Letters

Bob Richards late wife Patricia enjoying the Myra Canyon trestle. Richards wants to make more recreational spaces wheelchair accessible and has set up a meeting to discuss it Nov. 29. (Submitted)
Bob Richard’s late wife enjoying the Myra Canyon trestle. Richards wants to make more recreational spaces wheelchair accessible. (Submitted)

Letter: Penticton man on quest for better wheelchair access on South Okanagan trails

Bob Richards has set up a meeting about this at Seniors Centre Nov. 29

  • Nov 20, 2022
A sign placed on the Okanagan Rail Trail is blocked by a tree near Coldstream. (Contributed)

Guess that sign: Okanagan Rail Trail marker overgrown

Trail users wondering why a sign would be erected behind a tree

The Spotlight reported on the homeless camp, located on the banks of the Similkameen River, in September. (Andrea DeMeer photo)

Letter: Homeless camp neighbour has compassionate change of heart

‘These people never, ever impacted our home and never stole anything’

Members of the Masons volunteer at the Kettle Campaign at Canadian Tire in Penticton a couple years ago. (Western News file photo)

Letter: Need greater than ever for Penticton Salvation Army kettle campaign

Penticton food bank seeing a lot of new faces and families since inflation

Members of the Masons volunteer at the Kettle Campaign at Canadian Tire in Penticton a couple years ago. (Western News file photo)
Animals like horses and dogs can easily scare from the sound of fireworks. (File photo)

Letter: Think of all the scared animals before setting off fireworks this Halloween

“Every year I have been injured trying to calm my horses down,” says Keremeos horse owner

Animals like horses and dogs can easily scare from the sound of fireworks. (File photo)
A horse in a field. (Marko Blazevic Unsplash)

Orphaned foal has attached to new mare, says owner of the Keremeos horses

The horses along Hwy 3 weren’t wild, but had crossed the river for first time

  • Oct 20, 2022
A horse in a field. (Marko Blazevic Unsplash)
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LETTER: Summerland’s Cartwright Mountain is potential park land

Proposed eco-village site home to more than 73 species of birds as well as a host of wildlife

  • Oct 18, 2022
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LETTER: Summerland hero has weight loss story

Man lost 145 lbs. in three years

  • Oct 13, 2022
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LETTER: Costs result following environmental disasters

Homeowners urged to check conditions in insurance policies

  • Oct 13, 2022
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LETTER: Solutions needed for affordable housing shortage

Scarcity of housing affects everyone

  • Oct 12, 2022
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Local hero Jeff Symonds brings storybook ending to return of Ironman in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

Letter: My vote goes to those who will get rid of Ironman in Penticton

Ironman brings nothing to Penticton and drives tourists away, says letter writer

  • Sep 26, 2022
Local hero Jeff Symonds brings storybook ending to return of Ironman in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
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LETTER: Thanks for supporting Summerland athlete

Family of Justin Kripps grateful for community support

  • Sep 14, 2022
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LETTER Garbage can needed at entrance to Summerland park

Container requested for Giant’s Head Mountain Park

  • Sep 14, 2022
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LETTER: Elect candidates who want to serve

Role on council should be about service to the community

  • Aug 26, 2022
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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
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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)