Letters

LETTER: Lekhi family received support from Summerland

Family was showed kindness following racist vandalism in summer

  • Sep 17, 2020

Letter: Salmon Arm saddled with higher gas prices

Writer notes drivers can once again fuel up for less in neighbouring communities

  • Sep 15, 2020

Letter: People need facts about dangers of 5G

Writer suffers from radiation sickness and warns about dangers of the new technology

  • Sep 9, 2020

Letter: New system needed to protect forests over shareholders

Forestry forum to culminate in day of action

  • Sep 8, 2020

LETTER: Change in forest policies needed

Current model of forest management has negative effects

  • Sep 4, 2020

Letter: Salmon Arm mall’s movie night a great event for a good cause

Writer hopes to see more community support in the future

  • Aug 31, 2020
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Adams Lake Housing Project
Shuswap Rally for the Forests
Salmon Arm residents offer support to Penticton during Christie Mountain wildfire
Smoke from Beirut explosion

Letter: Salmon Arm senior fighting cancer grateful for helping hands

Writer prone to falling warmed by community support

  • Aug 25, 2020

Letter: Human activity around Shuswap Lake cause of increasing algae blooms

Reader would like to see action taken before blooms toxic to residents

  • Aug 18, 2020

Letter: Get aid to those who need it most

Writer proud of Canadian government when it comes to foreign aid

  • Aug 11, 2020

Letter: With Donald Trump you never know

Interview brings out pettiness of U.S. president

  • Aug 11, 2020

North Okanagan park back to being beautiful

LETTER: City thanked for keeping Linear Park clean

Weeds taking over Okanagan hillsides

LETTER: Doesn’t anyone care anymore?

LETTER: Irreversible harm done to Summerland business

Summerland mayor’s confrontation over Confederate flag has harmed store

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER: Disappointed with Summerland mayor’s confrontational manner

Confederate flag incident at store should have been handled differently

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER: Confederate flag is a potent symbol of hate

We cannot erase history and what it symbolizes — but we can deem it as unacceptable in our community

  • Jul 29, 2020

Letter: Canada unwilling to sign treaty on prohibition of nuclear weapons

Government’s position unlikely to change without pressure from Canadians

  • Jul 28, 2020

LETTER: Evaluate the risk of harm associated with specific actions

For example, marketing racist symbols has the effect of making minority families feel unsafe

  • Jul 27, 2020

LETTER: Mayor’s actions won’t effectively address racism in Summerland

The situation could’ve been resolved without blame and degradation

  • Jul 27, 2020

LETTER: Solar farm could’ve been solar installations on homes instead

Local homeowners should encourage council to have a ‘buy-in’ program to augment the solar farm

  • Jul 27, 2020