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Rescues a necessity

Rescues a necessity

Editor: Mr. Shier’s shrill argument for rescue insurance in last week’s Outlook in misleading in two factual areas, as well as philosophically uncharitable. Contrary to Mr.
Minnewanka's concrete elephant

Minnewanka's concrete elephant

Editor: I was disappointed to read in the March 22 edition of the Outlook the proposal to convert the old Calgary Power Transformer Building into some kind of visitor centre as part of the Lake Minnewanka Loop redevelopment.
Who should pay rescue tab?

Who should pay rescue tab?

Editor: Re: Snow boarders rescued near Sunshine and RMO editorial A slice of the Bow Valley life.
Parking problem in park

Parking problem in park

Editor: With a steady increase in ’rubber tire’ visitors to BNP, parking should be on the Parks administration and Town of Banff agendas. When I moved to Banff in 1985, Calgary had a population of around 500,000. Now it is a million plus.
Canadian Tire good move

Canadian Tire good move

Editor, I believe the recent move of Canadian Tire to Canmore is an important one. It will enable us to compete with other rural areas through the expansion of the service sector and the commercialization of tourism.
Dual-court longterm solution

Dual-court longterm solution

Editor: The proposal is to add lines to the Veteran’s Park tennis court as required to accommodate four pickleball playing surfaces. Pickleball players would use portable nets so the existing tennis net would not be altered.
Dog owners a problem

Dog owners a problem

Editor: In her letter, Banff dog owners OK, Astrid Selimos tries to assure us that the average dog owner in Banff is “responsible and caring.
Parks needs more wardens

Parks needs more wardens

Editor: Yesterday I went cross-country skiing along the Banff to Jasper highway. At the first stop there was a trail closure sign due to a hibernating bear, however, two other groups skied past the sign.
Not enough tennis courts

Not enough tennis courts

Editor: Give up a tennis court for pickleball? You cannot be serious! I am a Grade 11 student from Canmore who started playing tennis a few years ago. My biggest problem has always been getting a court to play on.
Banff dog owners okay

Banff dog owners okay

Editor: With 3 1/2 million dogs living in Canada, it is safe to say that many Canadians love pets and that pets are a critical part of our lives. I myself am a self-proclaimed dog and animal lover – but no, I am not a dog owner.
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