Harm reduction strategy

Dec 2, 2016 / 2:16 pm

In response to Safe injection sites While I understand the argument Bethany Wright is trying to make, it is important to understand that safe injection sites...

Voting opportunities denied

Dec 2, 2016 / 1:22 pm

On November 5th, 2016, School District #53 conducted a bi-election to replace a retiring school trustee in Osoyoos. Shortly after the results were official, it...

Safe injection sites

Nov 28, 2016 / 2:41 pm

I'm continually baffled at the absolute waste of money by Interior Health, but now they've raised their own bar on stupidity. So now, instead of...

Russians helped Trump win?

Nov 28, 2016 / 1:47 pm

Wow, unbelievable that this would even make it to the news. So apparently Russian propaganda and fake news on the Internet and Social Media influenced up to 15...

U.S. foreign policy

Nov 28, 2016 / 12:03 pm

My father and I enjoyed watching Archie Bunker on “All in the Family” during the late sixties and early seventies. Mr. Nixon was the president,...

Stimulus spending

Nov 28, 2016 / 11:24 am

The Trudeau government is soliciting communities for projects to spend another $120 billion dollars of stimulus. We should be concerned more concern of the...

Thank you cab drivers

Nov 24, 2016 / 1:52 pm

I would like to send you a thank you letter to all the Kelowna accessible cab drivers that assist us in wheelchairs. Last Friday, we were picked up by one of...

Transit strike agreement

Nov 24, 2016 / 1:50 pm

We are pleased that First Canada and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1722 have reached an agreement to restore bus service in Kelowna. Every day, thousands of...

Trudeau and Trump

Nov 24, 2016 / 10:43 am

This fall it appeared that a Clinton win was a shoo-in. Our Prime Minister Trudeau jumped on the Democratic band wagon and made many a tongue in cheek comment...

The unanswered question

Nov 24, 2016 / 10:19 am

Many questions were asked at the public meeting to discuss the Skaha Lake Park agreements on Wednesday night and many were answered, but I think none was...

Two tales from BC's forests

Nov 24, 2016 / 10:16 am

What do two unfolding BC forestry stories, 1,400 kilometres apart, have in common? What about these stories should be getting our attention? As the Vancouver...

Hampers for refugees?

Nov 23, 2016 / 2:39 pm

My company just sponsored a hamper for an 8 person refugee family. I was under the understanding they were looked after by our taxes for housing, food, and...

Transit funding

Nov 23, 2016 / 2:20 pm

Re: The mayor's letter: "Basran on bus strike" His Honour is cogent about the city's stance on transit funding, but does not tell the whole...

Water filtration plant

Nov 23, 2016 / 2:11 pm

An open letter to our West Kelowna Provincial and Federal Representatives: West Kelowna has approximately 11,000 residents who have been on a Water Quality...

Lives are being impacted

Nov 23, 2016 / 2:04 pm

Today, I was turning right onto a busy street at 4 o’clock in the fall dusk light. I was pulling out when, at the last minute, I caught the movement of...

Mortgage rate increases

Nov 21, 2016 / 2:40 pm

It seems the big banks have learned something from the oil industry. You can stick it to consumers and get away with it, just because you can. No level of...

Boucherie Road drivers

Nov 21, 2016 / 2:36 pm

Since when is this a freeway? Whenever you drive along Boucherie and adhere to the speed limit you are almost pushed off the road. There is nowhere to pull...

Rally to support bus drivers

Nov 21, 2016 / 2:34 pm

How can we participate in the rally to support the bus drivers if we don't know about it or have no news of what is happening? The media, not even...

Caretakers evicted

Nov 21, 2016 / 2:24 pm

Re: Caretakers at Regional Parks Evicted The Regional District’s Board’s decision to remove the caretakers from a number of regional parks is an...

Bus strike

Nov 21, 2016 / 2:21 pm

I am a senior with no transportation options other than transit. To pick up groceries and prescriptions, I am going to try and go retro and hitchhike. I hope...