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Letters

COVID transparency please

Jul 26, 2021 / 7:00 pm

It was reported that the positive covid numbers are creeping higher with 112 persons testing positive on July 23, 2021.There was no mention in the article...

Developers running amok

Jul 26, 2021 / 6:58 pm

Re: Ableist rhetoric chastised I see the good burghers of Manhattan Drive have been suitably demeaned, chastised and driven away by our city council. Their...

What can be done?

Jul 26, 2021 / 6:55 pm

I would like to thank every fire fighting professional for doing a great job with what they have to work with. It seems this is going to be another record...

Danger of lifted trucks

Jul 26, 2021 / 6:52 pm

I watch people in lifted trucks racing up and down the roads, really crazy on Lakeshore Drive. I’ve heard of a cyclist getting struck by a truck. The...

Bike lane needs a new name

Jul 26, 2021 / 4:46 pm

The public commentary relating to the new bike route through Penticton is constantly riddled with inaccuracies and misinformation. Let’s address the...

Mitigate before the fires

Jul 26, 2021 / 4:44 pm

Re: Forests 'waiting to go off' BC forests are bonfires waiting to go off – are more fires the solution? The short answer is most likely YES, and...

Stop burning fossil fuels

Jul 26, 2021 / 4:43 pm

As veteran climate scientist Dr. Wallace Broecker once put it, "The climate system is an angry beast and we are poking it with sticks." If it...

Dangerously irresponsible

Jul 23, 2021 / 12:56 pm

The executive director and longtime member of the BC Civil Liberties Association blasted "Burn it all down" – a provocation to the arson of...

A tragic connection

Jul 23, 2021 / 12:52 pm

Long before the tragedy of the crane collapse, it had become a highlight for many of us living in downtown Kelowna. We watched in awe as the new highrise...

An ordeal at the landfill

Jul 23, 2021 / 12:37 pm

I wanted to let you know about an incident that occurred to me at the Kelowna landfill. I am a veteran, 61 years old, and I suffer from primary progressive...

Sidewalk cyclist danger

Jul 23, 2021 / 12:30 pm

I watch people on bicycles racing up and down the sidewalks ... really crazy on the sidewalk on Lakeshore Drive. I witnessed a person hit by a bike – no...

Shoot down the drones

Jul 23, 2021 / 12:26 pm

I have thought of a simple way to clear up the drone problem that grounds wildfire bombers. I would like to see them shot down by a designated marksman,...

One step from the street

Jul 23, 2021 / 12:24 pm

Fear, anxiety and total hopelessness. This is what it has come down to in the horrid rental market. After decades of living and renting the same place, we are...

Saddened by tree cutting

Jul 22, 2021 / 11:15 am

It saddens me greatly to see healthy trees being cut down and destroyed in Kelowna for the new Pandosy Park at the end of Cedar Avenue. They call the trees...

No way to treat a dog

Jul 22, 2021 / 11:11 am

I can't for the life of me fathom why a person would tie a dog to an anchor and let it suffer such an inhumane death. If you treat animals like this, God...

In unprecedented territory

Jul 22, 2021 / 11:06 am

Michelle Rempel Garner claims the Liberal government has taken the Speaker of the House to court to hide Covid virus documents and that the action is an assault...

Are we free or dumb?

Jul 22, 2021 / 10:57 am

These may be seen in the future as the dumbest generations that have ever existed in a "free society." We like to believe we live in a free society....

Concern over access

Jul 21, 2021 / 12:58 pm

I would like to put forward my great concern regarding the condition of and access to the Whiteman's Creek Bridge on Westside Road. I have been a resident...

Kindness, not fear, blame

Jul 21, 2021 / 12:49 pm

This year, I contemplate the words “strong and free.” Strength lies in healing and resilience rather than in force, exploitation and abuse....

Trudeau is to blame

Jul 21, 2021 / 12:44 pm

Even though he never said the words "Go and attack the Capitol," many people (myself among them) believe that Donald Trump effectively instigated the...

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