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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...

We need complainers

May 8, 2024 / 1:17 pm

Re. Dave Grindlay’s letter Stop complaining (Castanet, May 7) The author talks about the democracy of our country being one of the best in the world. With...

No to heritage reduction

May 8, 2024 / 12:19 pm

Re. Plan for a 25% reduction of Kelowna's Abbott Street Heritage Conservation Area The assault on Kelowna’s Abbott Street Heritage Conservation Area...

Impact of 'demo-eviction'

May 8, 2024 / 12:07 pm

Re. Gentrification concerns (Castanet, May 7) I am glad Kelowna city councillors are concerned about the impacts on renters from redevelopment proposals of...

Built more roundabouts

May 8, 2024 / 11:58 am

Re. Traffic roundabouts Traditional signalized intersections can create the perfect recipe for a disaster— impatient drivers start making risky left turns...

No free rides on transit

May 8, 2024 / 11:40 am

I ride the bus almost everyday in Kelowna, as it's my only transportation. Being an honest person, I buy a $70 monthly pass each month but I don't know...

Stop complaining

May 7, 2024 / 11:11 am

It amazes me it took only 18 months for those who wrote in disgust about (Kelowna’s) former mayor, Colin Basran, to now criticize our current mayor, Tom...

Be skeptical of scam emails

May 7, 2024 / 10:54 am

Almost every week, we hear about some poor senior who lost lots of money falling for some sophisticated scam. Scams are new, right? No, scams are very old. When...

Agrees with mayor's critic

May 7, 2024 / 10:39 am

Re. Don Henderson's letter Critical of Kelowna's mayor (Castanet,May 3) Great letter by Don Henderson about Kelowna’s mayor. Yes, it was pretty...

Happy dogs not blamed

May 7, 2024 / 10:04 am

Re. Residents fed up with feces (Castanet, May 3) On reading the headline "Residents fed up with feces,” I immediately thought of dog feces. I agree,...

No booze on beaches

May 6, 2024 / 11:31 am

Recently, I read there is going to be open alcohol allowed on beaches in Kelowna . What happened to having at least one place where young children can enjoy the...

No Ukraine war protests?

May 6, 2024 / 11:27 am

One has to wonder about the student protests taking place on campuses across North America. The tragic war in Gaza is complex, with bad actors on both sides of...

Critical of Kelowna's mayor

May 6, 2024 / 11:15 am

Well, there he goes again. Kelowna mayor Tom Dyas, addressing us like we are the dullest stars in the sky, is telling us it is a coincidence the three city...

Recycling and AI spending

May 6, 2024 / 10:59 am

Most of us are doing our "residential best” to recycle. We separate and collect our plastics and styrofoam and haul them to the designated landfill...

Federal spending

May 6, 2024 / 10:44 am

I read recently our federal government has given millions of dollars to Lebanon. I ask, why? Lebanon supports Hezbollah, a terrorist organization funded by...

'Affordable' units?

May 6, 2024 / 10:32 am

"You're travelling through another dimension—a dimension not only of sight but of sound. A journey into a wondrous land of things, ideas, and...

Honour Bob Cole

May 6, 2024 / 10:24 am

Re. Richard McAdam's letter Remembering Bob Cole (Castanet, May 3) I saw a letter on Castanet recently about Bob Cole and was sad to hear he died. Although...

Remembering Bob Cole

May 3, 2024 / 3:27 pm

Like so many Canadians, Bob Cole was the soundtrack to my Saturday nights watching Hockey Night in Canada with my dad. Along with his broadcast partners, Harry...

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