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Roundabout needed

Jul 13, 2016 / 11:58 am

Could the city planners please see the benefit of a roundabout at the intersection of Springfield and Rutland Road South? The traffic coming from Black...

Sleepless in Oyama

Jul 12, 2016 / 2:15 pm

I moved to Oyama five years ago, and understood when I moved here that there was going to be agricultural activity in my neighbourhood. One thing I didn't...

Effect of mail strike

Jul 12, 2016 / 11:47 am

This will affect me slightly. However, sadly, this could have an increased adverse affect on the postal service at large, and employees in particular. ...

Mayor Sugarplum

Jul 12, 2016 / 11:43 am

I am glad to see Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran seems to be enjoying his drag persona as Mayor Sugarplum. With all due respect, however, I might suggest this is...

Boucherie Mountain parking

Jul 12, 2016 / 11:39 am

West Kelowna Council had the opportunity to include the provision of parking spaces for people accessing Boucherie Mountain. This was part of the development...

Summer noise

Jul 8, 2016 / 2:31 pm

In response to the people that complained about the ungodly hour orchardists have to use their blowers/ helicopters etc. to try and save the splitting of the...

Rental problems

Jul 8, 2016 / 9:04 am

With all the troubles that Kelowna is having with affordable rentals, why are there not any tiny houses around? A tiny house doesn't have to be on wheels...

Re: Lawsuit over bee killers

Jul 8, 2016 / 9:01 am

We read with interest your coverage of our recent application for a judicial review of the registration of two pesticides in Canada. We thought your readers...

New Rutland playground

Jul 7, 2016 / 1:25 pm

Re: "Rutland playground opens" (July 4) Wayne Moore reports that the first phase of improvements to Rutland Centennial Park include "a new...

RSS grads clean up

Jul 7, 2016 / 11:39 am

My daughter graduated from Rutland Secondary School this year, and she was reading Castanet about the different schools that didn’t clean up after their...

Brent's Grist Mill

Jul 7, 2016 / 11:22 am

On behalf of all of us at the Central Okanagan Heritage Society (COHS), a big thank you to the city of Kelowna council and staff for providing the resources and...

The future is up to us

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:51 pm

This is a hard letter to write. It’s an emotional topic and I foresee it will be misconstrued as a lack of sympathy for victims of crime. It is really a...

Very Canadian

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:46 pm

I grew up with “The Maple Leaf Forever”. Sang it in school, sports games and at social occasions. But since the '50s I only hear it from the odd...

Rent: wants vs choices

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:26 pm

We'll have to agree on one main "given": Kelowna is one of the top destinations for 'well off' hockey players, retired CEOs, others with...

Proud to sing 'O Canada'

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:10 pm

I know our national anthem is not the greatest ever written, but it's ours & I am proud to sing it. We are too worried about hurting other people's...

The Maple Leaf Forever

Jul 6, 2016 / 12:09 pm

The Maple Leaf Forever is a nursery rhyme, set to a pleasant nursery rhyme tune. Leave it at that. We have a stirring, appropriate, National Anthem –...

Rental housing a priority

Jul 5, 2016 / 3:10 pm

Open letter to Mayor Colin Basran: I woke up this morning and read something on Castanet, that seemed almost like a response to the letter that myself and...

It's all about the experience

Jul 5, 2016 / 11:10 am

To the recent post: Fintry Queen The Fintry Queen is not about "heritage value", it's not about what the ship looks like from the outside....

Property taxes

Jul 5, 2016 / 10:32 am

So this year I misplaced my Property Tax Notice. I phoned the West Kelowna Office, (all I needed was my Roll Number) but they would not help me over the phone....

Mission accomplished

Jul 5, 2016 / 9:56 am

This has been a long hard road to accomplish what many said was impossible! Mission accomplished! From January 13 until June 30, this has been my fight for our...

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