Letters

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LETTER: Regulations needed for short-term rentals in Summerland

Summerland still does not have bylaw rules that govern the management of short-term rentals

Letter writer says COVID has created lots of newbie cyclists who don't know rules of cycling. (File photo)

LETTER: Newbie cyclists in Penticton need lessons on rules of the road

Penticton cycling group just received city funding, should give back by offering how-to lessons

  • Jun 17, 2021
Letter to the editor about Penticton's friendliness, small town values,

Newcomer to Penticton amazed by kind, friendly residents

Stranger offers new rain ponchos, friendly words during rare spring storm

  • Jun 7, 2021
A letter writer points out that lots of out of town plates show that travel restrictions only punish the honest.

Letter: Travel restrictions only punish the honest

A lot of Nevada, Texas, Alberta, Quebec, Manitoba plates seen all over Penticton

  • May 20, 2021
A letter writer points out that lots of out of town plates show that travel restrictions only punish the honest.
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LETTER: Action needed by western nations to end Israel/Palestine violence

Fighting is continuing to escalate in region

  • May 18, 2021
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Penticton is very lucky to have a stand alone hospice that offers the finest of care.

LETTER: Large donation bolsters already amazing Penticton hospice

Moog and Friends Hospice House represents the very finest in care

  • May 6, 2021
Penticton is very lucky to have a stand alone hospice that offers the finest of care.
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LETTER: 50 year resident of Green Ave. and friend of Kampe says no to towers

Increased traffic and swampy conditions make this a bad decision

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Work on the first section of the Lake to Lake bike route is getting underway with these steel barriers along Martin Street. (City submitted picture)

LETTER: Why not put the $10M-plus Lake-to-Lake bike path to a referendum?

Skaha Marina contract is going on the June ballot, why can’t the cycle route?

  • May 4, 2021
Work on the first section of the Lake to Lake bike route is getting underway with these steel barriers along Martin Street. (City submitted picture)
A letter writer takes issue with the 'glaring' electric sign at the entrance of Penticton. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
A letter writer takes issue with the 'glaring' electric sign at the entrance of Penticton. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
Signs are set up outside Salmon Arm’s SASCU recreation centre for Interior Health’s ongoing COVID-19 immunization clinics. (File photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm resident grateful after vaccination experience

After challenges with booking, resident impressed by process and friendly staff

  • Apr 26, 2021
Signs are set up outside Salmon Arm’s SASCU recreation centre for Interior Health’s ongoing COVID-19 immunization clinics. (File photo)
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LETTER: Do we want alcohol in all aspects of our lives?

Ask Pathways how that is working out for people, says letter writer

  • Apr 19, 2021
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LETTER: Drive for excellence should show in COVID-19 vaccine effort

Canada should not settle for being average in its vaccine rollout strategy

  • Apr 16, 2021
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LETTER: Don’t forget about paramedics who are spat on, abused, yet continue to save lives

Many emergency calls to Penticton shelters by police and fire, but paramedics go there too

  • Apr 14, 2021
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The Kampe Estate across from the Channel has been bought by a developer who wants to put up two towers. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

LETTER: Turn Kampe estate into park, not towers

Neighbour says the area doesn’t want the extra traffic or eyesore

  • Apr 8, 2021
The Kampe Estate across from the Channel has been bought by a developer who wants to put up two towers. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
Theo Theodosakis (right) and new owner Greg Condonopoulos toast the change of ownership of Theo’s Restaurant. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Penticton eatery speaks out against the closure of restaurants without evidence

‘We pose no more risk than going to a grocery store’ and yet restaurants shuttered, staff laid off

Theo Theodosakis (right) and new owner Greg Condonopoulos toast the change of ownership of Theo’s Restaurant. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Pathways chair and ND says Interior Health CEO Susan Brown didn't tell the whole truth when she provided a statement on why she defunded Pathways.

LETTER: Pathways chair claims ‘egregious misinformation’ was presented by IH CEO

Many Pathways clients see counsellors for alcohol use, where will they fit in this new system?

  • Mar 21, 2021
Pathways chair and ND says Interior Health CEO Susan Brown didn't tell the whole truth when she provided a statement on why she defunded Pathways.
After 20 years in the community, Pathways Addiction Recovery Centre has had its funding cut by Interior Health, who says they are bringing addictions services in-house now. (Facebook)

OPINION: Pathways responds to Interior Health’s statements

“Community-based treatment is the cornerstone of serving a vulnerable population.”

  • Mar 20, 2021
After 20 years in the community, Pathways Addiction Recovery Centre has had its funding cut by Interior Health, who says they are bringing addictions services in-house now. (Facebook)
A group of around 40 people gathered outside Pathways Addictions Resource Centre Sunday, March 14, 2021 in support of the addictions service centre that is being defunded by Interior Health. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

LETTER: Interior Health needs to reconsider Pathways decision, says Conservative candidate

Defunding Pathways without any local input was wrong, says Konanz

  • Mar 17, 2021
A group of around 40 people gathered outside Pathways Addictions Resource Centre Sunday, March 14, 2021 in support of the addictions service centre that is being defunded by Interior Health. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

LETTER: Where were parents when children vacationed in Texas and Florida?

Each generation seems more lenient than the last

  • Mar 16, 2021
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LETTER: Stop torture of horses

Summerland woman calls for the end of shipping of live horses to Japan

  • Mar 8, 2021
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