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Too hot for dogs

Jul 31, 2018 / 2:57 pm

I was driving on Highway 33 in Kelowna recently, when I paused to let a pedestrian and his really hairy, black as black could be dog cross in front of me. The...

Punishment - help fight fires

Jul 31, 2018 / 2:51 pm

I was one of the many who lived through the Okanagan Mountain Fire and also grew up in Northwest Ontario, where wildfires were an every-year fact of life. I was...

Ease up on the F bombs

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:26 pm

We have lived in Peachland for over 15 years and love just about everything the gem of the Okanagan has to offer. We enjoy going out after a day at home to look...

Last chance for reform

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:19 pm

It is not so much a better method of accounting votes and assignment of seats that people want in electoral reform. Past surveys show what people really want is...

Accept some responsibility

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:11 pm

Re: your latest poll asking should parents pay when their kids set fires? My opinion is they should partly pay. I think the kids, no matter what age, should be...

Too much booze and drugs

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:09 pm

I am a mom of two kids, one of whom is an adult. We all know that we cannot keep tabs on everything they are doing, and can do everything in our power to raise...

COG is worth it

Jul 30, 2018 / 3:01 pm

Is Center of Gravity festival worth it? In a word, Yes! To the writer who only saw two officers, I saw a couple of unmarked cruisers parked at the fence,...

Thank you, firefighters

Jul 30, 2018 / 9:00 am

A big thank you to all the firefighters everywhere, and especially those working in the Okanagan. I was one of the lucky ones to only be on evacuation alert,...

Hit it hard and fast

Jul 29, 2018 / 9:00 am

Forgive me, but I don’t mean to be disrespectful of the firefighters in this valley as they are real heroes. I wouldn’t want nor could I ever do...

Trump not my leader

Jul 28, 2018 / 9:00 am

Some may think that CNN and the majority of the media is anti Trump. Certainly, Donald Trump thinks they are against him. These people should view the news...

Drinking on the beach?

Jul 27, 2018 / 5:18 pm

I have had the privilege of being on many of the world's beaches. Like the U.S., it is considered breaking the law to have alcohol on the beach in our fine...

Kicking tires on reform

Jul 26, 2018 / 11:17 am

I must admit I was quite bemused by Keivan Hirji’s July 12 letter in the Sun and Province papers (Eby’s electoral reform referendum looks like the...

Don't put eggs in 1 basket

Jul 26, 2018 / 11:12 am

What to do with the U.S.A. under Trump? If you cannot predict or understand where Trump is coming from or where he is heading, there is only one thing to do...

Hands off our water

Jul 26, 2018 / 11:09 am

An open letter to the residents of Peachland and Michael Carr of Bitterroot Resources. As a purveyor of water in the Trepanier watershed for over three decades,...

Demand more from council

Jul 25, 2018 / 3:03 pm

When will council say no to developers who only meet minimum standards? Kelowna city council “reluctantly” approved a development permit for what...

Regretting your vote?

Jul 25, 2018 / 2:57 pm

Re: Nicole Rustad's recent letter praising the federal Liberals. You seem to have forgotten the $10-million payment to Omar Khadr. You also seem forgot the...

Long-term renters unite!

Jul 25, 2018 / 2:51 pm

Deep controversy is brewing in Kelowna on the issue of short-term rentals. A public hearing is set for July 31, 6 p.m. at City Hall, to examine the Mission...

To firefighters, with love

Jul 25, 2018 / 12:34 pm

I'm the mom of a sweet three-year-old little girl named Lyla Fillier. Lyla has a passion for firefighters and is always so connected to all their work and...

Well done, guys!

Jul 25, 2018 / 12:24 pm

Last Tuesday night, my daughter’s apartment was hit by lightning. Although it took almost 45 minutes for the fire department to show up, the guys were...

Heartwarming moment

Jul 25, 2018 / 9:00 am

I just wanted to report what happened at Peachland Sushi last week. A group of firefighters stopped by for their dinner, and a regular customer who happened to...

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