Letters

A survey to provide input on a future park at the former site of Vernon's Kin Race Track is open until Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. (City of Vernon photo)

Resident calls for affordable housing over Vernon’s new park plan

LETTER: ‘An expensive and grandiose plan to spend taxpayer money’

A survey to provide input on a future park at the former site of Vernon's Kin Race Track is open until Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. (City of Vernon photo)
Helen Sydney

Keeper of Vernon’s Bella Vista

LETTER: Helen Sydney thanked for venturing out daily and keeping streets clean

Helen Sydney
A snapshot of homelessness in Vernon. (Ed Witzke photo)

A snapshot sense of home in Vernon

Letter on homelessness shows the reality of the situation of a plight to survival in our modern city

A snapshot of homelessness in Vernon. (Ed Witzke photo)
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)
Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

North Okanagan woman appalled by greed at grocery stores

LETTER: Coldstream residents asks whatever happened to neighbours helping each other

Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
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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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The Remembrance Day ceremony at Vernon's Cenotaph Park was limited but still drew crowds on the streets. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

LETTER: Vernon man remembers war debt

‘We didn’t have these taxes before the First World War’

The Remembrance Day ceremony at Vernon's Cenotaph Park was limited but still drew crowds on the streets. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
HMCS Kitchener.  (Contributed)

LETTER: Remembering the forgotten

A salute to all Vernon seamen who went lost at sea

  • Nov 11, 2021
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Armstrong’s Overland Golf and Events Centre (formerly the Royal York Golf Course) moved a step closer to having the course reconfigured to a smaller size, and 141 housing units added to the property, after a public hearing at Armstrong council Monday, Sept. 27. (Overlander Golf & Events Centre photo)

LETTER: Wright strays from council promises

Armstrong councillor campaigned a housing-first model

  • Oct 28, 2021
Armstrong’s Overland Golf and Events Centre (formerly the Royal York Golf Course) moved a step closer to having the course reconfigured to a smaller size, and 141 housing units added to the property, after a public hearing at Armstrong council Monday, Sept. 27. (Overlander Golf & Events Centre photo)
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LETTER: Coldstream locals lose out

Cancellation of Halloween fireworks makes little sense after summer of busy beaches

  • Oct 28, 2021
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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)
Sprinklers are on mid-day at Polson Park back in June amid a heat wave that had temperatures floating into the mid-40s. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

LETTER: Vernon water wasters ignoring drought

Resident concerned as green-lawned businesses aren’t doing their conservation part

Sprinklers are on mid-day at Polson Park back in June amid a heat wave that had temperatures floating into the mid-40s. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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: Time to take action in climate crisis

Enough of climate deniers and climate action delayers kicking the can of change in our energy system

  • Sep 2, 2021
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The Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon installed on Stave Lake Street and Best Avenue will be operational in the next several weeks. District of Mission photo.

LETTER: put a flashing crosswalk in at hospital hill

Busy intersection at Vernon hospital could be more safe with this addition

  • Sep 2, 2021
The Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon installed on Stave Lake Street and Best Avenue will be operational in the next several weeks. District of Mission photo.
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LETTER: Won’t support Vernon businesses refusing vax card program

Because generations of my family and yours lined up for vaccinations such…

  • Sep 2, 2021
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LETTER: Missing facts

I don’t think Rick Davidson’s letter “Canada on Fire” has covered all…

  • Aug 28, 2021
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LETTER: Why an election now?

The fourth wave of COVID-19 is here, and wildfires are devastating our…

  • Aug 26, 2021
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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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