Opinion

LETTER: Langley Township council’s budget process flawed

Voters didn’t do well when ‘hiring’ the TOL council last election, one letter writer insists

  • Feb 22, 2020

LETTER: End the blockades, pleads Langley reader

People have a right to protest, then there’s a question about the rights of all the others

  • Feb 22, 2020

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020
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Maple Ridge dentist Michael Chow recovers from COVID-19 and gets a grand 'Welcome Home'
Quick tip: Langley golf club president demonstrates new handshake etiquette
Happy 91st birthday Nell Kunst
A celebratory non-May Day parade through Fort Langley

LETTER: Baffled by warning signs in Langley

Reader sees electronic signage as a waste of money and ‘not very useful’

  • Feb 21, 2020

Painful Truth: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

Odd Thoughts: Just shut up and hang up

Scammers aren’t as much fun to play with since spoofs and phishing have grown more sophisticated

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

LETTER: Langley letter writer agrees to disagree on medically assisted dying

A local man argues that people with ‘traditional’ or religious views on MAiD should not be silenced

  • Feb 18, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge man sees both side of climate change argument

Canadians have to ask themselves some tough questions about the future, a letter writer argues

  • Feb 17, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

LETTER: Langley neighbourhood needs more trails

Rural qualities that made Langley special being lost in rapid development of Willoughby

  • Feb 15, 2020

Our View: Multiple ways to tackle community safety

More cops, more lights, and heading off danger before it starts

  • Feb 15, 2020

Painful Truth: Too easy to fall into paranoia about virus

Our columnist can feel the creeping coronavirus panic

WEB POLL: Is shutting down roads a valid form of protest

Blocking traffic in one way or another has become a frequent tactic

  • Feb 15, 2020

Odd Thoughts: Painting some of life’s lessons

Rejuventating a stairwell can bring learning to a new level.

  • Feb 14, 2020

LETTER: Why were alarms ignored at Langley rec complex?

UPDATE: Business owner receives’ phone call and apology over alarm incident

  • Feb 12, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

LETTER: Langley man critical of government funds to credit card giant

A local man said Canadians are struggling to pay the bills while Ottawa bails out Mastercard

  • Feb 11, 2020

WEB POLL: Should Langley City and Township have separate RCMP detachments?

The two councils have sparred over the jointly-funded single detachment in the past

  • Feb 10, 2020

LETTER: Langley driver frustrated by road hazards

By now isn’t road repair down to a science?

  • Feb 10, 2020