Letters

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’

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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: Summerland crosswalk gesture brought reconciliation

Former student had been harrassed in high school

  • Jun 3, 2022
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LETTER: Affordable housing needed to address climate change

Daily travel requires energy and creates pollution

  • Apr 14, 2022
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LETTER: Humans are causing climate change

Last seven years have been hottest on record

  • Apr 11, 2022
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Letter writer urges horse riders to clear horse feces away from roads and trails. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm resident urges horse owners to clear away road apples

Writers suggests riders carry collapsible shovels

  • Mar 31, 2022
Letter writer urges horse riders to clear horse feces away from roads and trails. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
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LETTER: Electric vehicles are not a silver bullet

Manufacturing and energy production must be considered.

  • Mar 30, 2022
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Maribeth Friesen is Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s manager of regional services for the North and Central Okanagan

Alzheimer’s awareness needed year-round

Society thanks Okanagan residents for helping to change the conversation

Maribeth Friesen is Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s manager of regional services for the North and Central Okanagan
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LETTER: B.C. should lift COVID-19 mandates

Okanagan chambers applauded for opposing mandates

  • Mar 9, 2022
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November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Pixabay)

Vernon university women’s group advocates for change

Women and men urged to attend presentation on eradicating violence against women

November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Pixabay)
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95 % of B.C. considered unceded lands

To the editor; It’s time to have an open and honest discussion…

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HMCS Kitchener.  (Contributed)

LETTER: Remembering the forgotten

A salute to all Vernon seamen who went lost at sea

  • Nov 11, 2021
HMCS Kitchener.  (Contributed)
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
Colour Tongues hits the stage at Fernando’s Pub during their 2020 Western Canada tour. (Colour Tongues)

LETTER: Kelowna artist pens plea to save local music scene

Author recounts closures of several local music institutions over the past two years

  • Sep 21, 2021
Colour Tongues hits the stage at Fernando’s Pub during their 2020 Western Canada tour. (Colour Tongues)
Sarah Eves has already stated she would like a ban on election signs. (File photo)

Letter: Liberal candidate says election signs have been vandalized and stolen

One supporter refused to take sign out of fear of intimidation

Sarah Eves has already stated she would like a ban on election signs. (File photo)
Roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the hospital on Sept. 1, 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

LETTER: ‘We see you’ says ICU nurse to Kelowna General Hospital protesters

‘You have no idea what goes on within these walls. You don’t see us’

  • Sep 3, 2021
Roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the hospital on Sept. 1, 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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LETTER: Retailers not to blame for self checkouts

Increased minimum wage, higher taxes affect businesses

  • Aug 19, 2021
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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,
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)