Letters

Letters to the Editor.

Letter: Shuswap MLA’s concern for teachers ironic

Writer says now is not a time for partisan politicking

  • Jan 15, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

Interior Health CEO Susan Brown reflects on 2020, expresses hope for 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Medical injection (File photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm senior ponders priorities and his place in line for vaccination

Fighting cancer, writer skeptical about odds of receiving vaccine sooner than later

  • Jan 11, 2021
Medical injection (File photo)
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Diversity in movies has been mandated

Dear Editor: Re: COLUMN: Adding diversity to light holiday movies (Summerland Review,…

  • Dec 29, 2020
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Here's a roundup of this week's headlines
Boys and Girls Clubs grateful for community's support
Fitness centres look different as pandemic continues
Woman allegedly steals donations from Critter Aid
The Morning Star’s former editor Glenn Mitchell published more than 100 of a local photographer’s nature photos. (Carla Hunt Photography)

Okanagan photographer remembers Glenn Mitchell

Longtime newspaper editor published more than 100 of nature photographers images

The Morning Star’s former editor Glenn Mitchell published more than 100 of a local photographer’s nature photos. (Carla Hunt Photography)
Linear Park’s wide, paved walkway is used by many, including bicyclists, dogs, walkers and runners. (Morning Star file photo)

North Okanagan park pup approved

Letter from Lexxi the Labradoodle

Linear Park’s wide, paved walkway is used by many, including bicyclists, dogs, walkers and runners. (Morning Star file photo)
The Peach is looking ready for its COVID Christmas. (Monique Tamminga/Black Press)

T’was the night before Christmas in the Okanagan

It’s true that this year has had sadness aplenty, we’ll never forget the year 2020

The Peach is looking ready for its COVID Christmas. (Monique Tamminga/Black Press)
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LETTER: Conspiracy theory comments were shocking

The World Health Organization identified this as a global pandemic back in March

  • Dec 21, 2020
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Letter: Current electoral system depriving Canadians of democracy

“My vote has not counted since the 1960s!”

  • Dec 9, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
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Letter: Okanagan nurse frustrated by seeing hundreds of anti-maskers in Kelowna Saturday

Nurse asks them to look at sacrifices of health care workers who risk their lives everyday

  • Dec 6, 2020
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LETTER: Wear a mask for the benefit of all

If this virus latches onto one of your cells, it takes over the RNA and DNA and makes you sick

  • Dec 2, 2020
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LETTER: Premier should reject Site C plan

There is still time to abandon the plan

  • Nov 26, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
(From left) Regional SPCA manager Tracy Westmoreland, SASCU board member Constance Ladell, Shuswap SPCA manager Victoria Olynik, SASCU board chair Barry Johnson and SASCU CEO Barry Delaney were on hand to officially open the new recycling centre at the Shuswap SPCA branch. (File photo)

Letter: Donations go a long way with Shuswap SPCA

Writer encourages support of local non-profit

  • Nov 16, 2020
(From left) Regional SPCA manager Tracy Westmoreland, SASCU board member Constance Ladell, Shuswap SPCA manager Victoria Olynik, SASCU board chair Barry Johnson and SASCU CEO Barry Delaney were on hand to officially open the new recycling centre at the Shuswap SPCA branch. (File photo)
After a decade of advocacy by ICAN and its partners – an overwhelming majority of the world’s nations adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. (File photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm council reluctant to support effort to rid world of nuclear weapons

50 countries sign Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

  • Nov 16, 2020
After a decade of advocacy by ICAN and its partners – an overwhelming majority of the world’s nations adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. (File photo)
Felix  Allen escorts his mother Christina Allen from the Salmon Arm cenotaph in this photo from the 1970s. Hector Wilson's name can be seen on the cenotaph above the cross of poppies on the bottom left of the picture. Photo courtesy the Archives at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.

Letter: Diplomacy must come before conflict

Conflicts post 9/11 have been costly in both lives and expense

  • Nov 13, 2020
Felix  Allen escorts his mother Christina Allen from the Salmon Arm cenotaph in this photo from the 1970s. Hector Wilson's name can be seen on the cenotaph above the cross of poppies on the bottom left of the picture. Photo courtesy the Archives at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.
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)
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Letter: Leaflets a way of opening eyes to vaccine alternatives

Writer defends option of disseminating information

  • Nov 9, 2020
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