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At Third and Columbia, signs of our vulgar times

Editor: Am I the only one who thinks the feminazis protesting the pro-life demonstration at Third Avenue and Columbia Street have gone too far with...

Did judge ensure drugs were destroyed?

Editor: Re: Zobair Afzali having his rights stepped on by the RCMP (‘Hunch tosses drug bust,’ Oct. 18): I hope judge Chris Cleavely, in all his...

What will site cost?

Editor: As injection sites are taxpayer funded, what are the projected costs for the purchase of the property, building construction, annual maintenance and staffing as...

Owner in Kamloops posts $500 reward for information on missing cats

Editor: Where are Cledus and Cali? My two cats mysteriously vanished a day-and-a-half apart — one on Nov. 23 and the other on Nov. 25. I live...

City should adopt living wage policy

Editor: Re: (‘A call for a city living-wage policy,’ Sept. 27): Yes, I do think the City of Kamloops should adopt a living-wage policy There is not...

In the Navy, you get get self-esteem

Editor: Re: KTW’s story of Nov. 21 (‘BCTF downplays anti-military lessons’): As a Royal Canadian Navy veteran of 20 years, I find the attitude and ignorance...

BC Hydro smart meters have been colossal failure

Editor: The B.C. Liberal government’s Clean Energy Act forced smart meters on everyone. Compare the promises with the outcome: a) “Energy rates will be reduced.” This has...

Men who attacked Mountie treated by judge like misbehaving kids

Editor: Re: (‘Men who attacked, knocked out Kamloops Mountie avoid prison,’ Jan. 27): It is unbelievable how nonchalantly our court system dealt with this case. No jail time...

Appalling that mentally ill woman was jailed

Editor: Re: (‘Despite ‘extreme risk’ to reoffend, mentally ill woman released from custody,’ Sept. 27): I think it is appalling a mentally ill woman (Shauna Hardy)...

Marchand was a hero

Editor: I lost one of my heroes today, Friday, June 3. Without Len Marchand Sr., there might not have been a Sagebrush Theatre or Western Canada...

Thank you, Len

Editor: Not everyone gets to talk to their heroes. Not everyone has the chance to sit next to the living embodiment of what can be...

Self-checkouts hard to use, cause job loss

Editor: Having just returned from what should have been a quick trip to Safeway on Fortune Drive — that turned into a lengthy wait...

Beware these fibre-optic installation woes on your property

Editor: I live on Gleneagles Drive in Upper Sahali. The Telus fibre-optic installation project crew chief assured me on several occasions they would restore my property...

We cannot simply let them die

Editor: I really get a good laugh reading letters to the editor about the opioid crisis in this province. It would seem a great number of...

Godspeed, Christal, you left a mark on my soul

Editor: There are people who come into your life and leave an indelible mark upon your soul. A young lady came into our midst to be...

Kamloops needs more companies like Lafarge

Editor: I would like to acknowledge Lafarge Cement Inc. for providing almost 40 years of employment for Kamloops-based workers. The employees were fortunate enough to have...

Why so many resources at one accident scene?

Editor: On Friday, Dec. 2, my wife and I were driving on Westsyde Road just after a teen was struck by a car at Wawn...

Beware foreign ownership in health care

Editor: Did you know a Chinese company has made an application to purchase a chain of retirement homes across Canada, a chain that includes Kamloops...

Pre-payment for parking at Kamloops hospital already a headache

Editor: Re: The Interior Health Authority's decision to revert to pre-payment at the new parkade at Royal Inland Hospital. On Friday, I went to RIH for...