Letter to the Editor

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‘Do not spend any more of our taxpayer dollars on this ludicrous proposal’

Letter from Allen Yeske, Christina Lake

  • May 19, 2022

 

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‘Over 3 months and still no bus’

Letter from Jennifer McCaw, Winlaw

  • May 19, 2022

 

Zoe Gottwald lost her left leg, below the knee, due to a lawn mower accident. “With lawn cutting season here, I want every kid across the country to know they should never be around lawn mowers,” writes the War Amps teen-aged ambassador who hails from Alberta.

Canada War Amp Champ: ‘Never be near lawnmowers’

Message from Zoe Gottwald, 16, CHAMP ambassador

  • May 11, 2022
Zoe Gottwald lost her left leg, below the knee, due to a lawn mower accident. “With lawn cutting season here, I want every kid across the country to know they should never be around lawn mowers,” writes the War Amps teen-aged ambassador who hails from Alberta.
There are signs up at the Christina Lake Day use park at the south end of the lake, outlining development plans for campsites in this location. “This will impact people in the local area for park usage, and does not benefit local day use picnickers to the lake.” Photo: Submitted

Red flags raised over changes at Christina Lake public beach

Letter to the Editor from K. B. Gresley-Jones, Christina Lake

  • May 10, 2022
There are signs up at the Christina Lake Day use park at the south end of the lake, outlining development plans for campsites in this location. “This will impact people in the local area for park usage, and does not benefit local day use picnickers to the lake.” Photo: Submitted
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‘Generosity starts at home’

Donation to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital prompts Letter to the Editor

  • Apr 10, 2022
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“Our hope as Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners is to, in collaboration with you as citizens, work towards repairing damaged trust and relationships.” Photo: Mulyadi/Unsplash

Letter from Kootenay Boundary practitioners

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  • Mar 3, 2022
“Our hope as Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners is to, in collaboration with you as citizens, work towards repairing damaged trust and relationships.” Photo: Mulyadi/Unsplash
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Gratitude for Greater Trail health advocate

Letter from Edward Staples, BC Rural Health Network president

  • Jan 20, 2022
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In total, 142 seniors at Rose Wood Village, Columbia View Lodge, Poplar Ridge, and other local seniors, received personalized Christmas gifts.
In total, 142 seniors at Rose Wood Village, Columbia View Lodge, Poplar Ridge, and other local seniors, received personalized Christmas gifts.
The December sock drive organized by the South-Okanagan West Kootenay Green Party EDA brought in hundreds of warm socks for the needy.

West Kootenay sock drive a success

Letter from West Kootenay EDA for the Green Party of Canada

  • Jan 18, 2022
The December sock drive organized by the South-Okanagan West Kootenay Green Party EDA brought in hundreds of warm socks for the needy.
B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie and Health Minister Adrian Dix. Photo: B.C. government

Every B.C. resident in long-term care is entitled to a designated visitor

Message from Isobel Mackenzie, B.C. Seniors Advocate

  • Jan 11, 2022
B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie and Health Minister Adrian Dix. Photo: B.C. government
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Senior housing a necessity in Trail

Letter to the Editor from Cezary Ksiazek

  • Jan 6, 2022
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Reader is hoping for a lot of locals to participate in the free educational series via Zoom by Ryan Dowd. Photo: Unsplash

‘Respect and Connect’ will benefit the Greater Trail community

Letter to the Editor from RaNae Nicholls

  • Dec 7, 2021
Reader is hoping for a lot of locals to participate in the free educational series via Zoom by Ryan Dowd. Photo: Unsplash
“As we emerge from almost two years of COVID, the Platinum Jubilee celebrations should be able to lighten the mood and remind all British Columbians of our home and heritage.” Photo: Mark de Jong/Unsplash

Plans lacking in Canada for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Letter from Derek Hall of Vernon

  • Nov 4, 2021
“As we emerge from almost two years of COVID, the Platinum Jubilee celebrations should be able to lighten the mood and remind all British Columbians of our home and heritage.” Photo: Mark de Jong/Unsplash
Sidney Lambert, Neil Conner and Bert Coulson made a difference in the lives of generations of amputees that continues today. Photo: The War Amps
Sidney Lambert, Neil Conner and Bert Coulson made a difference in the lives of generations of amputees that continues today. Photo: The War Amps
“This is of particular importance in years of peak spawning, which occur every three years, and includes 2021,” advises biologist James Baxter. Photo: Submitted

Locals asked to report sightings of shoal spawning kokanee on Kootenay Lake

Call fish and wildlife at 250.354.6333 to report kokanee numbers and precise location on the lake

  • Sep 9, 2021
“This is of particular importance in years of peak spawning, which occur every three years, and includes 2021,” advises biologist James Baxter. Photo: Submitted
“Kootenay youth will wait months for a booking … and drive upwards of 600km round trip to the nearest available ICBC road test,” writes Michelle Tanguay. Photo: Austin Neill on Unsplash

Letter: Lack of ICBC road test times is unfair to new drivers

” … this has been an ongoing issue for over a year,” writes Michelle Tanguay.

  • Sep 2, 2021
“Kootenay youth will wait months for a booking … and drive upwards of 600km round trip to the nearest available ICBC road test,” writes Michelle Tanguay. Photo: Austin Neill on Unsplash
“I have been able to talk to my friends about the subject and help them reevaluate how they perceive homelessness,” writes Emily. Photo: Unsplash

Teen expresses heartfelt gratitude to Trail cooling centre volunteers

The cooling site stayed open during the July heat wave

“I have been able to talk to my friends about the subject and help them reevaluate how they perceive homelessness,” writes Emily. Photo: Unsplash
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Council must consider the housing needs of Rossland seniors

Letter to the Editor from Jackie Drysdale of Rossland

  • Jul 15, 2021
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“Our language and hence our ability to communicate is being distorted and impeded by the use of COVID catchphrases,” writes Dave Carter. Photo: Brett Jordan on Unsplash

COVID catchphrases impede our communication

Letter to the Editor from Dave Carter of Castlegar

  • Jun 17, 2021
“Our language and hence our ability to communicate is being distorted and impeded by the use of COVID catchphrases,” writes Dave Carter. Photo: Brett Jordan on Unsplash