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Coal project will bring fugitive dust to area

Coal project will bring fugitive dust to area

Editor: Re: Surrey Fraser Docks seeking dust-free port, Feb. 20 First off, who's who? Fraser Surrey Docks came to Delta council; they used to be Fraser River Port Authority.
Cyclist in suburbia finds alternative to status quo

Cyclist in suburbia finds alternative to status quo

Editor: Somehow I've become "that guy"... the one showing up at the office, supermarket or community meeting with sweat on the brow and a mud-spackled safety vest. I am the suburban cyclist - one of several who commute daily along Delta's roads.
Catering to tourists in other ways

Catering to tourists in other ways

It should hardly come as a surprise that the Delta Visitor Centre saw the number of warm bodies walking through the front door decrease for the third straight year in 2012.
Tougher sentence is required to stop those bully parents

Tougher sentence is required to stop those bully parents

Editor: Re: Sentence fit crime, court rules in DSS assault appeal, Feb. 27 I reside in Ladner and have come to realize that Ladner is becoming an unsafe community. This man should have been further disgraced and his name released.
Police hand out awards to staff and volunteers

Police hand out awards to staff and volunteers

The Delta Police held their annual awards ceremony last week (Feb. 20) at the Genesis Theatre in Ladner, recognizing those people in the community who exemplified the department's value of honour, integrity, courage and trust. Const.
Thinking of TFN

Thinking of TFN

Editor: My heart goes out to the people of the Tsawwassen First Nation. May they find healing and the support they need in their time of grief. Rosemarie Hurst
Resident is willing to pay a little more in taxes to keep casino out of South Delta

Resident is willing to pay a little more in taxes to keep casino out of South Delta

Editor: Re: Others hit the jackpot with casino, Murphy's Law, Feb. 20 As Ted Murphy writes, casinos "prey on the vulnerable and bring a variety of social ills." These are no small things. Nor are they pleasant places inside.
High-end coffee shop par for course

High-end coffee shop par for course

Editor: Re: Tsawwassen Springs drive-thru gets green light, Feb. 22 It is only appropriate that Tsawwassen Springs include a high-end coffee shop with drive-thru service.
Plans don't cut it with neighbours

Plans don't cut it with neighbours

It looks like the developer is going to have to make some significant revisions to plans for the final phase of Marina Garden Estates before civic politicians are going to bite.
Make sure your body of work includes a healthy lifestyle

Make sure your body of work includes a healthy lifestyle

I was a fat kid. Often, I could be found curled up on the couch after school, a bag of potato chips in my lap and The Brady Bunch on TV. The only exercise I got between 3 p.m.