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Letters

Giving up is not the answer

Jun 7, 2017 / 1:21 pm

Can someone please explain to me how a business can be attacked eight times in two years and nobody is caught? After the first incident, I would put in...

No vision - no leadership

Jun 6, 2017 / 3:08 pm

City Hall is at a critical time in its evolution and we, the citizens – and our beautiful city – are caught in its lack of foresight and refusal to...

Shaming illegal dumpers

Jun 6, 2017 / 3:03 pm

Whenever I read a article about illegal dumping I get very upset. Who does this kind of thing? Old mattresses, tires, disposable diapers, rotting food, broken...

Do the right thing

Jun 6, 2017 / 2:48 pm

On Friday, I had the misfortune to have someone do a hit and run to the front end of my car (a blue Honda) in the Prospera parking lot where I park. They did...

Lyme disease

Jun 6, 2017 / 2:46 pm

I'm a local woman, a stay at home mama, and a newly diagnosed Lyme fighter. After years of struggling with chronic health issues I have found my answer -...

Rentals too high

Jun 6, 2017 / 2:32 pm

High rent in the Okanagan is getting ridiculous, there is no need for it. People are constantly complaining about how there are tent cities popping up...

War Amps Key Tags

Jun 6, 2017 / 1:34 pm

Most of us don’t realize how valuable our car keys are until we lose them. With remote starters and built-in unlock systems, keys are not as simple or...

Inadequate preparation

Jun 5, 2017 / 3:25 pm

I have been dismayed to watch the flood preparation which has been occurring in the Okanagan over the last month. Sandbag dyke construction has been a 'bit...

Transit not reliable

Jun 5, 2017 / 3:20 pm

This is a communication about our Kelowna public transit system. I have been a public transportation user off and on for many years now. I had started petition...

A linear lake parkway

Jun 5, 2017 / 3:00 pm

The shoreline of the lake up to the (normal) high-water mark , which typically is the entire beach area, is owned by the Province. Not the City of Kelowna and...

Poorly organized

Jun 5, 2017 / 2:53 pm

Hooray for O'Keefe Ranch and their celebrations. I recognize it is a huge piece of history. After reading the last minute news article on Castanet, I feel...

Didn't see flood coming?

Jun 5, 2017 / 2:48 pm

Re: Didn't see flood coming Not sure where he is getting his figures from - but the snow pack was (is) definitely not low!! This is the highest snow pack on...

Electoral reform

Jun 2, 2017 / 5:08 pm

Mr Stephen Fuhr, I've read your statement on your decision not to support the recommendations of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform:...

The Laneway Project

Jun 2, 2017 / 4:34 pm

On a December evening in 2011, two local landscape architects met for a beverage after presenting at a Petchakucha event at the Kelowna Art Gallery. The theme...

Cost to cancel Site C Dam

Jun 2, 2017 / 4:30 pm

If the Site C Dam project is cancelled there are significant costs to the province of BC. To date, over 4 billion dollars has been invested. Cancelling this...

Floodplain disaster

Jun 2, 2017 / 2:27 pm

Don't blame the dam control in Penticton for the flood. Blame the City Councils and Planning Departments that give approval for the construction of homes in...

A big thank you

Jun 2, 2017 / 2:24 pm

On May 31st there was a serious car accident on the corner of Commonwealth Rd and Hwy 97. During the accident a telephone pole was hit and knocked down with an...

It might make a difference

Jun 1, 2017 / 2:50 pm

Just a thought, perhaps if the water meters on our properties were suspended for a few weeks and we were asked to then water as much as we can –...

The time has come

Jun 1, 2017 / 2:47 pm

I know the decision made between an overflowing river being more dangerous than a flooding lake was smart, but the time has come. I understand their rational,...

Proportional Representation

Jun 1, 2017 / 2:45 pm

It was disappointing to read Lindsay Thachuk’s letter ‘Beware proportional voting’. The fact of the matter is - they do not use Proportional...

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