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Letters

Hope and the tree

Dec 1, 2017 / 7:00 pm

And so it goes, a grown prairie boy, his idle crane, financial means, a pencil and napkin in hand and the Tree of Hope Kelowna was born. Unlike other Tree of...

Complacent on gas prices

Dec 1, 2017 / 3:00 pm

I just read the letter from a concerned resident of Vernon about the price of gas. I'm very surprised that this person is mad at how the price of gas...

Waldorf education

Dec 1, 2017 / 12:00 pm

I wish to address “Their report cards are a lie” from the Nov. 24 Castanet article and offer another perspective on Waldorf education. Having had...

Giving to seniors in need

Dec 1, 2017 / 5:00 am

With Christmas in the near future I have some ideas for giving to others. If you are physically able, willing and have the means to, why not help elderly or...

Time for council change

Nov 30, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Local council operates in a fashion that prevents younger people with fresh ideas ever being able to get a seat on council. The majority of Councillors are...

Reducing green house 80%

Nov 30, 2017 / 3:00 pm

The rocket scientist that came up with this should take a closer look around the city. When a developer wants to build multi family houses or a high rise in...

Healthcare system crash

Nov 30, 2017 / 11:00 am

Most of us get enraged when ICBC puts up rates because of increased accidents. For those of us that have a long safe driving record we are paying for others. It...

Parent involvement is key

Nov 30, 2017 / 5:00 am

This letter is in response to “Their Report Cards are a Lie”, an article posted on Castanet.net. In this article, David Brough states that his son...

Grateful for KGH NICU

Nov 29, 2017 / 6:00 pm

My granddaughter has spent her first 7 weeks of life in the Kelowna hospital in the NICU and my family and I are beyond grateful to an incredible team of...

Uber joy riding

Nov 29, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Beware an “Uber“ scam. We were contacted by our bank credit card security people this past Saturday to inform us of unusual credit card transactions...

Glenmore Rd needs update

Nov 29, 2017 / 12:00 pm

This is an open letter to voice my concern over a transportation corridor long overdue for four lane update. Namely Glenmore road North of Union street, all the...

Communities speaking up

Nov 29, 2017 / 5:00 am

Peachland residents have been outspoken recently in their opposition to Council development decisions. They are not alone in their disagreement, communities...

Mainstream political parties

Nov 28, 2017 / 7:00 pm

It took 62 years but I think I finally figured it out. The Liberals say they want to help a lot of people.They didn't tell me they meant foreigners, not...

Waste is due to consumer

Nov 28, 2017 / 4:00 pm

If I remember correctly, this is not the first time that somebody is pointing a finger to this. It is a shame, but who's fault is it? I hate to say it but...

Something smells fishy

Nov 28, 2017 / 11:00 am

“All it takes for spring water to change course or quality is a crack the size of a pinhole.” (Summerlanders for Sensible Development website) The...

Thriving or surviving?

Nov 28, 2017 / 5:00 am

I am a Civics 11 student from Summerland Secondary School. We have done a lot of research on the Banks Crescent Development, we have had guest speakers from...

Misinformed on Airbnb

Nov 27, 2017 / 7:00 pm

“We don't need more mayhem in our neighborhoods.” Strong statement. I would like to see some examples of local, not world wide, mayhem that...

A loving family the answer

Nov 27, 2017 / 5:00 pm

We all long to live happy and valuable lives and we all urgently desire a world of peace. But if that is true, then why has it been an impossible goal to...

Kelowna and IHA water

Nov 27, 2017 / 4:48 pm

How will this new system work to make the Okanagan Lake water quality better, more improved and lasting into the future for our children. First, remember this,...

Homeless free housing

Nov 27, 2017 / 12:00 pm

I saw the news clip regarding the modular homes coming in for the homeless and have a few questions: 1) I sure hope the funding required for this project will...

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