Letters

Letter to the editor: I absolutely concur with the previous writer’s thoughts

Letter to the editor: I absolutely concur with the previous writer’s thoughts

“No trustee should be placed in a position of living in fear that he or she can’t speak their mind in a factual matter and speak for the constituents they represent”

  • Oct 6, 2020
Letter to the editor: I absolutely concur with the previous writer’s thoughts
Miller: Gas Wars

Miller: Gas Wars

“I am searching for a logical reason why fuel prices in Creston have been consistently much higher than Cranbrook and Salmo”

  • Sep 9, 2020
Miller: Gas Wars
School District 8 Trustee Allan Gribbin (Black Press file)

Gribbin: The Other Side of the Story

“Is accusing someone of making false statements different from calling them a liar? … It is because of this potential interpretation that I need to address this aspect of my censure right away”

  • Sep 8, 2020
School District 8 Trustee Allan Gribbin (Black Press file)
Letter to the editor: A response to last week’s fire hall letter

Letter to the editor: A response to last week’s fire hall letter

“As the wife of a former volunteer firefighter who was recognized in 2017 by the Governor General of Canada for 30 years of service, I would like to state that a fire hall is not simply a building of wish lists”

  • Sep 1, 2020
Letter to the editor: A response to last week’s fire hall letter
Letter to the editor: Recreational opportunities on private land

Letter to the editor: Recreational opportunities on private land

Les Herle of the Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club outlines changes made with regards to accessing private lands

  • Aug 31, 2020
Letter to the editor: Recreational opportunities on private land
File photo

Letter to the editor: Fire Hall

“I believe the fire hall has been divisive for this community and is a pet project with no regard to the taxpayers of the community”

  • Aug 27, 2020
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Al Gribbin is School District 8 Truste. (Black Press file)

Gribbin: A Note from your Trustee

Al Gribbin is School District 8 Trustee

  • Aug 25, 2020
Al Gribbin is School District 8 Truste. (Black Press file)
MLA’s pen joint message on challenges the pandemic has placed on tourism in the Kootenays. (Black Press file image)

Phase three presents new opportunities for Kootenay tourism

Message from MLA Michelle Mungall and MLA Katrine Conroy

  • Aug 3, 2020
MLA’s pen joint message on challenges the pandemic has placed on tourism in the Kootenays. (Black Press file image)
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
(Black Press file image)

Thank you to educators, families and students for adapting to this new reality

Letter to the Editor from two Kootenay MLAs

  • Apr 30, 2020
(Black Press file image)

Letter: Kootenay Lake needs electric ferry as soon as possible

Letter from Nelson-Creston Green Party member Mary Donald

  • Jan 30, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)
Letter: Canadian taxpayers shouldn’t pay for Harry and Meghan’s security costs

Letter: Canadian taxpayers shouldn’t pay for Harry and Meghan’s security costs

Creston letter writer Alan Bourne wonder how Duke and Duchess will contribute to economy

  • Jan 28, 2020
Letter: Canadian taxpayers shouldn’t pay for Harry and Meghan’s security costs
Break the cigarette-flicking habit before summer arrives

Break the cigarette-flicking habit before summer arrives

One butt flicked out a car window could ignite pine needles, says letter writer Susan Eyre

  • Jan 22, 2020
Break the cigarette-flicking habit before summer arrives
Wildlife are dinner guests for West Creston couple

Wildlife are dinner guests for West Creston couple

Bird of all kinds and deer frequent West Creston yard

  • Jan 21, 2020
Wildlife are dinner guests for West Creston couple
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
LETTER: VE-Day was pivotal moment in history

LETTER: VE-Day was pivotal moment in history

Creston letter writer Allan Clement fascinated with military history, but hopeful for peace

  • Jan 12, 2020
LETTER: VE-Day was pivotal moment in history