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LETTER: Conspiracy theory comments were shocking

The World Health Organization identified this as a global pandemic back in March

  • Dec 21, 2020
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Letter: Okanagan nurse frustrated by seeing hundreds of anti-maskers in Kelowna Saturday

Nurse asks them to look at sacrifices of health care workers who risk their lives everyday

  • Dec 6, 2020
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Freshco in Vernon. (Google Maps)

LETTER: Thanks to mystery woman who paid for mom’s groceries in Vernon

Morning Star reader extends gratitude to the generosity of a stranger in line at Freshco

  • Dec 3, 2020
Freshco in Vernon. (Google Maps)
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LETTER: Rough sidewalks for scooter

Morning Star reader issues warning of rough sidewalks

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTER: In support of seniors

Morning Star reader says ask representatives what their plan is for better care amid COVID-19

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTER: Wear a mask for the benefit of all

If this virus latches onto one of your cells, it takes over the RNA and DNA and makes you sick

  • Dec 2, 2020
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49th Parallel was an early adopter of Plexiglas shields, and required staff to wear face masks. (49th Parallel photo)

LETTER: In support of plexiglass barriers and other safety measures

Morning Star reader shares his support after letter penned by man with same name reports otherwise

  • Dec 1, 2020
49th Parallel was an early adopter of Plexiglas shields, and required staff to wear face masks. (49th Parallel photo)
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LETTER: Premier should reject Site C plan

There is still time to abandon the plan

  • Nov 26, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
The RCMP help deliver meals to seniors two times a week. (Fig restaurant photo)

North Okanagan seniors thankful for support

LETTER: Local restaurant keeps elders fed

The RCMP help deliver meals to seniors two times a week. (Fig restaurant photo)
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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Vernon’s Davison Orchards says it is closing its pumpkin patch for the rest of the season after receiving notice from Interior Health that U-Pick Fields are classified as an Event. Pumpkins are still for sale at the orchard’s market. (Facebook photo)

LETTER: Davison Orchard IH notice shows priorities off

Morning Star reader responds to an IH notice issued to popular Vernon pumpkin patch

  • Oct 29, 2020
Vernon’s Davison Orchards says it is closing its pumpkin patch for the rest of the season after receiving notice from Interior Health that U-Pick Fields are classified as an Event. Pumpkins are still for sale at the orchard’s market. (Facebook photo)
October is Foster Parent Appreciation month. (stock image)

North Okanagan foster families applauded

October is Foster Parent Appreciation Month

October is Foster Parent Appreciation month. (stock image)
Turning Points Collaborative Society staff was applauded by executive director Randene Wejr after going above and beyond the call of duty following an electrical fire at the emergency response centre on 37th Street Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (Contributed)

LETTER: Turning Points director applauds staff after electrical fire in Vernon

‘Our staff went above and beyond for our clients… but this is nothing new,’ says executive director

  • Oct 21, 2020
Turning Points Collaborative Society staff was applauded by executive director Randene Wejr after going above and beyond the call of duty following an electrical fire at the emergency response centre on 37th Street Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (Contributed)
A worker wearing protective gear is seen through a window as she works in a room of a woman who has tested positive for the new coronavirus on March 20, 2020. (Ted S. Warren - AP file photo)

LETTER: Boomer Talk columnist clears confusion

Columnist Carole Fawcett clarifies her piece on care aides

  • Oct 15, 2020
A worker wearing protective gear is seen through a window as she works in a room of a woman who has tested positive for the new coronavirus on March 20, 2020. (Ted S. Warren - AP file photo)
In a response to a column by Carole Fawcett, Morning Star reader Maureen Kampen says don’t blame Interior Health for changes in care amid COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

LETTER: Care aides doing their best amid pandemic

Morning Star reader responds to columnist Carole Fawcett

  • Oct 8, 2020
In a response to a column by Carole Fawcett, Morning Star reader Maureen Kampen says don’t blame Interior Health for changes in care amid COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
LETTER: Polson Park lights need a cleanin’

LETTER: Polson Park lights need a cleanin’

Vernon Morning Star reader says the glass housing are like a science experiment

  • Oct 8, 2020
LETTER: Polson Park lights need a cleanin’
Vernon resident says something needs to be done about the ‘racetrack’ that is 30th Avenue. (Pixabay.com)

LETTER: Nothing done about noisy Vernon street

Vernon Morning Star reader says something needs to be done about a downtown ‘racetrack’

  • Oct 6, 2020
Vernon resident says something needs to be done about the ‘racetrack’ that is 30th Avenue. (Pixabay.com)
Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong. (Facebook photo)

LETTER: Royal York Development Concerns

President of Armstrong Green Space Society raises concerns around Armstrong proposal

  • Oct 1, 2020
Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong. (Facebook photo)
LETTER: Laughs needed amid pandmeic

LETTER: Laughs needed amid pandmeic

Morning Star reader thanks columnist for giggles

  • Sep 30, 2020
LETTER: Laughs needed amid pandmeic