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Time to clean up our forests

Time to clean up our forests

When I grew up and worked in the woods industry in the late '50s until 1966, when we had a high fire risk in the woods, the woods were shut down for any activity whatsoever until the risk was over.
Is the race track open?

Is the race track open?

Editor: Excessive vehicular noise and speeding in Lower Gibsons is threatening the viability of the Lower Gibsons community. Residents, businesses and tourism, so vital to the Town are under siege.
Sharing the traffic burden

Sharing the traffic burden

Editor: Some of the people residing within a two block area of Laurel Avenue are not in favour of completing an approximately 50-metre strip on this road. This incomplete portion is not a cul-de-sac.
You call that heritage?

You call that heritage?

Re: Bears and other concerns (Coast Reporter, letters, July 10) Editor: Mr. Hogberg, we are not in the stone ages anymore. I think hunting is a "heritage" we can drop.
Recycler deserves support

Recycler deserves support

Editor: I am writing to voice my support of the Gibsons Recycling Depot and to protest the lack of community and governmental support behind it.
Trail etiquette not respected

Trail etiquette not respected

Editor: The Suncoast Trails Society developed the Sun-coaster Trail between 1993 and 2003, as well as signage at trail heads and four kiosks situated at various locations along Highway 101 between Half-moon Bay and Egmont.
Gardens inspire thoughts

Gardens inspire thoughts

Editor: I really enjoyed the We Bought the Farm opening of the Botanical Garden on Mason Road on July 5. Seeing it inspired two ideas: I hope the Garden will promote the use of drip irrigation systems.
Bus shelter spoiled by slobs

Bus shelter spoiled by slobs

Editor: Question: How long does it take for unconcerned slobs to start a trend of destroying the beautiful new bus shelter across from Sunnycrest Mall? Answer: Less than 24 hours.
Fair weather mini bus shelters

Fair weather mini bus shelters

Editor: At best, Highway 101 minature bus shelters provide fair weather cover from directly overhead sun. Barely wide enough for two average people to stand beneath, the petite roof provides virtually no protection from rain, snow or sun.
What the final words say

What the final words say

When I was kid growing up in Dawson Creek, an old lady lived behind us who used to go to funerals for entertainment.
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