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Letters

Hot air balloon safety

Aug 3, 2016 / 12:21 pm

Every time there is a hot air balloon crash (which does not happen often) the great debate over whether they should be allowed to fly over cities commences....

Getting hosed, again

Aug 3, 2016 / 11:55 am

After reading the article in regards to gas pricing in Kelowna, I just have to laugh. The newest version of Mr. McTeague’s bunch of BS. Every single time...

News flash to drivers

Aug 3, 2016 / 11:45 am

News flash to Kelowna drivers. You cannot enter an intersection unless it is safe to so. If you cannot clear the intersection on a green light you cannot enter...

Hot air balloons

Aug 2, 2016 / 1:44 pm

The deadly balloon crash in Texas should be a wakeup call for Canada. Our current rules allow hot air balloons to fly over cities and towns. In my opinion this...

Fear mongering

Aug 2, 2016 / 1:41 pm

Re: Fearing electoral reform Mr. Moore’s and the Fraser Institute’s contention that replacing the current electoral system with proportional...

No worries mate!

Aug 2, 2016 / 1:35 pm

Re: Foreign owners home tax There has been a similar system of "foreign investment home purchase" tax in Australia for years. They're trying to...

Construction zone speeding

Aug 2, 2016 / 11:49 am

I have lived and worked between the central Okanagan and north Okanagan for the past 28 years. During this time I have witnessed the influx of Albertans each...

Preserving ancestral remains

Aug 2, 2016 / 11:43 am

RE: The Okanagan Nation Alliance Chiefs’ Executive Council expresses its full support for its member community, Lower Similkameen Indian Band in the...

Christy Clark on B.C. Day

Jul 31, 2016 / 5:00 am

We have a lot to celebrate this long weekend. British Columbia is a province of over 4.5 million strong, leading Canada like never before. It's not just our...

Hot pavement not for paws

Jul 28, 2016 / 6:11 pm

At about 3:30 this afternoon, I as waiting for a green light a Cedar Avenue and Pandosy, on the corner opposite me a man with a large black Lab-cross dog was...

Ogopogo busted

Jul 28, 2016 / 5:52 pm

I saw your article about the people who thought they saw Ogopogo from Knox Mountain. I was up there the other day and happen to glance out at the amazing view...

Marijuana safe?

Jul 28, 2016 / 5:49 pm

Why are the Liberals thinking of legalizing marijuana? Is it possible that they don’t know what’s on their own web site where Health Canada has...

Rats at City Hall

Jul 27, 2016 / 2:46 pm

Is this a truly a newsworthy article or an attempt by the City of West Kelowna to keep their dreams of a new city hall in the fore front? Are we going to be...

Tolko should clean up its act

Jul 27, 2016 / 2:43 pm

It is time for the citizens of Kelowna to demand Tolko Mills to clean up their act if they wish to be respected in this community. The attached letter is from...

Ignore noisy vehicles?

Jul 27, 2016 / 2:31 pm

Ignore noisy vehicles? If only we could. By the very definition of the problem they are literally impossible to ignore. I wouldn't need your useless advice...

Minister Dion in Laos

Jul 26, 2016 / 3:40 pm

Was very pleased to read the article regarding Minister Dion and the meetings in Laos. Having recently been there and heading back shortly to work on water...

Not always free parking

Jul 26, 2016 / 3:32 pm

Having been a past resident of Lake Country (for 18 years) and attended many outdoor events in this community, I was saddened to read this response to the...

Water monsters

Jul 25, 2016 / 2:29 pm

I read on the Internet, while searching for Ogopogo, that Lake Ontario has their own sea creature. The water in that lake is extremely deep. There are a large...

Benefit for Life Day

Jul 25, 2016 / 2:12 pm

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Industry leaders and the community are again coming together to show support and to benefit positive mental health at the...

Ski-course destroyed

Jul 25, 2016 / 2:09 pm

My husband is not one to complain, but I think if we say nothing -- nothing changes. So,this past weekend it was witnessed by a fellow resident of Kelowna,...

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