Letter to the Editor

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LETTER: Please respect other people’s opinions

Ability to emphatize with our fellow humans will enable us all to get through COVID

  • Aug 30, 2021
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A local letter writer counters arguments made by another regarding vaccination and COVID passports. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Unvaccinated only prevented from elective venues: Langley resident

People can choose not to vaccinate but expect consequences, writer says

  • Aug 29, 2021
A local letter writer counters arguments made by another regarding vaccination and COVID passports. (Black Press Media file)
A local letter writer is angry about the provicial announcement that people must be fully vaccinated to go certain places. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Vaccination passports heavy-handed, Langley woman argues

Letter writer says there are health, religious and privacy concerns with the passports

  • Aug 26, 2021
A local letter writer is angry about the provicial announcement that people must be fully vaccinated to go certain places. (Black Press Media files)
In June, another letter write said the Township wasted taxpayer money on these signs in Milner.

LETTER: Langley man irked by rain garden signs and newspaper

Letter writer not the first to voice opinion against money spent on rain gardens and signage

  • Aug 25, 2021
In June, another letter write said the Township wasted taxpayer money on these signs in Milner.
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley resident encourages all eligible to vote in federal election

Learn the candidate’s plans and platforms then cast a ballot, letter writer says

  • Aug 24, 2021
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
A local letter writer advocates for changes in how people live so children have a better future. (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley grandmother concerned for the future

People and governments need to do more to create a sustainable future, local letter writer says

  • Aug 22, 2021
A local letter writer advocates for changes in how people live so children have a better future. (Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western University is reducing its arts programs. A local letter writer laments the loss but encourages the community support the various area groups doing live performance, including Theatre in the Country. (TIC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Loss of TWU programming spotlights importance of arts, Langley man says

The community is home to several groups offering live theatre

  • Aug 21, 2021
Trinity Western University is reducing its arts programs. A local letter writer laments the loss but encourages the community support the various area groups doing live performance, including Theatre in the Country. (TIC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Xinguang Yang was staying with family in Willoughby and took photos of the sky. The smoky views have prompted concerns about pollution. (Xinguang Yang/Special to the Langley Advance)

LETTER: Grandparent in Langley casts an eye skyward

Wildfire smoke turned the sun orange, prompting a letter of concern

  • Aug 20, 2021
Xinguang Yang was staying with family in Willoughby and took photos of the sky. The smoky views have prompted concerns about pollution. (Xinguang Yang/Special to the Langley Advance)
A Township fire truck brought up the rear at the vehicle parade held in Fort Langley on Victoria Day. In addition to going to emergency calls, local first responders support the community at events and with fundraising. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley woman lauds fire crews for the work they do

Municipal firefighters and wildfire crews have faced tough conditions this year

  • Aug 20, 2021
A Township fire truck brought up the rear at the vehicle parade held in Fort Langley on Victoria Day. In addition to going to emergency calls, local first responders support the community at events and with fundraising. (Langley Advance Times files)
Send your letter to the editor via email to news@langleyadvancetimes.com and include your first and last name, address, and phone number.

LETTER: Local hospital earns kudos from Fort Langley resident

Patient felt fortunate to have quality care in the community

  • Aug 17, 2021
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A Fort Langley resident would like COVID restrictions applied consistently. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Fort Langley docks off limits to public

Resident would like to know why public can’t use taxpayer-funded facility

  • Aug 16, 2021
A Fort Langley resident would like COVID restrictions applied consistently. (Black Press Media files)
A letter writer in England has some thoughts on public transportation. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: English letter writer shares thoughts on Langley transportation issues

Interurban and SkyTrain need futher study before implementation, writer argues

  • Aug 15, 2021
A letter writer in England has some thoughts on public transportation. (Black Press Media files)
Six-year-old Aldergrove resident Kinsley Moore has taken to cleaning up the streets with BBQ tongs and garbage bags. (Chelsea Moore/Special to The Star)

LETTER:Langley kids like Kinsley set example for all

Letter writer hopes story on small child who picks up litter inspires adults to do their part

  • Aug 13, 2021
Six-year-old Aldergrove resident Kinsley Moore has taken to cleaning up the streets with BBQ tongs and garbage bags. (Chelsea Moore/Special to The Star)
The Delta variant now makes up the majority of COVID-19 cases in the Interior Health region. (CDC photo)

LETTER: Langley parent wants more precautions as kids head back to class

Rise of Delta variant has a local woman concerned about schools because kids can’t be vaccinated

  • Aug 10, 2021
The Delta variant now makes up the majority of COVID-19 cases in the Interior Health region. (CDC photo)
(Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Long-time Langley resident dismayed by tree protection bylaw

Tree removal may require report by “qualified tree risk assessor.”

  • Aug 9, 2021
(Black Press Media file)
BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door. The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck. (Ernie Les Plant/BC Hydro – G.E. MacDonell Collection)

LETTER: Interurban will never get off the ground, Langley environmentalist says

SkyTrain will likely go out to the eastern Fraser Valley, not trains on old BC Electric Co. line

  • Aug 8, 2021
BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door. The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck. (Ernie Les Plant/BC Hydro – G.E. MacDonell Collection)
Send your letter to the editor via email to news@langleyadvancetimes.com. Include your first and last name, address, and phone number.

LETTER: Good Samaritans aid senior after stumble at Langley recycling centre

A Murrayville man wants man and woman to know how much their help meant

  • Aug 7, 2021
Send your letter to the editor via email to news@langleyadvancetimes.com. Include your first and last name, address, and phone number.
An Aldergrove letter writer has questions about B.C.’s push to vaccinate even people who have recovered from COVID. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Aldergrove man who recovered from COVID relies on natural immunity over vaccine

The provincial government is pushing vaccinations but not taking natural immunity into account

  • Aug 1, 2021
An Aldergrove letter writer has questions about B.C.’s push to vaccinate even people who have recovered from COVID. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
For the first seven days of his protest fast in April 2021, Langley doctor Brendan Martin spent six hours every day in Langley City’s Douglas Park with protest signs. He was part of a cross-Canada protest against fighter jet funding. He continues to voice his opposition. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley doctor wants MPs to shoot down fighter jet purchase

A local letter writer encourages electorate to send better MPs to Ottawa

  • Jul 30, 2021
For the first seven days of his protest fast in April 2021, Langley doctor Brendan Martin spent six hours every day in Langley City’s Douglas Park with protest signs. He was part of a cross-Canada protest against fighter jet funding. He continues to voice his opposition. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A local resident enjoyed reading Aldergrove Star editor Ryan Uytdewilligen’s take on media in his recent opinion column.

LETTER: South Langley resident enjoyed Ryan’s Regards column on media

Do you have an opinion you’d like to share? Send us a letter to the editor.

  • Jul 28, 2021
A local resident enjoyed reading Aldergrove Star editor Ryan Uytdewilligen’s take on media in his recent opinion column.