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LETTER: Pathways should be for pedestrians

Editor: The weekend of Aug. 13-14 had many visitors and residents walk the scenic, shaded paths of Canmore. It is why they travel from Calgary and beyond and why we live here to experience the mountain tranquillity Canmore has to offer. Dodging

LETTER: Banff vehicle bridge needs fourth lane

Editor: I'd like to make comments on two articles from the Aug. 11 edition of the Outlook . The first is about the horse trail near the Banff Recreation Grounds.

LETTER: Lane reversal should be tried under different circumstances

Editor: It is interesting the 2012 Banff Master Transportation Plan is cited as a reason a lane reversal on Banff’s Bow River Bridge has not been tried before because the report says it is not recommended. The same report also says conversion of Banff

LETTER: Drivers also need to follow rules of the road

Editor: After reading Jason Wilkinson's letter regarding cyclists ignoring traffic laws in the Aug. 18 Outlook, I decided to do a quick survey of my own over a couple of days. On Thursday afternoon (Aug. 18) I watched as a cyclist had to jam on their

LETTER: Cyclists should obey laws of the road

Editor: I absolutely agree with Nancy Way in her Aug. 4 letter in the Outlook that "keeping cyclists safe should be the No. 1." But eliminating vehicles from the road to make more room is not the answer. I have a better solution. I propose we send all

LETTER: One wrong move shouldn't wipe out lengthy community history

Editor: I am happy to see both sides of the story were portrayed in the July 28 Outlook article on Valbella Gourmet Foods and the email sent by an employee. The company certainly has a long history of caring deeply for the community. The article quoted

LETTER: Town council should look to add downtown park

Editor: Many visitors and residents enjoy the experience of spending an afternoon in Riverside Park. Unfortunately, it is fast approaching its full capacity, especially on weekends. The West Canmore playground park – located just east of the boat

LETTER: Stop stigmatizing mental illnesses

Editor: I was dismayed by comments made by a local planner in Calgary while discussing the recent vandalism to the Peace Bridge. He lamented that Calgarians deserve to have these "lovely, beautiful, comfortable" spaces, however, they always seem to be

LETTER: Thankful for helpful community

Editor: Everyday there are so many negative stories in the news. I had a very positive experience over the weekend that reminded me why I love Canmore and I wanted to share it. I am a senior and I was out riding my electric bike and somehow or other

LETTER: Email comments show hate still exists

Editor: I'm sure by now everyone has heard about comments made by a certain person of a certain business in the Bow Valley, comments that have received both backlash and support. Instead of talking about the backlash, let's talk about the support that