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Feds didn't refuse to add Roberts Bank to Ramsar

Feds didn't refuse to add Roberts Bank to Ramsar

Editor: Re: MLA upset Roberts Bank left out, Sept. 28 Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington's quoted remarks in this story wrongly implied the federal government actively refused to include Roberts Bank in the Ramsar designation of Fraser River wetlands.
Roads could soon come with price

Roads could soon come with price

Something tells me we're going to become much more familiar with the term road pricing in the months and years ahead.
Hodgins should choose legacy over money

Hodgins should choose legacy over money

Editor: Sean Hodgins has a family, his health and enough financial success already to keep himself and his family more than comfortable for the rest of his life and beyond.
Immortality awaits developer

Immortality awaits developer

Editor: What would it take for a community to succeed in stopping the development of one of its last expanses of farmland? Certainly, if rational argument and attendance at meetings were the answer, the revised Southlands plan would be dead.
Hard to think 'black stuff' is anything but coal dust

Hard to think 'black stuff' is anything but coal dust

Editor: Ross Ens and Vicki Huntington are both concerned about the black stuff that ends up on cars, boats, patios, windowsills and in our lungs. My wife and I have a boat in Point Roberts and own a home in Tsawwassen.
Homeowner has enough black soot to donate sample to lab for testing

Homeowner has enough black soot to donate sample to lab for testing

Editor: The black soot from the trains and the coal port is definitely coal residue. I have enough on my metal roof and white vehicles to donate a sample to any analytical lab for testing.
Murderer must stay behind bars

Murderer must stay behind bars

Editor: For the love of heaven someone please tell me how someone can bludgeon to death an innocent 15-yearold girl, with an iron pipe, in broad daylight, without provocation, and be eligible for parole in only 10 years? This is assuming the assailan
Plenty of pioneers after which to name a new crossing

Plenty of pioneers after which to name a new crossing

Editor: I would like to voice my support for a new crossing of the Fraser River to replace the dark and aging George Massey Tunnel.
Sink some teeth into the issue and ban backyard breeders

Sink some teeth into the issue and ban backyard breeders

Every day on my way to work, I pass an alarming sign on the road: "Red-nose pit bull puppies for sale." The uneven letters are scrawled in black felt on a crooked cardboard sign that gets more and more weathered each day.
Highways shouldn't have lights

Highways shouldn't have lights

It doesn't seem to matter how many times we do it, we still don't learn from our past mistakes.