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Editorial

Editorial

To Moldova with love

The thought of a 17-year-old girl leaving her orphanage in Moldova and being exploited by unscrupulous men is unsettling. But there’s a silver lining in...

This park is not for sale

Motivated by letters to the editor regarding the sale of our Centennial Park, I would like to add my voice in concern. Do the people...

Local doctors concerned at SOGH

Recent media attention has focused on health care in the South Okanagan. As physicians of the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH), we would like to...

Where are the sidewalks?

My husband and I walk most every day and on April 19 we headed out earlier than normal. We saw all the school children on...

Hotel better located elsewhere

Upon arriving here on April 2, 2017, I read that there is another proposal to turn Centennial RV Park into a hotel and parking...

Kinder Morgan pipeline a big threat

The Kinder Morgan pipeline is a huge threat to our environment; a spill of toxic bitumen oil from the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline is...

Homeless people deserve more

We’re very lucky that extreme poverty generally doesn’t show its face in smaller towns like Peachland and Oliver. That’s not the case in bigger communities...

Once RV park is gone, it’s gone for good

As I understand it the Centennial Park was donated to be used as a park.  Just because the town purchased it from the province...

Opposition to national park still strong

In recent weeks and months supporters of a national park reserve (NPR) in this area have asserted that opposition has waned. We beg to differ. None...

Only one complaint

Approximately 1,000 families each summer have been spending their money in this community and employing legions of Oliver locals for as long as anyone...

RV park is a big asset to Oliver

The Oliver Centennial RV Park is a very valuable Asset to Oliver. While camping in an RV it is rare to find such a stunning...

Prison forgot to hire one more person

While the correctional centre has provided many jobs in the community and is keeping lawbreakers off the streets, its impact on local police resources...

Vandalism taints ‘no’ side

The South Okanagan Similkameen National Park Reserve is an issue wherein careful and thoughtful people can disagree with each other. I cannot help but think...

Twelve reasons to have a national park

The following is what I have observed happening in the proposed national park after living for over 20 years next door to the provincial...

Tired of two-tier plan and freezing in the dark

(The following letter is addressed to MLA Linda Larson.) Four years ago when you applied for the job as our MLA you were (as were...