Letters

LETTER: ACE shows it takes a village to raise a child

Langley resident Lynn Morrison writes about her grandson’s experience at Agassiz’s alternative school

  • Nov 17, 2019

LETTER: Time to honour Agassiz, Chilliwack veterans

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness remembers local veterans in his letter to the Observer

  • Nov 9, 2019

LETTER: Death on Highway 7 shows enough is enough

Agassiz resident Brent Caughy shares his displeasure at the bad driving on Lougheed Highway

  • Nov 10, 2019

LETTER: ACE move a betrayal

Agassiz resident Harvey Andrew shares his thoughts on the ACE program and its move into AESS

  • Nov 10, 2019

LETTER: Harrison lagoon plan needs to benefit taxpayers

Harrison resident Ed Wood shares his concerns about the draft plan for the lagoon

  • Nov 9, 2019

LETTER: ACE transition, or closure, not acceptable

One letter writer feels administrator Sandy Balascak was being ‘railroaded’ by SD78

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LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019

LETTER: Harrison’s rink safety should come first

Resident Ed Wood writes about safety concerns he feels needs to be addressed with the new rink

  • Oct 20, 2019

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019

LETTER: Time to investigate our stereotypes

Resident Anne White talks about our negative perceptions around tents in urban areas

  • Oct 20, 2019

LETTERS: Wolf kills, wilderness protection and caribou recovery

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher’s column on B.C. program

  • Oct 17, 2019

LETTER: Once sleepy Agassiz is no more

Reader Harvey Andrew urges residents to be vigilant in the face of crime

  • Sep 28, 2019

LETTER: Chilliwack-Kent MLA does not want prayer in the Legislature eliminated

Laurie Throness willing to amend practice to be called “prayers or reflections” to be more inclusive

  • Sep 22, 2019

LETTER: Money from oil not worth the risk

Agassiz resident Sharon Francis writes about her opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline

  • Sep 21, 2019

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Principals welcome students back to school in Agassiz and Harrison

ACE, Agassiz Christian, Kent and AESS principals welcome their students back for another year

LETTER: Harrison utility fee change worrisome

Harrison resident Barbara Dramer shares her concerns about switching back to annual billing

  • Sep 1, 2019

LETTER: Conquer Cancer rider moved by hand-written message of thanks

‘Never underestimate the value of cheering someone on’

LETTER: Harrison should reconsider paving boat launch

Letter writer Ed Wood shares his concerns about stormwater runoff from the new pavement

  • Aug 25, 2019

LETTER: Fisheries letter invites colonized misinformation

Leah Ballantyne writes to share her disappointment in a recent letter to the Observer