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Letters

Removal of park caretakers

Apr 27, 2017 / 8:00 am

In a display of contempt for their communities and constituents, 8 out of 12 members of the Regional District of the Central Okanagan board voted to remove...

Mental illness stigma

Apr 26, 2017 / 2:00 pm

Re: Remembering Laura By how much? Preserving how much? Why cooperate in any? Reduce it to zero on your pages. I did not encounter from the Women’s...

Kalamalka Lake trail

Apr 26, 2017 / 12:00 pm

To: Mayor and Council City of Vernon Kalamalka Lake Road Multi-Use Trail - Construction Dear Mayor and Council, The Ribbons of Green Trails Society was formed...

Slap USA with tarifs

Apr 26, 2017 / 8:00 am

I am hoping that our current Prime Minister of Canada, slaps USA with tariffs on all US products coming into our country. Closest to me and my co-workers...

BC political donations

Apr 25, 2017 / 3:00 pm

One of the least talked about issues that still skirts the periphery of the debates in the BC election is the ongoing issue of campaign finance and the sheer...

Mule deer issue

Apr 25, 2017 / 12:00 pm

As a resident of the Upper Mission area of Kelowna, which lies within Steve Thomson’s constituency, I would like to know what action Mr. Thomson will be...

Sand, streets & road rash

Apr 25, 2017 / 10:00 am

I must extend my most heartfelt "Thank you!" to the wonderful woman that rescued my son on Monday. He had just wiped out his bike on Mountain Ave and...

Hospital expansion project

Apr 25, 2017 / 8:00 am

I am writing to thank Dan Ashton for his vision and determination over the past several years to bring the hospital expansion project to today's...

Penticton annoying aircraft

Apr 25, 2017 / 6:00 am

Annoyed by persistent low-flying aircraft? Dear Editor, Last year there were 27,500 recorded aircraft movements at the Penticton Regional Airport (YYF)...

Vacant housing tax

Apr 24, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Seniors and professionals who mainly live in the Kelowna area, but maintain a small apartment in Vancouver, are going to be badly stung by the new City of...

Stop the madness

Apr 24, 2017 / 2:00 pm

Open letter to the Premier, MP/MLA, Mayor and city council: In a world in which millions of wonderful dogs and cats are being put down every year, it's a...

Zero protection to landlords

Apr 24, 2017 / 12:00 pm

I wanted to respond to your heartfelt letter. Your straits are all too common. The reason there is not enough rental accommodation is that the BC Tenancy Act...

Help for Debbie

Apr 21, 2017 / 3:02 pm

Your letter really hit home. My family has been walking the "lose-your-home" tight-wire for over a year. Fortunately, we own our home, albeit really...

Greed has taken over

Apr 21, 2017 / 3:01 pm

I read your letter and my heart goes out to you. I truly can't believe what is going on right in front of us while we all sit idly by. I keep hearing how we...

Everyone has a role to play

Apr 20, 2017 / 4:11 pm

This week is Prevention of Violence Against Women Week in British Columbia, an annual observance designed to highlight the issue of intimate partner violence...

Thank you

Apr 20, 2017 / 3:08 pm

The Social Justice 12 class of Mount Boucherie Senior Secondary has partnered up with stores in our community in hopes of helping our local outreach project of...

Three ways to prepare

Apr 20, 2017 / 3:00 pm

With the provincial election taking place May 9, here are three ways for voters to prepare: 1. All candidates should be asked: "Do you support proportional...

The working poor

Apr 20, 2017 / 2:51 pm

Open letter to our Mayor and Christy Clark: I am reaching out in desperation. Our landlord has now given us our notice to vacate the property as he is moving...

Bring Stanley home

Apr 19, 2017 / 2:48 pm

Well, Donald Trump has signed his “buy/hire” U.S.A. policy and indicates that this includes Canada. I couldn’t agree more with Mr. Trump. ...

GEID water no bargain

Apr 19, 2017 / 2:15 pm

I cannot agree with the comments of Graeme James on April 18th regarding GEID water compared to the City. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the April 12th...

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