Letters

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

 

Salmon Arm Council received a letter and petition Oct. 12 with about 50 signatures asking for the city to paint a crosswalk orange in recognition of National Truth and Reconciliation Day. (Contributed)

First Nations consultation the first step in request for orange crosswalk in Salmon Arm

Petition asks for Orange Crosswalk for Truth and Reconciliation to honour children, instill healing

 

A deer strolls through Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park April 19, 2021. (Johanna Burko photo)

LETTER: Take care of Kal park this wildfire season

Dear Park User, My name is Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park. It might…

  • Aug 11, 2021

 

Email letters to jocelyn.doll@revelstokereview.com.

MP out of sync with reality

A response to MP Mel Arnold’s recent newsletter

  • Aug 8, 2021
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Letter: We live in interesting times

To the editor: Hard to believe the leader of the free world…

  • Jun 18, 2020
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

LETTER: Together we stand

The New Year came, we all hugged and kissed Who would have…

  • Jun 8, 2020
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.
Playgrounds remain closed but parks are open in the City of Vernon. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon mayor ready for recovery, cautious of second COVID-19 wave

Letter to B.C. government outlines city’s activities and eagerness to return to normal

Playgrounds remain closed but parks are open in the City of Vernon. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A nine-year-old boy was left with COVID-19 questions after a man asked him to throw back a tennis ball. (Contributed)

COVID-19: nine-year-old boy pens letter to editor

Incident leaves young reader with COVID-19 questions

  • May 2, 2020
A nine-year-old boy was left with COVID-19 questions after a man asked him to throw back a tennis ball. (Contributed)
The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, is opening the world’s eyes to the dangers of diseases. (File)

LETTER: Coronavirus gives look into anti-vaccinated world

To the editor: Surely, the coronavirus is opening people’s eyes to the…

  • Mar 20, 2020
The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, is opening the world’s eyes to the dangers of diseases. (File)
LETTER: Prime minister shouldn’t be protecting protesters

LETTER: Prime minister shouldn’t be protecting protesters

To the editor: I know this letter is going to upset some…

  • Mar 18, 2020
LETTER: Prime minister shouldn’t be protecting protesters
A Vernon Morning Star reader is encouraging mothers to focus on their children and limit screen time. (File photo)

LETTER: Fast-pace high-tech lifestyles, busy working moms not ideal for child rearing

A Vernon Morning Star reader is left asking ‘what about the children?’

  • Mar 13, 2020
A Vernon Morning Star reader is encouraging mothers to focus on their children and limit screen time. (File photo)
A Morning Star reader says the City of Vernon needs to be more transparent with its findings from surveys regarding the future of recreation. (City of Vernon photo)

LETTER: City of Vernon needs more transparency around recreation services

To the editor: City of Vernon director of recreation services Doug Ross…

  • Mar 13, 2020
A Morning Star reader says the City of Vernon needs to be more transparent with its findings from surveys regarding the future of recreation. (City of Vernon photo)
A beautiful sunrise over Kin Beach won’t distract beach goers from the amount of goose droppings, one Morning Star reader says. (Photo submitted)

LETTER: Bring a rake to Kin Beach

Goose poo an embarrassment to Vernon

  • Mar 11, 2020
A beautiful sunrise over Kin Beach won’t distract beach goers from the amount of goose droppings, one Morning Star reader says. (Photo submitted)
Premier Jason Kenney blames Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for Teck Resources’ decision not to proceed with a $20-billion oilsands project. (Jason Franson - The Canadian Press)

LETTER: Alberta premier’s ‘war room’ against green initiatives impacts country’s foreign investment

To the editor: Teck Resources CEO just pulled the plug on its…

  • Mar 11, 2020
Premier Jason Kenney blames Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for Teck Resources’ decision not to proceed with a $20-billion oilsands project. (Jason Franson - The Canadian Press)
A Vernon Morning Star reader says he’s had enough of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promises. (Stephen MacGillivray - The Canadian Press)

LETTER: Prime minister offers only empty promises

To the editor: Trudeau promised the moon and Canada is paying the…

  • Mar 11, 2020
A Vernon Morning Star reader says he’s had enough of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promises. (Stephen MacGillivray - The Canadian Press)
A Vernon Morning Star reader is left asking what the benefits of smoking cannabis are after seeing the results of some surveys. (File photo)

LETTER: the marijuana delusion

To the editor: As the legalization of marijuana gains momentum, scientific journals…

  • Mar 11, 2020
A Vernon Morning Star reader is left asking what the benefits of smoking cannabis are after seeing the results of some surveys. (File photo)
Female demonstrators wear ed glove as as symbol against male violence as they march during the International Women’s Day in Pamplona, northern Spain, Friday, March 8, 2019. Spanish women are marking International Women’s Day with a full day strike and dozens of protests across the country against wage gap and gender violence. (Alvaro Barrientos)

International Women’s Day more than celebrating accomplishments

Vernon CFUW secretary offers tips to improve women’s rights in the workplace and at home

Female demonstrators wear ed glove as as symbol against male violence as they march during the International Women’s Day in Pamplona, northern Spain, Friday, March 8, 2019. Spanish women are marking International Women’s Day with a full day strike and dozens of protests across the country against wage gap and gender violence. (Alvaro Barrientos)
LETTER: Tolerance is a must in society

LETTER: Tolerance is a must in society

To the editor, As a society we are rightly taught to value…

  • Mar 6, 2020
LETTER: Tolerance is a must in society
LETTER: Kin Beach needs a cleanup

LETTER: Kin Beach needs a cleanup

To the editor: Vernon city council, dream a little. Where do you…

  • Mar 6, 2020
LETTER: Kin Beach needs a cleanup
Residents on Cosens Bay Road in Vernon are tired of people using the entrance to Kal Lake Park as their personal dumping ground. This discarded dryer was found in the parking lot on March 2, 2020. (Contributed)

Dryer ditched near Kal Lake Park in Vernon

To the editor: I live three houses from the parking lot at…

  • Mar 6, 2020
Residents on Cosens Bay Road in Vernon are tired of people using the entrance to Kal Lake Park as their personal dumping ground. This discarded dryer was found in the parking lot on March 2, 2020. (Contributed)