Letters

Steven Cross was elected as a city councillor in 2018 and resigned in January 2020 in protest of proposed raises for mayor and council. (Submitted)

LETTER: Ex councillor weighs in on deferral of raises for Revelstoke mayor and council

After Steven Cross resigned in protest, proposed raises were removed from the budget

  • Feb 19, 2020
Steven Cross was elected as a city councillor in 2018 and resigned in January 2020 in protest of proposed raises for mayor and council. (Submitted)
Despite public backlash, Jake-Jay Construction got a license from the province to investigate the potential new gravel site. (File)

Letter: Proposed gravel pit near Revelstoke is ‘reprehensible’

The pit would be located beside the Jordan River

  • Feb 1, 2020
Despite public backlash, Jake-Jay Construction got a license from the province to investigate the potential new gravel site. (File)
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)
LETTER: Kindness and compassion needed around cats

LETTER: Kindness and compassion needed around cats

I’ve observed callous disregard, and sometimes even contempt, exhibited towards these sentient beings

  • Jan 24, 2020
LETTER: Kindness and compassion needed around cats
The United Kingdom fines owners a hefty price for not picking up after their pets. (Contributed)

LETTER: Dog dirt – hefty fines suggested

Okanagan might solve poop problem by implementing hefty fines like the U.K.

The United Kingdom fines owners a hefty price for not picking up after their pets. (Contributed)
LETTER: Cross is a man of integrity and honesty

LETTER: Cross is a man of integrity and honesty

Dear editor, Another year has gone and wow are things getting better,…

  • Jan 23, 2020
LETTER: Cross is a man of integrity and honesty
Letter: Canada could have its own king if Prince Harry, Meghan Markle move to B.C.

Letter: Canada could have its own king if Prince Harry, Meghan Markle move to B.C.

Royals could take up residence in one of Victoria’s homeless camps during Empress reno

  • Jan 21, 2020
Letter: Canada could have its own king if Prince Harry, Meghan Markle move to B.C.
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
LETTER: Racial profiling was disgusting

LETTER: Racial profiling was disgusting

Recent arrest of a First Nations grandfather and his granddaughter was appalling

LETTER: Racial profiling was disgusting
LETTER: Efforts needed to save B.C.’s forests

LETTER: Efforts needed to save B.C.’s forests

Our forests have been permanently, radically altered, now our forest industry must follow

  • Jan 15, 2020
LETTER: Efforts needed to save B.C.’s forests
LETTER: Summerlanders have shown generosity

LETTER: Summerlanders have shown generosity

While fires rage in Australia, visitor notices community spirit in Summerland

  • Jan 3, 2020
LETTER: Summerlanders have shown generosity
LETTER: Utility increases, RDOS pay increase are disappointing

LETTER: Utility increases, RDOS pay increase are disappointing

Increases will affect those on low incomes

  • Jan 3, 2020
LETTER: Utility increases, RDOS pay increase are disappointing
Christmas characters can mislead kids

Christmas characters can mislead kids

Letter to the editor

  • Dec 23, 2019
Christmas characters can mislead kids
Patient gives thanks for medical care

Patient gives thanks for medical care

Letter to the editor

  • Dec 23, 2019
Patient gives thanks for medical care
LETTER: Trudeau takes lesson from fable

LETTER: Trudeau takes lesson from fable

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seems to be a lot like Grasshopper

  • Dec 20, 2019
LETTER: Trudeau takes lesson from fable
LETTER: Utility rate increases will hurt those on fixed incomes

LETTER: Utility rate increases will hurt those on fixed incomes

Summerland’s water, sewer and electrical rates will all increase in 2020

  • Dec 16, 2019
LETTER: Utility rate increases will hurt those on fixed incomes
LETTER: Universal pharmacare program needed

LETTER: Universal pharmacare program needed

Millions of Canadians are waiting for this historic step

  • Dec 13, 2019
LETTER: Universal pharmacare program needed
LETTER: Support needed to eradicate polio

LETTER: Support needed to eradicate polio

As long as it exists the disease can suddenly erupt and spread anywhere

  • Dec 13, 2019
LETTER: Support needed to eradicate polio
Letter: Time to do away with Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Letter: Time to do away with Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Writer says Christmas classic revolves around bullying, false friendship

  • Dec 9, 2019
Letter: Time to do away with Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
LETTER: Not all can afford private health insurance

LETTER: Not all can afford private health insurance

The private insurance industry is not in the business of covering those with high needs

  • Dec 4, 2019
LETTER: Not all can afford private health insurance