Letters

The Halloween fireworks is an annual event that lakecity residents look forward to every year supported by Recreation Services, Williams Lake Fire Department, Lions Club, Community Policing and Tolko Industries. Angie Mindus photo

LETTER: Halloween in Williams Lake has completely changed my perception of people

The greatest part was watching the amazing fireworks display and hearing all the cheers and horns

  • Nov 1, 2019
The Halloween fireworks is an annual event that lakecity residents look forward to every year supported by Recreation Services, Williams Lake Fire Department, Lions Club, Community Policing and Tolko Industries. Angie Mindus photo
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Letter: Please tell the family ‘how much we love Faith and her mom’

I believe our daughter, age five, just received one of Faith’s kidneys Wednesday

  • Oct 25, 2019
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Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)
(Black Press Media file)

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019
(Black Press Media file)
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)

LETTERS: Wolf kills, wilderness protection and caribou recovery

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher’s column on B.C. program

  • Oct 17, 2019
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)
Do you have a Roses and Raspberries? Email editor@wltribune.com. Angie Mindus photo

Roses for resident who picks up garbage in the dairy fields

Raspberries for those who dump the garbage

  • Oct 8, 2019
Do you have a Roses and Raspberries? Email editor@wltribune.com. Angie Mindus photo
Firefighters responded to the fire downtown in Williams Lake Sept. 20 which eventually claimed New World Café. Angie Mindus photo

LETTER: Thank you to all first responders who fought downtown fire

Watching them work was one of the most awe-inspiring moments of our lives

  • Sep 30, 2019
Firefighters responded to the fire downtown in Williams Lake Sept. 20 which eventually claimed New World Café. Angie Mindus photo
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced
Municipal politics is not the place to change criminal law

Municipal politics is not the place to change criminal law

There are other avenues available to change our criminal laws.

  • Sep 18, 2019
Municipal politics is not the place to change criminal law
Jim and Kathy Jantz of Oregon extend thanks to people and RCMP officers in Williams Lake after their truck and boat were stolen while staying in a motel. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

LETTER: Thanks for the support after theft of truck, boat

Editor: We wanted to let your readers know the reward offer for…

  • Sep 4, 2019
Jim and Kathy Jantz of Oregon extend thanks to people and RCMP officers in Williams Lake after their truck and boat were stolen while staying in a motel. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
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LETTER: We need to find a solution to the incredible violence taking over our communities

We need tougher laws and detriments such as no bail and longer sentences for these offences

  • Sep 2, 2019
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Pinnacle Pellet’s development permit to upgrade and expand its facility in Williams Lake was approved by city council at one of its regular meetings. The next step for the company will be to receive approval for its air quality amendment permit with the Ministry of Environment and approval from the City’s engineer for its storm drainage design . Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.

LETTERS: Pinnacle decision won’t be forgotten heading into next municipal election

City council is once again turning a deaf ear to the community’s wishes

  • Sep 1, 2019
Pinnacle Pellet’s development permit to upgrade and expand its facility in Williams Lake was approved by city council at one of its regular meetings. The next step for the company will be to receive approval for its air quality amendment permit with the Ministry of Environment and approval from the City’s engineer for its storm drainage design . Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.
LETTERS: Pinnacle plant needs to be relocated

LETTERS: Pinnacle plant needs to be relocated

Pinnacle Renewable Energy plant must be relocated not expanded where it presently sits.

  • Aug 25, 2019
LETTERS: Pinnacle plant needs to be relocated
LETTERS: Politics does make a difference in our day-to-day lives

LETTERS: Politics does make a difference in our day-to-day lives

It matters very much which party is in power in B.C.

  • Aug 15, 2019
LETTERS: Politics does make a difference in our day-to-day lives
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)
Letter writer taps into recent advisory about manganese levels in Williams Lake’s drinking water.

LETTERS: Many short-term options to fix city’s water issues

A good number of residents already have water treatment devices in place

  • Aug 9, 2019
Letter writer taps into recent advisory about manganese levels in Williams Lake’s drinking water.
LETTERS: Crime Severity Index a statistical prevarication

LETTERS: Crime Severity Index a statistical prevarication

Interestingly, most of Canada’s largest cities don’t appear until much down the list

  • Aug 7, 2019
LETTERS: Crime Severity Index a statistical prevarication
Nanaimo pet owners not heeding warnings about dogs in hot cars. Stock Photo

LETTERS: Roses for warning of the danger of having your dog in a hot car

Thank you to the Animal Care Hospital

  • Jul 28, 2019
Nanaimo pet owners not heeding warnings about dogs in hot cars. Stock Photo
LETTER: ‘Thank you for the night of sleepless frustration’

LETTER: ‘Thank you for the night of sleepless frustration’

Letter writer delivers a truckload of raspberries for hit and run

  • Jul 28, 2019
LETTER: ‘Thank you for the night of sleepless frustration’
Letters to the editor should be no longer than 350 words and will be edited. Include your address (it won’t be published). E-mail editor@wltribune.com.

LETTER: Let’s hear some of the benefits of rail tie burning

“I gave the management of the henhouse to the fox, all will be well.”

  • Jun 26, 2019
Letters to the editor should be no longer than 350 words and will be edited. Include your address (it won’t be published). E-mail editor@wltribune.com.