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Flooding questions remain

Flooding questions remain

Editor: The phrase “100-year-flood event,” or words to that effect, were used at least twice in last week’s Outlook (July 18). Certainly it is the worst flood seen in recent memory.
The Great Canmore Flood of 2013

The Great Canmore Flood of 2013

Editor: Three Sonnets Before The Flood The rain falls equally on rich and poor It’s blind to race to colour or to creed A vibrant life force clear and sweet and pure It constitutes a basic human need It feeds the forest meadows and the plains Lends l
Thanks for all-out effort

Thanks for all-out effort

Editor: While I was watching and monitoring the news of the disaster to the Bow Valley and beyond from afar, I feel compelled to recognize the collaboration, leadership and support that was evident at the Banff Mineral Springs Hospital during my abse
Thanks for the rockwork

Thanks for the rockwork

Editor: Last week, the Bow Valley Riding Association club grounds overflowed with rocks and waste when the creek east of us jumped its banks. There are many tons of rock and debris that have covered roadways and horse paddocks.
Thank you Kelly

Thank you Kelly

Editor: I am writing this letter to make you aware of a wonderful women, Kelly O’Donnell, who was acting manager at the Husky gas station at Dead Man’s Flats at the time of the disaster.
Thankful to be Canmorites

Thankful to be Canmorites

Editor: We would like to add our voice to the many people who are thanking the emergency response teams and equipment operators for the heroic work they did during the flood. They worked long and difficult hours as long as it was needed.
Disaster stay an eye opener

Disaster stay an eye opener

Editor: To Mayor Borrowman and the town of Canmore: My name is Nicole Toutant and I am from Prince Albert, Sask. I was travelling with some family for a house boating trip on Shuswap Lake on June 19.
Thanks for aerial assistance

Thanks for aerial assistance

Editor: We would like to thank the various helicopter companies who responded to many local communities during the recent flooding emergency.
An eye-opening effort

An eye-opening effort

Editor: The past week has proven that Canmore is full of heroes. I want to share one very personal experience that made a huge difference to me. Early morning on Saturday, June 22 I lost my glasses somewhere in the Civic Centre.
So many deserve praise

So many deserve praise

Editor: On behalf of our business and three generations of our family impacted by the flood of 2013, I want to thank the Town of Canmore, mayor and council, RCMP, emergency service personnel, volunteers, Mountain FM, hotels of Canmore and our militar
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