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LETTER: Wildfires a no fly zone

Morning Star reader asks if the photos were worth stalling firefighting efforts

  • Jul 15, 2021

LETTER: In response to withholding taxes

Morning Star reader has some suggestions to ‘walk the talk’

  • Jul 15, 2021
Jennifer Kerr was one local resident who leapt into action to help Vernon’s beloved herons stay cool during the extreme heat wave. A number of herons literally dropped from their nests due to the heat. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

LETTER: Heartfelt appreciation for heron rescue

Heron Protection Society provides update post heat wave

  • Jul 15, 2021
Vernon Pickleball Association members Rob Irving (from left), Myron Hocevar, Don Friesen and Ian Phillips flank Vernon Mayor Victor Cumming (centre) inside the newly roofed Okanagan Wealth Advisors Pickleball Complex at Marshall Fields. (City of Vernon photo)



Photo above (left to right): Rob Irving, Myron Hocevar, Mayor Victor Cumming, Don Friesen and Ian Phillips inside the OWA Pickleball Complex.

LETTER: Amazing new pickleball facility

Morning Star reader says kudos to new development

  • Jul 1, 2021
Vernon Pickleball Association members Rob Irving (from left), Myron Hocevar, Don Friesen and Ian Phillips flank Vernon Mayor Victor Cumming (centre) inside the newly roofed Okanagan Wealth Advisors Pickleball Complex at Marshall Fields. (City of Vernon photo)



Photo above (left to right): Rob Irving, Myron Hocevar, Mayor Victor Cumming, Don Friesen and Ian Phillips inside the OWA Pickleball Complex.
An air quality advisory continues in Vernon March 4 due to high levels of dust in the air from winter traction material. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

LETTER: Vernon dust problem easy to solve

Morning Star reader says changing the grit is key

  • Jul 1, 2021
An air quality advisory continues in Vernon March 4 due to high levels of dust in the air from winter traction material. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Cyclists from Lake Country celebrate reaching the north end of the Okanagan Rail Trail at kilometre zero. 
(Friends of Okanagan Rail Trail - Contributed)

LETTER: Okanagan Rail Trail needs rules

Morning Star reader encounters trouble with e-bikes

  • Jul 1, 2021
Cyclists from Lake Country celebrate reaching the north end of the Okanagan Rail Trail at kilometre zero. 
(Friends of Okanagan Rail Trail - Contributed)
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LETTER: Tinder dry

No fires: Armstrong-Spallumcheen Trails Society reminds users

  • Jun 24, 2021
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Support for the Adams Lake and Sewépemc Walking Our Spirits Home event, held June 11 to 13, came from many Indigenous communities. Indigenous police officers also offered their support to the procession supporting residential school survivors and all those affected by residential schools that walked from the Kamloops Indian Residential School to outside the Adams Lake conference centre near Chase. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

LETTER: Reconsider Canada Day

Before marking the occasion, reader says ask yourself how you will contribute to making this country a safe one for all

  • Jun 24, 2021
Support for the Adams Lake and Sewépemc Walking Our Spirits Home event, held June 11 to 13, came from many Indigenous communities. Indigenous police officers also offered their support to the procession supporting residential school survivors and all those affected by residential schools that walked from the Kamloops Indian Residential School to outside the Adams Lake conference centre near Chase. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Flowers and cards are left at a makeshift memorial at a monument outside the former Kamloops Indian Residential School to honour the 215 children whose remains are believed to have been discovered buried near the city in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

No words to express collective grief: Vernon mayor on 215 buried at residential school

Vernon mayor pens letter to Okanagan Indian Band Chief and council

  • Jun 14, 2021
Flowers and cards are left at a makeshift memorial at a monument outside the former Kamloops Indian Residential School to honour the 215 children whose remains are believed to have been discovered buried near the city in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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LETTER: More LTC workers needed

‘We write this letter to advocate for more staff in long-term care’

  • Jun 10, 2021
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Area resident Reiner Stass counted more than 75 geese at Kin Beach on June 6, 2021. (Reiner Stass - contributed)

LETTER: Goose overload in Vernon

Too many geese at Kin Beach, says area resident

  • Jun 10, 2021
Area resident Reiner Stass counted more than 75 geese at Kin Beach on June 6, 2021. (Reiner Stass - contributed)
Letter to the editor about Penticton's friendliness, small town values,

Newcomer to Penticton amazed by kind, friendly residents

Stranger offers new rain ponchos, friendly words during rare spring storm

  • Jun 7, 2021
Letter to the editor about Penticton's friendliness, small town values,
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LETTER: Kin Beach kudos

Kudos to whoever is responsible for cleaning up the Kin Beach area.…

  • May 27, 2021
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LETTER: Bad boat access

Re: Lake access points article. I have boated on over 30 lakes…

  • May 27, 2021
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Wood Avenue in Armstrong is an accident waiting to happen, says resident. (File photo)

LETTER: Wood Avenue danger zone

Armstrong resident calls for action to slow motorists

  • May 27, 2021
Wood Avenue in Armstrong is an accident waiting to happen, says resident. (File photo)
A volunteer clears debris from the roadside. (file)

LETTER: Stop littering

Reader says become part of the solution

  • May 20, 2021
A volunteer clears debris from the roadside. (file)
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Letter: United we stand

I read with interest a letter in the newspaper by someone wanting…

  • May 13, 2021
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Deer can 
indiscriminately prune shrubs or bushes during the fall and winter , and eat up 
and trample 
gardens in the 
summer. (File photo)

LETTER: Count your blessings, deer

Morning Star reader says people would pay to have deer roam their yards

  • May 13, 2021
Deer can 
indiscriminately prune shrubs or bushes during the fall and winter , and eat up 
and trample 
gardens in the 
summer. (File photo)
Tolko walked back on its plans for a cutblock above the Greater Vernon area’s primary water source, the Duteau Creek watershed. (RDNO photo)

LETTER: B.C. watersheds should be protected

Reader offers praise to Regional District for speaking out against Tolko’s proposed cutblock above Duteau Creek

  • May 11, 2021
Tolko walked back on its plans for a cutblock above the Greater Vernon area’s primary water source, the Duteau Creek watershed. (RDNO photo)
A dust advisory has been issued in Vernon March 9, 2021. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

LETTER: Dust in the City

Suggestion to better handle dust

  • May 6, 2021
A dust advisory has been issued in Vernon March 9, 2021. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)