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North Van forests on trail to ruin

Dear Editor: Monica Craver is not the only citizen in our community concerned about the excess of mountain bike trails and the harm they are doing to the ecology of our local forests (A Different Track, Aug. 14, North Shore News).

Thornthwaite valiant, learned -- and memorable

Dear Editor: Columnist Benjamin Alldritt misses the mark, in my opinion, when he states that MLA Jane Thornthwaite's term has been "pretty forgettable" (DNV's Coun. Little Has Big Plans, Aug. 14, North Shore News).

A sad farewell

This newspaper mourns the death of Jack Layton, leader of the federal New Democratic Party and, like so many Canadians, taken too soon by cancer. He was 61.

In defence of a 'yucky' community

Dear Editor: Build on our strengths. Who is West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce president Gabrielle Loren to describe Ambleside as "yucky" (AmblesideWhen, Aug.

Cat kicker deserves same

Dear Editor: I am absolutely disgusted and outraged by the story on the front page of the North Shore News dated Aug. 17 (Cat Kicked to Death in North Vancouver). First of all, I would like to say how deeply sorry I am to the family of this cat.

Our trash is not someone else's problem

Dear Editor: I appreciated seeing the letter you published Aug. 10, Critics Who Trash Waste Incineration Need Filling In.

You said it

"It's been like another appendage for me. That one is really hard to see disappear.

Little league game scores

Dear Editor: August 12 at Chris Zuehlke Memorial Park I saw the best ball game I've ever seen.

Lonsdale waterfront needs green space

Dear Editor: After reading your Aug.

Park WV's art elsewhere

Dear Editor: I happened to be in the vicinity of the Ferry Building, when Christine Ballantine's July 29 letter, Don't Pave Over Paradise, came to mind.