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Editorial

Editorial

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...

Letter: Municipal force idea should be explored

What an interesting development on the crime and policing front. Abandon our local police detachments and centralize all policing for the area out of Penticton. This...

Editorial: Letter grades are a failing system

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle If you asked any of my 20-something-year-old peers how good at math each one of us should be, no one would...

Letter: Cannabis, cops, time

There are many issues that will be debated between now and December, but I am sure the cannabis legalization on Oct. 17 will be...

Letter: A few key park facts missing

There has been a great amount of discussion regarding the creation of a national park reserve in the Okanagan Similkameen. A few of the...

Editorial: Council decision a slap in the face

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Whap! The resounding slap in the face to water councillors in Oliver can still be heard. From out of nowhere, a legal opinion...