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Problem with offender checks

Editor: Male and born the same day as a pardoned sex offender? Are you thinking about volunteering to coach soccer, drive a cab part-time or go back to university to teach school in the near future? If you are, you will eventually need a vulnerable s

BVSPCA deserves our support

Editor: I am writing to express my disappointment at Banff Council rejecting the Bow Valley SPCA’s request for funding.

Plea made for bike bell use

Editor: To all cyclists, past, present and future in Canmore (and probably Banff as well), I have but two things to say to you all as you head out on the trails, sidewalks and whatever else you see fit to spoil for everyone else and that is: slow dow

Thank you for relief efforts

Editor: On behalf of the entire Japanese community in Banff, the Banff Japanese Language School would like to say thank you to all our Bow Valley friends for your great help with our bottle drive fundraiser to benefit Japanese Tohoku earthquake and t

Wolves not being protected

Editor: Maximum profit, maximum loss of animal life and a high degree of human ignorance is a good way to describe the current situation found in Canada’s oldest national park, Banff.

Bylaw may harm flavour of downtown Canmore

Editor: There may be no more children queuing up for their favourite flavours while parents catch up with their neighbours on Main Street and tourists enjoy a uniquely seasonal addition to the town centre.

Difference between political parties: one in, one out

Editor: I too would like to thank the Liberals for staging their little powwow here earlier this month, but for a few different reasons than Mr. Lyster did in his letter “Thanks for the Memories”.

Glacier Discovery Walk could be world model

Editor: I am writing in response to the recent letter to the editor suggesting that the process of Parks Canada’s support for the Glacier Discovery Walk is flawed.

Support your local small business

Editor: Seven years ago, an idea was conceived by a local Bow Valley family to start an ice cream shop in Canmore.

CP needs to slow down trains

Editor: In reference to the RMO articles in issues Feb. 3 and March 10, 2011. A footnote: On March 7, Meadow was killed on the railway. The one-year-old, female was a family member of the Pipestone not the Bow Valley Pack.