Letters

LETTER: Fire concerns must be considered

Summerland must have a ladder truck or snorkel of its own

  • Oct 30th, 2017

LETTER: Affordable land must be opened up

On our present path, we are continuing to erode our agricultural base.

  • Oct 24th, 2017

LETTER: Compost facility should be rejected

Anyone who has ever followed a septic truck down the road knows that they stink

  • Oct 24th, 2017
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Orcas in Ladysmith Harbour
Gil Penalosa in Cowichan
Winter photo gallery
Winter photo gallery

LETTER: Meeting will provide information

Taxpayers in Summerland will ultimately bear any shortfall and should get the facts and be informed

  • Oct 24th, 2017

Liabilities of a rapacious industry

Although climate change is a reality, our reliance on it to shrug off certain environmental changes is often overdone.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Summerland compost facility is all about sewage

Proposed facility is driven by the needs of Penticton

  • Oct 13th, 2017

LETTER: Millennials are fed up with climate rhetoric

I find it upsetting that Black Press papers across the province give Mr. Fletcher a mouthpiece

  • Oct 13th, 2017

LETTER: Religious protection needed

Religious discrimination has been recognized as a concern across the country

  • Oct 13th, 2017

Summerland supported Terry Fox Run

Participants raised more than $8,300 for cancer research

  • Oct 7th, 2017

LETTER: Reasons for opposing Summerland development

I have lived here since 1987 and I have never been against anything this town has proposed before

  • Oct 6th, 2017

LETTER: Scientific consensus favours human-caused warming

Sierra Club B.C. campaigner responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Oct 5th, 2017

LETTER: Petition numbers inaccurate

There are over 400 signatures on this petition from people who don’t even live in Summerland

LETTER: Condition of cemetery appalling

Families may be responsible for the specific graves but who is responsible for the cemetery?

  • Sep 29th, 2017

COLUMN: A baking contest at the library…..as easy as pie!

If you have been waiting for a chance to show off your skills, it’s time to flour your rolling pin

  • Sep 20th, 2017

LETTER: Compost would have huge impact on Summerland

Every community in the RDOS already carries out their own composting programs at their own landfills

  • Sep 20th, 2017

LETTER: Thanks to firefighters

It was amazing to watch operations happen from inside the zone

  • Sep 20th, 2017

LETTER: Provincial New Democrats off to a predictable start

Past history provides all the evidence that one would need to doubt the governing prowess of the NDP

  • Sep 20th, 2017

LETTER: Privacy is a thing of the past

Keeping your window shades drawn could be construed as having something to hide

  • Sep 20th, 2017

LETTER: Facility will benefit rich seniors

Banks Crescent development does nothing to relieve needs for middle class or poorer seniors

  • Sep 20th, 2017