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Not accountable to voters

Not accountable to voters

An open letter to District of Sechelt mayor and council: Sechelt property taxpayers pay you and District staff to do a quality job for us. We also pay you our hard-earned tax dollars to keep our roads safe.
No to proposed OCP re-zoning

No to proposed OCP re-zoning

The following letter was sent to Sechelt mayor and council and copied to Coast Reporter for publication.
Undermining community vision

Undermining community vision

The following letter was sent to Sechelt mayor and council and copied to Coast Reporter for publication.
Light industry not a hotel

Light industry not a hotel

Editor: Re: "Coast hears Sooke's hotel-attraction tips" (Coast Reporter, July 9).
Service levels need to change

Service levels need to change

Editor: I am a long-time, frequent walk-on commuter and have some comments in regards to the service levels on the Langdale route. Simply put, there are not enough sailings in the late afternoon during the busy late spring to fall period.
Saluting a heavenly Golden Girl

Saluting a heavenly Golden Girl

It's Golden Girl time on the Coast. And no, this isn't letting the cat out of the bag.
Recycling survey flawed

Recycling survey flawed

Editor: In an excellent job of reporting by Brent Richter (Coast Reporter, July 16) some glaring gaps are starting to appear in this recycling survey.
Struck by garden beauty

Struck by garden beauty

Editor: I was recently struck by the beauty of the garden wall along the mandala turnaround at the beach in Roberts Creek.
We must speak up for the arts

We must speak up for the arts

Editor: The recent announcement of another round of cuts to the arts in B.C. continues to confound and boggle. It represents nothing less than a frontal assault on art and culture in all local, regional and provincial sectors of B.C.
Wildfire carelessness is mindboggling

Wildfire carelessness is mindboggling

It amazes me that over the past few summers, with record temperatures and record fire levels throughout the province, that human carelessness continues to be the leading cause of wildfires.