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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.

My Rocky Mountain Home

Coal mining town in a beautiful valley Encircled by lofty mountain peaks Bounded by evergreen forests Divided by the fast flowing Bow Cold, snowy winters and long, hot summers Yielding a rich wildlife refuge and Superb sports playground A town of har

Options for full-day kindergarten

Editor: I would like to stand by Mr. Russell regarding full-day kindergarten options in the Bow Valley. Since its opening in September 2001, l’école Notre-Dame des Monts has been offering a full-day kindergarten to its students.

Welcome to Exshaw

Editor: For all those Canmorites who have the sheer audacity to park their personal recreational vehicles on their own private property, offending the sensibilities of your shallow neighbours – come to Exshaw. We don’t mind.