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No Place For Murderer

Aug 11, 2004 / 5:30 am

It saddens me to read the article on the death of the elderly Vernon gentleman, which was at the hands of a killer who killed before and was in a HALFWAY HOUSE!...

Keep Your Pets Safe

Aug 11, 2004 / 5:30 am

I think it""s appalling, what happened to the lady""s cat in Rutland. How anyone can torture or kill a living, trusting animal is far beyond me. I want to urge...

Sickened By Killings

Aug 11, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am SICKENED by both Gordon Issac and the unknown cat killer in Rutland. I am also sickened by the minor punishment given to Gordon Issac. He should NEVER be...

"Fiesta" Man""s Best Friend

Aug 10, 2004 / 9:06 am

I am writing this letter to tell the story of a man that I consider a friend. His name is Don, Don is a homeless male and his most prized possession is his dog...

Don""t Stereotype People

Aug 10, 2004 / 5:30 am

In response to the letter titled, Homeless Don""t Need A Place In Mega-project (Aug. 9), although I agree with some points in this letter, I do have a problem...

Address The Social Issue

Aug 10, 2004 / 5:30 am

This letter is in response to "G.R."""s homeless person solution to send them "back to where they came from." Wouldn""t that approach simply shift the problem...

Megaproject Good For Kelowna

Aug 9, 2004 / 12:00 pm

I dont know why there is so much talk about the Pandosy Landing project. Is it really up to us Kelowna residents. I for one like the idea because building means...

Homeless Don""t Need A Place In Megaproject

Aug 9, 2004 / 6:00 am

After reading Mr. Bilodeau""s poem and his last paragraph, I am wondering why he feels the homeless have a right to voice their opinions about a project The...

Blues Fest Was Rocky

Aug 9, 2004 / 6:00 am

This years Blues Fest distinctly lacked the blues. While the opening act, Dogskin Suit, were excellent as always, with Papa Dawg giving a varied performance of...

City Planners Jumping The Gun

Aug 8, 2004 / 5:53 pm

I’m glad to hear of so many concerns regarding our downtown development plans but I can’t rid the feeling that our ‘city planners’ haven’t been doing...

Speak Out On Crime

Aug 8, 2004 / 6:00 am

The ever growing crime rate in Kelowna has got to be fixed. Banks are being robbed almost 2-3 times a month, what is happening? We are Canadians, known for our...

Homeless Forgotten In Mega-project

Aug 8, 2004 / 6:00 am

The following poem was brought to life by the thoughts of a homeless person. One of the "forgotten" people in the mega-project debate. Blind eyes, stone hearts,...

Read The Downtown Plan

Aug 7, 2004 / 2:28 pm

Great letter D.T. At first it made me very mad and then it got me thinking. I suspect there are a lot of people like D.T. who don""t know why some of us are...

Svend Got Off Lightly

Aug 7, 2004 / 2:10 pm

Is there a double standard in the courts of Canada? How could anyone deny it. Svend Robinson stole a ring worth upwards of $60,000.00 and walks out a free man....

Would you like a seat?

Aug 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

We purchased our tickets early for Reba as we had been at the Alan Jackson Concert the previous year and couldn""t wait for the next one. We had eight tickets...

Another Vancouver?

Aug 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

I have a problem with this new building prososal on the waterfront. It""s a nice thought but are we aiming to be Vancouver??? Part of the beauty of Kelowna is...

Living In The Past

Aug 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

Once again the citizens of Kelowna wish to live 25 years in the past. For years I have heard nothing but complaints about how the Downtown Core needs to be...

Disappointment Over Concert

Aug 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

I firstly was disappointed with the way the tickets distribution was handled. I had purchased my tickets in June and had gotten seats in row 12 at which point I...

Natural Focal Point

Aug 4, 2004 / 5:30 am

Unfortunately, while I support the concept of redeveloping a portion of the downtown core....I cannot support this particular project. The beauty of Kelowna is...

Problems With Concert

Aug 4, 2004 / 5:30 am

I went to Alan Jackson last year and was completely satisfied, but I must say, I went to the Leann Rimes concert on Saturday, and was truly disappointed. I do...

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