Letters

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LETTER: Options available for medical care

Telephone and online methods allow people to contact doctors

  • Feb 26, 2021
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LETTER: Penticton shouldn’t be the dumping ground for society’s problems

Life-long resident is worried about the escalating aggression by transients who land here

  • Feb 18, 2021
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LETTER: Fairhaven is a hellhole

Theft, being threatened, young people running into traffic is no way to have housing

  • Feb 15, 2021
This is the 300+ housing plots Canadian Horizons wants to build on their Spiller Rd. property.

Realtor and neighbour of Spiller Rd. mega-housing project says Vinterra ‘desperately needed’

Gil Szabo says if Penticton says no to Canadian Horizons, we will lose out on housing, tax revenue

  • Feb 14, 2021
This is the 300+ housing plots Canadian Horizons wants to build on their Spiller Rd. property.
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LETTER: Summerland solar project will create greenhouse gases

Coun. Richard Barkwill raises objections to solar energy project

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: Cancel Summerland’s solar project

Council should not spend any more money on initiative

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: Act of kindness appreciated

Bill was paid at Summerland pharmacy

  • Feb 12, 2021
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Letter: Back to saving Skaha Lake Park

City council needs to honour 2018 parks policy

  • Feb 10, 2021
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LETTER: Canadian Horizons is urban sprawl at nature’s cost

Other large developments did hurt the environment

  • Feb 9, 2021
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LETTER: Don’t pave Naramata paradise

Don’t spoil ‘the jewel of the Okanagan’ with mega housing

  • Feb 8, 2021
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Kittens are pretty cute and during the pandemic, people have been seeking out animal adoptions for companion ship like never before. Yet, Penticton lacks an after-hours vet clinic. (Web image)

LETTER: It’s time Penticton vets provide emergency, after-hours care to our pets

The nearest 24/7 animal hospital is in Kelowna, which is unacceptable

  • Feb 8, 2021
Kittens are pretty cute and during the pandemic, people have been seeking out animal adoptions for companion ship like never before. Yet, Penticton lacks an after-hours vet clinic. (Web image)
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Letter: New highway barriers are great except for lack of emergency turn-arounds

There is a long stretch without a way for emergency vehicles to turnaround

  • Feb 7, 2021
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LETTER: I’m a proud Naramata NIMBY – here’s why

More than 300 homes jammed together will cause a traffic nightmare and other problems

  • Feb 4, 2021
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John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
Schuyler Lighthall protests in the 800 block of Naramata Rd. near where Canadian Horizons wants to build more than 300 homes on Spiller Road, at the entrance to Naramata wine country. Lighthall will be there with her signs everyday at noon until city council makes a decision.

Penticton resident will be out with signs everyday at noon

Schuyler Lighthall thinks Canadian Horizons proposal is urban sprawl

Schuyler Lighthall protests in the 800 block of Naramata Rd. near where Canadian Horizons wants to build more than 300 homes on Spiller Road, at the entrance to Naramata wine country. Lighthall will be there with her signs everyday at noon until city council makes a decision.
Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull. (Contributed)

LETTER: Former YVR wildlife control officer backs Vernon’s goose cull

Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull

  • Feb 2, 2021
Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull. (Contributed)
Paid parking is coming back to Penticton on New Year’s Day. The rates are also going up and they are extending metered parking to Ellis St., Front and up to 600 block of Main. (File photo)

Letter: Cancelling free parking won’t revitalize downtown

Western News reader is concerned about council’s plans for parking

Paid parking is coming back to Penticton on New Year’s Day. The rates are also going up and they are extending metered parking to Ellis St., Front and up to 600 block of Main. (File photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
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LETTER: ‘Park your anger at the door,’ when it comes to supportive housing

Stable housing is needed for all in the community, writes Western News reader

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LETTER: Historic poem is appropriate for new U.S. president

In 1941, Roosevelt made reference to poem by Longfellow

  • Jan 22, 2021
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