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Letter: Negotiations lacking in review of Nuclear Weapons Non-proliferation Treaty

Canada ‘complicit in the stockpiling and potential use of nuclear weapons’

  • Aug 2, 2022
Canadian passport (Pixabay)

Letter: Salmon Arm resident fed up with complaints about passport delays

I have no sympathy for those whining about long wait lines for…

  • Jul 2, 2022
Reader calls on older adults to do their part to fight climate change because it’s their responsibility to younger people. (Courtesy photo)

Letter: Adults have a responsibilty to young people to fight climate change

Reader appreciates Salmon Arm Secondary students’ essays on the future

  • Jun 28, 2022
In promoting and subsidizing LNG production and export, a letter writer says the B.C. government is promoting the very industry it should be phasing out. (Black Press file photo/AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)

Letter: Premier should recognize ‘mistake’ in promoting fossil fuels in B.C.

LNG production ‘leaks methane at every stage of the process’

  • Jun 27, 2022
In promoting and subsidizing LNG production and export, a letter writer says the B.C. government is promoting the very industry it should be phasing out. (Black Press file photo/AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
More than 150 people marched from Ross Street Plaza to city hall in Salmon Arm on Sept. 20, 2019, joining the global movement of Climate Strikes being held between Sept. 20 and 27. (File photo)

Letter: Canadian government giving billions in subsidies to oil and gas industry

On June 29, citizens taking action on federal government’s inaction regarding climate crisis

  • Jun 24, 2022
More than 150 people marched from Ross Street Plaza to city hall in Salmon Arm on Sept. 20, 2019, joining the global movement of Climate Strikes being held between Sept. 20 and 27. (File photo)
Letter writer urges Canadians to display the nation’s flag in unity, not in protest on Canada Day. (File photo)

Letter: Take back Canadian flag for Canada Day

Writer urges Canadians to display nation’s flag in unity, not in protest

  • Jun 17, 2022
Letter writer urges Canadians to display the nation’s flag in unity, not in protest on Canada Day. (File photo)
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LETTER: Summerland crosswalk gesture brought reconciliation

Former student had been harrassed in high school

  • Jun 3, 2022
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(EvgeniT/Pixabay photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm parent distraught over day-care sickness policy

I know everyone has had their struggles through Covid no matter what…

  • May 24, 2022
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Sk’atsin Silvatech Ventures’ Ty Moynahan and Riley Conner remove narrow logs from an area of Little Mountain Park as part of the City of Salmon Arm’s ongoing wildfire fuel management efforts under its Community Wildfire Protection Plan. (File photo)

Concern raised over logging in Salmon Arm parks

Public meeting planned to take place at Little Mountain

  • May 18, 2022
Sk’atsin Silvatech Ventures’ Ty Moynahan and Riley Conner remove narrow logs from an area of Little Mountain Park as part of the City of Salmon Arm’s ongoing wildfire fuel management efforts under its Community Wildfire Protection Plan. (File photo)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District planned to divide Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) into two electoral areas should voters decide against the proposed incorporation of Sorrento-Blind Bay. (CSRD map)

Letter: Resident relieved by referendum results on Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation

Re: Referendum on incorporation of Sorrento-Blind Bay We are so very fortunate,…

  • May 2, 2022
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District planned to divide Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) into two electoral areas should voters decide against the proposed incorporation of Sorrento-Blind Bay. (CSRD map)
Advanced voting on the proposed Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation takes place April 20, with voting day set for April 30 (CSRD map)

Letter: Writer defends voices opposed to Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation

Re: Letter: Misinformation around Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation a concern I agree with…

  • Apr 19, 2022
Advanced voting on the proposed Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation takes place April 20, with voting day set for April 30 (CSRD map)
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LETTER: Affordable housing needed to address climate change

Daily travel requires energy and creates pollution

  • Apr 14, 2022
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LETTER: Humans are causing climate change

Last seven years have been hottest on record

  • Apr 11, 2022
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Salmon Arm's Cemetery trails. (File photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm dog owner ‘sickened by lack of consideration’ of other dog owners on city trails

I have a miniature schnauzer. She is 18 months old. Being very…

  • Apr 5, 2022
Salmon Arm's Cemetery trails. (File photo)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District board has recommended the proposed incorporation of a new Sorrento-Blind Bay municipality go to referendum. (Google Earth image)

Letter: Misinformation around Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation a concern

Writer encourages voters to ‘get the facts’

  • Apr 3, 2022
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District board has recommended the proposed incorporation of a new Sorrento-Blind Bay municipality go to referendum. (Google Earth image)
Letter writer urges horse riders to clear horse feces away from roads and trails. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm resident urges horse owners to clear away road apples

Writers suggests riders carry collapsible shovels

  • Mar 31, 2022
Letter writer urges horse riders to clear horse feces away from roads and trails. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
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LETTER: Electric vehicles are not a silver bullet

Manufacturing and energy production must be considered.

  • Mar 30, 2022
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A view onto the yard of a maternity hospital damaged in a shelling attack in Mariupol, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Associated Press journalists, who have been reporting from inside blockaded Mariupol since early in the war, documented this attack on the hospital and saw the victims and damage firsthand. They shot video and photos of several bloodstained, pregnant mothers fleeing the blown-out maternity ward, medics shouting, children crying. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Letter: War in Ukraine is a tragedy years in the making

Lachlan Labere is right to remind us that we live under the…

  • Mar 21, 2022
A view onto the yard of a maternity hospital damaged in a shelling attack in Mariupol, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Associated Press journalists, who have been reporting from inside blockaded Mariupol since early in the war, documented this attack on the hospital and saw the victims and damage firsthand. They shot video and photos of several bloodstained, pregnant mothers fleeing the blown-out maternity ward, medics shouting, children crying. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
A Salmon Arm resident suggests people continue wearing masks in drug and grocery stores.

Letter: Salmon Arm shopper suggests people continue wearing masks in drug stores

While in one of our local drug stores I noticed there were…

  • Mar 21, 2022
A Salmon Arm resident suggests people continue wearing masks in drug and grocery stores.
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District board is recommending the proposed incorporation of a new Sorrento-Blind Bay municipality go to referendum. (Google Earth image)

Letter: With incorporation, tax dollars will ‘definitely stop’ in new South Shuswap municipality

‘Once incorporated, there is no turning back or recourse…’, says writer

  • Mar 19, 2022
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District board is recommending the proposed incorporation of a new Sorrento-Blind Bay municipality go to referendum. (Google Earth image)