Letters

November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Pixabay)

Vernon university women’s group advocates for change

Women and men urged to attend presentation on eradicating violence against women

Red dots on this map show prioritized big-treed old growth identified by the B.C. government as part of its priority deferral area. Purple dots are ancient forest and blue are remnant old ecosystems. (BC government image)

Letter: Supports fall short for forestry workers impacted by old-growth deferrals

Truck Loggers Association of BC calls for collective vision for forestry and old growth

  • Nov 23, 2021
Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

North Okanagan woman appalled by greed at grocery stores

LETTER: Coldstream residents asks whatever happened to neighbours helping each other

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95 % of B.C. considered unceded lands

To the editor; It’s time to have an open and honest discussion…

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Letter: Writer urges BC government to address climate challenges through protection of land. (File photo)

Letter: B.C. goverment urged to take climate action through protection of land base

Writer says protecting land a key way we can address negative environmental impacts

  • Nov 17, 2021
Letter: Writer urges BC government to address climate challenges through protection of land. (File photo)
HMCS Kitchener.  (Contributed)

LETTER: Remembering the forgotten

A salute to all Vernon seamen who went lost at sea

  • Nov 11, 2021
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Letter: Shuswap MLA criticized over lack of transparency

Writer shares own challenges around access to information from MLA

  • Nov 8, 2021
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Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault speaks during a news conference, in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Letter: Promising changes in Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle

Writer supportive of choices for ministry of environment, natural resources

  • Nov 8, 2021
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault speaks during a news conference, in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Salmon Arm Staff Sgt. Scott West offers a salute while paying respects on behalf of the RCMP during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11, 2020. (File photo)
Salmon Arm Staff Sgt. Scott West offers a salute while paying respects on behalf of the RCMP during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11, 2020. (File photo)
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
Peter North and artist liaison Tori Jewell discuss preparations for the 27th annual Roots and Blues Festival. North was the festival's artistic director between 2014 and 2021.  (File photo)

Letter: Former Salmon Arm ROOTSandBLUES artistic director questions recent praise

Peter North grateful to those who helped get event ‘back on solid ground’

  • Sep 28, 2021
Peter North and artist liaison Tori Jewell discuss preparations for the 27th annual Roots and Blues Festival. North was the festival's artistic director between 2014 and 2021.  (File photo)
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Letter: Actions of so-called adults at schools appalling

Writer says protesters showed disregard for sense of security and well-being of children

  • Sep 20, 2021
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Covid-19 vaccine drop-in clinics continue to be held throughout the North Okanagan-Shuswap. (File photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm doctor denounces actions of protesters at schools and hospitals, urges vaccination

Right to freedom ends when it infringes on another’s right to feel safe, says writer

  • Sep 20, 2021
Covid-19 vaccine drop-in clinics continue to be held throughout the North Okanagan-Shuswap. (File photo)
This is B.C.’s vaccine card, as it appears on mobile devices, and how results are shown. (File image)

Letter: Noisy minority opposed to B.C. vaccine card

Writer expects difficulties only from those trying to make a statement, start a fight

  • Sep 9, 2021
This is B.C.’s vaccine card, as it appears on mobile devices, and how results are shown. (File image)
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Letter: Merritt travellers grateful for help from Salmon Arm tire shop

Couple say Kal Tire staff went above and beyond to get them on their way

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Letter: Not a gun owner, Shuswap resident looks into laws for owning firearms

Writer says laws covering firearms misunderstood by many

  • Sep 8, 2021
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Letter: Living thanks to earlier vaccination campaigns

Looking back at treatments, medication and experimentation

  • Sep 3, 2021
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Reader says the solution to wildfires is to get serious about climate change. (BC Wildfire Service/Facebook)

Letter: Wildfires not the problem, only a symptom

Letter writer says just as building a new morgue is not a solution to COVID, wildfires not the issue

  • Aug 29, 2021
Reader says the solution to wildfires is to get serious about climate change. (BC Wildfire Service/Facebook)
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Letter: B.C. Lottery tax grab way out of hand

Writer supports smaller cash prizes for more people

  • Aug 23, 2021
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LETTER: Retailers not to blame for self checkouts

Increased minimum wage, higher taxes affect businesses

  • Aug 19, 2021
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