Letters

B.C. NDP leader John Horgan visits an urgent care clinic in Sooke earlier this year. (Contributed)

LETTER: Why did Horgan call an election now?

Morning Star reader says a new government is needed amid pandemic

  • Sep 30, 2020
B.C. NDP leader John Horgan visits an urgent care clinic in Sooke earlier this year. (Contributed)
LETTER: Council should update taxpayers on budget use

LETTER: Council should update taxpayers on budget use

Vernon Morning Star reader says we need the whole financial picture ahead of improvements, development

  • Sep 24, 2020
LETTER: Council should update taxpayers on budget use
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

LETTER: A Liberal amount of Razzle Dazzle

Morning Star reader compares prime minister to film character

  • Sep 24, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
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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: O’Keefe land should be returned to Okanagan people

Morning Star reader believes governemnt should purchase O’Keefe Range lands

  • Sep 23, 2020
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Vernon residents agreed to borrow up to $25 million for a new cultural centre in 2018. (Contributed)

LETTER: New cultural centre idea from retired architect

Morning Star reader pitches these ideas for the new cultural centre

  • Sep 23, 2020
Vernon residents agreed to borrow up to $25 million for a new cultural centre in 2018. (Contributed)
The Friends of Okanagan Rail Trail is launching the first fundraising campaign to support development of a ‘signature northern gateway’ at Kilometre Zero of the trail. (RDNO photo)

LETTER: Thanks for the warm welcome, Vernon

Visitor ride the Okanagan Rail Trail, visits local businesses

  • Sep 23, 2020
The Friends of Okanagan Rail Trail is launching the first fundraising campaign to support development of a ‘signature northern gateway’ at Kilometre Zero of the trail. (RDNO photo)
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LETTER: Lekhi family received support from Summerland

Family was showed kindness following racist vandalism in summer

  • Sep 17, 2020
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LETTER: Albertans recognize beauty in B.C.

LETTER: Albertans recognize beauty in B.C.

Coldstream resident opens mind about out-of-town licence plates spotted around B.C.

  • Sep 17, 2020
LETTER: Albertans recognize beauty in B.C.
LETTER: Albertans support B.C.’s economy

LETTER: Albertans support B.C.’s economy

In response to a letter, this Vernon homeowner with Alberta plates says plate hate stems from fear

  • Sep 17, 2020
LETTER: Albertans support B.C.’s economy
LETTER: Shaming Albertans un-Canadian

LETTER: Shaming Albertans un-Canadian

In response to a recently published letter, the Morning Star received several letters supporting our neighbours

  • Sep 16, 2020
LETTER: Shaming Albertans un-Canadian
LETTER: Vernon resident urges Armstrong council to make offer on golf course

LETTER: Vernon resident urges Armstrong council to make offer on golf course

Previous letter sparks fond memories for Vernon resident

  • Sep 16, 2020
LETTER: Vernon resident urges Armstrong council to make offer on golf course
Vernon-based photographer Carla Hunt caught two great blue herons hanging out on Cool Pond in the BX on camera in March 2020. (Carla Hunt Photography)

LETTER: Vernon’s environmental bylaws honored and upheld

Rita Bos of the Vernon Heronry Protection Society says thanks to public, council, mayor

  • Sep 16, 2020
Vernon-based photographer Carla Hunt caught two great blue herons hanging out on Cool Pond in the BX on camera in March 2020. (Carla Hunt Photography)
LETTER: Boo hoo to Albertans

LETTER: Boo hoo to Albertans

Morning Star reader says tourists should vacation in their home province

  • Sep 9, 2020
LETTER: Boo hoo to Albertans
Lavington resident Dave Pope chained himself to a tree in the park across from the local elementary school Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in protest against use of park space for the construction of a child care facility. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

LETTER: Why take Lavington’s green space

Morning Star readers protest the development of day care centre in Lavington park

  • Sep 9, 2020
Lavington resident Dave Pope chained himself to a tree in the park across from the local elementary school Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in protest against use of park space for the construction of a child care facility. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
LETTER: City of Armstrong should buy golf course

LETTER: City of Armstrong should buy golf course

Morning Star reader says ‘once the land is gone, it’s gone forever’

  • Sep 9, 2020
LETTER: City of Armstrong should buy golf course
Kin Beach. (Tourism Vernon photo)

LETTER: Transform Vernon’s beach into a tourism hot spot

Vernon Morning Star reader says more should be done at the shoreline to boost tourism

  • Sep 9, 2020
Kin Beach. (Tourism Vernon photo)
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LETTER: Change in forest policies needed

Current model of forest management has negative effects

  • Sep 4, 2020
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LETTER: Repurpose instead of new build for Cultural Centre

LETTER: Repurpose instead of new build for Cultural Centre

Vernon Morning Star reader says it will cost a lot less to repurpose the old rec centre

  • Sep 3, 2020
LETTER: Repurpose instead of new build for Cultural Centre
LETTER: Who are you going to call when a deer is hit on Bella Vista?

LETTER: Who are you going to call when a deer is hit on Bella Vista?

Resident sees steady rise in commercial and residential traffic on road

  • Sep 2, 2020
LETTER: Who are you going to call when a deer is hit on Bella Vista?
Nearly 100 people turned out to Vernon City Hall in support of protecting the heron habitat from development disruption on June 8, 2020. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

LETTER: Raise your voice for Vernon herons

Public hearing set for restrictive covenant Sept. 14 at Vernon rec centre

  • Sep 2, 2020
Nearly 100 people turned out to Vernon City Hall in support of protecting the heron habitat from development disruption on June 8, 2020. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)