Letters

LETTER: Hoping the election show improves

LETTER: Hoping the election show improves

Conservative leader called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a liar during debate

  • Sep 13, 2019
LETTER: Hoping the election show improves
The ongoing opioid crisis is having an impact on many, including paramedics. (Paul Henderson photo)

LETTER: Compassion needed for those addicted to opioids

First responder speaks from the front lines of the opioid crisis

  • Sep 12, 2019
The ongoing opioid crisis is having an impact on many, including paramedics. (Paul Henderson photo)
The Brentwood Imperial Youth Band marches into Kal Tire Place during the opening show at the sixth annual Okanagan Military Tattoo. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Military Tattoo an Okanagan treasure

LETTER: Penticton resident sends kudos to Vernon crew for amazing event

  • Sep 6, 2019
The Brentwood Imperial Youth Band marches into Kal Tire Place during the opening show at the sixth annual Okanagan Military Tattoo. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
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Bergen pushes Liberals for better COVID-19 plan
Elections BC aiming for results on November 16
B.C. election called for Oct. 24
Individual actions key to suppressing COVID-19 again: Tam
LETTER: Square dancing provides health, mobility and exercise

LETTER: Square dancing provides health, mobility and exercise

Club in West Kelowna to offer introductory session

  • Aug 29, 2019
LETTER: Square dancing provides health, mobility and exercise
LETTER: Ryga was a cultural prophet and literary activist

LETTER: Ryga was a cultural prophet and literary activist

George Ryga never gave up believing in a better world and his capacity to help

  • Aug 26, 2019
LETTER: Ryga was a cultural prophet and literary activist
LETTER: Summerland’s short-term rental policy must be examined

LETTER: Summerland’s short-term rental policy must be examined

Long-term rentals are being forced out by the lure of easy money from short-term rentals

  • Aug 26, 2019
LETTER: Summerland’s short-term rental policy must be examined
You could be rolling down this piece of property in Spallumcheen on an alpine mountain coaster if a Spallumcheen couple’s dream of opening an adventure park is approved by the township. (Patti Wood photo)

North Okanagan adventure park concerns

LETTER: Neighbour to proposed adventure park in Spallumcheen offers up his concerns on project

  • Aug 23, 2019
You could be rolling down this piece of property in Spallumcheen on an alpine mountain coaster if a Spallumcheen couple’s dream of opening an adventure park is approved by the township. (Patti Wood photo)
LETTER: Summerland mayor should not have marched with NDP

LETTER: Summerland mayor should not have marched with NDP

Toni Boot was with NDP promoters, not Summerland, during Peachfest parade

  • Aug 15, 2019
LETTER: Summerland mayor should not have marched with NDP
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)
LETTER: World is in a climate emergency

LETTER: World is in a climate emergency

We must act as if this were an emergency, rather than kicking the can to the next generation

  • Aug 12, 2019
LETTER: World is in a climate emergency
LETTER: Carriage houses, secondary suites used for short-term rentals

LETTER: Carriage houses, secondary suites used for short-term rentals

In Summerland there are more than 213 short stay properties on Airbnb and more than 300 on VRBO

  • Aug 12, 2019
LETTER: Carriage houses, secondary suites used for short-term rentals
LETTER: Thanks for quick response to trail concerns

LETTER: Thanks for quick response to trail concerns

Summerland crews quickly addressed problems at James and Mary Gartrell Trail

  • Aug 9, 2019
LETTER: Thanks for quick response to trail concerns
MS Society closes North Okanagan doors

MS Society closes North Okanagan doors

After 20 years of service, the local group is no longer

  • Aug 7, 2019
MS Society closes North Okanagan doors
LETTER: Thanks to heroes for lifesaving effort

LETTER: Thanks to heroes for lifesaving effort

Young people helped swimmer in distress

  • Aug 2, 2019
LETTER: Thanks to heroes for lifesaving effort
LETTER: Support shown for patio on Main Street in Summerland

LETTER: Support shown for patio on Main Street in Summerland

Seasonal patio has been completed at bakery

  • Aug 1, 2019
LETTER: Support shown for patio on Main Street in Summerland
LETTER: Thanks for keeping porta potties clean

LETTER: Thanks for keeping porta potties clean

Facilities at Dale Meadows in Summerland are appreciated

  • Jul 30, 2019
LETTER: Thanks for keeping porta potties clean
LETTER: Hardy Falls an impressive spot for a hike

LETTER: Hardy Falls an impressive spot for a hike

Improvements at creek near Peachland were done well

  • Jul 29, 2019
LETTER: Hardy Falls an impressive spot for a hike
Mother pleads for recovery not safe injection sites in Okanagan

Mother pleads for recovery not safe injection sites in Okanagan

LETTER: “Addiction has to be treated first. Not a safe injection site”

  • Jul 26, 2019
Mother pleads for recovery not safe injection sites in Okanagan
Okanagan Rail Trail stats questioned

Okanagan Rail Trail stats questioned

LETTER: Apparently there have been 400,000 people who have used the trail in a four-month span

  • Jul 24, 2019
Okanagan Rail Trail stats questioned
LETTER: Summerland school was not on skatepark site

LETTER: Summerland school was not on skatepark site

MacDonald School faced Rosedale Avenue, near present Summerland Secondary School parking lot

  • Jul 15, 2019
LETTER: Summerland school was not on skatepark site