Letters

Stand up for women's rights

Jun 29, 2022 / 11:48 am

Re. Robert Hepting’s letter Why protest U.S. decision? (Castanet, June 28) I read the letter by Robert Hepting regarding why people are protesting the...

City councillor taken to task

Jun 29, 2022 / 11:26 am

Kelowna's new target is 40% emissions reduction in eight years. I watched the city council meeting on June 20, 2022, when that was on the agenda. Many...

Unacceptable delays, costs

Jun 29, 2022 / 11:06 am

In 2007, I subdivided a lot from my primary residence in West Kelowna with a plan to build a new family home in the future. It was a dream. Improving the lot...

Worry about U.S. decision

Jun 29, 2022 / 10:42 am

Re. Robert Hepting's letter Why protest U.S. decision? (Castanet, June 28) In response to Robert Hepting's letter about the U.S. Suprem Court ruling on...

Bus action 'discriminatory'

Jun 29, 2022 / 10:22 am

Re. Tim Lyons letter Blind pair not supported (Castanet, June 27) In British Columbia (orderly society, or not), it is against the law to discriminate against...

Protest U.S. decision here

Jun 29, 2022 / 10:09 am

Re. Robert Hepting’s letter Why protest U.S. decision (Castanet, June 28) I won't attempt to paraphrase, but will instead quote directly from the...

Where's our price break?

Jun 28, 2022 / 12:13 pm

I was never one to believe gas stations were “hosing” customers in Kelowna, but driving from Vancouver Island this weekend past—specifically...

Frustration with city rules

Jun 28, 2022 / 9:53 am

I live in a small condo building on the corner of Bertram Street and Doyle Avenue (in Kelowna). Needless to say, the residents of this complex are feeling under...

Why protest U.S. decision?

Jun 28, 2022 / 9:44 am

Re. Local protests against U.S Supreme Court ruling on abortion (Roe v. Wade) I am beginning to wonder what motivates people to carry protest signs, for...

Canada Day disappointment

Jun 28, 2022 / 9:33 am

Re. Poll: Will you take in Canada Day celebrations in your city or town on Friday? (Castanet, June 27) According to your poll, more than 50% say they will take...

Church sermon for Ukraine

Jun 27, 2022 / 4:43 pm

Re: Ukrainian pastor lands in Kelowna to thank community for donations ( Castanet, June 22) The June 23 Ukrainian-Polish Discussion Panel with Dmitry Bodyu,...

City salaries too high

Jun 27, 2022 / 4:32 pm

Re. More than 200 City of Kelowna employees cashed cheques exceeding $100,000 in 2021 (Castanet, June 25) Other than the fire chief and assistant chief...

Where's our humanity?

Jun 27, 2022 / 4:28 pm

Re. Blind couple had to find own way to Salmon Arm because of guide dogs I.D. (June 25) It’s possible the requirement to certify and licence a service dog...

Check water pressure valve

Jun 27, 2022 / 2:15 pm

Amongst other things I’m a retired plumber. Occasionally I get called upon to help folks with plumbing problems. I have found that virtually every home...

Praises Liberals efforts

Jun 27, 2022 / 2:06 pm

Canada’s economy was ranked second in the G7 in 2018, topped the growth of the G7 nations in 2022 and is ranked first in growth of 35 countries in the...

Blind pair not supported

Jun 27, 2022 / 10:31 am

Re. Blind couple had to find own way to Salmon Arm because of guide dog's I.D. (Castanet, June 25) As an educated professional, the professor should have...

More bike racks in City Park

Jun 27, 2022 / 10:18 am

Open letter to the City of Kelowna First and foremost, nice job so far on (Kelowna’s) City Park. I love the attention to the grass and foliage. Though,...

More bike lanes needed

Jun 27, 2022 / 9:58 am

Designing (paths) for walking, cycling and public transit is the solution to city traffic. Fewer people driving means fewer cars on the road. But a city needs...

No to 'sanctuary' schools

Jun 27, 2022 / 9:36 am

Are local taxpayers happy with the (Central Okanagan) School District trustees unanimous decision to allow undocumented migrant children to attend school for...

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....