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Crops can't wait in traffic

Crops can't wait in traffic

Re: Not just farmers impacted, letter to the editor, Sept.
Trail not right spot for project

Trail not right spot for project

As a regular user of the Millennium Trail along River Road in Ladner, I was most distressed to see the "Proposal of Development" sign erected on the trail section opposite Deas Island.
First-time patient impressed by hospital

First-time patient impressed by hospital

I have lived in South Delta for 35 years but only recently found myself as a patient in Delta Hospital for the first time. I spent five days in ER as a result of a post-op complication for surgery done at Royal Columbian Hospital.
Front row seat to a community-minded teen's work

Front row seat to a community-minded teen's work

Editor: Re: Teen's lemonade stand raises $435 for SPCA, Sept. 19 Brendan Barth sat outside our office day after day, selling lemonade to support the SPCA. We watched him performing this volunteer service and marvelled at his community spirit.
Remember pedestrians have the right of way

Remember pedestrians have the right of way

Editor: This is likely preaching to the converted, but I am continually amazed how many cars drive through a crosswalk while someone is crossing or waiting to cross.
Small step would be taking bus, not car

Small step would be taking bus, not car

Editor: Re: Fraser ferry gets support, letter to the editor, Sept. 14 I agree with Shirley MacNutt when she says, "Small steps can create large solutions.
Premier dashes hopes for democratic reform

Premier dashes hopes for democratic reform

MLA excited by Clark's initial interest in making gov't more responsive, but initiative hasn't gone anywhere
Volunteering can be worthwhile on so many levels

Volunteering can be worthwhile on so many levels

Editor: I have volunteered for many organizations for decades; however, the present task touches my heart so much that I would like to share.
More retail needed in East Ladner

More retail needed in East Ladner

Editor: I am neither a developer nor a businessman, but an East Ladner resident who wonders why there are no significant retail services in our area.
Ailing theatre patron receives good care

Ailing theatre patron receives good care

Editor: On Friday, Sept. 16, during a performance of The Affections of May, we experienced a medical emergency with one of our patrons.