Letters

This a sketch done by an unnamed employee of then Granny Bogner’s restaurant in the 1980s. A proposal is headed to public hearing to discharge a land use contract to make way for the demolition of the iconic home on Eckhartd Ave. W. (Contributed)

Letter: Office building should never be what replaces iconic Penticton restaurant

Why does RE/MAX want an office in a neighbourhood of single family homes, asks longtime resident

  • Feb 1, 2023
Penticton City Council has scheduled a public hearing at City Hall Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. to consider the removal of the current Land Use Contract that governs the protection of the architectural character of the Bogner’s Restaurant site at 302 Eckhardt Ave. W. (Submitted)

Letter: Have your say on Bogner’s heritage at Feb. 7 public hearing

‘Proposed replacement of this beautiful building by RE/MAX is 3-storey concrete and glass box’

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LETTER: Summerland property has seen extreme swings in assessments

Farm property’s value has changed far more than average home prices in community

  • Jan 20, 2023
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LETTER: Difficult to make predictions 100 years ahead

Past generations could not have foreseen present world

  • Jan 17, 2023
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LETTER: Take measures now to create a better future

Choices today will affect generations to come

  • Jan 17, 2023
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Bob Richards late wife Patricia enjoying the Myra Canyon trestle. Richards wants to make more recreational spaces wheelchair accessible and has set up a meeting to discuss it Nov. 29. (Submitted)
Bob Richard’s late wife enjoying the Myra Canyon trestle. Richards wants to make more recreational spaces wheelchair accessible. (Submitted)

Letter: Penticton man on quest for better wheelchair access on South Okanagan trails

Bob Richards has set up a meeting about this at Seniors Centre Nov. 29

  • Nov 20, 2022
Bob Richards late wife Patricia enjoying the Myra Canyon trestle. Richards wants to make more recreational spaces wheelchair accessible and has set up a meeting to discuss it Nov. 29. (Submitted)
Bob Richard’s late wife enjoying the Myra Canyon trestle. Richards wants to make more recreational spaces wheelchair accessible. (Submitted)
A sign placed on the Okanagan Rail Trail is blocked by a tree near Coldstream. (Contributed)

Guess that sign: Okanagan Rail Trail marker overgrown

Trail users wondering why a sign would be erected behind a tree

A sign placed on the Okanagan Rail Trail is blocked by a tree near Coldstream. (Contributed)
The Spotlight reported on the homeless camp, located on the banks of the Similkameen River, in September. (Andrea DeMeer photo)

Letter: Homeless camp neighbour has compassionate change of heart

‘These people never, ever impacted our home and never stole anything’

The Spotlight reported on the homeless camp, located on the banks of the Similkameen River, in September. (Andrea DeMeer photo)
Members of the Masons volunteer at the Kettle Campaign at Canadian Tire in Penticton a couple years ago. (Western News file photo)

Letter: Need greater than ever for Penticton Salvation Army kettle campaign

Penticton food bank seeing a lot of new faces and families since inflation

Members of the Masons volunteer at the Kettle Campaign at Canadian Tire in Penticton a couple years ago. (Western News file photo)
Animals like horses and dogs can easily scare from the sound of fireworks. (File photo)

Letter: Think of all the scared animals before setting off fireworks this Halloween

“Every year I have been injured trying to calm my horses down,” says Keremeos horse owner

Animals like horses and dogs can easily scare from the sound of fireworks. (File photo)
A horse in a field. (Marko Blazevic Unsplash)

Orphaned foal has attached to new mare, says owner of the Keremeos horses

The horses along Hwy 3 weren’t wild, but had crossed the river for first time

  • Oct 20, 2022
A horse in a field. (Marko Blazevic Unsplash)
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LETTER: Summerland’s Cartwright Mountain is potential park land

Proposed eco-village site home to more than 73 species of birds as well as a host of wildlife

  • Oct 18, 2022
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LETTER: Summerland hero has weight loss story

Man lost 145 lbs. in three years

  • Oct 13, 2022
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LETTER: Costs result following environmental disasters

Homeowners urged to check conditions in insurance policies

  • Oct 13, 2022
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LETTER: Solutions needed for affordable housing shortage

Scarcity of housing affects everyone

  • Oct 12, 2022
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Local hero Jeff Symonds brings storybook ending to return of Ironman in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

Letter: My vote goes to those who will get rid of Ironman in Penticton

Ironman brings nothing to Penticton and drives tourists away, says letter writer

  • Sep 26, 2022
Local hero Jeff Symonds brings storybook ending to return of Ironman in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
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LETTER: Thanks for supporting Summerland athlete

Family of Justin Kripps grateful for community support

  • Sep 14, 2022
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LETTER Garbage can needed at entrance to Summerland park

Container requested for Giant’s Head Mountain Park

  • Sep 14, 2022
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LETTER: Elect candidates who want to serve

Role on council should be about service to the community

  • Aug 26, 2022
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LETTER: Efforts needed to help bees

There are hundreds of solitary wild bees that do a great job of pollinating

  • Aug 12, 2022
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