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Story of missing greyhound has happy ending thanks to Good Samaritan

Story of missing greyhound has happy ending thanks to Good Samaritan

Editor: I am writing to express my appreciation to members of the Tsawwassen community that aided in the search for and recovery of my dog.
Ladner brothers' spirit is still alive

Ladner brothers' spirit is still alive

Editor: When brothers William and Thomas Ladner pre-empted land in and around what is now Ladner Village in 1868, one presumes neither realized the village that would emerge from their dream decades later and the joy it would bring to 20,000 resident
Greenhouse fear has been put to rest

Greenhouse fear has been put to rest

Editor: Opinions on how to resolve the Southlands debate are often guided by how an individual will be affected by, or may benefit from, a particular outcome.
Public shortchanged when it comes to public hearings

Public shortchanged when it comes to public hearings

Next Monday Century Group will appear before Delta council to expand on its story about what it wants to do with the 540 acres in Tsawwassen known as Southlands. This meeting is a preliminary to a public information meeting to be held on Oct.
Optometrist looking to share good news stories

Optometrist looking to share good news stories

Editor: In our community we are fortunate to have access to all kinds of professional services. I am pleased to be a 30-year provider of optometric services here in South Delta.
Too many trucks in line for tunnel

Too many trucks in line for tunnel

Editor: It's time for a George Massey Tunnel reality check. The recent announcement on replacing the tunnel is nothing more than a public relations gesture. Talk is cheap. An actual tunnel replacement - not so much.
Back to the future as some issues just won't go away

Back to the future as some issues just won't go away

After an 11-year absence, it is nice to be back at the Delta Optimist. Since I left at the end of August 2001, I spent nine years with the Business in Vancouver Media Group and almost two years pleasantly retired.
Forget tube, extend Canada line

Forget tube, extend Canada line

Editor: Before our government spends billions of dollars replacing the George Massey Tunnel, perhaps it should consider extending the Canada Line across the Fraser River into Delta and out to the ferry terminal.
Please one only to slow another

Please one only to slow another

Every action has a reaction, particularly when it comes to traffic.
Waiting for answers

Waiting for answers

Editor: It's been three-and-a-half years. The Tsawwassen First Nation ratified its treaty, exited Delta, hired talent and set about creating wealth by leasing land for development.