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LETTER: Parks Canada should use average speed cameras

Editor: In regards to the Outlook’s Feb. 2, 2023 story “Fatality forces closure of Highway 93 South”. Highway 93 south through Kootenay National Park, as well as 93 North – also known as the Icefields Parkway – seem like ideal candidates for average

LETTER: Struggles with downtown paid parking

Editor: I'm aware access to downtown Canmore is an ongoing issue, so I thought I'd share my two cents as an out-of-town visitor. I live in Golden and pass through often, bound for Calgary. My partner and I stopped in last week, planning to enjoy a

LETTER: Thank you for everyone involved in rescue

Editor: On Feb. 22, I went for my daily walk with our dog companion. We live on Cougar Creekside with easy access to the presently truncated trails on Grotto Mountain. I walked beside the creek and entered the treed horseshoe trail system. Some 300

LETTER: Train could benefit entire region

Editor: Why could the proposed Calgary Airport – Banff Rail (CABR) service, which has been identified as a priority project by the Government of Alberta as stated in the Minister of Transportation and Economic Corridor’s mandate letter be transformative

LETTER: Dogs on Roam buses

Editor: I read with interest about the potential new “clientele” being considered for ridership on Roam transit. My experience with this “clientele” hasn't been the most positive, and probably less so with their respective owners. I can indeed confirm

LETTER: More public engagement still needed?

Editor: This is a question to the Town of Canmore’s elected and non-elected personnel. Why, after less than one-and-a-half years, $80 000 budgeted for the tourism task force, thousands of volunteer hours, and a huge public engagement, am I and many

LETTER: Provincial government continuing confusing moves

Editor: Danielle, Danielle, Danielle you can’t run the province like a radio talk show. Oh, wait, you are a radio talk show. The blurting and blustering of radio talk show hosts often seem, at times, to have no basis in reality.

LETTER: Thank you for everyone's support

Editor: We would like to send out a heartfelt thank you to Linda and John Monk, Jackie Baker the Valbella Gourmet Foods team and to all that helped to make Carmen Haase’s celebration of life so special. Thank you to Karen Greene and Jodie Hurry for

LETTER: Bow Avenue parking and critical habitat

Editor: The Town of Banff continues to toy with the idea of further reducing parking and traffic along Bow Avenue, using the protection of bull trout critical habitat as one of the reasons. More immediate action could be made to protect Bow River water

LETTER: Preserving local history important

Editor: As Ron Ulrich, Canmore’s Museum executive director, pointed out in the Feb. 2 edition of the Outlook, we need to preserve our coal mining history and the Miners’ Union Hall is part of that History. On July 12, 2008, a bronze statue of a coal