Letters

Vaseux Lake. Grant Harder photo.

Letter: Why can’t we have motorized boats on Vaseux Lake?

Avid fisherman with a disability would love to use his pontoon

  • Feb 28, 2021
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LETTER: Summerland affordable housing proposal opposed

“For a building that will change the dynamic of a small town, I would have expected more discussion.”

  • Feb 27, 2021
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LETTER: Options available for medical care

Telephone and online methods allow people to contact doctors

  • Feb 26, 2021
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LETTER: Fairhaven is a hellhole

Theft, being threatened, young people running into traffic is no way to have housing

  • Feb 15, 2021
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LETTER: Summerland solar project will create greenhouse gases

Coun. Richard Barkwill raises objections to solar energy project

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: Cancel Summerland’s solar project

Council should not spend any more money on initiative

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: Act of kindness appreciated

Bill was paid at Summerland pharmacy

  • Feb 12, 2021
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Kittens are pretty cute and during the pandemic, people have been seeking out animal adoptions for companion ship like never before. Yet, Penticton lacks an after-hours vet clinic. (Web image)

LETTER: It’s time Penticton vets provide emergency, after-hours care to our pets

The nearest 24/7 animal hospital is in Kelowna, which is unacceptable

  • Feb 8, 2021
Kittens are pretty cute and during the pandemic, people have been seeking out animal adoptions for companion ship like never before. Yet, Penticton lacks an after-hours vet clinic. (Web image)
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Letter: New highway barriers are great except for lack of emergency turn-arounds

There is a long stretch without a way for emergency vehicles to turnaround

  • Feb 7, 2021
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LETTER: I’m a proud Naramata NIMBY – here’s why

More than 300 homes jammed together will cause a traffic nightmare and other problems

  • Feb 4, 2021
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John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
Schuyler Lighthall protests in the 800 block of Naramata Rd. near where Canadian Horizons wants to build more than 300 homes on Spiller Road, at the entrance to Naramata wine country. Lighthall will be there with her signs everyday at noon until city council makes a decision.

Penticton resident will be out with signs everyday at noon

Schuyler Lighthall thinks Canadian Horizons proposal is urban sprawl

Schuyler Lighthall protests in the 800 block of Naramata Rd. near where Canadian Horizons wants to build more than 300 homes on Spiller Road, at the entrance to Naramata wine country. Lighthall will be there with her signs everyday at noon until city council makes a decision.
Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull. (Contributed)

LETTER: Former YVR wildlife control officer backs Vernon’s goose cull

Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull

  • Feb 2, 2021
Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull. (Contributed)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
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LETTER: Historic poem is appropriate for new U.S. president

In 1941, Roosevelt made reference to poem by Longfellow

  • Jan 22, 2021
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Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

Interior Health CEO Susan Brown reflects on 2020, expresses hope for 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
Skaha Park

Letter: Leave Skaha Park alone

Why must city hall keep messing with the jewel of our city?

  • Jan 10, 2021
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
Letter writer Sue Austin says she was shocked to see that there were already 179 police files 84 hours into 2021 in Penticton. (File photo)

Letter: 84 hours into 2021 and Penticton RCMP already had 179 files.

They face so much negativity everyday, but police are heroes in my books

  • Jan 7, 2021
Letter writer Sue Austin says she was shocked to see that there were already 179 police files 84 hours into 2021 in Penticton. (File photo)