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Kudos, from Forseth to Black

Dear Editor: I send deserved congratulations and a sincere thank you to Dawn Black upon her retirement.

Wi-Fi in the wilderness? Not in B.C., please

Ahhh, August. Time to pack up the tent, the cooler, the camp stove, the smartphone and laptop and head out into the wilderness. Or . maybe not quite so fast.

Quit the rail-noise whining

Dear Editor: I never stop being amazed when I keep reading about the whine (want some cheese to go with it?) from people who buy homes near railways and yards that have been there for decades, then have the gall to complain about it.

Locked door is bad for business

Dear Editor: An open letter to Strathallen Property Management Inc., Toronto. Attention: Laetitia Pacaud, chief operating officer. Dear Ms.

Law is law, and we all have to obey it

Dear Editor: Re: Beware of parking tickets, The Record, Aug. 3. I am a resident of New Westminster and have been living here for a number of years now, and a very law-abiding citizen to my adoptive country.

Pesticide ban is a good idea for B.C

Premier Christy Clark and Opposition Leader Adrian Dix are to be commended for supporting a provincewide ban on the sale and use of lawn and garden pesticides.

Thank you, Dawn Black

Dear Editor: I send deserved congratulations and a sincere thank you to Dawn Black upon her retirement.

Follow the rainbow to an inclusive city

Dig out your high heels and join the party. New West Pride 2011 is on this weekend, with this year's theme of "Follow the Rainbow.

Wanted: A real fix for the world economy

Hey, remember three years ago, when the stock market was in free fall, Europe's finances were looking shaky, and any government help was uncertain at best? Welcome to 2008, Part 2.

Thanks to Royal Columbian

Dear Editor: Our overloaded health-care system and professionals often get undeserved criticism. A vast majority of the professionals working in our health-care system are very hard-working and caring individuals.