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Editorial

Editorial

Stop spreading the misery

Desperate times make desperate people, but why spread your misery to others? That’s the question we are struggling to answer in the aftermath of a...

Failure isn’t all that bad

If you want to be a “bum” in life, be a good one. That’s what my dad told me before I nervously left home to...

Thanks for speaking out

This was supposed to be a “sweet cherries” last week, but it deserves more ink. I went to 7-Eleven hoping to snap a photo of...

Letters to the Editor

A sign suggestion (The following letter is addressed to the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.) The South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce applauds your efforts to remove unsightly...

It’s a deja vu moment

Last week’s strike vote by teachers certainly feels like a déjà vu moment. Didn’t we go through this not long ago? It’s hard to keep...

Big Ray was a bully

Fwump! The punch to my back didn’t hurt, but I feigned great suffering just to appease big Ray. He was pursuing me for a week in...

Letters to the Editor

Post offices under threat by service cuts, changes The Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association (CPAA), is the bargaining agent that represents over 7,800 permanent employees...

Early childhood help so crucial

When we were going to school, there was little attention paid to early childhood education or social, emotional learning. School was cut and dried back...

Letters to the Editor

SOAP looking for ‘Fiddler’ help The South Okanagan Amateur Players are looking for a volunteer musical director and a volunteer choreographer to assist in the...

A lucky man Harold is

Harold Cox is the luckiest man alive today. He died and came back to life. Most people who have massive heart attacks never get a second...

Letters to the Editor

Adopt-a-Seat project done With the opening ceremony for SOSS and the new Frank Venables Theatre February 6, the Adopt-a-Seat campaign has drawn to a close. The...

Tensions rise in the ‘house’

They should create a reality TV show called “Fortis in the House,” where company brass have to survive the winter with little or no...

Letters to the Editor

Kiwanis purchased AED What an amazing article about Mr. Cox’s passing and then deciding it wasn’t his time. The folks had the fortitude to push ahead...

How can they sleep at night?

Unconscionable. Unethical. Immoral. These are the words to describe tobacco companies and their marketing schemes to attract new cancer patients. These executives can sleep better at night knowing...

Too many signs of the times

We don’t blame property owners for raising the alarm about the regional district’s sudden enforcement of sign regulations. Letters have gone out to landowners stating...