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Opposed to spraying

May 14, 2024 / 10:14 am

Re: Aerial spraying to proceed (Castanet, May 11, 2024) The B.C. Ministry of Forests is at it again, making decisions that could potentially impact our health....

Loves Summerland dog park

May 14, 2024 / 9:45 am

Re: Summerland's Peach Orchard Dog Park If the trial period of the Peach Orchard Dog park (in Summerland) has demonstrated anything, it’s how much of...

Reconciliation 'disaster'

May 13, 2024 / 1:06 pm

Re. Reconciliation falters (Castanet, May 11) https://www.castanet.net/news/BC/486975/B-C-s-support-for-reconciliation-falters#486975, B.C.'s support for...

Opposed to protests

May 13, 2024 / 12:54 pm

Re. Frank Martens letter Supports protesters (Castanet, May 10) I am an “old person” who absolutely does not support these protesting...

Congrats to winning team

May 13, 2024 / 12:43 pm

Re. Winning on the world stage (Castanet, May 10) Congratulations to the young women competing, the coaches and parents of the Okanagan Firestorm cheerleading...

Step down from RDCO seat

May 13, 2024 / 12:31 pm

In a May 1, a Castanet news article about (Kelowna city Coun.) Loyal Wooldridge stepping down as Regional District of Central Okanagan board chairman,...

No sympathy for owners

May 13, 2024 / 12:18 pm

Before (short-term rental websites) Airbnb and VRBO, what do you think short-tern renters did? The circumstances people are claiming demonstrates a need for...

Critical of letter writer

May 13, 2024 / 11:28 am

Re. Frank Martens letter Supports protesters (Castanet, May 10) The situation in the Middle East is not “tangled in controversy”, it is very clear....

Stop the 'hate'

May 13, 2024 / 11:13 am

I read the comments below the recent news article about the prime minister’s visit (last week to West Kelowna) and they were nothing but hateful and very...

Praying for peace

May 10, 2024 / 4:55 pm

Re. Frank Martens letter Supports the protesters (Castanet, May 10) I beg to differ with you about your claim to be a "pacifist", from your letter you...

Why work on Ben Lee Park?

May 10, 2024 / 10:09 am

Re. Ben Lee upgrades coming (Castanet, May 9) They're going do what? Spend $400,000 to dig up a beautiful (Kelowna) park in the middle of a most beautiful...

Wants councillor to resign

May 10, 2024 / 10:02 am

I, along with many others, am asking (Kelowna city Councillor and provincial NDP candidate for Kelowna Centre) Loyal Wooldridge resign from his duties on...

Short-term rental concerns

May 10, 2024 / 9:56 am

I am writing to address my concerns about how the Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act (STRAA) is negatively affecting Kelowna as a tourist destination. I am...

Supports protestors

May 10, 2024 / 9:34 am

I fully support the demonstrations going on in universities throughout Canada, in the United States and all of Europe. As a pacifist, I have long supported...

Wildfire rapid attack

May 10, 2024 / 9:26 am

Re. Rapid fire detection is key (Castanet, May 7) The story clearly shows someone actually acknowledges the most important asset to combat forest fires is a...

Arriva of Ritz-Carlton

May 10, 2024 / 6:00 am

Re. Ritz coming to Predator (Castanet, May 9) Let me get this straight. In order to distract people from its failed policies, the B.C. government is dodging...

Supports Kamloops mayor

May 9, 2024 / 11:05 am

Re. Kamloops city council Get rid of all the (City of Kamloops) staff and start anew. Everything needs "newness." I’m tired of all the childish...

Wants to cheer for Oilers

May 9, 2024 / 10:57 am

Re. Hot water over Oilers' sign (Castanet, May 7) What kind of country do we live in that we cannot cheer for our favorite hockey team without being...

Says he warned about mayor

May 9, 2024 / 10:49 am

Re: Mayor blamed for chaos (Castanet, May 8) I just want to go on record that I said as much about Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson’s dysfunction (as...

Another call for a drug plan

May 9, 2024 / 10:35 am

What I need to say—and I lost a son through drugs—is B.C. residents are not against helping drug addicts but we do need some rules. We cannot have...

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