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Letters

Ignoring neighbourhoods

Dec 7, 2015 / 1:00 pm

The purpose of Kelowna's 11 neighbourhood associations is to communicate members' concerns to the city. However, I know enough about my community to say...

Dog license visit

Dec 7, 2015 / 12:51 pm

I have been a dog owner for most of my life and I have never been more put off by how low the regional district has gone. Dog control officers are going door...

Keep the economy strong

Dec 7, 2015 / 12:44 pm

Strong and free? Maybe not anymore! My fellow citizens of this great country Canada, I write to you in earnest in regards to Canada and it’s involvement...

Rights of free speech

Dec 7, 2015 / 12:34 pm

Why is it, in this great free country called Canada, that if you voice your honest opinion (and I accept that not everyone will go along with my opinion) you...

Fortis customer fee

Dec 4, 2015 / 3:23 pm

Another complaint and criticism of an irresponsible and unethical corporation, FortisBC. I and thousands of consumers are being ripped-off by this greedy energy...

An update on biosolids

Dec 4, 2015 / 2:56 pm

I thought it was time for a little information and clarification about how things stand with the biosolids issue. Some in the community have expressed the...

Shed fire

Dec 4, 2015 / 2:53 pm

RE: Shed fire second in hours. As I was an eye witness to the first fire in the shed that day, I recall that the fire trucks and crew were at the scene no more...

Selling pot in liquor stores

Dec 4, 2015 / 2:51 pm

Pot kills emotions, and then when the pot takes control it becomes a stabilizer, dependency for the numbness, thereby creating ups and downs which cause mental...

Want to be Miss Kelowna?

Dec 4, 2015 / 2:46 pm

You have the opportunity to learn life long skills – interviewing, self-defence, car maintenance, public speaking, personal presentation, and so much...

Rutland is out of control

Dec 3, 2015 / 12:31 pm

You need not leave your home to see what's become of Rutland. Far too many drivers are using our residential streets as racetracks and it's getting many...

Gas prices

Dec 3, 2015 / 12:28 pm

I've got a problem with the gas prices. How is it that oil has been around 40 bucks a barrel for many months and there is a major over supply in oil. Why...

Re-purpose the Civic

Dec 1, 2015 / 11:33 am

The voters have spoken. The Civic arena will be vacant in about three years. This will roughly coincide with the final payments being made on the Performing...

World AIDS Day 2015

Dec 1, 2015 / 11:31 am

Today REL8 Okanagan HIV Positive Social Group stands in silence as thirty-nine million red ribbons fall to the earth from a crimson sky. One for each person who...

Infectious diseases

Nov 30, 2015 / 11:16 am

Seriously? It's okay to allow someone with an infectious disease like TB into Canada? Knowingly? Why? What other 'infectious diseases' will the...

Paw Protectors

Nov 30, 2015 / 11:14 am

Re: Dogs that are with the homeless, on the streets. It is winter in the Okanagan. Many of us are so fortunate to be in a very warm, cozy home(s) with our...

Re: Interior Health & seniors

Nov 27, 2015 / 11:03 am

Re: Interior Health and seniors There is rehab in KGH, he will have physio in KGH. He may have pre-operative physio to teach him the exercises to do post op. He...

Community support

Nov 25, 2015 / 4:01 pm

On Saturday I get to begin a journey of a lifetime ‐ going to Germany to participate in the World Tap Dance Championships. Dance, in all forms, is my...

Interior Health and seniors

Nov 24, 2015 / 12:30 pm

I just got off the telephone with a gentleman of eighty years of age. He lives alone. He is due to have a hip replacement. This man has had a heart attack, a...

Buying land for park

Nov 24, 2015 / 12:26 pm

Congratulations to all involved at the City, and all members of Kelowna City Council, for their great foresight and vision in purchasing the land on Lakeshore...

Another pipe dream?

Nov 23, 2015 / 12:40 pm

Regarding the major land purchase by the City for a waterfront park, it was reported, “The city has not made a purchase of land this significant in over...

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