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Lovely gesture remembered

Jun 25, 2022 / 9:00 am

On Friday, around 4:30 p.m., my husband and I headed to Mission Creek Park to enjoy a picnic with our two daughters. Our youngest is just shy of two-months-old....

A new normal?

Jun 25, 2022 / 8:00 am

At the recent World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland, (former U.S. Secretary of State) Henry Kissinger suggested by supplying Ukraine with weaponry, the...

Afghan program a 'failure'

Jun 24, 2022 / 11:11 am

Re: Afghan immigration routes nearly full, thousands to be left behind: MPs, NGOs (Castanet, June 23) So the Canadian government has committed to (bring in)...

No to Vernon murals

Jun 24, 2022 / 10:52 am

It was encouraging to hear Vernon city council listened to the voices of Vernon residents, who want a better option than the mask project for murals for our...

Indigenous teaching for all

Jun 24, 2022 / 10:40 am

Re. Vernon School District and Okanagan Indian Band local education agreement in effect through July 2025 (Castanet, June 23) I applaud the Vernon School...

Misinformation accusation

Jun 24, 2022 / 10:16 am

Re. Adam Fischer’s letter No one ‘took' the flag (Castanet, June 22) A heck of a good letter from Adam Fischer. Like Adam, I also take exception...

No flags for protesters

Jun 24, 2022 / 9:58 am

Re. Adam Fischer's letters No one 'took' the flag (Castanet, June 22) What's really truly disheartening is there are still folks who think the...

Save valley from developers

Jun 23, 2022 / 4:21 pm

Re. Canadian Horizon’s proposed subdivision on the Naramata Bench in Penticton Open letter to Penticton city council and Okanagan Valley residents Do you...

Government not for people

Jun 23, 2022 / 1:42 pm

O Canada, we seem to be having an identity crisis. How many people consider Canada their “home and native land?” Or has it become their home and...

Stop spending on projects

Jun 23, 2022 / 9:43 am

Re. Penticton city council spending This council is approving whatever comes in front of it, making lifetime decisions for Penticton. This is crazy, it is...

Why maintain vax mandate?

Jun 23, 2022 / 9:22 am

Re. B.C. keeping vaccine mandates for public servants, health-care workers (Castanet, June 21) In announcing the continuation of the vaccine mandates, (B.C....

No one 'took' the flag

Jun 22, 2022 / 1:57 pm

Re. Lisa Porcellato letter Take back Canada’s flag (Castanet, June 22) What's truly disheartening is there are still folks out there who think the...

Take back Canada's flag

Jun 22, 2022 / 10:57 am

As Canada Day draws near, I have heard from many people they are not raising the Canadian flag as they don’t want to be associated with the “Freedom...

Concern with WFN affairs

Jun 22, 2022 / 10:44 am

My thoughts on the Westbank First Nation alleged corruption claimed by the former chief. It's true a former government employee did hand in a 2009 land...

Dislikes new movie charge

Jun 22, 2022 / 10:31 am

Cineplex is adding a booking fee. I guess theatre executives are out of touch because the theatres have been empty for two years due to COVID-19, but they think...

Reveal who owns condos

Jun 22, 2022 / 10:22 am

Until (B.C.’s attorney general and minister responsible for housing) David Eby reveals the owners of the thousands and thousands of homes built in our...

Save money on senior care

Jun 22, 2022 / 10:07 am

My 93-year-old mother has been on a waitlist for assisted living since late July of last year. Since February (of this year), she has been in and out of...

Why tell us it will be hot?

Jun 22, 2022 / 9:58 am

Re. Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Interior (Castanet, June 22) So now we're getting special weather alerts simply because two days...

Use different bike lane route

Jun 22, 2022 / 8:00 am

Re. Penticton's lake to lake bike lane. There are questions about whether South Main Street (in Penticton) is the right choice for the last phase of the All...

New thinking needed

Jun 21, 2022 / 3:16 pm

Re. Kelowna city council not surprised residents feel quality of life is slipping (Castanet, June 21) It makes me sick Kelowna city council (members) claim that...

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