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Stop fires, butt out

Jun 5, 2018 / 3:07 pm

This spring again, while walking on roads and paths, we have picked up four smouldering cigarettes and more than 1,000 cigarette butts. The locations were at...

Support community builders

Jun 5, 2018 / 3:04 pm

During this most recent four-year City of Vernon council term, there has been a campaign of destructive attacks on those in our community who have worked hard...

Let's hear the good news

Jun 5, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Another flood and fire season is upon us. Should you report that? Yes, of course! Should you let the floods and fires overtake the good our area has to offer...

Mom's tearful thank you

Jun 4, 2018 / 12:12 pm

I am Wanda Lloyd, Justin's mom and Tayah's mother in law. I would like to thank Castanet for the wonderful stories you have published and allowed to...

After-school care lacking

Jun 4, 2018 / 12:03 pm

I am deeply upset with the complete lack of before and after-school care provided in Rutland. My husband and I both work full time. When we first moved back to...

Let the trees grow

Jun 4, 2018 / 11:56 am

A while ago, the City of Kelowna had a crew clearing brush along the rails and trail. Why would you take away the shade? I assume it is for some good reason,...

Tired of partisanship

Jun 4, 2018 / 11:53 am

Once again, MP Dan Albas has maintained his tradition of hoping that the record of the Harper Conservatives, of which he was a part, has been forgotten by the...

Six-lane the bridge

Jun 4, 2018 / 11:50 am

Three lanes exiting and two lanes entering Kelowna. Result: unaffordable delays by all segments of our community, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars....

Parking lot hit and run

Jun 4, 2018 / 11:46 am

To the person who hit my son's car at Canadian Superstore parking lot the other day – thank you. Thank you for taking the time to dent his bumper,...

Fix a life - start with 'hi'

Jun 2, 2018 / 9:00 am

How many times have you walked or drove by someone who was begging on the side of the street? What about the man in the wheelchair with the bleeding legs, who...

What happened to English?

Jun 1, 2018 / 4:48 pm

You know those really annoying, anonymous telephone solicitations you get every day? Well, I got one in Chinese! For which I apologize not having learned in...

Licence for bicycles?

Jun 1, 2018 / 10:48 am

There's a lot of talking about bikes versus cars. Every time I fill my car with gas, part of that money goes towards the upkeep of the roads, the same as...

The mosquito curse

Jun 1, 2018 / 9:05 am

Last year, I was on a camping trip with a local youth group. It was nice and all, but the mosquitos were killing me. I don't know why they found me to be so...

Thanks, protesters

Jun 1, 2018 / 9:01 am

To all you B.C. protesters out there, thank you for the pipeline. Your protests were so effective, you scared away a major corporation from owning this...

Ready, steady... vote!

May 31, 2018 / 11:28 am

B.C. Attorney General David Eby has recommended that a referendum on electoral reform be held by mail-in ballot in October and November of this year. We should...

Beware the bears

May 30, 2018 / 4:02 pm

Just dropping a line about a black bear sighting this morning. We live in Glenmore, on Moubray Road, and our house borders onto the Glenmore Highlands trails...

Save whales, stop pipeline

May 30, 2018 / 11:06 am

I am against the Kinder Morgan pipeline. B.C.'s resident orcas are down to only 78, and if a tanker were to run aground and spill bitumen, then it would be...

Pipeline is a go!

May 30, 2018 / 11:03 am

Great to see the pipeline being built, but unfortunate it will now cost taxpayers much more money. Quite a shame to see our rookie premier screw it up so badly....

Not impressed with Telus

May 30, 2018 / 11:01 am

A Telus representative came to my door on holiday Monday to offer me "a free gift, because you've been awesome." Well, that's what the handout...

Chill out and ride a bike

May 30, 2018 / 10:56 am

I have read a number of letters by frustrated drivers who see people riding their bicycles and are concerned about their unruly behaviour or naughty manoeuvres....

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