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COVID advice from Coldstream kids

Elementary students share their wisdom to adults in these unprecedented times

  • Apr 16, 2021
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LETTER: Drive for excellence should show in COVID-19 vaccine effort

Canada should not settle for being average in its vaccine rollout strategy

  • Apr 16, 2021
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LETTER: Vernon needs better plan to control dust

At the writing of this letter, Vernon has received six dust advisories…

City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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LETTER: Strength in numbers

In response to Jill Schaefer’s letter published March 4, 2021, regarding the…

  • Apr 15, 2021
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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LETTER: Protect Vernonites’ hearts first

Author says Vernon should focus on ramping up heart-care at local hospital

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Housing issues remain a local and ‘micro’ issues, says one Vernon Morning Star reader. No provincial or national mandate will work across the board for every situation. (File photo)

LETTER: No ‘one size fits all’ for housing issues

There is a lot being said recently about supportive housing requirements in…

  • Apr 15, 2021
Housing issues remain a local and ‘micro’ issues, says one Vernon Morning Star reader. No provincial or national mandate will work across the board for every situation. (File photo)
Geese roam in Parksville Community Park. - File photo

LETTER: Goose cull too costly

The city’s goose culling is outrageously wasteful and expensive! I agree with…

  • Apr 1, 2021
Geese roam in Parksville Community Park. - File photo
Easter Egg hunts can be held indoors or in backyards this year. File photo

LETTER: An Easter Giggle

It was the Saturday evening before Easter Sunday. My husband and I…

  • Apr 1, 2021
Easter Egg hunts can be held indoors or in backyards this year. File photo
A large illuminated heart was installed on the roof of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital May 1, 2020. (VJH Foundation photo file)

LETTER: Above and beyond care

I had the occasion to attend the emergency department of Vernon Jubilee…

  • Apr 1, 2021
A large illuminated heart was installed on the roof of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital May 1, 2020. (VJH Foundation photo file)
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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LETTER: Don’t feed the waterfowl

I see people feeding the ducks and geese down at Kin Beach…

  • Apr 1, 2021
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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Grade 3 students William Barsaleau (left) and Tyson Liefke take control of a water blaster during a Beairsto Elementary School class trip to the Polson Park spray park Friday. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star file)

LETTER: Keep spray park in Polson

I read with sadness of the imminent closure of the Spray Park…

  • Apr 1, 2021
Grade 3 students William Barsaleau (left) and Tyson Liefke take control of a water blaster during a Beairsto Elementary School class trip to the Polson Park spray park Friday. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star file)
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LETTER: council lacks transparency

I am writing this letter to voice my opinion that the Vernon…

  • Mar 25, 2021
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School bus fees widen gap between socioeconomic levels, Morning Star reader says. (file)

LETTER: bus fees troublesome

It is with dismay when I read the Vernon Morning Star and…

  • Mar 25, 2021
School bus fees widen gap between socioeconomic levels, Morning Star reader says. (file)
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LETTER: Low-income housing problem here to stay

The need for affordable housing has been with us for decades. It…

  • Mar 25, 2021
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The northern section of the Okanagan Rail Trail. (RDNO photo)

LETTER: Rail trail insurance woes

As the result of the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) planning…

  • Mar 25, 2021
The northern section of the Okanagan Rail Trail. (RDNO photo)
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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LETTER: compassion needed

No one needs to say thank you to Mayor Victor Cumming for…

  • Mar 25, 2021
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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LETTER: Other options to consider instead of goose cull

Open letter to Vernon mayor and council: With regards to the goose…

  • Mar 18, 2021
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LETTER: Pandemic strengthens community

I read the articles under the headlines page A8 “COVID-19 pandemic hits…

  • Mar 18, 2021
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LETTER: Dogs could spook geese

How long will a goose cull eliminate the goose dilemma? We definitely…

  • Mar 18, 2021
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City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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LETTER: in favour of cull

I was born and raised here in Vernon and have watched a…

  • Mar 11, 2021
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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