Deer problem still there Mr. Mayor

Calls may have stopped coming in, but deer complaints in Penticton still there.

It was interesting to read Garry Litke’s comment in the paper, which stated, “The number of complaints about deer has really dropped off in the last little while.”

I am sorry to break the news to you Gary, the deer haven’t gone away we just quit calling.  I called the number at city hall and left a message.  In the message I asked if I was to call each time I saw a deer in my yard, or each time a deer threatened my dogs and I or if one call was enough.

Funny I never heard back from anyone, so I quit calling but the deer have not left.  Just the other day I went to walk my dogs and there were three  deer in my front yard.  They refused to leave and when I tried to scare them off they charged at us.  We couldn’t go for a walk over my lunch hour that day. I even erected a new fence around my back yard to keep them out but that hasn’t stopped them from jumping in.

I am not sure how other’s are feeling but the attitude that no news is good news just doesn’t fly.

Daryl Meyers

Penticton

Just Posted

Access Goes Disco raises $5,000 for Access Centre

The Valentine’s Day event at the Barking Parrot was a resounding success

Contaminations not uncommon at Penticton pool

The Penticton Community Centre pool deals with “a handful” of minor contaminations each month

Oliver firefighters respond to emergency call for their own member

Firefighters found out who the call was for when they arrived on the scene

Highway 97 rock slide north of Summerland beginning to stabilize

Costs of road work so far estimated at between $300,000 and $350,000

UPDATE: One person taken to hospital after fully involved shed fire

The person is believed to have been inside or near the shed that caught fire behind Doc’s driving range

VIDEO: Historic night in Red Deer as 2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off

Star-studded Opening Ceremony features athletes from across Canada

Okanagan mental health facility takes holistic approach to recovery

Healthy Essentials Clinic is more than a medical arm in Lake Country

Tribute to well-loved Shuswap teacher enables outdoor learning

Family, co-workers raise funds for Shannon Sharp Learning Circle

Expect delays on Highway 1 west of Golden due to vehicle fire

Expect delays while driving Highway 1 between Golden and Revelstoke. Drive BC… Continue reading

Eight cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver outbreak

Coastal Health official say the cases stem from the French-language Ecole Jules Verne Secondary

Semi loses control on Highway 97A in Shuswap

Slippery roads contribute to crash of transport truck carrying tires

Plecas won’t run in next election if B.C. legislature oversight reforms pass

B.C. Speaker and Abbotsford South MLA says he feels ‘great sympathy’ for Jody Wilson-Raybould

Infighting at Kelowna Yacht Club makes it to court

Marc Whittemore, a local lawyer and prominent member of the club, filed a notice of civil claim Feb. 1

Most Read