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Letter: Welcome to the apocalypse

Editor: Empty streets, empty shelves, March Madness empty. Nighthawk’s diner deserted. It was never so quiet. If I turn off the radio, turn off Internet, the world reveals it’s decision to keep on living.

Letter: Looking for stronger leadership from municipal officials

Editor: I was both deeply troubled and completely dismayed having read the recent article "Town of Canmore addresses questions surrounding COVID-19."

Letter: Dissatisfied with Canmore council's COVID-19 response

Editor: The feeble behavior of Canmore council relating to the flood of potential infection into Canmore this last weekend is truly frightening.

Letter: Tourism during COVID-19 will only make things worse

Editor: This is a very difficult time for the tourism industry, and it is so great to see action happening to flatten the curve. However, let's consider the following: As far a we know, you cannot get COVID-19 from a tree.

Letter: Thank you to our health care heroes

Editor: What an incredible time in our world, in our country, in our valley. Things could not be changing more quickly. Some of our closest family members and colleagues are hanging on by a thread.

Letter: Keep Alberta's protected parks open to the public

Editor: The following is a letter sent to Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin. I’m writing to let you know how much it means to me, my family, and my friends to have ongoing access to Alberta Parks.

LETTER: One beating heart

Editor: During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been greatly encouraged that you should not shake hands with anyone, so people have asked, what is another option? The answer they have come up with is: elbow-bumps and foot-taps.

Letter: Concerned about the bigger picture in Alberta's Parks

Editor: Like many Albertans, I have found awe and wonder, inspiration and solace in our provincial parks. But what I wish to write about here is not our spectacular land and wildlife, though I love them dearly.

Letter: Heritage Park may be better home for rebuilt McDougall Church

Editor: The issues around the proposed rebuilding of the colonial church on the Nakoda lands show how the truth of Oscar Wilde’s observation: “Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future,” can apply to populations as well as individuals."

Letter: Let's care for the air we share

Editor: As a community we are pulling together to “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of COVID-19 through social isolating and other measures.