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NELSON: Playtime is also educational for kids

FACE TO FACE: Is year-round schooling the way to go in British Columbia? O n sunny spring lunchtimes at Monty middle school, as principal, I would watch swarms of kids playing soccer or basketball outside and otherwise happily running around, making

RADIA: BC kids need shorter holidays and more school days

FACE TO FACE: Is year-round schooling the way to go in British Columbia? I f you're a parent of a school-aged child, you're probably not looking forward to the next two months as much as your kids are.

PoCo should put away budget 'wish list'

The Editor, Re. "Shopping list for surplus" (The Tri-City News, June 15). When I read this headline and the sub-head ("PoCo manages budget surplus in 2011"), I thought, "Wow, this is great.

EDITORIAL: Could riot justice be restorative?

Hoodlums involved in the Stanley Cup riot are about to see some justice with 114 accused rioters receiving charges and at least one sentencing.

Third Port Moody Evergreen Line station doesn't make sense

The Editor, Re. "Group promotes 3rd station" (The Tri-City News, June 15).

Port Moody council should stick to city business

The Editor, Re. "More consultation needed from industry, says Royer" (The Tri-City News, June 15).

Tri-City grad-ffiti costs taxpayers money

The Editor, On the morning of Friday, June 15, I drove past a Tri-City high school on the way to work. I could not believe the volume of petty vandalism and graffiti saying "Grad 2012.

EDITORIAL: Electric car charging stations not the answer

Should people who can afford to pay higher prices for new electric vehicles get their auto payments and electric fuel subsidized? That is the question taxpayers should be asking in the wake of new developments in the creation and installation of elec

Riverview should be saved

The Editor, Re. "Endangered status sought," (The Tri-City News, June 13).

EDITORIAL: New condos could create parking crunch

Cars may soon be legislated out of existence - not by anti-idlers and environmentalists concerned about greenhouse gasses - but by city planners intent on getting rid of parking spaces in condos.