in the Interior. To help you better realize the costs...

Where""s Road Maintenance?

Jan 9, 2005 / 5:15 am

I don""t understand how in this type of snowy weather that our roads are still not plowed or sanded...after all, we haven""t even had many days with snow this...

Some Nerve

Jan 9, 2005 / 5:05 am

They have nerve! Two young men, Two fast cars....one street....... Consequence of their "fun".....fatality of someone""s mother, grandmother, sister, aunt......

Fast Drivers

Jan 9, 2005 / 5:00 am

Just a note to an article in your news about the fender benders on Thursday Jan. 6th. You show a picture of the All Weather Driving School SUV. It is very funny...

Prisoner In My Own Home

Jan 8, 2005 / 5:38 pm

To the editor: I pay my taxes that includes road clearance. Today is the first day of this snow storm that they came to clear my street, not that I am...

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