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Residential routes best for bikes: studies

Residential routes best for bikes: studies

Re: "More bike lanes on the way," News, Sept. 23.
Flooding is a very real danger

Flooding is a very real danger

The Editor, Re: "New provincial dyke standards to hurt Richmond budget," News, Sept. 23. I am very disappointed in the content and the tone of the article.
Gaming habit costs

Gaming habit costs

British Columbia's addiction to gambling is continuing to reap sad stories. But despite mounting evidence that gambling expansion has created a host of social problems, the government has been slow to do anything about them. Most recently, a B.C.
Remembering police on Sunday

Remembering police on Sunday

The Editor, "I'm worried, Sandy's not come home!" Like dozens of police family members before her and hundreds since, the wife of Chief Constable Alexander Main of the Richmond Municipal Police feared the worst. It was the morning of April 15, 1900.
Volunteers turn out in force, make a difference

Volunteers turn out in force, make a difference

The Editor, When I counted all the volunteers working at the annual Richmond Terry Fox Run, I was amazed and had to check my numbers twice -- we had over 150 volunteers! As any event organizer knows, we couldn't have done it without them, and each an
'Crime! I'll show you real crime!'

'Crime! I'll show you real crime!'

I was perusing (I peruse more often than you might think) some of the federal government's new crime legislation this week.
Hot rocks, not hot topic

Hot rocks, not hot topic

If geothermal energy is the answer to Canada's future energy needs, we should at least know that by now. But 100 years after the world's first commercial geothermal power plant was built in Italy in 1911, we don't.
A rabbit tale, minus the fluff

A rabbit tale, minus the fluff

The Editor, Many residents of Richmond, as well as visitors, may recognize the following scene as a familiar one. Picture Minoru Park: a lush, beautiful, idyllic, oasis of nature in the middle of an urban community.
Council needs to adapt

Council needs to adapt

The Editor, Last month a technician knocks on my door saying he was here to install a smart meter. He took off the old meter and found he could not replace the old one.
Council lacks common sense

Council lacks common sense

The Editor Linda McPhail, "I'm ready to deliver common sense," will join Richmond First in their bid for election in the upcoming municipal election. Apparently there hasn't been any up until now.