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Letters to the Editor

Frontline government jobs are not the problem

Lin Gackle continues her ongoing demands for more government public service spending programs and opposes solidly researched reasoning for their reduction or elimination.

UCP causing funding challenges for Rocky View Schools

The new UCP government was elected in mid-April on promises to maintain or increase Education funding, but until this week, would not say if that included funding for student population growth or not.

Allow electric bikes in Alberta parks

This is in regards to the prohibition of electric bikes in some Alberta parks and wilderness areas while mountain bikes are allowed. We are asking for the right for seniors to use these bikes.

Stop spraying poison

On June 4, I observed a lady on a quad spraying 2, 4 D on dandelions in the park in Cochrane. She was covered in a cloud of the spray whenever she was travelling with the wind.

Klein was no hero

L. Leugner called Ralph Klein a hero and learned absolutely nothing from the privatization disaster he created for this province. "Government jobs do not produce wealth.

Terrible display of public consultation

I certainly take exception to the “trial balloon form of public consultation” process employed by Coun. Morgan Nagel as well as the content of the message.

Boycott Cochrane gas stations

Next time Cochrane residents are in Calgary or other area communities, be sure to fill up your gas tanks, but please avoid the big players who determine our prices. Those companies are treating those of us who live in Cochrane with total disrespect.

Poor consultation approach by Nagel

I certainly take exception to the “trial balloon form of public consultation” process employed by Coun. Morgan Nagel as well as the content of the message.

We are being held ransom by gas stations

I thought the recent cartoon submitted by Bruce Sinski to the Cochrane Eagle last week ( pg 15 ) was dead on regarding unjustified gasoline pricing in Cochrane compared to other areas including Calgary, Airdrie and Okotoks.

Stop with misinformed rants

If Bobbie Norman thinks a Drama teacher (who actually taught Math and French) isn't smart enough to be Prime Minister, perhaps they can explain how someone with one of those useless Arts degrees and no job experience outside politics (Andrew Sche