Keep the local paper local

Please, please keep our Peninsula News Review a local and supportive paper and not an ad vehicle for the biggest box of them all

Did it strike anyone as ironic that in the very edition (Friday, June 7) containing an excellent letter from some of our local small-business people documenting the need to support these businesses in our community in the face of their assault and destruction by Wal-Mart that PNR ran yet another Wal-Mart front page?

Please, please keep our Peninsula News Review a local and supportive paper and not an ad vehicle for the biggest box of them all.

One of the many great pleasures of living in the Central Saanich/Sidney area is the possibility of doing all one’s shopping in local stores and at the farm gate — let’s keep it that way.

Jane O. Hastings

Saanichton