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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.
A cul-de-sac worth fighting for

A cul-de-sac worth fighting for

Editor: I moved to Davis Bay and the Laurel Avenue 4900 block because it was a quiet neighborhood. Now as I have been told by Mayor Darren Inkster that our quiet street is needed as an alternative to Highway 101.
Grateful for the service

Grateful for the service

Re: Steve Holland's letter (Coast Reporter, July 10) Editor: Area E (Elphinstone) has within its borders many interesting, intelligent citizens. Like the rest of us some have good ideas, some not so good.
Be careful what you ask for

Be careful what you ask for

Editor: As a person who has a valid handicapped parking permit, I feel I am justified in speaking out.
Raising a stink

Raising a stink

Residents of East Porpoise Bay are raising a stink about a proposed new sewage treatment facility in their neighbourhood.
Unsung heroes are appreciated

Unsung heroes are appreciated

Editor: Christmas 2006, I was in the emergency room at St. Mary's Hospital watching two paramedics care for an infant and toddler - mom was being treated. The compassion displayed by these paramedics was unparalleled to anything I've ever witnessed.