Frank Bucholtz

North Delta student awarded scholarship to explore the Arctic

Abhayjeet Sachal, a grade 10 student at Seaquam Secondary, receives $12,000 scholarship to explore the Arctic with Students on Ice.

COLUMN: Add more paramedics

It is unfortunate it took a tragic death to prompt changes in how ambulances are dispatched.

COLUMN: Fire threat hits close to home

Burns Bog blaze a reminder to all how quickly an emergency situation can arise.

COLUMN: No justice in broken promises

Province says community court for Surrey is 'off the table'

COLUMN: Toll reforms necessary

Hard to know what provincial policy actually is

COLUMN: Elgin Park students step up

Taking responsibility for our actions is always the right thing to do.

COLUMN: Already taxed to the max

Taxpayers have concerns about the ever-increasing burden to pay for transit.

COLUMN: More student spaces are a start

But latest provincial funding announcement does not address chronic overcrowding in Surrey schools.

COLUMN: A history of rising from the ashes

Massive fire in White Rock will go down in history alongside several other major blazes over the decades.

COLUMN: No real alternatives

Other than the Pattullo Bridge, which is now undergoing repairs, The Alex Fraser is the only free crossing over the Fraser River.

COLUMN: A challenging balancing act

We must bridge the gap between keeping B.C.’s finances in the black and meeting the challenges faced by the Surrey School District.

COLUMN: Classroom conundrum continues to confound in Surrey

School overcrowding will be a key provincial election issue next spring.

COLUMN: Water is a valuable resource

Any program that encourages a reduction in its use is well worth supporting.

COLUMN: Taking aim at Surrey’s shootings

Dealing with this issue won’t be simple and will require a great deal of effort on the part of all involved.

COLUMN: Drug trade brings mayhem

It will be interesting to see what, if anything, the city and Surrey RCMP are able to do to reduce the number of shots fired incidents.

COLUMN: Transit boost welcome

Federal government has committed to pay 50% of Surrey, Delta and White Rock projects, still have to come up with local share.

COLUMN: Is the end near for the B.C. Liberals?

Continued inaction or fumbling of the bridge tolling issue will drive away Liberal support in key Surrey and North Delta ridings.

COLUMN: Pathways to the past

It's great to see heritage get some attention from the City of Surrey.

COLUMN: Better transit still stalled

Existing bus and SkyTrain lines in Surrey are completely inadequate to deal with the city's rapidly growing population.

COLUMN: More rental housing is key

There has not been a concerted community-wide effort to deal with the problem of homelessness.