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SFPR should bring reduced traffic for a while

SFPR should bring reduced traffic for a while

Editor: Re: Gov't could download highway, Feb. 17 What is going on? Highway 17 to be handed over to Delta? I thought any road that is part of the national highway system has to be federal/provincial.
It's too bad poor maintenance has felled otherwise healthy oak trees

It's too bad poor maintenance has felled otherwise healthy oak trees

Editor: On Feb. 3 at 3: 30 p.m., a poorly written and insensitive letter from the Corporation of Delta was discretely slipped under my inner-office door, and the same was sent to very few others The letter stated that on Feb.
Property taxes shouldn't rise any more than inflation rate

Property taxes shouldn't rise any more than inflation rate

This is the time of year when Delta council looks at taxes and budgets for the upcoming year. While many items occur naturally, there is always a debate about how to control costs. Along with others, I would like to "get my oar in" on this now.
Exhibition is worth a visit

Exhibition is worth a visit

Editor: I have just returned from viewing Four Women, Four Stories at the Tsawwassen Longhouse Gallery, and would like to urge all who can to see this outstanding exhibit before it closes on Sunday.
Civic leaders must negotiate deal with taxpayers in mind

Civic leaders must negotiate deal with taxpayers in mind

We're flooded with information, including the 2011 census. It's enlightening to examine changes occurring since 2006 that affect our lives in Canada, British Columbia and Delta.
Pay own dredging

Pay own dredging

Editor: Re: Unlike the lower Fraser River, Delta's argument holds water, Community Comment, Feb.
Don't underestimate lacrosse's benefits

Don't underestimate lacrosse's benefits

Editor: It would be interesting, I think, to look up how many of the Vancouver Giants have gone on to greater things in the hockey world versus those lacrosse players that are currently playing away at school, have graduated from collegiate lacrosse,
Do right thing

Do right thing

Editor: Every time I read the latest update on the Benjamin "Monty" Robinson case, I scratch my head. I am no lawyer, but it all seems pretty straightforward to me.
Only select few enjoy academies

Only select few enjoy academies

I was on the Delta school district website the other day when I came across a piece on the three new academies that will begin operating this September.
Age shouldn't be determining factor for utility bill

Age shouldn't be determining factor for utility bill

Editor: Re: Seniors shouldn't pay as much as families, letter to the editor, Feb.