Penticton Western News letters to the editor.

Letter: Ashamed of those who voted Liberal or NDP

Neither party has ever put the people or the province ahead of their ambitions and desires

Ashamed of those who voted Liberal or NDP

Did many Penticton voters elect and re-elect Dan Ashton to city council?

Did they pay attention to what he did or didn’t do? Did they vote him MLA because they liked what he did or did they decide to cast him out of Penticton and inflict their mistake on the rest of British Columbia?

Yes, he did this and he did that, except did he really do all that he claims to have done or does he have a gigantic ego and a gift for wrongly taking credit for things?

In my first Penticton riding election, I was faced with two bad choices in Ashton and Tarik Sayeed and a late newcomer in the Green candidate. I am thankful that Sayeed wasn’t elected considering he has let down Penticton, but why would anyone vote for Ashton and why did Elvena Slump practically endorse him? So he shows some common sense and listens to her but has he done right by Penticton or this province?

He hasn’t shown leadership on the parks issue here in Penticton and in the Okanagan and barely got in the game when the schools were being closed.

Frankly, I am ashamed of those people who voted for the Liberals or the NDP when neither party has ever put the people or the province ahead of their ambitions and desires.

Patrick Longworth

Penticton

Just Posted

Naude earns freestyle podium spot at last event before Olympics

Penticton freestyle skier Andi Naude earns second at last World Cup before Pyeongchang Olympics

Fire at Osoyoos business

A fire started on Sunday night around 8:30 p.m. at the East Indian Meat Shop and fruit stand

Budding tennis stars learn the ropes

Students at local elementary schools get some lessons in tennis

Lawsuit claims medication mishandling at Penticton’s hospital

The claimant says her doctor ramped up her bipolar medication before cutting her off

Reel Reviews: The Commuter arrives, but The Post delivers

We say, “The Post is taut and electric. The Commuter is clever.”

Taking kindness to a new level

Students make thoughtfulness a year-round initiative

A look at potential Canadian nominees for this year’s Oscars

The nominations are to be revealed Tuesday morning for the 90th Academy Awards

B.C. expert weighs in on why kids are eating Tide pods for fun

Why are kids taking part in something completely pointless yet so risky?

Philadelphia Eagles headed to Super Bowl

After routing the Minnesota Vikings 38-7, they will face Tom Brady and the New England Patriots

Heavy snowfall closes Mount Washington on Vancouver Island

Road to ski resort deemed unsafe, vehicles buried under more than three feet of snow

VIDEO: Dramatic video shows return of rescued B.C. snowboarders

Two snowboarders were rescued near Rossland, B.C. on Sunday after being lost overnight.

Tom Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl, top Jaguars 24-20

New England to face winner of Sunday night’s game between Minnesota and Philadelphia on Feb. 4

Coquihalla drivers prepare for snow

Wintry conditions persist, with snow warnings for Coquihalla

Liberals quietly tap experts to write new paternity leave rules

Ideas include creating an entirely new leave benefit similar to one that exists in Quebec

Most Read