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LETTER: Langley woman critical of federal take on COVID passports

B.C. already issuing vaccination cards to residents and that should suffice, resident says

  • Jul 12, 2021
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Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Spark lit by centuries of mistreatment of Native peoples, says Langley letter writer

The future of Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples cannot mirror the past, local man says

  • Jul 12, 2021
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Drivers who don’t negotiate the turn can end up damaging medians, like the one in this Langley City cul de sac. (Google Maps grab)

LETTER: Langley City resident wants median green space saved

Neighbours have tended median over the years

  • Jul 12, 2021
Drivers who don’t negotiate the turn can end up damaging medians, like the one in this Langley City cul de sac. (Google Maps grab)
One local letter writer is asking some questions in light of the recent heatwave. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley letter writer ponders hot topic

The recent heatwave should help spur people to change their habits, a local woman suggests

  • Jul 11, 2021
One local letter writer is asking some questions in light of the recent heatwave. (Black Press Media files)
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Wallet lost in Langley returned with everything intact

Local resident hopes kind person reads how grateful she is to have her wallet returned

  • Jul 10, 2021
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The only outdoor pool in North Langley is closed. The Township has decided to replace the Fort Langley Pool with a spray park (Google Maps grab)

LETTER: Fort Langley residents want a pool, not a spray park

Letter writer wonders why Township sought public input only to ignore majority’s wishes

  • Jul 10, 2021
The only outdoor pool in North Langley is closed. The Township has decided to replace the Fort Langley Pool with a spray park (Google Maps grab)
A woman out cycling with her grandchildren lauds two passersby who stopped to help after a mishap. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Helpers lauded after Langley grandmother’s cycling mishap

Judi and Tom went above and beyond to help strangers.

  • Jul 9, 2021
A woman out cycling with her grandchildren lauds two passersby who stopped to help after a mishap. (Langley Advance Times files)
A young swimmer takes a dives at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Please consider restoring or replacing Fort Langley pool

Area resident expresses disappointment with Township council’s choices

  • Jun 29, 2021
A young swimmer takes a dives at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. (Langley Advance Times file)
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LETTER: Petition pushes back against multi-lot development south of Nicomekl River

Langley City resident rallies neighbours to attend Monday night’s virtual OCP public hearing

  • Jun 27, 2021
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A local letter writer commends Langley Memorial Hospital staff for the care her husband received recently. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)

LETTER: Langley’s hospital impresses patient’s spouse

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  • Jun 21, 2021
A local letter writer commends Langley Memorial Hospital staff for the care her husband received recently. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)
Health and safety protocols for arriving international travellers are strict and don’t consider reasons for travel, says a letter writer. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley performer irked by ever-changing, inconsistent COVID rules

Letter writer feels she had not choice but to move to Mexico to ride out pandemic

  • Jun 20, 2021
Health and safety protocols for arriving international travellers are strict and don’t consider reasons for travel, says a letter writer. (Black Press Media files)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley woman grateful to two strangers when car failed

Two young men pushed her car to safety then she had a medical emergency

  • Jun 19, 2021
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Electric vehicles have a few different types of plugs but makers such as Tesla provide adapters so they can use public charging stations. (Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

LETTER: Electric vehicle infrastructure is coming

More charging stations are coming as part of the switch away from fossil fuels, letter writer says

  • Jun 18, 2021
Electric vehicles have a few different types of plugs but makers such as Tesla provide adapters so they can use public charging stations. (Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)
Langley Township Fire Department provides not only fire fighting but also medical care. A local resident is grateful to firefighters for their medical care on two recent occasions. (Langley Township website screen capture)

LETTER: Langley Township firefighter care greatly appreciated

A North Langley resident wanted Township fire crews to know she’s grateful for their help

Langley Township Fire Department provides not only fire fighting but also medical care. A local resident is grateful to firefighters for their medical care on two recent occasions. (Langley Township website screen capture)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek organized the Winter Wonderland fund-raiser which was Jan. 25, 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Langley City mayor voices support for department RCMP superintendent

Mayor said she’s been working to get senior RCMP officer back

  • Jun 15, 2021
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek organized the Winter Wonderland fund-raiser which was Jan. 25, 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)
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LETTER: Religion doesn’t have a lock on morality, Langley resident writes

People must ultimately decide for themselves how to act

  • Jun 14, 2021
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On June 3, the <strong>Langley Advance Times</strong> published a two-page poster for the public to put up in their windows. A local parent is calling on all businesses with signs to take part in a sign challenge and post messages to local grads.

LETTER: Langley mom hopes to incite sign ‘war’ to send messages to grads

Students finishing high school have missed out on so many rites of passage, letter writer says

  • Jun 14, 2021
On June 3, the <strong>Langley Advance Times</strong> published a two-page poster for the public to put up in their windows. A local parent is calling on all businesses with signs to take part in a sign challenge and post messages to local grads.
Multiple fire crews responded to a fire in a multiple-unit residential/commercial building in the 5500-block of 203rd Street in Langley City Saturday June 5. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley City fire shows value of apartment sprinklers

Local man would like to see building code require balcony sprinklers

  • Jun 14, 2021
Multiple fire crews responded to a fire in a multiple-unit residential/commercial building in the 5500-block of 203rd Street in Langley City Saturday June 5. (Langley Advance Times files)
A local letter writer would appreciate if cyclists would think more about safety while riding in the area of River Road in North Langley. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: North Langley route popular with cyclists but letter writer urges caution

A road user has concerns about some of the cycling habits she’s seeing in the area of River Road

  • Jun 13, 2021
A local letter writer would appreciate if cyclists would think more about safety while riding in the area of River Road in North Langley. (Black Press Media files)
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Aldergrove woman underwhelmed with new hospital ER

New ER is nice but needs adequate staffing, local woman writes

  • Jun 13, 2021
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)