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What does the budget hold?

What does the budget hold?

Today is provincial budget day, the day we see where the Province’s reliance on the vagaries of oil pricing has placed us.
Big decisions coming up

Big decisions coming up

Where are some big decisions coming up here in our Bow Valley, especially in Banff.
What price for new projects?

What price for new projects?

It’s about the dollars. Judging by letters being received here at RMO, not too many people are looking forward to the opening of Elevation Place.
Co-operation a good sign locally

Co-operation a good sign locally

Here at the Outlook, a community newspaper that embraces hamlets and towns from the MD of Bighorn west to Lake Louise, it’s always been believed that the region’s strength lies in the strength of the communities within it.
Get out and go beyond put to use

Get out and go beyond put to use

During the last couple of weeks, there have been two separate public hearings held in Banff and Canmore, the first regarding the regulation of chain, or formula-based, stores/restaurants within Banff and the other concerning a development in the trou
No letup on wildlife issue

No letup on wildlife issue

Typically, one thing about winter in the Bow Valley is that wildlife news on these pages tapers off somewhat during the snow season.
Keep an eye on the dollars please

Keep an eye on the dollars please

If it seems like dollars are in the news a lot lately, it’s likely because they are. The thing is, money makes the world go ‘round; in our Valley and everywhere else. Trouble is, as the saying goes, “you can’t have everything.
Speed not the only driving issue

Speed not the only driving issue

Editor: Re: Dollars for drivers The monies should be used for more and better traffic law enforcement in Canmore. Speeding is not the only problem. So are illegal parking and illegal turning.
Think of the taxpayers...

Think of the taxpayers...

Let’s not get carried away here… While the dark days of the economic downturn seem to be lightening in recent times, we’re not sure they’re back to the point where taxpayers should be taxed with a growing string of proposed complexes.
Early valley transit success encouraging

Early valley transit success encouraging

While it’s still early days in regard to the Bow Valley Regional Transit Service Commission, it’s encouraging to see that citizens have embraced the new, expanded intermunicipal bus system.
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