Letters

LETTER: TV diet works for Vernon man

Trump’s behaviour on TV enough to make someone sick, says reader

  • Nov 12, 2020
TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump walks to a Make America Great again rally at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport in Opa Locka, Florida on November 2, 2020. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Letter: History won’t speak kindly of 45th U.S. president

Writer doesn’t mince words about Donald Trump’s term in White House

  • Nov 10, 2020
TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump walks to a Make America Great again rally at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport in Opa Locka, Florida on November 2, 2020. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
The RCMP help deliver meals to seniors two times a week. (Fig restaurant photo)

Vernon seniors thankful for support

LETTER: Local restaurant keeps elders fed

The RCMP help deliver meals to seniors two times a week. (Fig restaurant photo)
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My Place residents share their story
Puppy socialization classes during COVID-19
Man arrested for failing to comply with Vernon hospital mask mandate
Ice climbers spotted off Vernon highway
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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Vernon-Monashee candidate Harwinder Sandhu signs have been tampered with repeatedly leading up to the Oct. 24 election. (Contributed)

LETTER: Vernon Teachers’ Association decries racist propaganda, vandalism in Vernon

VTA president pens letter denouncing vandals targeting candidates’ signs; racist propaganda flyers

  • Nov 6, 2020
Vernon-Monashee candidate Harwinder Sandhu signs have been tampered with repeatedly leading up to the Oct. 24 election. (Contributed)
Vernon Legion president Jennifer Pace pins a poppy to Mayor Victor Cumming Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. (Contributed)

Vernon mayor encourages citizens honour vets with moment of silence in ‘own space’

Mayor Victor Cumming pens letter on behalf of the city to thank war veterans ahead of Remembrance Day

  • Nov 6, 2020
Vernon Legion president Jennifer Pace pins a poppy to Mayor Victor Cumming Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. (Contributed)
Vernon’s Davison Orchards says it is closing its pumpkin patch for the rest of the season after receiving notice from Interior Health that U-Pick Fields are classified as an Event. Pumpkins are still for sale at the orchard’s market. (Facebook photo)

LETTER: Davison Orchard IH notice shows priorities off

Morning Star reader responds to an IH notice issued to popular Vernon pumpkin patch

  • Oct 29, 2020
Vernon’s Davison Orchards says it is closing its pumpkin patch for the rest of the season after receiving notice from Interior Health that U-Pick Fields are classified as an Event. Pumpkins are still for sale at the orchard’s market. (Facebook photo)
October is Foster Parent Appreciation month. (stock image)

North Okanagan foster families applauded

October is Foster Parent Appreciation Month

October is Foster Parent Appreciation month. (stock image)
Copies of an unsolicited newspaper have been reported arriving in mailboxes in Lavington and Predator Ridge among other municipalities across British Columbia. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

LETTER: Questionable newspaper appears in mailboxes

‘I would suggest people do their own research of this ‘newspaper’ before subscribing to it,’ Morning Star reader says

  • Oct 23, 2020
Copies of an unsolicited newspaper have been reported arriving in mailboxes in Lavington and Predator Ridge among other municipalities across British Columbia. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Turning Points Collaborative Society staff was applauded by executive director Randene Wejr after going above and beyond the call of duty following an electrical fire at the emergency response centre on 37th Street Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (Contributed)

LETTER: Turning Points director applauds staff after electrical fire in Vernon

‘Our staff went above and beyond for our clients… but this is nothing new,’ says executive director

  • Oct 21, 2020
Turning Points Collaborative Society staff was applauded by executive director Randene Wejr after going above and beyond the call of duty following an electrical fire at the emergency response centre on 37th Street Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (Contributed)
A worker wearing protective gear is seen through a window as she works in a room of a woman who has tested positive for the new coronavirus on March 20, 2020. (Ted S. Warren - AP file photo)

LETTER: Boomer Talk columnist clears confusion

Columnist Carole Fawcett clarifies her piece on care aides

  • Oct 15, 2020
A worker wearing protective gear is seen through a window as she works in a room of a woman who has tested positive for the new coronavirus on March 20, 2020. (Ted S. Warren - AP file photo)
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LETTER: Opposed to Lavington Park daycare

Readers agree with opposition letter printed in Sept. 10 edition

  • Oct 15, 2020
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City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.File photo

LETTER: Name change in order for Kin Beach?

Goose poop galore leaders reader to consider name change

  • Oct 15, 2020
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.File photo
A Vernon Morning Star reader and area parent says she’s worried about the School District Transportation Policy. (Mike Chouinard - file)

LETTER: Vernon parent worries about school bus policy

It’s unfortunate the province doesn’t provide adequate funding to cover bussing, parent says

  • Oct 15, 2020
A Vernon Morning Star reader and area parent says she’s worried about the School District Transportation Policy. (Mike Chouinard - file)
18-month-old Malakai Andrew enjoys the October fun at the Historic O’Keefe Ranch in 2020. (Tia Sauter-Ecks)

LETTER: Fall fun at Vernon’s O’Keefe Ranch

Morning Star reader submitted this adorable photo full of fall vibes

  • Oct 14, 2020
18-month-old Malakai Andrew enjoys the October fun at the Historic O’Keefe Ranch in 2020. (Tia Sauter-Ecks)
In a response to a column by Carole Fawcett, Morning Star reader Maureen Kampen says don’t blame Interior Health for changes in care amid COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

LETTER: Care aides doing their best amid pandemic

Morning Star reader responds to columnist Carole Fawcett

  • Oct 8, 2020
In a response to a column by Carole Fawcett, Morning Star reader Maureen Kampen says don’t blame Interior Health for changes in care amid COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
LETTER: Polson Park lights need a cleanin’

LETTER: Polson Park lights need a cleanin’

Vernon Morning Star reader says the glass housing are like a science experiment

  • Oct 8, 2020
LETTER: Polson Park lights need a cleanin’
Vernon resident says something needs to be done about the ‘racetrack’ that is 30th Avenue. (Pixabay.com)

LETTER: Nothing done about noisy Vernon street

Vernon Morning Star reader says something needs to be done about a downtown ‘racetrack’

  • Oct 6, 2020
Vernon resident says something needs to be done about the ‘racetrack’ that is 30th Avenue. (Pixabay.com)
Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong. (Facebook photo)

LETTER: Royal York Development Concerns

President of Armstrong Green Space Society raises concerns around Armstrong proposal

  • Oct 1, 2020
Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong. (Facebook photo)
Buy-Low Foods is located at 5301 25th Ave. in Vernon. (Google)

LETTER: Thanks to local Vernon grocer for service in COVID-19

Morning Star reader offers praise to Buy-Low Foods and its staff

  • Oct 1, 2020
Buy-Low Foods is located at 5301 25th Ave. in Vernon. (Google)