Opinion

LETTER: ‘Best’ carrier in 50+ years

Dear Editor, My family would like you to know that [our newspaper]…

  • Mar 20, 2020

LETTER: Hoarders, greed must be stopped

Pitt Meadows letter writer joins call for civility and an end to panic buying

  • Mar 19, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

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#UNTRENDING: Pressing pause to let feelings flow

By Vicki McLeod/Special to The News Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “I…

  • Mar 15, 2020

LETTER: It’s not bears intruding on us, it’s us intruding on the bears

Maple Ridge reader reacts with partial humour to pic of bear on front page of The News

  • Mar 15, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

LETTER: Let’s hear the immediate traffic plan for Harris Road

Reader critical of mayor, calling for better temporary detour options

  • Mar 14, 2020

LETTER: Other factors to consider in Maple Ridge bear fines

It’s not fair to penalize people who have no choice but to put garbage out early

  • Mar 14, 2020

CITIZEN INK: Personal responsibility key to mitigating the spread of the novel coronavirus

Limiting the impact of COVID-19 is something each of us needs to take seriously to slow its expanse

  • Mar 14, 2020

LETTER: Not a fan of nude rules or new change rooms at Maple Ridge pool

Long-time leisure centre users speaks up about a few features that disappoint

  • Mar 13, 2020

LETTER: Bear killed needlessly

Maple Ridge fines not likely answer to bear-people conflicts, one letter writer believes

  • Mar 13, 2020

#UNTRENDING: Core values, not age, bind us

News columnist cautions against pigeon-holing people based on demographic information

  • Mar 11, 2020

Home Buying 101 Forum cancelled due to COVID-19

Free event takes place March 24 at Surrey City Hall

LETTER: Fearing spread of virus among the homeless

A local letter writer raises concerns about coronavirus hitting camps and seniors in Maple Ridge

  • Mar 8, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

ALONG THE FRASER: More needs to be done to protect all fish

The existing rules are killing fish in the Katzie Slough with impunity

  • Mar 7, 2020

LETTER: People have different takes on abortion billboard

There are many options that don’t include terminating a pregancy, a Maple Ridge resident writes

  • Mar 6, 2020

LETTER: Not a fan of reverse mortgages

Maple Ridge letter writer warns people that great deals might be too good to be true

  • Mar 5, 2020

LETTER: Pitt Meadows needs to brace for a traffic storm

When construction of the underpass for Harris Road gets underway, expect detours and lineups

  • Mar 4, 2020

LETTER: Thanks for sharing the Trail Boss with us all those years

Long-time friend and fellow horse lover bids adieu to Maple Ridge’s Bill Archibald

  • Mar 4, 2020