Penticton Western News letters to the editor.

Letter: Great front page on March 2

Kudos to the Penticton Western News

In today’s world where, no matter which media option one chooses, there is so much bad news, and where we’re advised to beware of fake news, what a delightful and heartwarming story you chose to put on the front page, and continued onto page 3, in the March 2 edition of your newspaper (Sport takes indigenous youth back to the land).

I was pleased to learn of the opportunities available to Penticton Indian Band and West Bench children, and Mark Brett, who wrote the piece and took the photographs, wrote in such a way that I could imagine myself there, enjoying watching and listening to the children as the experience a new activity.

Good news stories are often hard to come by. Thank you for choosing to make this your lead story on Friday.

Andrina Iliffe

Penticton

Just Posted

Getting up close and personal with birds in the South Okanagan

Vaseaux Lake Bird Observatory opening doors to the public

Black Mountain / sntsk‘il’ntən Regional Park starts to take shape

Student volunteers from three local schools work on trail building project

Power of plants comes to Penticton – Okanagan Health Forum

The power of plants will be the focus of Sunday’s Okanagan Health Forum at the Shatford Centre

Competition hot for mayor’s chair

Penticton voters have lots of choice in municipal election

Penticton Vees celebrating those who help others

The Vees are honouring charitable organizations during the regular season to the tune of $28,000

Store recognized for inclusive employment efforts

Shoppers Drug Mart in Summerland presented with certificate from WorkBC

Who’s running in Penticton’s election?

Candidates for the Penticton municipal and school board election

Fresh-faced Flames fend off Canucks 4-1

Vancouver drops second straight NHL exhibition contest

VIDEO: B.C. deer struggles with life-preserver caught in antlers

Campbell River resident captures entangled deer on camera

Scheer pushes Trudeau to re-start Energy East pipeline talks

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer questioned the Prime Minister over Trans Mountain project

Mistaken identity: Missing dog claimed in Moose Jaw belongs to another family

Brennen Duncan was reunited with a white Kuvasz that was found in Saskatchewan

Abandoned kitten safe and sound thanks to B.C. homeless man

‘Jay’ found little black-and-white kitten in a carrier next to a dumpster by a Chilliwack pet store

Police chief defends controversial marijuana seizure

Advocates said cannabis was part of an opioid-substitution program in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Trans Mountain completes Burrard Inlet spill exercise

Training required, some work continues on pipeline expansion

Most Read