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Letters

Why does it take a death?

Feb 26, 2016 / 11:50 am

Why does it take a death? This is a question I hear asked from others as well as in my own head. Why does it take a death before something is done about that?...

For the record

Feb 26, 2016 / 7:00 am

Some incorrect information was provided to various media outlets last week about how water improvement grants work and whether a discussion on governance should...

Lotto comments not fair

Feb 25, 2016 / 2:34 pm

I would like to chime in on the recent letter from Mike Kertesz regarding the recent lottery win for Robert Goertzen. I would also like to congratulate Mr....

Objects over Kelowna

Feb 25, 2016 / 11:40 am

I'm writing in about the objects over Kelowna. I don't know if anyone else has said anything, but to me that object looks a lot like a candle hot air...

Re: Lotto luck

Feb 25, 2016 / 11:26 am

An open letter to the Castanet readers who wish to chastise Robert Goertzen for his decision to keep working at his existing job, after winning a lottery. Mr....

Lotto winner well deserving

Feb 25, 2016 / 11:09 am

Re: Lotto luck You are correct that the lotto winner Robert Goertzen is very well deserving. The article reflects how Robert’s boss helped him out while...

Predatory towing

Feb 25, 2016 / 11:01 am

I want to comment on Crystal Findlay's frustration about the need for regulations and by-laws to prevent predatory towing. I believe her about being towed...

Lotto luck

Feb 24, 2016 / 1:56 pm

Congratulations to Robert Goertzen for his recent 649 win. It is nice to see that a local working Joe has beat the odds. However, I cannot wrap my head around...

Wine in grocery stores

Feb 23, 2016 / 4:42 pm

Premier Clark’s decision to award several of the few licenses to sell wines to the Jimmy Pattison Food Group defies logic. Those licences should be...

Recently seized dogs

Feb 23, 2016 / 4:36 pm

As an animal lover, I and many others, hate having to see what these animals were forced to endure and suffer! Having said that, I am so glad that donors gave...

Rights of businesses to tow

Feb 23, 2016 / 4:26 pm

On Tuesday, February 23, I mistakenly parked in front of a shoe store located at the Stewart Centre on Kirschner in order to attend an appointment in one of the...

Talk about a bad loser

Feb 22, 2016 / 3:32 pm

I do not know which was worse. Cam Newton walking out of the interview after losing the Super Bowl, or the Canadian National Women's Soccer Team Coach...

Deficit

Feb 22, 2016 / 1:17 pm

Yes, I know we are in a conservative strong hold, and yes, we know Harper put Canada into debt to the tune of $150 billion dollars in the ten or so years they...

Yard waste charge

Feb 22, 2016 / 12:00 pm

Just wondering - who's the bright light at the Regional District that thought charging homeowners to dump yard waste would be a good idea? Did you folks...

Looking for volunteers

Feb 22, 2016 / 11:57 am

A long established Okanagan volunteer group is looking for new members to help with events and initiatives. The Carr's Landing Community & Recreation...

Thank you KGH staff!

Feb 19, 2016 / 10:13 am

Well, at age 53, I had to call an ambulance for myself for the first time in my life. The ambulance was here in less than 4 minutes. The medics were extremely...

Keep it up

Feb 19, 2016 / 10:11 am

I just wanted to say that I find myself far more respectful of your news lately. Whatever is happening at Castanet news, keep it up. You have so much power to...

Fictionaryism

Feb 18, 2016 / 3:44 pm

Fictionaryism: “commonly describing persons fearful of new words.“ Bill Gates said “emails within Microsoft should be short and to the...

Finish the job

Feb 18, 2016 / 3:40 pm

How many traffic deaths between Greata Ranch and the connector will it take before the powers that be finally finish the four laning or create a bone fide four...

Fictionary

Feb 17, 2016 / 11:39 am

Just a brief addendum to Mark Jennings-Bates article “Jennings-Bates Fictionary”. Unlike Mr. Jennings-Bates’ statement that he is “not...

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