Letters

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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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LETTER: Summerland street used as a speedway

Evening races common on Victoria Road South

  • Aug 4, 2022
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LETTER: Renewable natural gas is not a climate solution

Electrification is a fast and less costly means of reducing emissions

  • Jul 8, 2022
From 1954 to 1974, the back side of a $100 bill showed the view from Campbell Mountain to Naramata. (Hans Karow’s $100)

Letter: The $100 bill saw value of Naramata Bench view

Back side of $100 bill from 1954 to 1974 was from Campbell Mountain to Naramata

  • Jun 26, 2022
From 1954 to 1974, the back side of a $100 bill showed the view from Campbell Mountain to Naramata. (Hans Karow’s $100)
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Letter: Penticton will be split in 2 down Main Street

Newly drawn federal electoral boundaries are ludicrous

  • Jun 26, 2022
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A letter writer says he much prefers biking everywhere around town, sometimes using the new bike lanes and urges others to ditch the ‘lead sled’. (File photo)

Letter: Pentictonites: Ditch the lead sled and be Lola-granola planet-saving hippy

Letter writer loves using his bike to get around and will not insure his SUV this summer

  • Jun 20, 2022
A letter writer says he much prefers biking everywhere around town, sometimes using the new bike lanes and urges others to ditch the ‘lead sled’. (File photo)
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LETTER: Traffic safety needed in roundabouts

Turn signals ignored by some Summerland motorists

  • Jun 17, 2022
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LETTER: Summerland crosswalk gesture brought reconciliation

Former student had been harrassed in high school

  • Jun 3, 2022
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Mom and daughter. (Stock shot)

Opinion: Did you know that mom is not who I am?

A letter from a mom to her daughter on Mother’s Day

  • May 8, 2022
Mom and daughter. (Stock shot)
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LETTER: Affordable housing needed to address climate change

Daily travel requires energy and creates pollution

  • Apr 14, 2022
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LETTER: Fundraiser collected more than $4,000 for Ukraine aid

Slava Ukraini event was held in Summerland on April 9

  • Apr 13, 2022
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LETTER: Humans are causing climate change

Last seven years have been hottest on record

  • Apr 11, 2022
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The Peach (The Peach photo)

Letter: Penticton did good job choosing new tenant for Peach

Chair of parks and rec committee speculates that Family Squeeze Lemonade offered more money

  • Apr 4, 2022
The Peach (The Peach photo)
Letter writer urges horse riders to clear horse feces away from roads and trails. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm resident urges horse owners to clear away road apples

Writers suggests riders carry collapsible shovels

  • Mar 31, 2022
Letter writer urges horse riders to clear horse feces away from roads and trails. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
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LETTER: Electric vehicles are not a silver bullet

Manufacturing and energy production must be considered.

  • Mar 30, 2022
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The Thomas Creek fire was likely human-caused and burned for more than a month causing dozens of evacuations and firefighter time. (Mike Biden photo)

Letter: Why is there no punishment for people who start wildfires?

Human-caused fires will continue when there is no punishment for the crime

  • Mar 25, 2022
The Thomas Creek fire was likely human-caused and burned for more than a month causing dozens of evacuations and firefighter time. (Mike Biden photo)
Maribeth Friesen is Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s manager of regional services for the North and Central Okanagan

Alzheimer’s awareness needed year-round

Society thanks Okanagan residents for helping to change the conversation

Maribeth Friesen is Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s manager of regional services for the North and Central Okanagan
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LETTER: B.C. should lift COVID-19 mandates

Okanagan chambers applauded for opposing mandates

  • Mar 9, 2022
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The last Santa parade held in Penticton was 2019. (Brennan Phillips file photo)

Letter: Penticton needs a committee for Christmas cheer

City should bring back family-friendly holiday events to a community that needs it

  • Dec 12, 2021
The last Santa parade held in Penticton was 2019. (Brennan Phillips file photo)
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LETTER: Show care by not buying non-essentials and holiday gift items

Distribution of basic necessities is important this year

  • Dec 9, 2021
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