Opinion

LETTER: Skeptical of Maple Ridge mayor’s smiling demeanour

One letter writer questions where the real Mike Morden, with his ‘perpetual scowl,’ has gone

  • Aug 30, 2020

LETTER: O’Toole just a Canadian version of Trump

Reader not impressed by MP Marc Dalton’s ‘bromance’ with the new Conservative leader

  • Aug 27, 2020

LETTER: Questioning SD42’s plan for returning kids to class

Reader worries about spread of COVID as students in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows head back to school

  • Aug 26, 2020
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Stabbing in Maple Ridge
Sockeye salmon swim off into Alouette Lake, after returning from the ocean
Hotel workers demonstrate
Pitt Meadows piano prodigy plays Super Mario Bros. theme

OUR VIEW: Putting your money where your heart is

No better way to keep a community strong, than shopping local

Federal seniors’ minister outlines pandemic supports

Extra measures being taken to protect seniors and those who are around them

  • Aug 23, 2020

LOOKING BACK: CEED Centre transforms with Maple Ridge

In most of its incarnations, the original Japanese kindergarten stayed true to its educational roots

  • Aug 23, 2020

LETTER: Englishman hunts for family in Haney

Reaching out from England to distant relatives in Maple Ridge

  • Aug 22, 2020

LETTER: City needs to make local roads safer for all

Maple Ridge reader blasts municipality for not doing more to ensure safe passage on roadways

  • Aug 19, 2020

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Aug 17, 2020

LOOKING BACK: Happy to have museum doors back open to the public

But, due to COVID, there are restrictions and safety guidelines guests will be asked to adhere to

  • Aug 16, 2020

LOOKING BACK: Taking a trip… back in time

Maple Ridge Museum curator takes us back through the history of Memorial Peace Park

  • Aug 14, 2020

ALONG THE FRASER: Fish ladder for Alouette dam would boost threatened wild sockeye

In action for more than a century can no longer be ignored: environmentalist

  • Aug 9, 2020

LETTER: Pitt Meadows woman tired of speeders on Bonson

Speed bumps or increased enforcement are needed to curtail racers through a park zone

  • Aug 9, 2020

LETTER: Lock cats and small dogs away from wily coyotes

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  • Aug 9, 2020

LETTER: Priority should be given to locals accessing Golden Ears park

Maple Ridge residents should be able to reserve new day passes ahead of out-of-towners: one local

  • Aug 8, 2020

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

LETTER: Reward offered to help relocate wallet lost in Maple Ridge

Grocery store worker trying to find his valuables – likely lost in a Good Samaritan’s van

  • Aug 4, 2020

LETTER: Conflicts growing between traffic and equestrians in Maple Ridge

She and her mount were clipped by a car in 1970s, leaving this rider fearful walking on 132nd Avenue

  • Aug 4, 2020

LETTER: Flush toilets have been part of Maple Ridge Park for years

Reaction to newbie’s first visit to a city park and moreover her criticism of its facilities

  • Aug 3, 2020