Letters

Playgrounds remain closed but parks are open in the City of Vernon. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Okanagan mayor ready for recovery, cautious of second COVID-19 wave

Letter to B.C. government outlines city’s activities and eagerness to return to normal

Playgrounds remain closed but parks are open in the City of Vernon. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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LETTER: Thinking of the positive things

Lessons were learned in gardens

  • May 1, 2020
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Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
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LETTER: Care standards needed to help seniors

Residents and staff at seniors care facilities facing challenges during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Apr 29, 2020
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LETTER: Restrictions needed to control spread of COVID-19

Scientists are still trying to figure out COVID-19’s infectivity and how to counteract it

  • Apr 27, 2020
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LETTER: Caution exercised during COVID-19 pandemic

Summerland resident careful when out in the community

  • Apr 27, 2020
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LETTER: Thanks to staff at Angus Place

Staff at Summerland facility have been present for residents during pandemic

  • Apr 27, 2020
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LETTER: Summerland solar project should be reconsidered

District of Summerland is postponing many major infrastructure projects

  • Apr 27, 2020
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LETTER: Golf courses should be closed

Golfers have been asked to stay at home during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Apr 16, 2020
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LETTER: Summerland solar project should be located elsewhere

Other locations in community would be better suited for project

  • Apr 16, 2020
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LETTER: Thanks for supporting the Summerland Food Bank

LETTER: Thanks for supporting the Summerland Food Bank

Community has shown generosity during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Apr 13, 2020
LETTER: Thanks for supporting the Summerland Food Bank
Letter: Newspaper addict grateful the presses keep rolling

Letter: Newspaper addict grateful the presses keep rolling

Writer appreciative of option to shop online, pick up orders

  • Apr 6, 2020
Letter: Newspaper addict grateful the presses keep rolling
Letter: Messaging to stay home, don’t travel lost on some

Letter: Messaging to stay home, don’t travel lost on some

Writer questions how golf courses are essential at this time

  • Apr 6, 2020
Letter: Messaging to stay home, don’t travel lost on some
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LETTER: Flights from infected countries should be banned

There is no excuse to allow those from infected countries to keep coming to B.C.

  • Apr 1, 2020
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LETTER: Thanks to those providing essential services

LETTER: Thanks to those providing essential services

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen board chair recognizes efforts and dedication

  • Mar 31, 2020
LETTER: Thanks to those providing essential services
Letter: Sustainable and equitable world needed to survive virus and its aftermath

Letter: Sustainable and equitable world needed to survive virus and its aftermath

Writer says now is time to find a way to carry on that is not dependant on growth

  • Mar 27, 2020
Letter: Sustainable and equitable world needed to survive virus and its aftermath
LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19

LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19

People in Summerland not all practicing social distancing

  • Mar 23, 2020
LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19
FILE – Premier Horgan making an announcement about the province’s approval of the business plan for a new hospital in Fort St. James. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)                                A letter to the Observer’s editor takes issue with another writer’s positive view of John Horgan. (Black Press Files)

Letter: Premier Horgan’s performance disappointing

Leader compromising values he once held dear

  • Mar 22, 2020
FILE – Premier Horgan making an announcement about the province’s approval of the business plan for a new hospital in Fort St. James. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)                                A letter to the Observer’s editor takes issue with another writer’s positive view of John Horgan. (Black Press Files)
LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed

LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed

After 10 years in Summerland, I have learned which businesses are not accessible, and ignore them

  • Mar 11, 2020
LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed