Letters

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LETTER: Thanks for turning in lost cash

Staff at Nesters in Summerland turned in lost $20 bill

  • May 11, 2022
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LETTER: Lasting memories from former Summerland pool hall

Building was a safe place for teens to gather

  • May 6, 2022
Lions Park is in the heart of the city and a hidden gem that the Lions Club created, says a letter writer. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Letter: Lions Park in heart of Penticton is a treasure

Neighbour to Lions Park wants to thank Lions Club for such a beautiful park

  • May 2, 2022

LETTER: Municipal projects add to Summerland’s debt

The reason we are out of cash for routine maintenance is because of other big spending projects

  • Apr 26, 2022
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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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LETTER: Summerland debt load information needed

Council should make a list of Summerland’s current and proposed debt load and expiration dates

  • Mar 29, 2022
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LETTER: Asking questions about bike lanes

Answers sought on placement and design of bike lanes

  • Mar 25, 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)
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LETTER: Canadian refineries have been closed

Blockade of Russian oil should not affect Canada

  • Mar 24, 2022
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Even on a cloudy March day on Sunday, March 20, the Lakeshore Drive walkway is still busy with people walking. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Letter: Make Penticton’s Lakeshore promenade pedestrian-only

Much cheaper and aesthetically pleasing alternative to city’s one-way bike lane idea

  • Mar 20, 2022
Even on a cloudy March day on Sunday, March 20, the Lakeshore Drive walkway is still busy with people walking. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
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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LETTER: Project proposed for Summerland’s Powell Beach

Summerland Rotary Club has partnered with organizers for this project

  • Mar 8, 2022
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LETTER: Peachland water management a difficult issue

We understand we need to conserve water, but we don’t understand the need to protect the source

  • Mar 1, 2022
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Summerland Community Arts Council grateful for proceeds from draw

Funds will be used to furnish conference/activity room

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