Letters

This new roundabout intersection in Willoughby has been going viral after footage of confused drivers going the wrong way made its way to TikTok a few months ago. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Incomplete Langley roundabout a danger

Willoughby resident fears failure to fix traffic calming intersection could prove dangerous

  • Jun 11, 2022
This new roundabout intersection in Willoughby has been going viral after footage of confused drivers going the wrong way made its way to TikTok a few months ago. (Langley Advance Times files)
People recently asked questions about a proposed 45-storey tower. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: No to 45-storey Langley tower

Why no mention of such a ‘sun-blocking’ tower until now? resident queries

  • Jun 10, 2022
People recently asked questions about a proposed 45-storey tower. (Langley Advance Times 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: Getting too costly to be Canadian

Frequent writer fears the country is sailing into a depression

  • Jun 9, 2022
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Reader agitated to have dirt, leaves, gravel blown at her automobile, questioning who’s going to clean up the mess. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Ever heard of a broom?

Langley resident annoyed when municipal staff blow debris at her vehicle

  • Jun 8, 2022
Reader agitated to have dirt, leaves, gravel blown at her automobile, questioning who’s going to clean up the mess. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township Mayor Jack Froese extends a welcome to all riders, support crew, and spectators attending the world-class equestrian competition – the Nations Cup – happening Sunday, June 5 at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

MAYOR’S LETTER: Welcoming the world to discover Langley

Jack Froese greets show jumpers and fans from around the globe coming for the Nations Cup at tbird

  • Jun 4, 2022
Township Mayor Jack Froese extends a welcome to all riders, support crew, and spectators attending the world-class equestrian competition – the Nations Cup – happening Sunday, June 5 at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
Opponents of an air-quality permit issued to Weir Canada for its South Surrey plant say they will appeal. (File photo)

LETTER: Public can email views about rubber plant emission request near Langley border

Weir Canada in Campbell Heights industrial area wants to release more pollutants

  • May 30, 2022
Opponents of an air-quality permit issued to Weir Canada for its South Surrey plant say they will appeal. (File photo)

LETTER: Langley Township needs to go back to drawing board with Haldi House plans

Local resident has suggestions on the property and other waterfront areas

  • May 23, 2022
A local letter writer has gotten rid of his TV and likes the effect on his life. (File photo)

LETTER: Langley man doesn’t regret cutting the cable

It’s been more than 15 years since a local letter writer got rid of his television

  • May 22, 2022
A local letter writer has gotten rid of his TV and likes the effect on his life. (File photo)
Pipes that are part of the future expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline route were in a field off Telegraph Trail west of Glover Road in early April. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Closures at North Langley golf course irk longtime user

Resident sees no point to sections of Redwoods Golf Course being closed

  • May 18, 2022
Pipes that are part of the future expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline route were in a field off Telegraph Trail west of Glover Road in early April. (Langley Advance Times files)
Gerry Larson took photos of his lawn Aug. 29 (below) and Sept. 20 last year to show that dormant grass returns to lush green. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley resident encourages ‘brown’ lawns during summer heat

Murrayvill resident said drought issues around the globe will have local impacts

  • May 12, 2022
Gerry Larson took photos of his lawn Aug. 29 (below) and Sept. 20 last year to show that dormant grass returns to lush green. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley newspaper’s web poll on boosting Canada’s NATO rule gets resounding ‘no’

Letter writer says U.S. benefits by protecting Canada

  • May 11, 2022
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (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. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley woman wants more done to protect workers on the job

Pandemic has exposed lack of worker protections, letter writer says

  • May 10, 2022
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (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. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Young driver hits Langley woman and leaves scene

Letter writer encourages N driver to turn herself into police

  • May 9, 2022
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (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. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley senior pleads for justice for Ukraine

Letter writer calls on world to stop Putin’s attack on its neighbour

  • May 7, 2022
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media files)
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley letter writer concerned about workplace deaths and injuries

Society isn’t doing enough to protect workers on the job, local man says

  • Apr 29, 2022
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Xinguang Yang came upon cranberries being harvested while exploring the community. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley letter writer concerned about the state of the world

Grandparent’s stay in Langley longer than expected due to COVID

  • Apr 27, 2022
Xinguang Yang came upon cranberries being harvested while exploring the community. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Letter writer Cran Campbell has fishing gear from the 1970s with the original prices and noted the contrast with current prices. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley angler says inflation impacting recreational opportunities

A City resident dug into his tackle box for an example of high inflation.

  • Apr 26, 2022
Letter writer Cran Campbell has fishing gear from the 1970s with the original prices and noted the contrast with current prices. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
In April 2022 Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside announced a new school site has been bought for a secondary and high school in Willoughby. (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Can new Langley school be named after Willoughby-area pioneer?

Letter writer suggests new school name should be based on prominent neighbourhood figure

  • Apr 25, 2022
In April 2022 Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside announced a new school site has been bought for a secondary and high school in Willoughby. (Langley Advance Times)
Conceptual drawing of the 152 Street SkyTrain station, on the extension to built from Surrey to Langley. (Image: surreylangleyskytrain.ca)

LETTER: Langley will likely never see SkyTrain due to skyrocketing costs

Rail advocate claims community could have had commuter rail sooner if not for Surrey mayor

  • Apr 24, 2022
Conceptual drawing of the 152 Street SkyTrain station, on the extension to built from Surrey to Langley. (Image: surreylangleyskytrain.ca)
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LETTER: Langley woman struggles to find family doctor

Letter writer used same clinic repeatedly but now can’t see its doctors

  • Apr 22, 2022
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