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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.

Letter: Give the elk in Canmore space to exist – even if they are in your way

Editor: In this divided time, can we please agree on just one thing: let’s not harass the wildlife that we co-exist with in this area. Friday morning (March 20), I witnessed a cyclist barrelling down the paved trail alongside Cougar Creek.

Letter: Hospital foundation cancels golf tournament

Editor: We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and given the recent advice of the premier and health authorities and the continuing evolution of this pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's golf tournament fundraiser and all event activities until further notice.

Letter: Thanks to all Dance for Dog Guides supporters

Editor: It was with great disappointment we decided for everyone's safety to postpone the Dance for Dog Guides fundraiser due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Letter: Thank you to all our local health care workers

Editor: With the current global pandemic, I wanted to take the time to recognize health care workers who are working so hard in an effort to help us stay safe and healthy in the Bow Valley and around the world.

Letter: Canmore's Safe Park program flawed

Editor: While a majority of Canmore doesn't want "Vanmore" to be allowed, those who are using the program have issues that it is "not enough.

Letter: Thank you from the icy snowbank

Editor: A big thank you to all the Banff residents who offered to help free my car at the exit from the Whyte Museum a parking lot on March 10.

Letter: Operational impact of helicopters in Canmore a conversation worth having

Editor: As a longtime Canmore resident and mountain professional with a rescue background, I am very aware and appreciative of the valuable role that Alpine Helicopters plays in our community.

Letter: McDougall Church land should return to the Stoney people

Editor: I wish to add my comments to the discussion regarding the McDougall Church. I was the judge primarily responsible for the administration of justice on the Stoney Indian Reserve at Morley for nearly 20 years.

Letter: Municipal heliport supports local economy, public safety

Editor: With regards to helicopter noise, I too am not a fan of when STARS Air Ambulance is flying directly over my house in Cougar Creek. But I accept it because they are picking up critically ill or injured patients from the Canmore or Banff Hospitals.