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Letters

Vote no to more debt

Apr 16, 2015 / 3:03 pm

The purchase agreement between Kelowna and CN for the disused rail line assumes public ownership is achieved. But 33% of the purchase price relies upon the...

Why I am Voting "YES"

Apr 15, 2015 / 2:19 pm

Why I will be Voting YES in the upcoming Lake Country Referendum. I am a Lake Country kid. I was born in Kelowna and have lived in Lake Country ever since. I...

Just another stolen bike

Apr 14, 2015 / 11:20 am

Yes, it has finally happened to me. I have joined a ever-increasing fraternity of people who have had their bicycle stolen. The brazen attitude of these thieves...

Don't rush a legacy

Apr 14, 2015 / 11:15 am

Our local politicians say they wish to create a legacy for Lake Country residents. But sadly lacking in the idea is the detailed budget that explains how this...

Why I Will Be Voting "NO"

Apr 14, 2015 / 11:12 am

From the outset the cost sharing was slanted against those who live in Lake Country. With a total population of approximately 144,300 between Lake Country,...

Hospital parking

Apr 13, 2015 / 1:49 pm

I just wanted to put in my two cents on parking tickets at the hospital. My wife brittany went to the emergency this morning to get a pain in her chest checked...

Pit bull myths

Apr 13, 2015 / 1:45 pm

I read the very upsetting story of Haley Gentary. I was saddened to see that this little girl, and as a result her entire family, have been horribly short...

Mayor weighs in on rail line

Apr 13, 2015 / 1:38 pm

Numerous letters have been published both for and against the decision of the District of Lake Country Council to seek elector assent to borrow to purchase 50%...

Regarding amalgamation

Apr 9, 2015 / 1:26 pm

This letter is written on behalf of the B.X./Swan Lake Community Association in response to several recent public comments regarding amalgamation, proposed...

A note of thanks

Apr 8, 2015 / 11:33 am

Today I found myself with a broken down vehicle in the middle of the Highway at the Berry Rd intersection in Lake Country. As a result of this experience I...

BCLDB out of touch

Apr 8, 2015 / 11:31 am

As someone that works in the industry, I can tell you first hand that the responses you presented in your article are the exception. The majority of public are...

BC Liquor stores

Apr 8, 2015 / 11:26 am

Looks like the prerequisite to work for the BC liquor board or government is to at least have watched ten episodes of the Sopranos, they are so corrupt and...

Breast feeding compromise

Apr 6, 2015 / 3:20 pm

I know this is a controversial issue and people are either for it or strictly against; but I think breast feeding in public should just compromise. I personally...

Postpone the referendum

Apr 6, 2015 / 3:17 pm

I am writing this letter to ask the District of Lake Country to please postpone the upcoming referendum to borrow money for the purchase of the old CN rail...

Super Tanker BC

Apr 1, 2015 / 3:05 pm

Dear Cathy McLeod, MP Kamloops, Thompson, Cariboo Tomorrow you will be asked to vote on Bill C-626, a bill that would prohibit oil supertankers in BC’s...

Proud local sports achievement

Apr 1, 2015 / 2:59 pm

Just a very proud local sports achievement of late. Jamie Watson (12) of Kelowna BC, (resident of Joe Rich) was only 1 of 3 Canadians to travel south of the...

Lake Country Rail Trail

Mar 30, 2015 / 11:43 am

In regards to the Rail Trail in Lake Country and the recently come to light claims to the land by the OKIB. I have no real issue with this claim to the land. It...

In support of acquisition

Mar 30, 2015 / 11:40 am

I believe the acquisition of the CN rail corridor for the Lake Country Rail Trail is a critical component in making Lake Country a better place to live, work...

Long time resident opposed purchase

Mar 30, 2015 / 11:38 am

I have lived in Lake Country for 52 years and feel it is time for me to speak up about the upcoming referendum to borrow money to purchase the old CN railroad....

Not opposed to trail

Mar 30, 2015 / 11:35 am

I cannot understand the opposition to owning a 50-km recreational corridor along Wood and Kalamalka Lakes. They don't want the municipality to borrow $2.6...

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