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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Loss of South Surrey farmland to industry could have far-reaching effects

Heppell farm unique in its ability to avoid flood damage

  • Jun 30, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Surrey voters will face another long list of candidates on election day

Jinny Sims is the latest to enter the mayoral race, but she likely won’t be the last

  • Jun 16, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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ALEX HOUSE: Neighbourhood Fun Nights set to make post-pandemic return

Deadline for Neighbourhood Small Grants has been extended to June 30

  • Jun 9, 2022
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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Learn how to make an edible planter at June 20 session

Summertime day excursions begin this month

  • Jun 9, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Manufactured-home dwellers among hardest hit by densification

Government has no plan in place to help those displaced in drive to densify along transity corridors

  • Jun 2, 2022
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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Fresh & Lively Luncheons return to Kent Street Centre

Seniors fraud-awareness workshop set for June 22

  • May 26, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Movie poster at the advance screening of “Downton Abbey: A New Era” at the International Cinema in Vancouver. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Escape to ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis reviews new Downton Abbey film

Movie poster at the advance screening of “Downton Abbey: A New Era” at the International Cinema in Vancouver. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
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PENINSULA ZOOMERS: A longstanding love of words

Columnist makes no apologies for multisyllabic musings

  • May 19, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Lack of community connections in newly formed ridings

In some cases, cities that share a riding have nothing in common but a river

  • May 19, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

PETERS: Nurses give far more than just medical care

On National Nurses Week, it’s time to think back to the nurses who have cared for us

A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Cards, excursions on tap at Kent Street Centre

Centre needs a volunteer driver for 23-passenger mini van

  • May 12, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Rebecca Smith is the executive director of Surrey Hospice and the president of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo Submitted: Rebecca Smith)

COLUMN: Caring and understanding at Surrey Hospice Society

Crisis assistance is critical to those who are grieving

Rebecca Smith is the executive director of Surrey Hospice and the president of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo Submitted: Rebecca Smith)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Security, size, design, amenities drive millennials to home ownership

Recent census figures show that “family-friendly” housing is attracting more residents to…

  • May 5, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)

Cole’s Notes: It’s hard to be young these days

It won’t be easy to solve our problems, but our futures are worth fighting for

FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Why not take a whack at table tennis – indoors or out

Kent Street Players are set to hit the stage in May with a series of short comedies

  • Apr 28, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: There’s plenty for Surrey voters to consider before Oct. 15

Next six months should prove interesting, writes Frank Bucholtz

  • Apr 21, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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PENINSULA ZOOMER: Age has a way of creeping up on all of us

Looming birthday a reminder that ‘I’m no longer young’ eventually becomes ‘I’m old’

  • Apr 17, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Highrises a growing fact of life in many Surrey neighbourhoods

Next 10 years will be characterized by increased density along new SkyTrain line

  • Apr 7, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay

AUXILIARY NOTES: Second virtual Bunny Hop set for April 15-18

Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’ planned for Superfluity Shop

  • Apr 3, 2022
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