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Position on amphitheatre

Apr 20, 2016 / 10:56 am

I would like to clarify the Okanagan College Board’s position on the Okanagan Summer Festival Society’s proposal for an amphitheatre on our Vernon...

A proud Canadian company

Apr 19, 2016 / 2:15 pm

Last week, Ms. Niemier alleged that the process of selecting a tour operator/agency was unfair and that Collette should not have been chosen due to its United...

Sports fields overwatering

Apr 19, 2016 / 2:07 pm

To our city council: Seeing as water is apparently your top priority this year, why not cut back on the wasteful use of it on the sports fields? Try the...

Save pets up poles?

Apr 19, 2016 / 1:42 pm

As the person who had to create a social media storm in order for BC Hydro to rescue the cat in Princeton, this video enraged me. The cat wasn't up just...

Bike paths

Apr 19, 2016 / 1:32 pm

I do find it a bit confusing as why bike lanes are placed in main through ways, where you know fully well that a larger vehicle can be very close to swiping or...

Why the rush?

Apr 18, 2016 / 2:53 pm

In a recent letter to the editor, Mr. Ballingall stated that Kelowna should have a first class tourist information centre and that the proposed site for the new...

Safe cyclist routes

Apr 18, 2016 / 2:45 pm

It was such an irony today for me to read the news about the cyclist who was killed in a crash. Just the past week, at UBC Okanagan, myself and fellow 3rd year...

Chamber misleads members

Apr 18, 2016 / 2:26 pm

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce needs to learn to check their facts! Whether you are a tour professional, a Chamber of Commerce employee or a consumer, it is...

Step in the right direction

Apr 18, 2016 / 2:04 pm

As a tourism business owner and a longtime resident of Kelowna, I fully support the relocation of the Kelowna Visitor Centre. I am excited about the proposal to...

We deserve BC's best

Apr 15, 2016 / 2:05 pm

I have been catching up on some letters to the editor over the last few days after celebrating Big White Ski Resort’s most successful season in history. I...

Unfairly blamed

Apr 14, 2016 / 3:28 pm

I am deeply upset by the misinformation that is included in the story about a new born baby being hurt on a Kelowna bus. Hip dysplasia is a birth defect where...

Hard drive ransom scam

Apr 14, 2016 / 12:30 pm

This morning I received a phone call that was a scam. A woman called me (I don't know how she got my phone number) to tell me that Windows 10 had a driver...

Hockey needs change

Apr 13, 2016 / 2:07 pm

In light of the story you covered earlier this week about the appalling behaviour of some hockey parents in Osoyoos, please publish this feel good story. I...

Help shape hall's future

Apr 12, 2016 / 3:20 pm

Re: Help shape hall's future (April 4) George Basran said "everything from electrical, to windows, even flooring is original" in the Rutland...

Re: Tax assessment notice

Apr 12, 2016 / 3:06 pm

Thank you for your comments on the Parcel Tax Assessment Notice and we can appreciate your concerns. Just to let you know, we receive all the property...

Parcel tax assessment notice

Apr 12, 2016 / 3:00 pm

To say that I am not amused would be understating this just a bit. Why would our roads and transportation needs not be met by the taxes we already pay? This is...

Water quality

Apr 12, 2016 / 2:04 pm

A letter on Castanet, April 11, from a Southeast Kelowna resident concerned about the muddy water in her bathtub contained some incorrect information. The...

Visitor centre

Apr 12, 2016 / 1:04 pm

When we moved to Kelowna, there was a visitor/welcome centre on the highway as you entered West Kelowna. It was worth stopping just for the view but, also it...

South Kelowna water

Apr 11, 2016 / 3:57 pm

I am a resident in South East Kelowna, and I’ve lived up here for many years. Never have I seen our water this bad! I don't know how the city expects...

Totally disgusted

Apr 11, 2016 / 1:23 pm

I am a 73 year old pensioner. I paid my taxes and dues for over forty years, and paid Blue Cross for many years to protect my self from illness and disease,...

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