Monday, February 17, 2020

Editorial

Editorial

Editorial: Time for a new superintendent

The South Okanagan’s top cop was flushed and we’re left to speculate why. Did Supt. Ted De Jager get shuffled out because he was...

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...

Column: The park is inevitable

Debate is healthy, but at some point, for the sake of the community, the discussion of a national park reserve in the South Okanagan...

Editorial: Take pies just in case

Some bits and bites to chew on this week: We were thinking that Town council members might want to take some luscious fruit with them...

Editorial: Foundry just in time

Thanks to a group of caring individuals, our prayers have been answered. Finally, a one-stop shop youth outreach centre is available in the Okanagan, right...

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...

Editorial: Child’s health trumps his or her privacy

You may think that your 16-year-old child would never end up like Elliot Eurchuk who died of a drug overdose in 2018. But that’s being...

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...

Letter: Damn kids want us to move – not a chance

My first wife and I are in our mid-70s. I am semi senile, my first wife is beautiful and we live and love in...

Letter: Town has the right to regulate signage

I have been considering the language in the editorial published in the Oliver Chronicle June 27 and thinking about how to respond because it...

Editorial: Banner and bylaw against it are both silly

"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” - Evelyn Beatrice Hall, biographer for Voltaire   It’s...