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Editorial

Editorial

Fine line between needing and not

It was a cold December morning and there was a knock on the door. We weren’t expecting anyone, so I thought it might be...

National park is just BS and big fat money grab

From one local to another I just want to say how unfortunate it is that people are seriously considering a national park in our...

Graffiti not welcome in our community

To the-“wanna-be” graffiti art vandals in Oliver: You are not artists, you are vandals and your underdeveloped maturity is not welcome in the community…go to...

Fill those tummies

This Christmas, the Oliver Knights of Columbus, with the help of the Oliver Food Bank, are again undertaking the Christmas Hamper Campaign. The original campaign...

National park no longer a question of ‘yes’ or ‘no’

The 15-year-old debate on creating a new national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen entered a new phase recently. The question is no longer national...

Grasslands park coalition looks forward to factual analysis only

Prior to last week’s announcement, members of the Grasslands Park Review Coalition were invited to meet with ministerial assistants of federal and provincial environment...

National park questions remain

Some questions about the national park reserve that I do not think have been fully answered. 1. How can MP Richard Cannings give us any...

The punishment of yesteryear

It's time to throw “the book” at people who can’t make an honest living, but instead prey on others by skulking around at night...

Children should be taught consideration in public

I am writing to you in hope that you will put it in our newspaper, and just maybe some residents of this town will...

Be vigilant out there

This is regarding your story on criminals casing neighbourhoods. Thieves often work in teams, use cell phones to communicate and use lookouts. Areas of potential opportunity...

Government needs own psych evaluation

I think the government of Canada needs some psychiatric evaluation, closing all the mental health hospitals across Canada. They closed Brandon, Manitoba mental health hospital;...

Bypass road would ease traffic on Main Street

(The following letter was addressed to Oliver Town council.) As a law and order type I find it incongruous that you would continue to let...

Let’s change these headlines, shall we?

After mentally recovering recently (if one can ever recover) from the Las Vegas shooting, we visited Castanet and were further depressed by all the...

Do not close hospital ER

Regarding the possible closure of the Oliver emergency department, please do not close this hospital or the emergency department. Coming from Alberta to Chilliwack and...

Votes needed for new small wheels playground

The support of the whole Oliver and area community is needed in order to land a big fundraising opportunity for the revitalization of the...