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LETTER: Langley reader says Portugal solved overdose crisis

Others should follow the example to deal with the other epidemic taking place, letter writer argues

  • Mar 3, 2021
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Pete Ryan’s voyageur statue seen at the Langley City municipal building. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times/February 2021)

LETTER: Reader shares thoughts on historic Langley City wood statues

Resident glad to learn the history of the pieces and about the man who created them

  • Mar 2, 2021
Pete Ryan’s voyageur statue seen at the Langley City municipal building. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times/February 2021)
An artist’s rendering of what the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain station would look like at 166th Street in Surrey. (TransLink)

LETTER: Langley City staff shouldn’t be dabbling in investing with public money

Resident disagrees with City’s financial direction

  • Mar 1, 2021
An artist’s rendering of what the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain station would look like at 166th Street in Surrey. (TransLink)
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LETTER: Langley letter writer grateful for MLAs’ service but…

Longtime politicians are in line for hefty pensions

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Foundation Skills Assessment tests are given to Grades 4 and 7 but the teachers’ union is arguing that the results will not be valid due to COVID-19. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Teachers’ union head encourages parents to opt out of FSA tests

Teri Mooring said a pandemic is no time for standardized testing and results will be skewed

  • Feb 21, 2021
Foundation Skills Assessment tests are given to Grades 4 and 7 but the teachers’ union is arguing that the results will not be valid due to COVID-19. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Why quarantine travellers who are not sick?

Langley man questions mandated $2,000 confinement and subsequent confinement

  • Feb 16, 2021
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LETTER: Council has ‘gall’ to ponder 4% tax hike

Property taxes: Township politicians should prepare to be ousted come the next election

  • Feb 15, 2021
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A local letter writer is expressing concerns about the costs of new federal restrictions on travellers returing to Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

LETTER: New travel restrictions too costly, Langley letter writer argues

People will have to spend thousands of dollars to stay at government-mandated hotels.

  • Feb 10, 2021
A local letter writer is expressing concerns about the costs of new federal restrictions on travellers returing to Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Langley Township has a tree protection bylaw but some recent letter writers want more done to save trees when land is developed. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Leave Langley trees alone

Walnut Grove resident says community losing too many trees to development

  • Feb 9, 2021
Langley Township has a tree protection bylaw but some recent letter writers want more done to save trees when land is developed. (Langley Advance Times files)
A new supply of potable water is now available in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area with the commissioning of a bulk water filling station at the water line on Otter Point Road. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

LETTER: Langley man shares water worries with previous letter writer

Natural areas that used to trap and filter water have been overdeveloped

  • Feb 8, 2021
A new supply of potable water is now available in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area with the commissioning of a bulk water filling station at the water line on Otter Point Road. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
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LETTER: Langley resident protests the destruction of ancient trees

Local letter writer calls on provincial government to better protect old growth forests

  • Feb 7, 2021
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LETTER: Langley man questions private use of municipal vehicles

Local questions Township staff coming and going from fast food restaurant in taxpayer funded autos.

  • Feb 7, 2021
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Letter writer questions why younger people have to follow COVID restrictions when their death rate from the virus is so low. (CDC photo)

LETTER: Langley man calls for less panic and a return back to normal sooner

The provincial government and other governments are losing credibility, local man writes.

  • Feb 6, 2021
Letter writer questions why younger people have to follow COVID restrictions when their death rate from the virus is so low. (CDC photo)
Langley Township council passed a tree protection bylaw in 2019, but one resident says the municipality does not do enough to preserve valuable trees. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Aldergrove resident upset trees removed for new development

A letter writer is calling on the Township to do more to protect trees on sites being developed

  • Feb 6, 2021
Langley Township council passed a tree protection bylaw in 2019, but one resident says the municipality does not do enough to preserve valuable trees. (Langley Advance Times files)
Local resident Dianne Kask would like the Township to require developers to have to retain more mature trees. (Dianne Kask/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley Township council must make developers keep more trees

Replacing mature trees with young plantings is not sufficient to help with climate change

  • Feb 4, 2021
Local resident Dianne Kask would like the Township to require developers to have to retain more mature trees. (Dianne Kask/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Move on after ‘ghost town’ comment

Letter writer praises all the efforts being made by her MP

  • Feb 3, 2021
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LETTER: Can water supply in Langley and region keep up with development?

A North Langley woman is concerned that planning is not keeping up with development

  • Feb 3, 2021
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Aldergrove Community Secondary School tweeted out a photo of the installation of new murals on the front of the school in January 2021.

LETTER: Retired Aldergrove teacher thrilled to see student murals on school

The murals are welcome public art for the community

  • Feb 2, 2021
Aldergrove Community Secondary School tweeted out a photo of the installation of new murals on the front of the school in January 2021.
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LETTER: More questions than answers on COVID

Langley City senior wonders what lies ahead in this ‘New Normal’

  • Feb 1, 2021
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LETTER: What hope means to a 10-year-old Langley child

Albee is a Grade 5 student who shared a few thoughts on the concept of hope

  • Jan 31, 2021
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