The end of the Paramount

Mar 30, 2016 / 4:24 pm

When I was about 12, my dad would on occasion work on Saturdays. This meant a chance for a buddy and me to hitch a ride into town after dad came home for lunch....

Deserve what they earn

Mar 30, 2016 / 4:17 pm

It isn't as easy as pointing a magic wand at homeless people and saying "be homeless no more”, and it is very hard to care about someone who...

A centre for changing needs

Mar 30, 2016 / 12:08 pm

Visitor centres create a warm welcome and sense of place for visitors and residents looking to discover what to do in our community. Visitor centres play an...

Dogs at Crawford falls

Mar 29, 2016 / 12:06 pm

I am a dog owner and avid outdoor recreationist. Today, hiking at Crawford falls, I collected handfuls of baggies full of dog feces while returning from my...

Motorcycle mufflers

Mar 29, 2016 / 11:58 am

Re: MVA muffler laws letter to the city. The jurisdiction and enforcement aspect of loud motorcycle mufflers does not lie with the municipality, but with the BC...

Homeless deserve respect

Mar 29, 2016 / 11:52 am

I have heard and read a lot lately with regard to the rapidly increasing homeless population in Kelowna. There is one thing that is always the same, nobody has...

Visitor Centre not needed

Mar 29, 2016 / 11:47 am

I read with interest the comments made by Tourism CEO Nancy Cameron, where, it appears, she wants the tax payers of Kelowna to buy her, and her employees, a...

Thank you

Mar 24, 2016 / 1:43 pm

Thank you for running the story on the stolen quad. I'm the owner of the business that the quad was stolen from. These criminals did over $30,000 damage...

The budget?

Mar 23, 2016 / 1:59 pm

I have only two subjects to mention on this budget. 1. Why are they stopping the Child Care benefits at seventeen? Over 90% of our children attend school until...

MVA muffler laws

Mar 23, 2016 / 1:51 pm

OK Mr. Mayor, you're pretty tough when it comes to helpless homeless people. Well, motorcycle season is upon us. Show us how tough you are enforcing Motor...

Opening of the VAC office

Mar 23, 2016 / 12:01 pm

Well done MP Steve Fuhr and thank you very much for your efforts and succeeding in opening the VAC office. We need this very much. Cheers. Dale and Barb Dirk...

Clark's gambit on organic

Mar 23, 2016 / 11:00 am

They’re at it again. The last time officials in Victoria got involved in B.C.’s food industry, most meat-packing facilities throughout the province...

Persian New Year

Mar 22, 2016 / 3:04 pm

Nowruz is the name of the Persian New Year and marks the First day of spring. It has been celebrated for more than 3000 years not only in Iran, but in other...

The homeless - another side

Mar 22, 2016 / 1:35 pm

I've seen a lot of homeless issues in the news recently, and with it comes a variety of opinions. It makes me realize that people are quick to judge, and...

Tailgating on Highway 33

Mar 22, 2016 / 11:41 am

Every time I drive on Highway 33, I encounter tailgating, impatient motorists. When they should pass, they chicken out. They are to busy tailgating to realize...

Northbound bridge users

Mar 22, 2016 / 11:21 am

I live on Campbell road, adjacent to the bridge, and have noticed that when traffic is backed up on our new bridge (every morning between 7:30 am and 8:30 am),...

Beach attracts ruff crowd

Mar 21, 2016 / 3:55 pm

Right. I'm 65 years old with health issues, I'm going to take my ten year old dog down there and clean the place up. Would you like us to take on...

Mushroom Beach

Mar 21, 2016 / 3:52 pm

I cannot believe the highly paid and supposedly intelligent city staff have suggested the answer to the crime in the Mushroom Beach area is to put in an...

Everything is relative

Mar 21, 2016 / 3:43 pm

The Province of Ontario just announced that it is purchasing new electricity from wind, solar and hydro-electric sources. Good for them to be weaning off coal...

Rational explanation owed

Mar 21, 2016 / 3:40 pm

For the last year, a group of grassroots organizers has been making submissions to Kelowna’s mayor and council in the attempt to win a non-binding...