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Opinion

Full moon fever?

Maybe it’s just that the valley is recovering from the effects of a recent full moon. What else can explain some of the oddities which have occurred recently? Financially, at any rate.

Parks jobs chopped, hot springs shopped

Banff National Park, along with many other operations under the Parks Canada umbrella, will soon suffer the effects of the slashing of hundreds of jobs, nationwide.

Shine brightly, Banff community

When the opportunity arose to take part in the new SHINE 2012… Thanks for Giving initiative, we couldn’t resist.

Get out and vote - do it for yourself

It’s a critically important time once again, the time when Albertans have the opportunity of choosing who will best represent their interests in the provincial legislature.

Dollars, dollars everywhere

And they’re off… You can tell we’re midway through a provincial election campaign when everywhere, it seems – even though most parties have nailed a fiscal responsibility plank to their platform – those hoping for a new government job are more than h

Good move on ALS retention

With a lot of doubt, suspicion and angst out there in regard to Alberta Health Services’ takeover of ambulances in the province, Canmore council made a good call in retaining the capability of firefighters to provide an advanced life support capable

Co-operation a good trend for valley

It seems there’s a growing trend here in the Bow Valley – and at the Rocky Mountain Outlook, we’re all for it.

Be thankful for municipal politicians

Next time you look at your pay stub or bank records, take a look at your bottom earning dollar, then imagine how nice it would be to add $1,000 a month to that figure – but not have to do anything to earn it.

A tip of the hat to eastern neighbours

Talk about stepping up to help out. We at RMO feel a valleywide tip of the hat is due to the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) Charitable Foundation for its $25,000 donation to the Banff YWCA’s women’s shelter program (page 18).

A slice of the Bow Valley life

Living here in the Bow Valley, one needs only to allow a gaze to linger on some of the most majestic scenery in Canada to again appreciate life in the mountains.