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Preserve Riverview as public land

Preserve Riverview as public land

The Editor, Re. "Riverview Stories" (The Tri-City News). Kudos to The Tri-City News for the informative and well-written series of stories on Riverview's history and importance to our community.
RADIA: B.C. should follow Alberta's lead on booze

RADIA: B.C. should follow Alberta's lead on booze

FACE TO FACE: Should B.C. privatize distribution of liquor? O utside of Alberta, Canada's liquor distribution models are just plain wacky.
NELSON: Develop a better government liquor distribution system

NELSON: Develop a better government liquor distribution system

FACE TO FACE: Should B.C. privatize distribution of liquor? J . Lohr cabernet sauvignon costs $8.99 at Ralph's in California and $29.99 in B.C. Yes, booze in B.C. is expensive. Yes, we all decry mark-ups of 123% on wine and 170% on spirits.
COLUMN: Idleness is indispensable - even for business owners

COLUMN: Idleness is indispensable - even for business owners

N ow that the weather is finally co-operating, it's time to take a vacation. Or is it? Many people think they are too busy to take a real vacation - one in which the smartphone stays at home and work is truly turned off for days at a time.
Face to Face jousting informs and entertains reader

Face to Face jousting informs and entertains reader

The Editor, Re. "On Nelson's 'drivel'" (Letters, The Tri-City News, July 13) and "Develop or protect - what to do with the Riverview Hospital lands?" (Face to Face, The Tri-City News, July 13).
EDITORIAL: Restricting idling makes sense

EDITORIAL: Restricting idling makes sense

Inconsiderate. Ignorant. Environment defiler. Whatever you call idlers, they're everywhere and unnecessarily causing air and noise pollution. Recently, Richmond city council took a step toward cracking down on offending motorists.
Amalgamating Tri-Cities would save taxpayers money

Amalgamating Tri-Cities would save taxpayers money

The Editor, Re. " Mayors serve up laughs at BBQ" (The Tri-City News, July 11).
Article includes mental health misconceptions

Article includes mental health misconceptions

The Editor, Re. "A sweet boy's spiral, a mother's life lost" (The Tri-City News, July 4). I am writing in response to some of the false information given in the above-referenced story.
Salemink courageous for telling story

Salemink courageous for telling story

The Editor, Re. "A sweet boy's spiral, a mother's life lost" (The Tri-City News, July 4). I have enormous admiration for Erica Salemink's courage in sharing her story with the public.
RADIA: Build on the Riverview Hospital lands

RADIA: Build on the Riverview Hospital lands

FACE TO FACE: Develop or protect - what to do with the Riverview Hospital lands? I n 2007, the BC Liberals caused a political firestorm when they proposed to turn Coquitlam's Riverview Hospital lands into a massive housing development.