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LETTERS: Letter writer may well hold shares in companies he scolds for being greedy

Editor: Re: Greed without accountability, Nov. 3 letters Regarding Frank Sterle Jr.’s…

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COLUMN: It’s not always necessary to give back

Some charities’ insistence on sending ‘gifts’ to its donors is irksome

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RCMP Staff Sgt. Kale Pauls presents his first-quarter crime report to White Rock council on May 9, 2022. This week, he released his report for Q3, which includes stats from July 1 to Sept. 30. (whiterockcity.ca screenshot)

Uninvited house guests, 100-plus beach fires among summer calls to White Rock RCMP

Third-quarter report shows overall call volume to police similar to last year

RCMP Staff Sgt. Kale Pauls presents his first-quarter crime report to White Rock council on May 9, 2022. This week, he released his report for Q3, which includes stats from July 1 to Sept. 30. (whiterockcity.ca screenshot)
The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring two upcoming civic election forums, one in partnership with the Peninsula Homeless to Housing Alliance, the other with the White Rock BIA. (File photo)

Nominations now open for Business Excellence Awards

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce event to be held in spring

The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring two upcoming civic election forums, one in partnership with the Peninsula Homeless to Housing Alliance, the other with the White Rock BIA. (File photo)
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COLUMN: Laughter is still the best medicine

My first genuine, TV sitcom-style, spit-take came courtesy of a bit of…

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On Thursday, the BC Ministry of Environment, which oversees provincial parks, confirmed the Canadian side of Peace Arch Park will remain closed until at least Sept. 30, 2022 after the federal government extended COVID-related restrictions for entry to Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

No summer access to Canada side of Peace Arch Park

With federal entry restrictions extended to Sept. 30, park will remain closed

On Thursday, the BC Ministry of Environment, which oversees provincial parks, confirmed the Canadian side of Peace Arch Park will remain closed until at least Sept. 30, 2022 after the federal government extended COVID-related restrictions for entry to Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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OFF TOPIC: Trash talking dead birds, garbage barges and billionaires

This is not to suggest I was a young genius or anything,…

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Little Campbell River Hatchery volunteer Roy Thompson said gravel pushed downstream by last November’s flooding jammed the gates of the fish fence, damaging some of them in the process. (Brenda Anderson photo)

Higher ground: Little Campbell River hatchery rebuild planned following November floods

Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club looks to update its facility, move it off flood plain

Little Campbell River Hatchery volunteer Roy Thompson said gravel pushed downstream by last November’s flooding jammed the gates of the fish fence, damaging some of them in the process. (Brenda Anderson photo)
David Anderson stands next to a stretch of prime spawning grounds on the Little Campbell River. (Brenda Anderson photo)

Stream of consciousness – stewards worry over fate of Little Campbell River

As development of South Campbell Heights moves ahead, it’s vital to know what’s at stake

David Anderson stands next to a stretch of prime spawning grounds on the Little Campbell River. (Brenda Anderson photo)
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OFF TOPIC: Plenty of reasons to be blue, but dig a little deeper, you’ll find good with the bad

How is everyone doing? I mean, for real. How are you? It’s…

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Peace Arch News is once again a finalist for a Ma Murray General Excellence Award. The winners will be announced May 14 in Richmond. (file)

PAN up for third consecutive Ma Murray General Excellence award

BCYCNA winners will be announced May 14 in Richmond

Peace Arch News is once again a finalist for a Ma Murray General Excellence Award. The winners will be announced May 14 in Richmond. (file)
The City of White Rock announced it will reopen the stairs and trails at Ruth Johnson Park and Centennial Trails on Friday, March 4. The area had been closed to the public for more than two years after heavy rainfall in January 2020 led to a significant landslide. (City of White Rock photo)

White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park, Centennial Trails to reopen Friday, March 4

Stairs and trail system closed after being washed out by a landslide in January 2020

The City of White Rock announced it will reopen the stairs and trails at Ruth Johnson Park and Centennial Trails on Friday, March 4. The area had been closed to the public for more than two years after heavy rainfall in January 2020 led to a significant landslide. (City of White Rock photo)
Coldest Night of the Year returns this weekend. (file)

Coldest Night of the Year returns this weekend

Virtual event will include individual walks, online fun, games and prizes

Coldest Night of the Year returns this weekend. (file)
B.C. Minister of Health Adrian Dix announces the beginning of expansion work at Peace Arch Hospital during a January 2019 press conference. On Friday (Feb. 4) just over three years later, the province announced the work, costing $91.05 million, is complete. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Expansion of Peace Arch Hospital emergency ward, surgical suites now complete

Improvements, first announced in 2015, cost just over $91 million to carry out

B.C. Minister of Health Adrian Dix announces the beginning of expansion work at Peace Arch Hospital during a January 2019 press conference. On Friday (Feb. 4) just over three years later, the province announced the work, costing $91.05 million, is complete. (Nick Greenizan photo)
The village of Alert Bay, located on Cormorant Island near the northern end of Vancouver Island, was once a bustling hub of industry. Today, it’s the ideal place to relax and enjoy the natural environment of the B.C. coast. (Brenda Anderson photo)

Adventures on land and at sea in Alert Bay

Island village on B.C.’s central coast offers visitors a chance to recharge

The village of Alert Bay, located on Cormorant Island near the northern end of Vancouver Island, was once a bustling hub of industry. Today, it’s the ideal place to relax and enjoy the natural environment of the B.C. coast. (Brenda Anderson photo)
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COLUMN: Have yourself a metaphorical little Christmas

Aging artificial tree is a fair representation of a rough couple of years

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OFF TOPIC: Human nature reveals itself in times of crisis

It’s usually for the better, despite what books and movies would have us believe

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COLUMN: An alarming trend is developing in the wee hours

End of Daylight Saving a good time to replace batteries in smoke, CO detectors

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A sign on a South Surrey boulevard indicates the location of a fire likely caused by the careless disposal of a cigarette. (File photo)

COLUMN: Where there are smokers, there’s sometimes fire

Careless disposal of cigarettes always a problem, right now it has potential to be tragic

A sign on a South Surrey boulevard indicates the location of a fire likely caused by the careless disposal of a cigarette. (File photo)
A group of students from Semiahmoo Secondary kicked off their summer by presenting a virtual STEM camp for elementary students. (Contributed photo)

Teaching virtual STEM camp ‘rewarding and powerful’ for Semiahmoo Secondary students

60 elementary students signed up to learn online and do hands-on experiements

A group of students from Semiahmoo Secondary kicked off their summer by presenting a virtual STEM camp for elementary students. (Contributed photo)