Letters

One of Trail’s homeless hunkers down in a back alley. Photo: Trail Times 2020

‘I no longer feel safe going downtown alone,’ writes Trail man

Letter to the Editor from David Mackay

  • Oct 26, 2021
One of Trail’s homeless hunkers down in a back alley. Photo: Trail Times 2020
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
Roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the Kelowna hospital on Sept. 1, 2021. Photo: Aaron Hemens

‘We see you’ says Interior Health nurse to protesters

‘You have no idea what goes on within these walls. You don’t see us’

  • Sep 23, 2021
Roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the Kelowna hospital on Sept. 1, 2021. Photo: Aaron Hemens
“This is of particular importance in years of peak spawning, which occur every three years, and includes 2021,” advises biologist James Baxter. Photo: Submitted

Locals asked to report sightings of shoal spawning kokanee on Kootenay Lake

Call fish and wildlife at 250.354.6333 to report kokanee numbers and precise location on the lake

  • Sep 9, 2021
“This is of particular importance in years of peak spawning, which occur every three years, and includes 2021,” advises biologist James Baxter. Photo: Submitted
Peer reviewed published articles on climate science would help argument, writes Scott Leyland. Photo: Elena Mozhvilo/Unsplash

IPCC authors are peer reviewed scientists, are you?

Letter to the Editor from Scott Leyland of Rossland

  • Sep 3, 2021
Peer reviewed published articles on climate science would help argument, writes Scott Leyland. Photo: Elena Mozhvilo/Unsplash
A Trail senior pens her gratitude to the people who help her on outings around town. Photo: Courtney Hedger/Unsplash

Trail senior grateful for helpful community

Letter to the Editor from Tillie Budd

  • Sep 3, 2021
A Trail senior pens her gratitude to the people who help her on outings around town. Photo: Courtney Hedger/Unsplash
“Kootenay youth will wait months for a booking … and drive upwards of 600km round trip to the nearest available ICBC road test,” writes Michelle Tanguay. Photo: Austin Neill on Unsplash

Letter: Lack of ICBC road test times is unfair to new drivers

” … this has been an ongoing issue for over a year,” writes Michelle Tanguay.

  • Sep 2, 2021
“Kootenay youth will wait months for a booking … and drive upwards of 600km round trip to the nearest available ICBC road test,” writes Michelle Tanguay. Photo: Austin Neill on Unsplash
“The IPCC has relied solely on computer climate models for its 30-year litany of failed doomsday scenarios,” writes Thorpe Watson. Photo: Elena Mozhvilo/Unsplash

Letter: ‘CO2 falsely accused, once again, by another UN/IPCC report’

“IPCC relied solely on computer climate models for its 30-year litany of failed doomsday scenarios”

  • Aug 29, 2021
“The IPCC has relied solely on computer climate models for its 30-year litany of failed doomsday scenarios,” writes Thorpe Watson. Photo: Elena Mozhvilo/Unsplash
“Policies that are weak or slow to be implemented waste valuable time when dealing with an urgent situation,” writes Ron Robinson. Photo: Bill Oxford/Unsplash

‘B.C. government is ignoring the science’

Letter to the Editor from Ron Robinson of Nelson

  • Aug 19, 2021
“Policies that are weak or slow to be implemented waste valuable time when dealing with an urgent situation,” writes Ron Robinson. Photo: Bill Oxford/Unsplash
“Rural health care workers are a high‐risk population for exposure to and therefore transmission of this virus,” states the Society of the Rural Physicians of Canada. Photo: Daniel Schludi/Unsplash

Support for mandatory COVID vaccinations for Canadian healthcare workers

Statement from the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada

  • Aug 19, 2021
“Rural health care workers are a high‐risk population for exposure to and therefore transmission of this virus,” states the Society of the Rural Physicians of Canada. Photo: Daniel Schludi/Unsplash
“It is time for a change.” writes Rod Retzlaff. Photo: Jason Hafso/Unsplash

More to Canadian life than the economy

Letter to the Editor from Ron Retzlaff of Glade

  • Aug 19, 2021
“It is time for a change.” writes Rod Retzlaff. Photo: Jason Hafso/Unsplash
“I have been able to talk to my friends about the subject and help them reevaluate how they perceive homelessness,” writes Emily. Photo: Unsplash

Teen expresses heartfelt gratitude to Trail cooling centre volunteers

The cooling site stayed open during the July heat wave

“I have been able to talk to my friends about the subject and help them reevaluate how they perceive homelessness,” writes Emily. Photo: Unsplash
“The costs incurred to many business owners and taxpayers to secure their buildings and properties are astronomical,” write the Trail Concerned Citizens group. Photo: Samuel Regan Asante/Unsplash

Letter: Enough

Letter to the Editor from the Trail Concerned Citizens group

  • Aug 12, 2021
“The costs incurred to many business owners and taxpayers to secure their buildings and properties are astronomical,” write the Trail Concerned Citizens group. Photo: Samuel Regan Asante/Unsplash
The Trail and District Arts Council and Royal Theatre are offering a reprieve from the pandemic with the Silver Screen Drive-in. Image: Trail-arts.com

Silver Screen drive-in offers pandemic reprieve – check it out!

Letter to the Editor from RaNae Nicholls, Trail

  • Aug 12, 2021
The Trail and District Arts Council and Royal Theatre are offering a reprieve from the pandemic with the Silver Screen Drive-in. Image: Trail-arts.com
“I’ve been hearing the word ‘compassion’ a lot lately,” writes Patty Crain. Photo: Khadeeja Yasser/Unsplash

Letter: Thinking about how different people interpret the word ‘compassion’

Letter to the Editor from Patty Crain of Trail

  • Aug 5, 2021
“I’ve been hearing the word ‘compassion’ a lot lately,” writes Patty Crain. Photo: Khadeeja Yasser/Unsplash
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Affordable housing, great news for Fruitvale families

‘The most attractive component of this project was to include a 34-36 spot Daycare center’

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Council must consider the housing needs of Rossland seniors

Letter to the Editor from Jackie Drysdale of Rossland

  • Jul 15, 2021
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”Is there anything that can make life impossible on Earth?” writes Warren Watson. Photo: Clay Banks/Unsplash

Photosynthesis is good

Letter to the Editor from Warren Watson of Warfield

  • Jul 11, 2021
”Is there anything that can make life impossible on Earth?” writes Warren Watson. Photo: Clay Banks/Unsplash
Letters can be emailed to editor@trailtimes.ca.

Politics influencing COVID-19 decisions

Letter to the Editor from Fred Hughes, Castlegar

  • Jul 8, 2021
Letters can be emailed to editor@trailtimes.ca.
Church bells and sirens are a common sound on Sundays writes Patty Crain. Photo: Prakamya Singh/Unsplash

Church bells and sirens resound in Trail

Letter to the Editor from Patty Crain of Trail

  • Jul 8, 2021
Church bells and sirens are a common sound on Sundays writes Patty Crain. Photo: Prakamya Singh/Unsplash