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...

Ministry of Social Services

Nov 23, 2015 / 12:36 pm

I had occasion to go to the Kelowna Ministry of Social Services Nov. 17th only to see a line-up of 15-18 people standing soaking wet and very cold, huddled...

Kelowna's lakeshore

Nov 23, 2015 / 12:32 pm

Would you like to be able to walk along more of Kelowna's lakeshore? Many people don't know that Okanagan Lake collectively belongs to the citizens of...

What is more terrifying?

Nov 23, 2015 / 12:25 pm

Many people in my province, city and region, appear to be deeply petrified of several thousand refugee families coming to our home land. In the wake of...

Basic customer charge

Nov 23, 2015 / 12:09 pm

On Nov. 13th, Fortis BC responded to my letter of Nov. 10th regarding the “basic customer charge” on the Fortis electricity bill. I had put my...

Tough decisions ahead

Nov 20, 2015 / 3:24 pm

Canada's new government has hit the ground running. The Canadian people and the media are cheered by pictures of the most inclusive Cabinet ever. The return...

Thank you Patrick

Nov 19, 2015 / 10:56 am

We would like to extend a thank you to a local business for their generous donation to our store. One of our valued volunteers stopped into Choices Market on...

What did we see?

Nov 18, 2015 / 12:20 pm

I live in Lake Country and I have been driving this same route in my school bus for almost 16 years now. I drive on OK Centre Rd west, the one off of Glenmore,...

Council burns taxpayers

Nov 18, 2015 / 12:08 pm

City Council rubber stamps a user fee tax increase to raise parking fees in Kelowna. Now people like myself who use the Eldorado boat launch will have to pay...

Talent show failure

Nov 18, 2015 / 12:06 pm

Has anyone else noticed how, when a contestant say on the "Voice" performs poorly, that the judges immediately give the poor souls a compliment on...

Cowardly behaviour

Nov 17, 2015 / 11:33 am

Many people should be ashamed of themselves for being so frightened of a precious few, very carefully selected, refugees who are going to come to Canada. If our...

Migrant crisis indeed

Nov 17, 2015 / 11:23 am

Are we in this country going to make the same mistake that Western Europe has made, and is still making, by welcoming with open arms those whose very worldview...