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Canby Herald letters to the editor for the Oct. 2, 2019 edition - looking at traffic issues and 'what does it mean?'

Traffic issues should concern us all

To the editor:

My name is Caleb and I am a Boy Scout of troop 258 and live here in Canby.

I am expressing a concern and view of not only myself but of many of the inhabitants of Canby.

It is evident that the city of Canby is growing. We see it in new housing and industrial developments that have taken place or are zoned to take place.

Though growth and development is good and desired there are a couple issues that cannot be ignored. Traffic is one of these issues.

When a development of houses is placed in an area, that area will see a larger amount of traffic.

Many areas in Canby are not made for much traffic. Before any housing or industrial developments take place there must be the analysis of how those developments will affect the roads and our city's rate of growth.

With more traffic comes more people and we must be able to accommodate for these people.

Thank you for your time.

Caleb Sawatsky


Survey question raises other questions

To the editor:

The article on Sept. 25 regarding increasing tourism to Canby - on page 3, first paragraph stating that the majority of respondents to a survey questioned whether people who weren't straight or white would want to come here.

Are they saying that tourists who are gay or people of color are not welcome in Canby?

Susan Petersen


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