Saturday, February 22, 2020

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Taxpayers not willing to cover royal costs

While the Canadian Taxpayers Federation is making it clear taxpayers aren’t willing to cover additional costs for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince...

Reading tutors needed for Oliver schools

The One-to-One Children’s Literacy Program uses a unique approach that provides one-to-one tutoring to elementary school students who are struggling with reading.  Volunteer tutors work...

Let’s keep Oliver clean

 As a resident of this fine small town for the past eight years, I spent a great deal of my time walking the various...

Give to Tree of Dreams

The number of hip surgeries performed at Penticton Regional Hospital should increase significantly with the purchase of a second specialized hip surgery table. That’s one...

Where is Santa Fortis?

It is great to see that Santa Fortis  is rushing to the aid of their 1500 customers who have propane as their gas supply...

Wearing blackface has nothing to do with racism

Excellent editorial on Justin Trudeau (Oliver Chronicle - Sept. 26).  The political timing impeccable of the picture being released of Trudeau in blackface just when...

Big thanks to firefighters

 I would like to thank each and every firefighter who has helped battle our latest fire.  I was with the initial attack team with Parks...

Veterans eligible for medals

 I would like to inform your readers about two very special medals that are available for our veterans. These are the National Order of...

Letter: Some promotion

Setting aside the platitudes and accolades together with the Crocodile tears from those voted out in the last Municipal election, regarding the surprise departure...

Linda Larson’s column for August

It is summer and although it hasn’t started with the usual amount of sunshine, it has been warm. The intermittent rain has been a...

Letter: IH needs to stop ER closures

Once again Interior Health has announced that the emergency department in the Oliver Hospital was closed from 6 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday...

Letter: Don’t preach to us

This letter to the editor is in response to Celia Newman’s letter last week. Scofflaw? Should we be denigrating a member of our local citizenry and...

Letter: He showed much courage in apology

I would like to thank Jesse Norton for his public apology after he interrupted MP Richard Canning’s speech at the signing of the Memorandum...

Letter: Thanks to firefighters for quick response

The other day I received a call from a concerned neighbour asking if I could look into a vehicle fire on Fairview Road above...

Letter: Pipeline is a mistake

On February 22 Canada's National Energy Board officially recommended to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the Trans-Mountain pipeline be built. But only after it...