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Letters

Dear RDNO Planning Dept.

Mar 29, 2018 / 6:00 am

Swan Lake is a nature reserve badly needed in these times of nature's stress. The idea of Air Boats tearing along this lake in even larger numbers is very...

Proposed music bylaw

Mar 28, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Why in the world would Kelowna City Council want to pass a bylaw making it illegal to play music “anywhere in the city” without a permit? How would...

Ditch the speed limits

Mar 28, 2018 / 12:00 pm

Just think of the money Lake Country and by extension Kelowna, could save if they didn’t have to buy all those useless speed limit signs. Almost no one...

Kids need the break!

Mar 28, 2018 / 5:00 am

I would like to politely disagree with AJ Dawson's letter who is not in favour of two weeks for spring break. I think it's fantastic, kids need time to...

Tax has to be stopped

Mar 27, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Here is a prediction. My friend works in Alberta but lives here in B.C. as do thousands of other B.C. residents. He brings his Alberta income back to B.C. where...

Thank you Capri Travel!

Mar 27, 2018 / 12:00 pm

We are a family of 9 coming to Kelowna for spring break. As we are all coming from different regions of Canada I was in charge of getting accommodations. This...

Supporting Co-op gas

Mar 27, 2018 / 7:00 am

In support of a letter from Andy Thomsen (“Getting Ripped Off” March 23/18) regarding the recent opening of a Co-op gas bar in West Kelowna, I would...

Clear things up

Mar 26, 2018 / 5:00 pm

The time to change tires is coming up and I noticed that almost every second or third ad could be confusing to some. For decades we had 3 words we had tires, we...

Almost 12,000 signatures

Mar 26, 2018 / 11:00 am

We live part of the year in Alberta and part of the year in Kelowna, and are Alberta residents. Kelowna is our second home, for 22 years we have not received...

High gas prices

Mar 26, 2018 / 6:00 am

Oil companies licence to print money. What other industry can cut back production then raise prices to make up for it. Oh, it’s called supply and demand,...

Shoreline parks

Mar 25, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Bad news from the city regarding our shoreline between the Bridge and Mission Creek. Kelowna is refusing to repair any damage to parks from last year's...

Help Canadians first

Mar 25, 2018 / 12:00 pm

Has everyone decided how they will spend the meager 55 cent a month Increase in our Old Age Security at the end of January? It’s an insult and quite...

Discriminating tax

Mar 25, 2018 / 6:00 am

I am not surprised at the steady stream of letters you have received denouncing the heavy-handed and un-Canadian “speculation” tax that the NDP is...

Enough is enough

Mar 24, 2018 / 6:00 pm

I need to call attention to a serious concern in the core of Penticton. Last week a preteen girl was walking one block to her friends home to walk together to...

Tax on empty homes

Mar 24, 2018 / 11:00 am

A meeting took place with the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Westside Board of Trade, the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission, city...

Every vote meaningful

Mar 24, 2018 / 5:00 am

I was shocked when I read the letter titled voting age. The right to vote cannot not be based on money, or as said "significant tax dollars" That is...

Dreams of housing dashed

Mar 23, 2018 / 4:00 pm

So, here we are again with city council saying no to helping alleviate the housing crisis in Kelowna. 800 potential homes gone, odd that the peasants in Kelowna...

Taking rap for all bands

Mar 23, 2018 / 11:00 am

I am writing this letter in support of Hedley! I am a 50 something mother of 3 grown kids, and I felt I needed to stand behind this band. My daughter and I are...

Getting ripped off?

Mar 23, 2018 / 6:00 am

Gasoline at the pumps today was about $1.299, while Canadian producers of light oil and heavy crude are getting less than 40.00 dollars for a barrel of that...

School Spring break

Mar 22, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I would like to take this opportunity to express my frustration as a parent who has a child in grade 8 in a West Kelowna School. We have lived in West Kelowna...

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