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Awkward in the extreme

Awkward in the extreme

Editor: Re: We'll come around to proposal, Murphy's Law, July 18 Editor Ted Murphy perhaps hasn't had a lot of experience with the proliferation of roundabouts in B.C. Here are four that are awkward in the extreme: .
Plan is too fluid for its own good

Plan is too fluid for its own good

It makes sense to do one or the other, but not both. Last week, civic politicians gave the green light to the Century Group to redevelop the old Southpointe Academy site on 56th Street in Tsawwassen.
Councillors showing disregard for area plan by approving Northgate

Councillors showing disregard for area plan by approving Northgate

Editor: Re: Northgate project gets approval, July 20 When giving approval to a six-storey building on 56th Street, during the July 16 Delta council meeting, Coun.
Slowpokes shouldn't get in left lane on Highway 17 until they're close to making turn on 56th into Tsawwassen

Slowpokes shouldn't get in left lane on Highway 17 until they're close to making turn on 56th into Tsawwassen

Editor: Re: Where's everybody going in a hurry?, July 20 A few comments about Duncan Holmes' article: Many people have been commenting in the paper recently about drivers with sunglasses and no lights on in the George Massey Tunnel.
Certain things necessary for survival

Certain things necessary for survival

Editor: Contrary to what many of us selfish and greedy human beings (read dinosaurs) would have us believe, we do not need appliances or jewelry to survive.
No longer have to visit coast to find that summer haven

No longer have to visit coast to find that summer haven

Tourists are missing out if they pass us by. I've been fortunate to have access to a summer cabin for most of my life. My parents bought a place on the Sunshine Coast when I was a kid, and I used to spend the better part of the summer up there.
Summer gatherings evolving as technology takes hold

Summer gatherings evolving as technology takes hold

For many of us, this is a time we slow down, get away, lie in the sun, swim at a beach, or perhaps meet up with relatives at family reunions. For me, it's a pleasant time where we escape to the Gulf Islands to our little spot of paradise.
Setting aside land is beneficial

Setting aside land is beneficial

Editor: Re: Land use balance is out there somewhere - let's find it, Community Comment, July 6 Mike Schneider's column demonstrates he still does not understand how local farmers are working hard to balance differing land uses, including food product
Cashing in on tourists isn't easy

Cashing in on tourists isn't easy

I've come to the conclusion that chasing that elusive tourist might just be for the birds.
Thriving rowing program is already available for high school athletes

Thriving rowing program is already available for high school athletes

Editor: Re: Tsaw. rower wins silver at B.C. Championships, July 18 I take exception to the closing statement in the article that implies there isn't a thriving rowing program in South Delta. There is and it is run by the Delta Deas Rowing Club.