Letters

The Creston Valley Hospital’s emergency department has been closed twice this summer due to staff shortage. (Photo by Aaron Hemens)

OPINION: Action and accountability needed in B.C.’s health-care crisis

MLA for Kootenay-East Tom Shypitka writes on health-care challenges in the Kootenays

  • Aug 12, 2022
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LETTER: Creston’s non-profits need new energy

Most of our non-profits are peopled by older members, often women, and often retired

  • May 24, 2022
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LETTER: To the public from Kootenay Boundary family physicians and nurse practitioners

“People in our communities are still becoming seriously ill with COVID, lives continue to be lost”

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Letter: British Columbia wolf slaughter

To: British Columbia Premier John Horgan and Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural…

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Letter to the Editor: How do we reach our future climate goals?

‘Someone has to pound the pavement rather than just write about making change.’

  • Jan 26, 2022
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Letter to the Editor: Following Public Health Orders

‘We need to do our best to support all our health-care workers who are doing their best to support us.’

  • Jan 25, 2022
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Letter to the Editor: Creston Community Forest

‘Would it not be a wonderful thing if there were more of these community-led forests in our province?’

  • Dec 17, 2021
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Two seniors open their gift bags filled with goodies from some generous citizens. (Submitted)

Letter to the Editor: Neighbourhood Grant Brings Joy

A $500 grant from the Vancouver Foundation brought cheer to 51 Creston seniors over the holidays

  • Dec 16, 2021
Two seniors open their gift bags filled with goodies from some generous citizens. (Submitted)
If you’re Canadian, chances are you’ve had an encounter with one of these majestic creatures. The Canada Goose (affectionately nicknamed the hissing cobra chicken by some) are some of the largest geese in the world, weighing up to 20 pounds. They are known to be aggressive, especially during nesting season. These hefty birds can be a fearsome sight when they stretch out their necks to loudly honk and hiss at whoever dares to come near. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Letter to the Editor: Milly the Canada Goose

A Creston resident shares her encounter with an injured goose

  • Nov 24, 2021
If you’re Canadian, chances are you’ve had an encounter with one of these majestic creatures. The Canada Goose (affectionately nicknamed the hissing cobra chicken by some) are some of the largest geese in the world, weighing up to 20 pounds. They are known to be aggressive, especially during nesting season. These hefty birds can be a fearsome sight when they stretch out their necks to loudly honk and hiss at whoever dares to come near. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
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95 % of B.C. considered unceded lands

To the editor; It’s time to have an open and honest discussion…

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Letter to the Editor: Thank You for Our Online Auction Success

I would like to send a huge thank you for the generous…

  • Nov 18, 2021
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Wayne Stetski was in the running for the NDP in the Kootenay-Columbia riding for the federal election. (File photo)

Letter to the Editor: The 2021 Federal Election

‘I will continue to look for opportunities to contribute to a better Kootenays.’

  • Nov 2, 2021
Wayne Stetski was in the running for the NDP in the Kootenay-Columbia riding for the federal election. (File photo)
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Letter to the Editor: Window Coverings at Cannabis Dispensaries

‘We ask that window covering regulations be removed completely from the federal law in order to better ensure safety of customers and staff alike.’

  • Oct 28, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Canadian Beef is a Sustainable Choice

‘A reduction in eating beef would result in the further conversion and loss of these landscapes for planting crops.’

  • Oct 27, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Reinstate the Existing Sirdar Post Office

Long-time postmaster Shannon Nickisch passed away suddenly in 2015, leaving the Sirdar Post Office in limbo

  • Oct 6, 2021
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Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
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Letter to the Editor: The Move to Creston

A student in Grade 5 shares her experience of moving from Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2021
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Letter: Campaign Signs Vandalized

‘Signs for candidates Nora Maddocks and Bill Hutchinson have been targeted around town.’

  • Sep 15, 2021
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Letter: In Support of the PCSS Name Change

‘To a teenager in the 80s, (the name Prince Charles) didn’t make sense and didn’t foster pride. How much more so to a teenager in the 2020s?’

  • Sep 14, 2021
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“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