Letters

Tanker approaches Westridge terminal in Burnaby, where crude oil and refined fuels have been delivered since 1954. The project to twin the line is underway. (Kinder Morgan Canada)

LETTERS: Two views of oil pipeline protests

U.S. and other petroleum-rich countries aren’t cutting production

Tanker approaches Westridge terminal in Burnaby, where crude oil and refined fuels have been delivered since 1954. The project to twin the line is underway. (Kinder Morgan Canada)
Letter: Recycling efforts must be stepped up

Letter: Recycling efforts must be stepped up

I’ve always like many of us in Castlegar taken a bit of pride with recycling.

  • Mar 15, 2018
Letter: Recycling efforts must be stepped up
Letter: Questioning RDCK bylaw approval process

Letter: Questioning RDCK bylaw approval process

The RDCK used a method of voting called the Alternative Approval Process (AAP) to pass these bylaws.

  • Mar 15, 2018
Letter: Questioning RDCK bylaw approval process
FILE — Referee Ryan Blake makes a nice hit on a Rebels player from behind. I’m not even joking. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Letter: Two-ref system is a great idea

After reading your article on the KIJHL’s need to go to a two-ref system I knew I needed to respond.

  • Mar 8, 2018
FILE — Referee Ryan Blake makes a nice hit on a Rebels player from behind. I’m not even joking. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
FILE — Snow-clearing equipment in action.

Letter: Clearing misconceptions on snow clearing

The recent letters regarding winter road maintenance contain several misconceptions.

  • Mar 8, 2018
FILE — Snow-clearing equipment in action.
Letter: MOTI should take more initiative

Letter: MOTI should take more initiative

Regarding the controversy over winter road conditions.

  • Mar 1, 2018
Letter: MOTI should take more initiative
Suzie Bagur (left) and Jayme Jones with her 18-month-old daughter Sayge. (Submitted)

Writing letters for the climate

Fifty letters were sent to Ministers, opposition critics, and the local Member of Parliament.

  • Mar 1, 2018
Suzie Bagur (left) and Jayme Jones with her 18-month-old daughter Sayge. (Submitted)
Letter: We need to raise the bar on highway maintenance

Letter: We need to raise the bar on highway maintenance

It is with great anger that I read the numerous letters regarding winter maintenance of highways.

  • Mar 1, 2018
Letter: We need to raise the bar on highway maintenance
B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

With every fiber of my being as his mother, I have stood resolutely, phone in hand, and said No, I cannot help you with that.

  • Feb 23, 2018
B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child
Cody Simmons and Chris Nilan. (Submitted)

Letter: Montreal Canadiens rock Trail

I went to one of the best hockey games played in Trail with the Montreal Canadiens alumni.

  • Feb 22, 2018
Cody Simmons and Chris Nilan. (Submitted)
Letter: Mammogram screening strongly encouraged

Letter: Mammogram screening strongly encouraged

I encourage all women age 40 and up to use this free and invaluable service.

  • Feb 15, 2018
Letter: Mammogram screening strongly encouraged
FILE — Cross-country skiers from across the West Kootenays participated in the Castlegar Nordic Ski Club’s Troll Loppet on Sunday. There were 151 registrants in all. (Chelsea Novak/West Kootenay Advertiser)

Letter: Thanks to Emcon for going extra mile

Thanks to Emcon and their consideration for this important community event.

  • Feb 15, 2018
FILE — Cross-country skiers from across the West Kootenays participated in the Castlegar Nordic Ski Club’s Troll Loppet on Sunday. There were 151 registrants in all. (Chelsea Novak/West Kootenay Advertiser)
Letter: Could smaller buses save money?

Letter: Could smaller buses save money?

I’m amazed at the site of these huge 40-seat buses servicing the public (B.C. Transit).

  • Feb 8, 2018
Letter: Could smaller buses save money?
Letter: Snow way to do business downtown

Letter: Snow way to do business downtown

I have found shopping in the downtown area of Castlegar very difficult this winter.

  • Feb 8, 2018
Letter: Snow way to do business downtown
Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross, now Skeena MLA, served briefly as B.C.’s minister for natural gas development before the minority B.C. Liberal government was defeated last summer. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Weaver fiddles while B.C.’s economic prospects burn

Skeena MLA warns of damage to B.C. investment from Green threats

  • Feb 6, 2018
Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross, now Skeena MLA, served briefly as B.C.’s minister for natural gas development before the minority B.C. Liberal government was defeated last summer. (Hansard TV)
Letter: Why is there an international culture weekend in Castlegar?

Letter: Why is there an international culture weekend in Castlegar?

We have people from around the world here; some are students, some first generation.

  • Feb 1, 2018
Letter: Why is there an international culture weekend in Castlegar?
Letter: If you’re going to feed deer, do it right

Letter: If you’re going to feed deer, do it right

A deer’s digestive system cannot handle a sudden change in diet.

  • Jan 25, 2018
Letter: If you’re going to feed deer, do it right
Letter: Pushing for reasonable health travel expenses

Letter: Pushing for reasonable health travel expenses

Like many seniors, I work part-time to supplement my pension. In 2016, I was diagnosed with cancer.

  • Jan 25, 2018
Letter: Pushing for reasonable health travel expenses
Letter: New bylaws for water and sewer may not hold water

Letter: New bylaws for water and sewer may not hold water

In December 2017, city council passed the new water-sewer rate bylaws.

  • Jan 25, 2018
Letter: New bylaws for water and sewer may not hold water
Letter: We need the hospital back

Letter: We need the hospital back

Mr. Dave Kravski, Castlegar needs the HOSPITAL back instead of a glorified rec centre.

  • Jan 25, 2018
Letter: We need the hospital back