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Enough is enough

Sep 5, 2018 / 3:00 pm

The pipeline court ruling is beyond ridiculous and far greater than just the Trans Mountain pipeline. This about anyone wanting to invest in Canada. This stops...

Appalling pipeline decision

Sep 5, 2018 / 2:56 pm

I find the decision made by our antiquated legal system in stopping the pipeline appalling. There is no doubt in my mind that the protesters are or have been...

Judges kill another pipeline

Sep 5, 2018 / 2:53 pm

Are our federal judges fair, unbiased? Maybe not, given the decision to stop the pipeline based on six more tankers a month in B.C. waters. There are currently...

Here in trying times

Sep 5, 2018 / 2:47 pm

We are lucky to live in such a beautiful province. However, we have once again had a summer that has delivered a stark reminder of the incredible power of the...

Veterans Affairs unfair

Sep 4, 2018 / 12:28 pm

The last time I voiced an opinion saying Justin Trudeau had not told the truth in dealing with the lifelong disability pension for veterans, I received a note...

Ignoring the best option

Sep 4, 2018 / 12:21 pm

Spending the money from a failed lottery win because you were one number off is just unethical. That is what this West Kelowna city council is doing with our...

Tired of footing the bill

Sep 4, 2018 / 12:05 pm

I think the BC government should go after funds from the pharmaceutical companies because this is where the opioid addiction starts, and it isn't up to all...

Almost got away with it

Sep 4, 2018 / 12:01 pm

Very happy to see the Federal Court of Appeal's decision on the Trans Mountain Pipeline. No matter what your position is, you have to respect our Premier...

Uninformed hysteria

Sep 3, 2018 / 9:00 am

It astounds me to see the uninformed opinion of some in regard to pistols. There are many activities in Canada, especially once you are out of major city...

Unbelievable opposition

Sep 3, 2018 / 9:00 am

I was appalled to read the recent letter from Helen Schiele with respect to Ribfest. I am not a Rotarian, nor am I in any way connected to the KGH foundation. I...

Poop on Trump's lawn

Sep 2, 2018 / 9:00 am

Re: Mexico and U.S. appear to shut Canada out of NAFTA negotiations A suggestion to Canada’s NAFTA negotiators. Before we all get too concerned about some...

Evidence-based argument

Sep 2, 2018 / 9:00 am

As the mail-in referendum on electoral change draws nearer, voters are hearing a great deal about our current voting system, first past the post, and a new...

Losing faith in council

Sep 1, 2018 / 9:00 am

With municipal elections less than two months away, I'm really puzzled as to why and how Penticton city council has managed to get away with limping through...

City says road is safe

Sep 1, 2018 / 9:00 am

A recent letter to the editor declared the newly-installed roadway at the intersection of Ogden and Boucherie Roads in West Kelowna is too narrow, and...

Pricey, not cheap, thrills

Aug 31, 2018 / 11:48 am

Here in Kelowna-Lake Country, a CF-18 flew from Kelowna to Penticton and back on Aug. 26, in support of the Okanagan Dream Car Rally, which is a fundraiser for...

Changing our voting system

Aug 31, 2018 / 11:29 am

The fundamental principle of democracy is that the will of the majority should prevail. It is not that the party with the largest minority should have...

Horses on sidewalk illegal

Aug 30, 2018 / 2:10 pm

Speaking as a horseback rider, Jim Brown's concerns about horses on the sidewalk are quite valid. In fact, there are laws about this sort of thing. In the...

Thanks to staff at KGH ER

Aug 30, 2018 / 2:04 pm

KGH Emergeny has got a lot of negative attention over the years. Long wait times, staffing shortages and parking disasters lead people to think the community...

Take back our streets

Aug 30, 2018 / 2:00 pm

As a society, have we come to this? Effectively saying, if you don’t lock your car, then it’s your own fault that your belongings get stolen? ...

Almost homeless

Aug 29, 2018 / 3:29 pm

I am writing in a final plea for help, and hoping that perhaps my experience can save someone else from being in the same situation. I used to think that people...

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