Thursday, May 23, 2019

Editorial

Editorial

Editorial: Fighter learns valuable lesson outside of cage

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Mixed martial artist Marlan Hall from Oliver is an inspiration to youth on many levels. First, he has a goal – to...

Letter: PR reflects electorate

A voting system that is proportional reflects the true wishes of the electorate.  I have been studying our choices since February and am convinced that...

Letter: Each vote counts in PR

The Vancouver Sun editorial of Saturday, October 27, “Vote no on electoral reform” made me sit up and take notice, for all the wrong...

Letter: Cop glad he’s retired in view of workload

Mr. Pat Hampson raises a number of points on a regional policing model that I think deserve a serious look by the incoming councils...

Letter: Love the new carts

I would like to extend my thanks to Town council for the provision of these wonderful new garbage carts. Whether or not it elevates...

Letter: Saying a big ‘no’ to PR

I received the “Voters Guide” a few days ago and decided to give it a good look so I could make an informed choice...

Editorial: Don’t go in the woods

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The weird tales my dad used to tell freaked me right out. Especially the one about the poor farmer who went looking...

Letter: The forever mistake

What do Oliver and Penticton have in common? Both communities have booted out their mayors. What did both mayors have in common? Both mayors...

Letter: Policing needs review

There have been many comments about a lack of police presence and I have expressed my concern that senior officers in Ottawa may be...

Letter: New Area C director says thank you

I would like to thank the residents of Area C for giving me the opportunity to represent you. The stress of the month of campaigning...

Editorial: Farmers deserving of compensation

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The right-to-farm act in B.C. is a powerful piece of legislation, which is why the Forbes/Dias dispute in Oliver is so...

Editorial: You’ve got the power

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle There was no clear winner at the end of last week’s all-candidates forum, however, there were some interesting comments made. Incumbent Mayor...

Letter: Water councillor ordeal concerns Machial

As a Water Councillor, I found the recent decision by Town Council to only allow water councillors to participate at the Council Table only...

Letter: Let’s fix the disconnect

Thanks to the Chronicle for putting on this very revealing all-candidates forum last week. Throughout my years in the military I have had the pleasure...

Letter: Just say a big yes to ‘proportional’ reform on upcoming ballot

Anyone watching the senate hearing into the lifetime appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court will have had a front-row seat...