Letters

“And we can thank God and Mother Nature for such elegant and naturally occurring checks and balances to sustain life on earth,” writes Russ Babcock. Photo: Louis Maniquet on Unsplash

Letter: A message to teachers of our children

Letter to the Editor from Russ Babcock of Genelle

  • May 6, 2021
Petryshen writes, “Instead of an immediate deferral of critically threatened old growth, our globally unique ancient forests continue to be loaded onto logging trucks.” Photo: B.C. government

Lots of talk but little action on B.C.’s old growth protection

Message from Wildsight after one-year release of A New Future for Old Forests

  • May 6, 2021
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Letter: Stand up for your taxpaying citizens

“We are no longer asking, but imploring that something be done.”

  • Apr 22, 2021
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Don’t force new Warfield bylaws down our throats

Letter to the Editor from Norm Marchi and Neal Smith

  • Apr 20, 2021
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There are many natural ways to deal with dandelions, writes Trisha Rasku. Photo: Unsplash

There are many alternatives to deal with dandelions other than poison

Letter from Trisha Rasku of Rossland

  • Apr 15, 2021
There are many natural ways to deal with dandelions, writes Trisha Rasku. Photo: Unsplash
Photo: Wildsight.ca

Protect the Columbia Wetlands, protect B.C. wildlife

Columbia Wetlands a key stopover and breeding ground for birds, and helps connect sensitive species

  • Apr 15, 2021
Photo: Wildsight.ca
”Societies that allow the voices of dissent to be silenced cannot call themselves democratic,” writes Dave Carter. Photo: Brian Wangenheim on Unsplash

Letter: The dangers of censorship

Letters to the Editor can be emailed to editor@trailtimes.ca

  • Apr 13, 2021
”Societies that allow the voices of dissent to be silenced cannot call themselves democratic,” writes Dave Carter. Photo: Brian Wangenheim on Unsplash
Meadow in the sky: Trails at the Revelstoke Mountain Resort are splashed with colour and buzzing with life. Photo: Liam Harrap

Letter: Plant a message of hope

National Wildlife Week runs from April 4 to April 11

  • Apr 8, 2021
Meadow in the sky: Trails at the Revelstoke Mountain Resort are splashed with colour and buzzing with life. Photo: Liam Harrap
The Canadian Cancer Society’s April campaign kicks off today as Easter celebrations draw near. Photo: Trail Times

When daffodils bloom, hope grows for people affected by cancer in Trail

Help spread hope to people affected by cancer. Make a donation today at cancer.ca/daffodil.

  • Apr 1, 2021
The Canadian Cancer Society’s April campaign kicks off today as Easter celebrations draw near. Photo: Trail Times
Letter to the Editor from Keith and Linda Powell taken from the Cranbrook Townsmen.

‘Dogs and Stix Don’t Mix’

Letter to the Editor relevant to dog owners no matter where you live

  • Mar 25, 2021
Letter to the Editor from Keith and Linda Powell taken from the Cranbrook Townsmen.
“At the very least, I think a moratorium should be placed on Kootenay Lake logging until a plan is developed … that would be fair and beneficial to all,” writes Gerry Warner. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

‘I remain opposed to any logging within sight of Kootenay Lake’

Letter to the Editor from Gerry Warner

  • Mar 25, 2021
“At the very least, I think a moratorium should be placed on Kootenay Lake logging until a plan is developed … that would be fair and beneficial to all,” writes Gerry Warner. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Kelowna: staff prepare a dog for surgery. Photo: Submitted

Your ‘other’ B.C. family doctor still cannot get the COVID-19 vaccine

Letter to the Editor from Corey Van’t Haaff, executive director, Society of BC Veterinarians Chapter.

  • Mar 25, 2021
Kelowna: staff prepare a dog for surgery. Photo: Submitted
Coby Reid helped rescue this bobcat from where it had frozen to the train tracks. Photo: Coby Reid

Bobcat deliverer shares details from Kootenay train track rescue

Coby Reid helped rescue a bobcat that was frozen to train tracks near Waneta bridge

  • Mar 4, 2021
Coby Reid helped rescue this bobcat from where it had frozen to the train tracks. Photo: Coby Reid
Old growth in burn pile north of Revelstoke. Photo: Wildsight

B.C. old growth and forestry jobs in steep decline

Letter to the Editor from Eddie Petryshen, Wildsight conservation specialist

  • Mar 4, 2021
Old growth in burn pile north of Revelstoke. Photo: Wildsight
Examples of wall hangings by local students that were sent in ArtBoxes to Greater Trail seniors who signed up for the program. Photo: VISAC Gallery/Instagram

Kudos to ArtBoxes and Art PenPals

Letter to the Editor from Virginia Clover of Warfield

  • Feb 25, 2021
Examples of wall hangings by local students that were sent in ArtBoxes to Greater Trail seniors who signed up for the program. Photo: VISAC Gallery/Instagram
Letter to the editor

Rave to Fruitvale cafe for going above and beyond

Letter to the Editor from Mike Breezy of Trail

  • Feb 23, 2021
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“The Canadian society is at a dangerous crossroad,” writes Dave Carter. Photo: Hermes Rivera on Unsplash

Kootenay man calls for unity

Letter to the Editor from Dave Carter of Castlegar

  • Feb 18, 2021
“The Canadian society is at a dangerous crossroad,” writes Dave Carter. Photo: Hermes Rivera on Unsplash
The Society for Protection and Care of Seniors asks people to pause on Feb. 19 to reflect on services lost and problems seniors face with health care. Photo: K. Chirag on Unsplash

Trail vigil postponed; take a moment to reflect services lost, seniors

Letter to the Editor from the Society for the Protection and Care of Seniors

  • Feb 18, 2021
The Society for Protection and Care of Seniors asks people to pause on Feb. 19 to reflect on services lost and problems seniors face with health care. Photo: K. Chirag on Unsplash
West Kootenay Healthcare Professionals for a Healthy Climate pen an open letter. Photo: Kristine Wook on Unsplash

West Kootenay healthcare group pens open letter

Letter to the Editor from Judith Fearing, RN IBCLC

  • Feb 11, 2021
West Kootenay Healthcare Professionals for a Healthy Climate pen an open letter. Photo: Kristine Wook on Unsplash
This B.C. trail camera captured this moose nursing her calf. Photo: Evan Saugstad

Letter: Without prey, there are no predators

Letter to the Editor from Robin Unrau, President, Hunters for BC SCI

  • Feb 11, 2021
This B.C. trail camera captured this moose nursing her calf. Photo: Evan Saugstad