Letters

A reader writes about the need to protect bears from our garbage. Photo: NNSL

LETTER: Learning the hard way that a fed bear is a dead bear

Theresa Negreiff talks about the false hope that problem bears are relocated

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LETTERS: On road closures and castles in Castlegar

Mac Gregory and Ann Godderis share their thoughts on city decisions

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An illustration of Castlegar’s new signs. Image: City of Castlegar

LETTERS: Not impressed with Castlegar’s new way-finding signs

Gord Turner and Fred Hughes don’t appreciate the design of the new signs

An illustration of Castlegar’s new signs. Image: City of Castlegar
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LETTER: In appreciation of Castlegar bike lanes

Marilyn Johnstone hopes vehicles will share the road and riders will follow the rules of the road

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The Urgent and Primary Care Centre is located inside the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre. File photo

LETTER: In praise of Castlegar’s Urgent and Primary Care Centre

Glenda Osnach appreciates the option for minor emergencies

The Urgent and Primary Care Centre is located inside the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre. File photo
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Tom Shypitka is the MLA for Kootenay East. Photo courtesy Tom Shypitka

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

Tom Shypitka, MLA for Kootenay East wants to see action on health care crisis

Tom Shypitka is the MLA for Kootenay East. Photo courtesy Tom Shypitka
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LETTERS: New Nelson Health Campus should not be built by a private corporation

Glade resident Rod Retzlaff not happy with plans for new care facility

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LETTER: Canada should look to Dutch health care system for a model

Krestova resident Nick Chatten says health system needs to change

  • Aug 7, 2022
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LETTER: Praise for Castlegar’s flowers and volunteers

Nelson visitor takes note of ‘stunning displays of flowers around Castlegar’

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LETTER: Speeding motorcycles hogging the road in Crescent Valley

‘I get the invincible youth idea but should I be scared witless trying to get groceries in Nelson’

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LETTER: Criticizing Castlegar doctors is a low blow

Janet Bruce responds to “Castlegar doctors address misunderstandings about Urgent Care Centre”

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Community members volunteered their time to construct Bonnington Regional Park over several years. Photo courtesy Cathy Scott-May
Community members volunteered their time to construct Bonnington Regional Park over several years. Photo courtesy Cathy Scott-May
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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Drawings of a proposed development for 2405 Columbia Avenue. Image: Nexus Development Group

LETTER: Castlegar elder speaks in favour of Brandson Park apartment proposal

Shemmaho Goodenough says Castlegar needs more housing to meet the needs of all

Drawings of a proposed development for 2405 Columbia Avenue. Image: Nexus Development Group
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FAITH: How do I know I have the truth?

Castlegar pastor Robin Martens talks about searching for truth

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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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