Letters

The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1.

Letters: Penticton council places bike lanes above public safety

Council has no issue spending money on bike lanes but not on safety of its citizens

  • Aug 2, 2021
This is Victoria’s triple A bike lane that connects 32 km of bike lanes and is what the city of Penticton designed its bike lanes after. (Victoria News file photo)

Opinion: It’s time to license and insure bicycles?

Cyclists should have to take a written test and have a license plate

  • Jul 24, 2021
Letter writer Clifford Martin took this picture of the damaged bike lane rails which he shows could be a danger for bigger trucks and for cyclists. (Clifford Martin photo)

Letter: Stop work order should be placed on Penticton bike lane

Seeing how easily the rails can be damaged shows an immediate review of safety is needed

  • Jul 11, 2021
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LETTER: Regulations needed for short-term rentals in Summerland

Summerland still does not have bylaw rules that govern the management of short-term rentals

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Letter writer says COVID has created lots of newbie cyclists who don't know rules of cycling. (File photo)

LETTER: Newbie cyclists in Penticton need lessons on rules of the road

Penticton cycling group just received city funding, should give back by offering how-to lessons

  • Jun 17, 2021
Letter writer says COVID has created lots of newbie cyclists who don't know rules of cycling. (File photo)
Letter to the editor about Penticton's friendliness, small town values,

Newcomer to Penticton amazed by kind, friendly residents

Stranger offers new rain ponchos, friendly words during rare spring storm

  • Jun 7, 2021
Letter to the editor about Penticton's friendliness, small town values,
A letter writer points out that lots of out of town plates show that travel restrictions only punish the honest.

Letter: Travel restrictions only punish the honest

A lot of Nevada, Texas, Alberta, Quebec, Manitoba plates seen all over Penticton

  • May 20, 2021
A letter writer points out that lots of out of town plates show that travel restrictions only punish the honest.
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LETTER: Action needed by western nations to end Israel/Palestine violence

Fighting is continuing to escalate in region

  • May 18, 2021
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This is where the new BC Housing for people experiencing homelessness will go on Skaha Lake Road, blocks from the popular tourist spot Skaha Lake park and lake. (Jesse Day file photo)

LETTER: No on-site drug use means it will be done nearby Skaha Park

Recovery and accountability are good ideas but not near popular tourist beach

  • May 9, 2021
This is where the new BC Housing for people experiencing homelessness will go on Skaha Lake Road, blocks from the popular tourist spot Skaha Lake park and lake. (Jesse Day file photo)
Penticton is very lucky to have a stand alone hospice that offers the finest of care.

LETTER: Large donation bolsters already amazing Penticton hospice

Moog and Friends Hospice House represents the very finest in care

  • May 6, 2021
Penticton is very lucky to have a stand alone hospice that offers the finest of care.
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LETTER: 50 year resident of Green Ave. and friend of Kampe says no to towers

Increased traffic and swampy conditions make this a bad decision

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Work on the first section of the Lake to Lake bike route is getting underway with these steel barriers along Martin Street. (City submitted picture)

LETTER: Why not put the $10M-plus Lake-to-Lake bike path to a referendum?

Skaha Marina contract is going on the June ballot, why can’t the cycle route?

  • May 4, 2021
Work on the first section of the Lake to Lake bike route is getting underway with these steel barriers along Martin Street. (City submitted picture)
A letter writer takes issue with the 'glaring' electric sign at the entrance of Penticton. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
A letter writer takes issue with the 'glaring' electric sign at the entrance of Penticton. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
Signs are set up outside Salmon Arm’s SASCU recreation centre for Interior Health’s ongoing COVID-19 immunization clinics. (File photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm resident grateful after vaccination experience

After challenges with booking, resident impressed by process and friendly staff

  • Apr 26, 2021
Signs are set up outside Salmon Arm’s SASCU recreation centre for Interior Health’s ongoing COVID-19 immunization clinics. (File photo)
Kayakers visiting Penticton two weeks ago were disgusted by all the garbage on the lake bottom. (File photo)

LETTER: Tourist says Penticton should clean up its act

Visitor from White Rock says lake floor full of litter as was channel shores

  • Apr 25, 2021
Kayakers visiting Penticton two weeks ago were disgusted by all the garbage on the lake bottom. (File photo)
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LETTER: Do we want alcohol in all aspects of our lives?

Ask Pathways how that is working out for people, says letter writer

  • Apr 19, 2021
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LETTER: Drive for excellence should show in COVID-19 vaccine effort

Canada should not settle for being average in its vaccine rollout strategy

  • Apr 16, 2021
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LETTER: Don’t forget about paramedics who are spat on, abused, yet continue to save lives

Many emergency calls to Penticton shelters by police and fire, but paramedics go there too

  • Apr 14, 2021
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The Kampe Estate across from the Channel has been bought by a developer who wants to put up two towers. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

LETTER: Turn Kampe estate into park, not towers

Neighbour says the area doesn’t want the extra traffic or eyesore

  • Apr 8, 2021
The Kampe Estate across from the Channel has been bought by a developer who wants to put up two towers. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
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LETTER: Closing Riverview was a cost cutting measure that is hurting most vulnerable

Politicians like Eby leave those in ‘desparate straights’ to fend for themselves

  • Apr 6, 2021
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